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Sugar plantations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Adeline Sugar Factory Company records

Identifier: LaRC-174
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, contracts, land documents, leases, legal documents, cancelled checks, promissory notes, income tax forms, account records, bills, and receipts of the Adeline Sugar Factory Company and the firm of Sims and Giles, which operated the company store. Much of the material dating after 1932 concerns the personal and business affairs of William F. Giles, administrator of the plant. The correspondence is primarily between W. S. Pardonner, Secretary and...
Dates: 1880-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1892-1932

Andrew Beirne family papers

Identifier: LaRC-940
Scope and Contents The collection consists of business papers of Andrew Beirne and his family, including his son, Oliver Beirne, and William Porcher Miles, who married Oliver Beirne's daughter. There are deeds, notes, correspondence, receipts, judgments, indentures, agreements, contracts, and account books that document plantation life while the Beirne family lived in Virginia during Andrew Beirne's time and later when the family moved to Ascension Parish, Louisiana. In addition, there is correspondence of...
Dates: 1801-1893; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/1995

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

Everett family papers

Identifier: LaRC-79
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, bills, receipts, appraisals, land grants, conveyances, military papers, newspaper clippings, and some personal notes from the Everett family from 1817 to the early 20th century. The Everett family were mostly farmers and plantation owners during this time, owning stretches of land in Amite County, Mississippi and Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana on which they grew mostly cotton, but also sugar and coffee. The collection includes mostly bills and land conveyances,...
Dates: 1817-1955

Florence Dymond papers

Identifier: LaRC-453
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the memoirs of Florence Dymond of life during the 1880s and 1890s at Belair Plantation, Plaquemines Parish and in New Orleans. Entitled "Plantation Silhouettes," the memoirs are made up of several short chapters. The collection also contains additional copies of some of the sketches.

Dates: 1940

Jean Baptiste Meullion papers

Identifier: LaRC-713
Scope and Contents The collection contains the business papers of Jean Baptiste Meullion, a free man of color, who was a sugar and cotton planter in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana. He corresponded with many merchants, including Toledano and Gaillard, Louallier Brothers, Miramond O'Duhigg Company, Follain Fux, and A. Vincent Rillieux. The collection includes a manumission of a slave, the inventory of Meullion's estate, including his slaves, as well as a circular asking planters to retain cotton until the Union...
Dates: 1798-1889