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Augustin and Wogan families papers

Identifier: LaRC-223

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of family papers, primarily of the Augustin family, with notes and papers of the Wogan family. In addition, there are writings by Jeanne Wogan Arguedas, who wrote under the pen name Anne Labranche. The Augustin family papers consist of records of Jean Augustin and his wife Marie Sauton as well as a petition signed by prominent New Orleanians in favor of Honorable Donatien Augustin, Judge of the Fifth District Court (1857). There are genealogies for the Wogan family as well as other related families, including Mandeville, Almonaster, Morant, Livaudais, Trepagnier, and d'Herbigny. The Jeanne Wogan Arguedas material includes writings, notes, translations, printed material, and clippings, primarily on Creole culture.


  • 1803-1936


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 Augustin family lived in Santiago de Cuba from 1803-1909 and in New Orleans from 1842-1923. Jean Augustin and his wife Marie Sauton are relatives of Jeanne Wogan Argueda (pen name Anne Labranche). The Honorable Donatien Augustin, was Judge of the Fifth Circuit Court in New Orleans. Other related families include the Mandeville, Almonaster, Morant, Livaudais, Trepagnier, and d'Herbigny families.

Jeanne Wogan Argueda is the author of The Last Days of Oak Lane Plantation and The Vow: Romance of old New Orleans. She also wrote Creole poems, stories and songs.


1.00 Boxes

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged into two sections, 1) family papers (folders 1-11) and 2) Jeanne Wogan Arguedas material (folders 12-24). The collection consists of one box.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Professor Daniel Wogan. Date acquired: 12/05/1964.

Accruals and Additions

Additional material added in 1969 and 1991

Other Descriptive Information

OCLC Number: 776232543

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1972 by SW, in 1991 by HB ans ML, and in 1994 by ML.

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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US