Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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    French and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884 Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and occupation of New Orleans and to protests by French...
    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
    • Date: 1861
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    Marce Lacouture concert collection,
    Traditional Cajun music from Louisiana, Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory | Homegrown 2010, the music of America | American Folklife Center concert, 2010-06-23 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 23, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert features songs, ballads, and waltzes referred to as "home music" --traditional songs sung among family and friends, in...
    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce - Greely, David - Guillory, Kristi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010
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    French and American Claims Commission records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Most of the correspondence is from French residents in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana and is addressed to the French consul in New Orleans, the French minister in Washington, D.C., and the ministry of foreign affairs (Ministère des affaires étrangères) in Paris. Some petitions are from French residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, and...
    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
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    Voyage á la Louisa, 1698-1721 :
    Relation concernant les Éstablissements des Français a la Louisiane, 1698-1721 | André Pénicaut papers Catalog Record Only
    Volume titled Voyage á la Louisa, 1698-1721, also titled Relation Concernant les Éstablissements des Français a la Louisiane, 1698-1721. Pénicaut describes his arrival in Louisiana; the establishment of forts, especially Fort Biloxi in French Louisiana, also known as Fort Maurepas in Ocean Springs, Miss.; explorations including the discovery of the Mississippi River by way of Lake Pontchartrain, La.; his voyage up the river to...
    • Contributor: Pénicaut, André
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    Histoire de la Louisiane : poème en quatre chants,
    Dumont de Montigny papers Catalog Record Only
    Manuscript poem (160 pages) by Dumont de Montigny providing a history of Louisiana. Contains a pen and ink map, covering east of Pensacola to Texas and the Mississippi Valley north to Illinois showing the location of French settlements and forts, as well as pen and ink coats of arms.
    • Contributor: Dumont De Montigny
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    French colonial records in the Archives nationales (France), Catalog Record Only Includes material from Series A, B, C, D, and G, consisting of selections from the Acts of sovereign power (1714-1768); correspondence (1664-1789) relating to Canada, Louisiana, Martinique, and Saint-Domingue; selections from the Moreau de St. Méry collection (1700-1790); passenger lists (1717-1765); deliberations of the Council of Louisiana (1719-1726); selections from Louisiana vital statistics and land cessions (1720-1734); and papers relating to commercial relations and...
    • Contributor: Archives Nationales (France)
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    Jean Baptiste Florian Jolly, comte de Pontcadeuc, papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence of Jolly with members of the Sigrais family relating in part to a journey from New York to New Orleans, to Baton Rouge, and to West Florida. Also includes an extract from the marriage record of Jolly and Marguerite Ledet de Sigrais, an undated typescript by E. Herndon Smith relating to family history and the provenance of the letters, and typed translations of...
    • Contributor: Pontcadeuc, Jean Baptiste Florian Jolly
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Cadillac memoir,
    Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Cadillac papers Catalog Record Only
    Memoir of Cadillac pertaining to New England and the coast southward.
    • Contributor: Cadillac, Antoine Laumet De Lamothe
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    New Orleans, La., tax receipt, Catalog Record Only Purchase, 1916. Collection material in French. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection.
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    Proclamation of Claude-Victor Perrin, duc de Bellune,
    Claude-Victor Perrin Bellune papers Catalog Record Only
    Transcript of a proclamation issued by Bellune as Napoleon I's captain-general in Louisiana notifying its citizens that the territory had been ceded by Spain to France.
    • Contributor: Bellune, Claude-Victor Perrin
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    [Memoranda on French colonies in America, including Canada, Louisiana, and the Carribean]
    Philip Fayen collection Catalog Record Only
    Reproduces bound volumes of memoranda, probably transcribed between 1702 and 1750, concerning commerce, nagivation, and French possessions in America. Vol. I contains a memo on these issues addressed to the French delegates at Ryswick in 1697, as well as several memos concerning Cape Breton Island, Acadia, and the beaver trade, signed in Québec by Raudot between July 16, 1708 and Sept. 20, 1710. Vol....
    • Contributor: Newberry Library
    • Date: 1980
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    The Heartman manuscript collection at Xavier University Library, New Orleans manuscripts on slavery,
    Charles F. Heartman papers | Charles Frederick Heartman papers Catalog Record Only
    Microfiche of manuscripts (circa 4,000 items) including correspondence, depositions, petitions, affidavits, licenses, ships' records, printed bonds, and other papers and records relating to freedmen and slaves in the southern states, chiefly New Orleans, La., and other areas of Louisiana. Collected by Charles F. Heartman and now in the collection of Xavier University Library, New Orleans, La.
    • Contributor: Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick) - Xavier University (New Orleans, La.). Library - World Microfilms Publications
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    Eugène Méjan papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly correspondence and reports of Eugène Méjan, French consul in New Orleans, La.; Thomas Overton Moore, governor of Louisiana; John T. Monroe, mayor of New Orleans; and officers of the the Légion Française and the Brigade Française during the occupation of New Orleans by Union forces under General Benjamin F. Butler. Subjects include the service of foreign volunteer organizations in New Orleans before and...
    • Contributor: Méjan, Eugène.
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    Volontaires d'Orléans muster roll, Catalog Record Only Transcript of a muster roll of a militia battalion that served in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.
    • Contributor: Louisiana. Militia. Uniformed Battalion of Orleans Volunteers
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    Juan Filhiol papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence, orders, reports, petitions, land grant (Hot Springs, Ark.) with manuscript map, and other documents relating to Filhiol's service (1783-1800) as commandant of Ouachita, a region in the province of Louisiana, of which there is a description (1786) in French. Includes instructions (1783) of Estevan Miro to Filhiol, posthumous papers relating to the land claims of Filhiol's descendants.
    • Contributor: Filhiol, Juan