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Barthet Family Collection

Identifier: MS-00215

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, a Postmaster General certificate, postcard, vintage Seneca camera, tintypes, and glass plate negatives.


  • 1880-1990

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Biographical Note

During the 1880s, Joseph and Charles moved from Assumption Parish to Iberville Parish and worked as clerks in a store. They returned to Assumption Parish a few years later where they operated Barthet Bros. Photography in Labadieville. Joseph also served as Postmaster General at Raphael, La. in Iberville Parish and election commissioner in Labadieville's fifth ward of the first precinct.


3 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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This collection is arranged chronologically. The Seneca view camera is located separately from collection in the Archives vault.

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.
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Repository Details

Part of the Nicholls State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ellender Memorial Library
Nicholls State University
906 E 1st St.
Thibodaux Louisiana 70310 USA