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Scope and Contents This collection consists of business and personal correspondence, invoices, receipts, accounting books, newspapers and newspaper clippings, books and pamphlets, copies of civil court documents, a diary. a scrapbook, loose and framed photographs, and photograph albums. Most items concern the Barataria and Lafourche Canal (Westwego, La.), Myrtle Grove Sugar Plantation (Terrebonne Parish, La.), and the Airless Tube Filler Company (New Orleans, La.). The personal correspondence consists of letters...
Dates: 1829-1938; Majority of material found in 1901-1925
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1946 to 2001 and spans 2.5 linear feet. It comprises writings, research materials, and related ephemera created and used by Dr. Thomas Becnel over the course of his career. Materials predominantly relate to Senator Allen J. Ellender, and were used during Becnel's research for his book "Senator Allen Ellender of Louisiana: A Biography." These include interviews, notes, copies of documents from various archival repositories, and correspondence with archivists and...
Dates: 1946-2001, undated
- Subject: Barataria and Lafourche Canal (La.) X