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Valcour Aime Plantation Diary

Identifier: MF-148
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of translation/typescript of the plantation diary of Valcour Aime dating from 1823 to 1855.
Dates: 1823-1855

Robert Ruffin Barrow, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MS-00065
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

Bonvillain-Smith House Collection

Identifier: MS-00061
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1908 to 1964 and spans 5 linear feet. It consists of books, photographs, correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and artifacts pertaining to the Bonvillain, Smith, and Burguieres families of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The Smith materials pertain chiefly to Clifford Smith's business dealings, while the Bonvillain materials are primarily family papers.
Dates: 1908-1964, undated

Georgia Plantation Records

Identifier: MS-00045
Scope and Contents 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

Greenwood Sugar Factory and Allied Plantations Records

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 (Thibodaux, La.) and surrounding plantations.
Dates: 1894-1968

Historic Lafourche Parish Collection

Identifier: MS-00017
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1773 to 2006 and spans 7 linear feet. It consists of photographs, reports, printed materials, correspondence, meeting minutes, maps, blueprints, ephemera, and artifacts relating to the history and culture of Lafourche Parish in Louisiana. The collection is divided into the following series: General parish history, People, Events, Organizations, Education, Churches, Foodways, Historic sites, Transportation, and Business and industry.
Dates: 1773-2006, undated; Majority of material found in circa 1900-1990

Lafourche Parish Courthouse Records

Identifier: MS-00188
Scope and Contents This collection spans 135 linear feet and dates from 1773 to 1983. The bulk of the materials date from approximately 1820 to 1941. The collection comprises vital, court, land, tax, and immigration records of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. This includes records of birth, death, marriage, divorce, civil and criminal court cases, wills and estates, orphans and adoption, insolvency, lunacy, voters and elections, licenses, militias, oaths, schools, judgements and appeals, indenture, slave sales,...
Dates: 1773-1983; Majority of material found in 1820-1941

Laurel Grove Plantation Store Records

Identifier: MS-00024
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the Laurel Grove Plantation Store between 1857 and 1953. Records include sales slips, inventories, receipts, ledgers, order books, account books, sales and credit journals, day books, cash journals, payrolls, and other documents.
Dates: 1857-1953

Laurel Valley Collection

Identifier: MS-00180
Scope and Contents This collection comprises documents, photographs, and audio recordings relating to Laurel Valley Plantation in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The materials relate predominantly to efforts made between 1970 and 1979 to document and preserve the history and physical buildings of the plantation. These include correspondence, meeting minutes and publicity, photographs, grant applications, sketches, notes, and research materials. Also included in the collection are a set of sugar cane grinding records...
Dates: 1898-1979 and undated; Majority of material found in 1975-1977

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

Identifier: MS-00025
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business records of Laurel Valley and Melodia Plantations and owner J. Wilson Lepine. 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 century.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890-1926; 1867-1976

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Laurel Grove Plantation (La.) 3
Laurel Valley Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 3
Nicholls State University 3
Albemarle Plantation (Assumption Parish, La.) 2
Barrow, Robert R., Jr. 2
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Cole, C. Grenes (Christian Grenes), 1880-1977 2
Georgia Plantation (Labadieville, La.) 2
Greenwood Plantation (Lafourche Parish, La.) 2
Greenwood Sugar Factory (Lafourche Parish, La.) 2
Lafourche Parish (La.) 2
Laurel Valley Sugar Refinery (Thibodaux, La.) 2
Melodia Sugar House (La.) 2
Thibodaux College (Thibodaux, La.) 2
White, Edward Douglass, 1845-1921. 2
Woodlawn Plantation (Napoleonville, La.) 2
Acadia Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Adams, Augusta Pugh. 1
Adler, Mary. 1
Agar and Lelong. 1
Aime, Valcour, 1798-1867 1
Alleas, Louis. 1
Allemand, Samuel A. 1
Allen, Richard. 1
Amarst, J.J. 1
American Red Cross. 1
American Sugar Cane League. 1
Andrews, Sallie. 1
Arialo Plantation (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Ariel Plantation (La.) 1
Armant Factory (Vacherie, La.) 1
Arms, George. 1
Atkinson, Annetta S. 1
Aucoin, Francois. 1
Aucoin, Gabriel Guilliame. 1
Aucoin, Hyacinthe. 1
Aucoin, Jean Baptiste. 1
Aucoin, Joseph. 1
Auslet, Joachin. 1
Ayo, Ernest. 1
Ayo, J.J. 1
Ayo, Sam. 1
Azemar, Louis. 1
B.J. West and Son (New Orleans, La.) 1
Babin, Larry J. 1
Badeau Candy Company (La.) 1
Badeau, Leslie. 1
Bailey, R.B. 1
Bailey, W.H. 1
Baker, S.J. 1
Bank of Lafourche (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Barilleaux, C.H. 1
Barilleaux, Francois. 1
Barker, Frank L. 1
Barton, Clarence Clifford. 1
Barton, Elijah D. 1
Bayard, Samuel. 1
Bayou Lafourche (Lafourche Parish, La.). 1
Beary, Thomas, 1853-1914 1
Bell Alliance Plantation (La.) 1
Bellevue Plantation (Grosse Tete, La.) 1
Blanchard, Albert Jules 1
Bonvillain family 1
Bourgeois, A., Mrs. 1
Bourgeois, Henry Louis. 1
Bouverans Plantation (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Bush Grove Sugar House (La.) 1
C.P. Shaver and Co. (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Cherry Henderson and Co. (New Orleans, La.) 1
Christ Episcopal Church (Napoleonville, La.) 1
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin (Plattenville, La.) 1
Cole, Hallette Barrow, 1892-1976 1
Coulon Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Cut Off High School (Cut Off, La.) 1
Deere and Co. (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Dixie Hotel (La.). 1
Drexler Motor Company (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Ducros Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 1
E.D. White Historic Site (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Elliot Bros. 1
Elmfield Plantation (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Enterprise Factory (Jeanerette, La.) 1
Fearn, Donegan, and Co. (New Orleans, La.) 1
George Lysle and Sons (Pittsburg, Pa.) 1
Georgia Factory (Matthews, La.) 1
Glenwood Sugar Mill (La.) 1
Godchaux Sugars (La.) 1
Graugnard, Leon, (1855-1938) 1
Hebert-Terrebonne Cemetery (Galliano, La.) 1
Hermitage Plantation (St. Charles Parish, La) 1
Holy Savior Church (Lockport, La.) 1
Idlewild Plantation (La.) 1
J.T. Gibbons and Co. 1
J.W. Burridge and Co. 1
J.W. Platt and Co. 1
John and M. Hart. 1
Jules Bassett Store (La.) 1
Kittredge, E. E. (Ebenezer Eaton), 1739-1802. 1
Lafourche American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1
Lafourche Drug Store (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Lafourche Parish School Board (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
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