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Assumption Parish (La.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

Martin-Pugh Family Collection

Identifier: MS-00012
Scope and Contents This collection consists of title searches, business records, ledger books, correspondence, maps, invoices, and genealogies of the Littlejohn, Whitmell-Bryan, and Pugh-Martin families.
Dates: 1806-1887

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

Savoy (Savoie) Family Collection

Identifier: MS-00006
Scope and Contents This collection consists of manuscripts, notes, letters, correspondence, printed matter, and ephemera relating to the Savoy (or Savoie) Family of South Louisiana. The collection ranges in date from from 1859 to 1907, and includes a number of letters from and financial records concerning E.M. Scott, New Orleans Sugar Factor and Commission Merchant. Much of the collection concerns the Savoy family's business interests during the Reconstruction era and the late 19th century.
Dates: 1859-1907

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

Tri Parish Hall of Fame Collection

Identifier: MS-00218
Scope and Contents This collection consists of ceremony programs, framed certifcates, VHS tape, biographies, resumes, correspondence, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1996-2006