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Collection Number: 03194-z

Collection Title: Eugene Janin Papers, 1854-1866.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 27 items
Abstract Eugene Janin (died 1862) was a Confederate officer who served with the 10th Louisiana Infantry Regiment in Virginia. He was the son of Louis Janin, a French immigrant and engineer of New Orleans, La., and Juliet Covington Janin. The collection is chiefly letters, in part photocopies, to Louis Janin in New Orleans, La., and California, from Eugene Janin, primarily while Eugene serving in the Confederate army in Virginia, 1861-1862, about personal needs and activities and illness among the troops. Also included are photocopies of a brief diary of Eugene, 1854, concerning a girl in whom he was interested.
Creator Janin, Eugene, d. 1862.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Eugene Janin Papers, #3194-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from a dealer, December 1955. Additional material purchased from the Henry L. Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif., October 1957.
Location of Originals
Originals of photocopied material at the Henry L. Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Eugene Janin (died 1862) was a Confederate officer who served with the 10th Louisiana Infantry Regiment in Virginia. He was the son of Louis Janin, a French immigrant and engineer of New Orleans, La., and Juliet Covington Janin.

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The collection is chiefly letters, in part photocopies, to Louis Janin in New Orleans, La., and California, from his son Eugene Janin, primarily while Eugene was an officer of the 10th Louisiana Regiment, Confederate States of America, in Virginia, 1861-1862, about personal needs and activities and illness among the troops. Also included are photocopies of a brief diary of Eugene, 1854, concerning a girl in whom he was interested.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, July 2010

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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