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Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Barrow family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LaRC-654
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

David Rees family papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: LaRC-165
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...
Dates: 1803-1965

Gustave Arvilien Breaux papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LaRC-489
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of diaries and other personal papers of Gustave Arvilien Breaux (1828-1910) of southern Louisiana. Included are two handwritten diaries (1859; 1863-1864), correspondence, financial documents, and newspaper clippings. Col. Breaux's writings relate to his work as a lawyer, social and political topics, and later describe experiences and events surrounding the Civil War era. Mention is made of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.

Dates: 1859-1899

St. Rosalie Plantation record book

 Collection — Volume B-90
Identifier: LaRC-B-90
Scope and Contents Record book of St. Rosalie Plantation in Plaquemines Parish, which was owned by Andrew Durnford, a free man of color from 1820-1858. Included are records of business transactions with John McDonogh, a close friend of Durnford's, lists of workers, cash accounts, and copies of a few letters concerning his son, Thomas Durnford, while a student in Easton, Pennsylvania.This collection or portions of this collection have been digitized. See Additional Description below for more...
Dates: 1840-1868