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Barrilleaux Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-00200
Scope and Contents Ferdinand Barrilleaux was a storekeeper and postmaster in Lockport, La. during the 19th century. This collection consists of photocopies of his diaries recounting his personal life, business transactions, and experiences with Civil War strife. He originally wrote these diaries in French, but English translations are available.

Greenwood Sugar Factory and Allied Plantations Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-00035
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1894 to 1968 and spans 20 linear feet. It consists of reports, ledgers, notebooks, printed materials, bank records, tax records, blueprints and photographs relating to sugar cane production at Greenwood Sugar Factory (Mathews, La.) and surrounding plantations.

J. Wilson Lepine Collection of Laurel Valley and Melodia Plantation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-00025
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records of Laurel Valley and Melodia Plantation Stores collected by J. Wilson Lepine, owner of Laurel Valley and Melodia Plantations. These records include correspondence, letter books, account books, payroll records, plantation diaries, invoices, and sugar mill records. Of particular interest are the thirteen plantation diaries which span the years 1903-1915 which give a day by day account of life and labor on a Louisiana sugar plantation in the early twentieth...