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Beauregard-Barnard letters

Identifier: LaRC-997

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of nine letters from Captain Barnard and Lt. Pierre G.T. Beauregard of the Army Corps of Engineers to Colin J. McRae concerning the delivery of bricks for the building of Fort Livingston. The fort was located on Grand Terre and was one of the defensive structures guarding the city of New Orleans.


  • Creation: 1840-1841
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2004

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.


0.25 Linear Feet (9 items)

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Arrangement Note

The collection consists of 9 letters, arranged chronologically in one box. It is 0.25 linear foot.

Processing Information

Collection originally processed by Kevin Fontenot in 2009. First created in Archon on 6/23/2010. Updated with creator and subject headings on 7/27/2010.

Archon Finding Aid Title
Eira Tansey and Kevin Fontenot
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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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