Witherspoon and McDowall family papers, 1826-1959.

Creator: Witherspoon and McDowall family papers, 1826-1959 [manuscript].
Collection number: 799
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Abstract: Witherspoon family was of Hillsboro, N.C., and McDowall family was of Camden, S.C. Principal Witherspoon family members include John Witherspoon (1790-1853), Presbyterian clergyman, teacher, and planter, and his wife Continue reading “Witherspoon and McDowall family papers, 1826-1959.”

Avery family of Louisiana papers, 1796-1951 (bulk 1817-1895).

Creator: Avery family of Louisiana.
Collection number: 3289
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Abstract: Avery and Marsh families of Petite Anse Island Plantation, later Avery Island, near New Iberia in Iberia Parish, La., and of Baton Rouge, La. Prominent family members were Dudley Avery (d. 1816), medical officer of the Drafted Militia in New Orleans, 1814-1816; his son, Continue reading “Avery family of Louisiana papers, 1796-1951 (bulk 1817-1895).”

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.”