Archive

Archive for the ‘Plantations’ Category

John Boyd diary and account book, 1850-1871.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Boyd, John, 1783-1858.
Collection number: 1096-z
View finding aid.

Abstract: John Boyd was born in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on 18 February 1783, and died on 30 July 1858 at his plantation, “Oak Grove.” He owned a plantation on Bayou Lettsworth in Pointe Coupee Parish, La., which may or may not have Read more…

Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
View finding aid.

Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Read more…

Witherspoon and McDowall family papers, 1826-1959.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Witherspoon and McDowall family papers, 1826-1959 [manuscript].
Collection number: 799
View finding aid.

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 Read more…

Chambers family papers, 1816-1918.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Chambers family.
Collection number: 2828
View finding aid.

Abstract: The collectionincludes manuscripts by and about members of the Chambers family of Iredell County, N.C. Volumes include the account book, 1816-1865, of Joseph Chambers Read more…

Francis Terry Leak papers, 1839-1865.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Leak, Francis Terry, 1803-1864.
Collection number: 1095
View finding aid.

Abstract: Francis Terry Leak was a cotton planter and businessman of Tippah (now Benton) County, Miss. Manuscript volumes containing entries of various types, most of which are Read more…

Frederic Seip papers, 1808-1908.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Seip, Frederic.
Collection number: 3413-z
View finding aid.

Abstract: Frederic Seip (b. 1818) was a doctor in Natchez, Miss. Also represented in the collection is his grandson, Frederic Seip (1840-1911), a Confederate Army officer and planter at Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Avery family of Louisiana.
Collection number: 3289
View finding aid.

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, Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gaudet, James Am?d?e, 1861-1939.
Collection number: 2334
View finding aid.

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 Read more…

Elliott and Gonzales family papers, 1701-1898.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Elliott and Gonzales family.
Collection number: 1009
View finding aid.

Abstract: Prominent members of the Elliott and Gonzales families of Beaufort and Colleton districts, S.C., included William Elliott (1788-1863), planter, state legislator, and writer; Phoebe Read more…

Jackson and Prince family papers, 1784-1947.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Jackson and Prince family.
Collection number: 371
View finding aid.

Abstract: The Rootes family of Fredericksburg, Va., and the Cobb, Jackson, and Prince families of Athens, Macon, and other locations in Georgia belonged to the elite of the southern planter artistocracy. Henry Jackson(1778-1840) Read more…