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Georgia Plantation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-00045
This collection consists of the business records of Georgia Plantation (Assumption Parish, La.), including correspondence, account books, reports, payroll ledgers, store ledgers, financial records, notes, catalogs, and ephemera. The records pertain predominantly to the cultivation and harvesting of sugar cane on Georgia Plantation, as well as associated topics such as labor, wartime agricultural production, and the Blanchard family of Assumption Parish.

Dates

  • circa 1890-1945

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Physical rights are retained by Nicholls State University. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Extent

42 Linear Feet

Historical Note

Georgia Plantation was a sugar plantation located in Assumption Parish, Louisiana. Its location is given as either Tallieu, Louisiana or Labadieville, Louisiana. The plantation was owned and operated by members of the Blanchard family.

Sensitive Materials Statement

This collection may contain material(s) with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Ellender Memorial Library and Nicholls State University assume no responsibility.

Repository Details

Part of the Nicholls State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ellender Memorial Library
Nicholls State University
906 E 1st St.
Thibodaux Louisiana 70310 USA
985-448-4620