Houmas Plantations and William Porcher Miles materials collection, 1760-1927.

Creator: Gaudet, James Am?d?e, 1861-1939.
Collection number: 2334
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Abstract: Secretary-treasurer of the Miles Planting and Manufacturing Company, which controlled 13 large sugar plantations; developer of a subdivision of New Orleans; and business representative of William Porcher Miles. Business papers and Continue reading “Houmas Plantations and William Porcher Miles materials collection, 1760-1927.”

Nims, Rankin, and Spratt family papers, 1824-1995.

Creator: Nims, Rankin, and Spratt family papers, 1824-1995 [manuscript].
Collection number: 4255
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Abstract: Chiefly correspondence of Nims, Rankin, and Spratt family members, most in Mount Holly, Gaston County, N.C., and Fort Mill, York County, S.C. Included are several letters, 1850s, describing railroad building in the South; Continue reading “Nims, Rankin, and Spratt family papers, 1824-1995.”