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Land titles -- Louisiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Arnous and Lessassier families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-159
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, family documents, land titles, financial records and tax receipts pertaining to the Arnous and Lessassier families, and to allied families, including the Magees, the Fleuriets and the Thibodeaux. Most of the materials concern the business and personal activities of René Arnous, a native of France who was a merchant in New Orleans and Iberville Parish.

Dates: 1772-1944

Congregation Gates of Prayer records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-676
Scope and Contents The Congregation Gates of Prayer was organized in the "Old Lafayette" area of New Orleans in 1849 and incorporated in 1850. The Congregation later moved to Jefferson Parish and established a new synagogue in Metairie. It followed the Orthodox tradition and services were conducted by a cantor for many years. At the turn of the century, the influence of the Reform movement was felt, and in 1906 the first rabbi was engaged. The collection consists of the Congregation Gates of Prayer's by-laws,...
Dates: 1850-2009

Gustavus Schmidt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-207
Scope and Contents

The Schmidt family papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, ledgers, lettersbooks, journals, photographs, and diaries of Gustavus Schmidt and his son Charles Schmidt, prominent New Orleans lawyers. The correspondence and papers involve family matters as well as give an account of their law practices and cases, particularly the claims and successions of French citizens whose land was confiscated during the Civil War.

Dates: 1816-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1816-1908

Irving Novick collection of land transactions and legal documents

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1048
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of land transactions, land surveys, receipts, tax receipts, correspondence, legal documents, financial papers, land titles, maps,  medical treatments, and photographs. The collection primarily concerns the land transactions and legal matters of the Collins, Littell, and Cadish families near Opelousas, Louisiana. Irving Novick was the notary public involved in the adoption papers of William T. Cadish as well as Rosalie Jean Marie's sale of land to Cadish.

Dates: 1806-1952 (bulk: 1829-1952)

Land Transactions collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-506
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of land grants, bills of sale, land claims, an affidavit, mortgages, business papers, auction announcements, leases, seizure notices, maps, surveys, deeds, and correspondence.

This collection or portions of this collection have been digitized. See Additional Description below for more information.

Dates: 1721-1935

New Orleans notary's ledger

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-578
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the daily ledger of transactions of an unidentified notary in New Orleans, La. Entries in varied handwriting describe the type of task performed, the date, the cost charged, and payment received. Documents upon which notarial services were recorded include leases, inventories, acts of sale, mortgages, depositions, deeds, death notices, and financial transactions. The volume itself was produced in New Orleans as a blank book.

Dates: 1872-1875

Robert R. Reid papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-372
Scope and Contents This collection consists of professional papers and collected items of Robert R. Reid of Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, financial documents such as accounts and receipts, business papers, insurance and tax records, legal papers, land transfers, post cards, advertisements for books and other products, wedding and commencement invitations and other items of social ephemera, photographs, a map, newspaper clippings and other printed items. ...
Dates: 1861-1938

Title abstracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1043
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of land title abstracts from the Security Building and Loan Association, primarily for the Sixth and Seventh Districts of Orleans Parish and Jefferson Parish. In addition, there are some title abstracts for land in St. Bernard Parish, St. Mary Parish, St. Tammany Parish, Plaquemines Parish, and Acadia Parish.

Dates: 1892-1956 (bulk: 1915-1952)