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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.

Laurel Valley Collection

 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...