Louisiana -- Genealogy
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection Consists of personal and business papers of the Barrow family and allied families of southern Louisiana. Included are hadnwritten and typed correspondence, financial documents, legal papers, genealogical records, family photographs, papers relating to enslaved African American workers, plantation books, a partially printed New Orleans dray license, a minute book of the New Orleans Medical and Surgical Association, journals, clippings, and other printed items. Families and...
Dates: 1776-1965; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1977
Scope and Contents This collection contains Bethany Ewald Bultman’s research, publication notes, and documents about the life and work of Mary Anne Pécot deBoisblanc and deBoisblanc’s Acadian ancestors. Mary Anne Pecot deBoisblanc (1925-2015) was a Louisiana folk artist focusing on Louisiana’s Cajun French life and culture. She was also a descendant of Marie Rosalie Préjean Pécot, one of the first Acadian immigrants to Louisiana. A copy of Bultman’s article “The Heroic Struggles of Marie Rosalie Pécot: Acadian...
Dates: 1978 - 2005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and family papers of the Leathers, Claiborne, and allied families, predominantly relating to the life and career of the Mississippi River steamboat owner and pilot, Capt. T. P. Leathers. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, biographical information, genealogical research notes, typed transcriptions of wills, printed death notices, photographs including two elaborately framed daguerrotype portraits, Boston Club and New Orleans Carnival...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of handwritten correspondence, birthday greetings, a business card, a calling card, advertisements, a marriage announcement, an invitation, Samuel Sansum's 1918 certificate of naturalization, and Cornelia Sansum's small prebound datebook into which she wrote birth, death, and marriage dates of her relatives. Names represented include members of the Sansum, Genella, and Kennedy families of Louisiana and Mississippi.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, military, and business papers of David Rees (1774-1835) as well as other papers relating to his extended family. Included are handwritten family correspondence, plantation journals with information about field crops and plantation accounts, legal and financial documents, cotton industry business papers, a partially printed military certificate for David Rees from Gov. William C. C. Claiborne as well as an 1814 printed circular from Gov. Claiborne, papers...
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of genealogical research material gathered by Elfer B. Miller that served as source material for his genealogical publications. There are individual files of family members from the Helfer/Elfer, Duffel, and Landry families. Printed material includes family histories of the Jacob Elfer (Helfer) family and his wife Mary Ann Haupmen of St. Charles and St. John the Baptist Parishes, as well as the Joseph Landry, Jr. (1752-1814) family and his wife, Elizabeth...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of genealogical papers of the Gaudet family and related families. There are legal papers, financial records, correspondence, a slave sale, genealogies, an indenture, plantation records, and clippings. In addition, there are records and correspondence of La Compagnie des Canonniers de Donaldsonville (1837-1848). The plantation records include two pocket notebooks: "Credit aux negres" and a financial journal. One member of the family, James Amedée Gaudet, was the...
Dates: 1837-1940; Other: Majority of material found in 1880s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, and family papers of Georgia Bertha Drennan. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, biographical and genealogical information, research notes, numerous notes of explanation or transcriptions added by the collection's donor, family photographs and negatives, a telegram, drawings, diplomas, ribbons, essays, poems, World War II era pins and rationing tokens and stamps, a medal, certificates, invitations and...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Louisiana author Grace King's handwritten and typed correspondence, research notes, fragments of manuscript drafts, genealogical documents and transcriptions about numerous Creole families, poetry, newspaper clippings, and her 1915 Doctor of Letters diploma from Tulane University. Grace King's genealogical research was done in cooperation with the archives of St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, and other sources in preparation for writing Creole Families of New...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of members of the Hoffman, Bowman, and allied families in the United States, particularly in Louisiana. Included are handwritten family correspondence, envelopes, telegrams, items of social ephemera such as invitations and Carnival items, school papers and certificates of Alice Bowman, prescriptions and home remedies,undated poetry and songs, legal and financial documents including partially printed stock certificates, genealogical and biographical...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 38 positive photostats comprising The Genealogy of the House of O'Reilly County of Cavan, in the Kingdom of Ireland," the antecedents of Alejandro O'Reilly, Governor of Louisiana.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twentieth-century typed transcripts of the diaries of Marie Louise Dugan Westfeldt (1853-1923) of New York and Louisiana. Also included are biographical and genealogical information, and a set of photocopies of the handwritten diaries, which had been written by Miss Dugan, later Mrs. Westfeldt, from 1868 to 1880. The diaries were personal in nature, dealing primarily with family matters, interpersonal relationships, social life, church, religious life, and travel.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the social and personal diary of Mary Folger who moved from New Orleans to Nantucket. This journal was written over the period from 1857-1862. There are also bound personal accounts pages dated 1865-1869. These mention the arrival of federal vessels on the Mississippi River in New Orleans in 1861. News articles and obituaries regarding the Allen, Paine, Fowler, and Folger families can be found in this collection. In addition, there are two bound volumes of typescripts...
