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Barrilleaux Diaries

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.
Dates: 1827-1994

Taylor Beatty Diaries

Identifier: MF-204
Scope and Contents Microfilmed copy of the diaries of Taylor Beatty (Beattie), Sr. of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The diaries document his activities during the Civil War and his later years as a sugar planter and a lawyer who attended court in Houma, Napoleanville, Thibodaux, and New Orleans, Louisiana. Reel 1 contains Volume 3, dating from 1861 to 1865. Reel 2 contains Volumes 4 through 12, dating from 1883 to 1917.
Dates: 1861-1917

Clarence Joseph Bourg Collection

Identifier: MS-00014
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, magazines, and a biographical sketch of Clarence J. Bourg.
Dates: 1953-1971

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 Assumption Parish Collection

Identifier: MS-00018
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of towns and people in Assumption Parish during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, programs, booklets, correspondence, surveys and newspaper clippings. It includes a masters thesis by Linda French Mariz (1973), a diary kept by Eliza Lofton Pugh from 1863-1864, a biography of Samuel Anatole Alleman who served as Assumption Parish Superintendent of Schools 1905-1947, and "History of the Town of Napoleonville" by Sam F. Gilbert.
Dates: 1806-1975

Historic Terrebonne Parish Collection

Identifier: MS-00021
Scope and Contents The collection dates from 1816 to 2002 and spans three linear feet. It includes maps, copies of diaries, ephemera, printed materials, photographs, artifacts, and audiovisual material relating to the history and culture of Terrebonne Parish. The collection is divided into seven series: People, families, and personal Items; Historic sites; Schools; Events; Religious organizations; Businesses; and Terrebonne Parish general papers.
Dates: 1816-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1906-2002

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

R. M. Ramp Collection on Sugarcane Harvesting and Production

Identifier: MS-00111
Scope and Contents The collection contains yearly research reports and photographs on sugarcane harvesting and production machinery that date from 1944-1963. Research was done in Houma, Louisiana by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the American Sugarcane League. The collection was donated by the Agricultural Engineer and Project Leader Russell Martin Ramp.
Dates: 1944-1963

Louis Saillard Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-00224
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into three folders. It contains black and white photographs of sugar plantations and mills in Louisiana and an issue of Rail Classics (1974). The photographs were taken by Saillard and C.W. Whitbeck.
Dates: 1948-1975

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Nicholls State University 3
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Georgia Plantation (Labadieville, La.) 2
Lula Plantation (Belle Rose, La.) 2
Alleman, Samuel Anatole. 1
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Armant Factory (Vacherie, La.) 1
Assumption Parish. 1
B. and E. Barrow (Lockport, La.) 1
Bailey, W.L. 1
Bank of Labadie (Labadieville, La.) 1
Bank of Napoleonville (Napoleonville, La.) 1
Barbier, Charles. 1
Barker, Thomas M. 1
Barrilleaux family. 1
Barrilleaux, Ferdinand, 1827-1900. 1
Barrilleaux, Joseph, 1805-1873. 1
Barthet Bros. Photography (Labadieville, La.) 1
Barthet, Charles. 1
Barthet, Joseph. 1
Blanchard, Albert Jules 1
Bourg, Clarence J. (Clarence Joseph), 1893-1953. 1
Bourg, Frances M. (Frances Mary) 1
Bourgeois, Henry Louis. 1
Catholic Church. Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux (La.) 1
Cedar Grove Plantation (Labadieville, La.) 1
Church of the Assumption (Plattenville, La.) 1
Davis, Bernard 1
Ducros Plantation (Schriever, La.) 1
Dumez, Jean Baptiste 1
Dupont, Cyrille, Sr. 1
Dusenberry Family Singers 1
Enterprise Factory (Jeanerette, La.) 1
Eugene Robinson's Floating Palaces, Museum, Menagerie, and Aquarium (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Evergreen Junior High School (Houma, La.) 1
Gaudet family. 1
Golomine Plantation (Labadieville, La.) 1
Good Intent Club (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Grant Opera House (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Greenwood Plantation (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Greenwood Sugar Factory (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Guidry, Sherwin 1
Houma Air Force Station (La.) 1
Howell, Wortham and Bourg (Lockport, La.) 1
Joseph Cressionni Blacksmith and Wheelwright (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Klotzville Post Office (Klotzville, La.) 1
Lafourche American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1
Lanier Estate (Napoleonville, La.) 1
Laurel Grove Plantation (La.) 1
Laurel Ridge Plantation (Labadieville, La.) 1
Laurel Valley Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Laurel Valley Sugar Refinery (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Lepine, Justine, 1830-1914. 1
M.A. Patout and Son (Jeanerette, La.) 1
MacDonell United Methodist Children's Services 1
McClure's Photograph Gallery (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Meeker Factory (Meeker, La.) 1
Naquin's Equipment (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Picou, Fernand T. 1
Royal Theatre (Labadieville, La.). 1
Saillard, Louis IV, 1949- 1
Southdown Museum (Houma, La.) 1
Southdown Sugar Inc. 1
St. Francis de Sales Church (Houma, La.) 1
St. John Factory (St. Martinville, La.) 1
St. John Plantation (St. Martinville, La.) 1
St. Philomena Catholic School (Labadieville, La.) 1
St. Philomena Church (Labadieville, La.) 1
St. Philomena Convent (Labadieville, La.) 1
T.X. Landry Blacksmith and Wheelwright (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Terrebonne General Hospital (Houma, La.) 1
Terrebonne Parish Court House (Houma, La.) 1
Terrebonne Parish Parks and Recreation Board 1
W.H. Ragan Mill Supplies (La.) 1
Wegmann, Anthony J. 1
Westfield (La.) 1
Woodlawn Plantation (Napoleonville, La.) 1
Works Projects Administration. 1
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