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Martin L. Sloane papers

Identifier: LaRC-576

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal papers of Martin L. Sloane of Louisiana. Included are Confederate military orders and post-war amnesty oaths, certificates from the offices of Louisiana governors Murphy James Foster and Francis Tillou Nicholls, twentieth-century photostatic copies of death certificates, a wallet belonging to M. L. Sloane, and photographs including a tin-type and a funereal pin.


  • 1863-1965


Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Martin L. Sloane (1841-1932) served in the Confederate Army, 16th Louisiana. He was listed in the 1870 census as a farmer; later he served as mayor of Welsh, La. His wife was named Adeline, and a child was named Addison. When Martin Sloane was mayor, Welsh was part of Calcasieu Parish.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



Arranged by document or object type and chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired in 1960 from Clarence Lyman Sloane of Harvey, La.(a grandson of Martin L. Sloane), with later additions.

Martin L. Sloane papers finding aid
Written for OCLC by Susanna Powers.
2016 October 24
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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