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Beary and Swartenbroek Family Papers

Identifier: MS-00226
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to the Beary and Swartenbroek families of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The collection covers three linear feet and spans 1845 to 2003. Materials include correspondence, a diary, receipts, maps, financial and legal documents, genealogical research materials, schedules of religious services, descriptions of gymnastics routines, sheet music, photographs, and other printed matter. Topics represented in this collection include family news and business...
Dates: 1845-2010, undated

Cheramie Family Collection of Political Campaign Materials

Identifier: MS-00146
Scope and Contents This collection spans three linear feet and comprises printed materials, scrapbooks, and ephemera, and artifacts. The collection relates predominantly to political campaigns in Lafourche Parish and Louisiana dating from 1948 to 1975, along with some personal materials. Campaign materials are comprised primarily of promotional campaign cards, along with postcards, political cartoons, booklets, sample ballots, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1932-1975; Majority of material found within 1948-1963

Coignet and Gaudet Family Papers

Identifier: MS-00227
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the Coignet and Gaudet (Gaude) families, primarily the descendants of Guillaume Alfred Coignet and his two wives, sisters Charlotte and Stephanie Gaudet. The bulk of the collection consists of original correspondence (with translations) and printed sheet music. In addition, there are report cards, school assignments, poems, cards, notes, obituaries and death notices, genealogical research materials, certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs,...
Dates: 1838-2010

Allen J. Ellender Papers

Identifier: MS-00001
Scope and Contents This collections consists of personal papers, correspondence, documents, personal memorabilia, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, data on legislative matters, and 16mm film on Ellender's trips abroad.
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Dates: 1937-1972

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

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

William Littlejohn Martin Collection

Identifier: MS-00011
Scope and Contents This collections consists of negatives, photographs, correpondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and tintypes.
Dates: 1811-1964

Miscellaneous Photographs

Identifier: MS-00143
Scope and Contents This collection comprises one box of photographs and photograph albums. It includes items dated from 1898 to 1952, along with many undated items which appear to date from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Most photographs are portraits of individuals and groups, along with a few candid images.
Dates: 1898-1952 and undated

Naquin Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-00198
Scope and Contents This collection covers 3 linear ft. and spans 1855-1939 with the bulk of material dating 1870-1890. It includes a scrapbook converted from an 1855 account ledger by Odile and Emeline that documents St. Valerie School, their family and friends, local events, and World War I. It contains newspaper clippings, wedding invitations, Confederate currency, poems, foreign postage stamps, obituaries, and death notices. In addition to the scrapbook, the collection includes photographs, printed matter, and...
Dates: 1855-1939

South Louisiana Oral History Collection

Identifier: MS-00076
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection created by Ellender Memorial Library from oral histories donated over a period of decades. It comprises oral histories (on audiotape and videotape) and related materials collected from residents of South Louisiana between approximately 1972 and 1998. Interviewees discuss topics relating to local history and culture, including foodways, traditional crafts, race, religion, illness and medicine, education, labor, and industry.
Dates: 1972-1998 and undated

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Bollinger, Donald G. (Donald George), 1915-2000. 2
Ellender, Allen Joseph, 1890-1972. 2
Georgia Plantation (Labadieville, La.) 2
Nicholls State University 2
Rappelet, Albert O. (Albert Otto), 1903-1984. 2
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Acadia Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Albemarle Plantation (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Allemand, Samuel A. 1
Allen, Richard. 1
American Red Cross. 1
Arialo Plantation (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Ariel Plantation (La.) 1
Auslet, Joachin. 1
Ayo, J.J. 1
Ayo, Sam. 1
Azemar, Louis. 1
Babin, Larry J. 1
Badeau Candy Company (La.) 1
Badeau, Leslie. 1
Bank of Lafourche (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Barton, Clarence Clifford. 1
Barton, Elijah D. 1
Bayou Lafourche (Lafourche Parish, La.). 1
Beary, Andrew Thomas, 1890-1953 1
Beary, Edward Joseph 1
Beary, John Van Hal, 1883-1933 1
Beary, Laura Felicia Swartenbroek 1
Beary, Thomas, 1853-1914 1
Bell Alliance Plantation (La.) 1
Blanchard, Albert Jules 1
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Bouverans Plantation (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Bush Grove Sugar House (La.) 1
C.P. Shaver and Co. (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Catholic Church 1
Catholic Church. Education 1
Chol, Emmanuel 1
Christ Episcopal Church (Napoleonville, La.) 1
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin (Plattenville, La.) 1
Coignet family 1
Coignet, Guillaume Alfred 1
Coignet, Joseph Alfred Octave 1
Coignet, Marie Antoinette Ducrocq 1
Coignet, Marie Blanche 1
Coignet, Marie Octavie Catherine 1
Coignet, Stephanie Gaudet 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
Edsberg, Marion Cecele 1
Elmfield Plantation (Assumption Parish, La.) 1
Forest Grove Plantation (La.) 1
Francis T. Nicholls Junior College 1
Gaude family. 1
Gaudet family. 1
Georgia Factory (Matthews, La.) 1
Glenwood Sugar Mill (La.) 1
Godchaux Sugars (La.) 1
Greenwood Plantation (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Greenwood Sugar Factory (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Guidry, Richard P. (Dick), 1929-. 1
Hebert-Terrebonne Cemetery (Galliano, La.) 1
Holy Savior Church (Lockport, La.) 1
Idlewild Plantation (La.) 1
Jones, Sam H. (Sam Houston), 1897-1978. 1
Jules Bassett Store (La.) 1
Kittredge, E. E. (Ebenezer Eaton), 1739-1802. 1
Lafourche Drug Store (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Lafourche Parish (La.) 1
Lafourche Parish School Board (Lafourche Parish, La.) 1
Lafourche Sugars (La.) 1
Laurel Grove Plantation (La.) 1
Laurel Valley Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Lefort Cemetery (Leeville, La.) 1
Leighton Plantation (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Little Zion Baptist Church (Chackbay, La.) 1
Littlejohn, Maggie C. (Maggie Chisholm) 1
Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935. 1
Martin Ice Company (La.) 1
Martin's Garage (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Martin, Amy W. (Amy Williamson) 1
Martin, W.L. (William Littlejohn), 1895-1965. 1
Martin, Whitmell P. (Whitmell Pugh), 1867-1929. 1
Melancon, Joseph Levy, 1906- 1
Melodia Sugar House (La.) 1
Melrose Plantation (Labadieville, La.) 1
Morning Star Plantation (La.) 1
Morrison, deLesseps S. (deLesseps Story), 1912-1964. 1
Morvant, Henry F. 1
Mount Carmel Academy (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Mt. Carmel Convent (Thibodaux, La.) 1
Munson, John H. (John Harvey) 1
Napoleonville High School (Napoleonville, La.) 1
Naquin family. 1
Naquin, Emeline, 1848-1927. 1
Naquin, Odile M. (Odile Marie), 1846-1895. 1
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