Blanchard and Williams families papers
Scope and Contents
Correspondence of the Blanchard and Williams families of New Orleans, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. The letters deal with the struggle of the Civil Service, the U.S. Pension and Census Bureaus, the Washington political scene, and general family matters from the 1860s to the 1920s. Also included are a group of letters from the Blanchard children at St. Joseph's Academy (1880-1897) and the Williams children at Jefferson College (1916-1918).
- Blanchard family. (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Biographical / Historical
The Blanchard family was based in Washington D.C., Baltimore, and New Orleans. From the 1860s to the 1920s, they were a part of the U.S. Census and Pension bureaus and New Orleans high society.
5.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection consists of 11 boxes and is 5.5 linear feet. It is arranged by family -Williams then Blanchard- chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Tom Dawson. Date acquired: 01/06/1962.
- Baltimore, Md Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Civil Service Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- New Orleans (La) -- History Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Washington DC Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Archon Finding Aid Title
- Jennifer Dinwiddie
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