Dates: 1857-1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1857-1872; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/1987
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and family papers of Minette Dreyfus Sterbcow of New Orleans., La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, greeting cards, post cards, poetry, legal documents, biographical and genealogical information, New Orleans school papers of Minette Sterbcow and of her mother Julia Hirsch, items of social ephemera such as invitations, synagogue programs, B'nai B'rith items, numerous family photographs including matted or framed formal portraits created in...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a group of marriage records of the parish of Pointe Coupée dating between 1827 and 1842 from the St. Francis Church. Included are records for members of the Porche, Decuir, Lejeune, Provosty, Labry, and Ledoux families as well as Placide Canonge. All documents are in French.
Dates: 1827-1842; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1964
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, and collected papers of Raymond J. Martinez of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence with outgoing carbons, legal and financial documents, hand-edited typescripts of plays and other writings, speeches, advertisements, photographs, greeting cards, items of social ephemera such as an invitation to join the 1949 Krewe of Cynthius, menus, biographical and genealogical research notes on Louisiana families including...
Dates: 1881-1958 (bulk mid-20th century)
File — Box 24, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Knox County Court Clerk re Marriage record between JOHN ROGERS and RACHEL RUSSELL Proof of Marriage bond for JOHN ROGERS from State of North Carolina Dept of Archive & History Letters from Margaret Hoffman, MRs. D.K. Caldwell Correspondence with Bureau of Vital Statistics Frankfort, Ky Correspondence with State Dept of Archives & History, Raleigh, North Carolina Correspondence with Tennessee State Library and Archives re Rogers land grants and taxes Record of John...
Dates: 1972 - 1978
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and other collectedmilitary papers of members of the Roach family of the Southern United States, and allied families, collected and donated by Sophia Elizabeth Roach Richardson (1893-1970). Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, diaries, legal and financial documents, certificates, invitations and other items of social ephemera, inventory of an estate, land deeds, eyeglass prescriptions, Civil War-era papers and essays, poems, pressed flowers...
Dates: 1768-1943 (bulk 19th century)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of, and genealogical research relating to, the Vairin, Baldwin, and allied families of the United States, especially Louisiana and other southern states. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, research notes, biographical and genealogical information, religious items, invitations and other items of social ephemera, undated family photographs, telegrams, certificates, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Also included is a large...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Watkins and Orton families of New Orleans, La., and Milwaukee, Wis. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, certificates including an 1890 German-language birth certificate for John Orton Watkins, financial documents, drawings, poetry, scrapbooks, family and travel photographs, biographical and genealogical information, medical notes and a prescription by Dr. William H. Watkins, a 1902 memorial resolution by the Orleans Parish...
Content Description This collection consists of personal, professional, family, and collected papers of William Carter Stubbs and his wife, Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs, of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence among family members and with genealogy enthusiasts, bundled and loose mailed envelopes, reports concerning the Louisiana Sugar Experiment Station, research notes about family histories in Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Tennessee, legal and financial documents,...
Dates: 1677-1945; Majority of material found within 1872-1945
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Dickinson family, primarily in southern Louisiana, which were collected by American author William Edwards Clement in the preparation of Clement's 1952 book: Plantation life on the Mississippi. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, research notes, genealogical information, legal documents including wills and land patents, partially printed certificates, financial documents including sales of enslaved workers, a 1923 typed account...
Content Description This collection consists of personal and business papers of William Tait Baynard of Alexandria, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, telegrams, financial documents, insurance papers, post cards, greeting cards, invitations, calling cards and other items of social ephemera, photographs, advertisements, prescriptions and other medical documents, Mexican lottery tickets, stamps, a printed advertising pin tray, a leather wallet, journal...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a 31 cm. family bible with ornate binding, containing added handwritten genealogical notations about members of the African-American Williams family of Louisiana. Included are such items as lists of marriages, births and deaths having happened from the mid-nineteenth century forward through 1973. Added also are undated and uncaptioned family photographs, including tintype and printed individual portraits made at studios in New Orleans, and pressed leaves and flowers....
Dates: late 19th century-1973