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Collection Number: 00613

Collection Title: Prudhomme Family Papers 1765-1997

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Size 41.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 16,375 items)
Abstract Prudhomme family members were planters in Natchitoches Parish, La., with interests in slaves, cotton, corn, hay, lumber, livestock, and a general store. Six generations of Prudhommes, spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, lived at Bermuda plantation (later called Oakland). Among the important members of the Prudhomme family were Phanor Prudhomme (1807-1865); his son, J. Alphonse Prudhomme I (1838-1919); his grandson, P. Phanor Prudhomme II (1865-1948); and his great grandson, J. Alphonse Prudhomme II (1896-1991), who carried on the various agricultural operations and the general store until the early 1980s; and J. Alphonse II's wife, Lucile Keator Prudhomme (1906-1994). The collection includes correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, and photographic materials, 1828-1993, document plantation life, courtship and marriage, sickness, social activities, travel, and general news of the Prudhomme family; the Keator family of Webster Groves, Mo.; and other related families in the Natchitoches area, including the Cloutiers, Lecomtes, and Metoyers. Financial and legal materials include loose papers and volumes, 1765-1989, that document various agricultural and general store operations at Bermuda/Oakland plantation; accounts with sharecroppers, tenants, and hired laborers, many of whom were freedmen; relationships with other local plantation owners and businesses across the country; and the succession of ownership through several generations of the family. There is also documentation of the accounting of plantation physician, James A. Leveque, and miscellaneous personal financial records. Other materials relate to the social life and interests of the Prudhomme and Keator families; they include the extensive genealogical research and historic preservation work of Lucile Keator Prudhomme and the school, religious, military, political, and club materials of many family members. Also included are a small amount of maps and plats, chiefly of the Cane River plantations and Natchitoches, La.; family photographs; and audio cassettes and films documenting the family's activities. Many 18th- and 19th-century materials are in French.
Creator Prudhomme family.
Language English.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Provenance
Received from Edward C. Prudhomme of Bermuda, La., in 1938; from Mrs. Edward Prudhomme, also of Bermuda, in 1948; from the Prudhomme family in 1999-2001 (Acc. 98382, 98494, 98744, 99147), in memory of J. Alphonse and Lucile Keator Prudhomme; and from Elizabeth Brown Nettleton of Shreveport, La., in 2001 (Acc. 99119).
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The nearly 200 year history of the Prudhomme family as plantation owners began with Jean Pierre Emanuel Prudhomme (1762-1845), the son of Jean Baptiste Prudhomme (1736-1786), a physician, captain in the militia, and planter, and the grandson of Jean Pierre Philippe Prudhomme (circa 1673-1739), a merchant and trader who settled in the Natchitoches area in 1716. Emanuel married Marie Catherine Lambre (1763-1848) in 1782, and around 1792 he purchased land that straddled the Red River thirteen miles south of Natchitoches. He planted indigo and tobacco crops, and in 1795 introduced cotton to the region. He was the first planter to grow cotton on a large scale west of the Mississippi River in the Louisiana Purchase territory. In 1818 he began building a plantation house and in 1821 the family moved in. The house and plantation were called Bermuda until 1873, when it was partitioned by the family. The house and the land on the right bank of the Red River thereafter became known as Oakland.

Emanuel's son, P. Phanor Prudhomme I (1807-1865), appears to have taken over the family plantation in the 1840s. Phanor I was married to Suzanne Lize Metoyer (d. 1855) in 1835. The Metoyer family also seems to have owned considerable acreage in Natchitoches Parish, and may also have been active in commercial endeavors, such as cotton factorages and stores. The Prudhommes had five children: Adeline (1836-1878); J. Alphonse I (1838-1919); Emma (d. 1854); Henriette, (1848-1922); and Emanuel (1844-1934).

Besides the main plantation, materials in this collection suggest that Phanor Prudhomme I had other business ventures, including a sawmill that was widely used by his neighbors. Prudhomme's stature in the community can be surmised from an 1855 letter in which he declined the offer of a Democratic Party nomination to Congress. Near the end of his life, Phanor's property was listed for war tax purposes. This 1862 assessment shows Phanor in possession of the following: 900 acres in cultivation; 1200 woodland acres; 100 acres directly fronting the Red River; 1000 acres of pine woods; and a lot and townhouse at Natchitoches. In addition, he owned a total of 146 slaves, several gold watches, considerable silver and gold plate, a piano, and miscellaneous farm and pleasure conveyances, both animal and vehicular. His children were well educated, with his daughters attending the Ladies of the Sacred Heart School in Natchitoches (mid 1850s), and his sons the University of North Carolina (J. Alphonse, 1858-1860) and Georgetown College, Washington, D.C. (Emanuel, 1861).

Upon Phanor Prudhomme I's death in 1865, J. Alphonse I took control of Bermuda plantation and other family interests. It is not clear how the other children shared in the inheritance. J. Alphonse I married Eliza Elizabeth Lecomte (1840-1923) in 1864. The Lecomte family, like the Prudhommes and the Metoyers, owned considerable acreage, across Natchitoches and in surrounding parishes. Magnolia, Shallow Lake, and Vienna plantations were among their holdings at that time.

J. Alphonse I and Eliza had eight children: P. Phanor II (1865-1948); Jules Lecomte (1867-1916); Edward Carrington (1869-1941); Marie Cora (1871-1952); Marie Attala (1875-1958); Marie Julia (1878-1933); Marie Maie (1880-1964); and Marie Noelie (1883-1978). J. Alphonse I proved to be a highly successful cotton planter. In 1904 he received a gold medal at the St. Louis World's Fair for growing the highest grade of cotton in the South.

Materials in the collection suggest that the Prudhommes experienced a relatively smooth transition from a slave to a tenant economy after the Civil War. Many freedmen became sharecroppers and hired laborers on the plantation. Cotton planting, ginning, and pressing remained the chief operations on the plantation, but it appears that livestock, hay, and timber also were important agricultural activities, especially during the 1880s.

Phanor II assumed plantation responsibilities probably during the 1910s, but certainly by 1919 when J. Alphonse I died. Before that, Phanor II attended Notre Dame (1886-1888). In 1891 he married Marie Laure Cloutier (1871-1941). The Cloutier family owned land in Natchitoches parish, although it is not clear how much. Materials in the collection indicate that after the Civil War and into the 1870s the Cloutiers contracted with freedmen to work the family land. Phanor II and Laure had nine children: J. Alphonse II (1896-1991); Louise Vivian (1898-1904); Elisa Elizabeth (1900-1953); Marie Adele (1903-1974); Marie Leanore (born and died 1904); P. Phanor (born and died 1908); P. "Pete" Phanor III (1909-1978); Marie Lucile (1911-1976); and Louis Donald (1913-1993).

During Phanor II's tenure as patriarch of Oakland, cotton and the general store were the chief operations. Phanor II retired and sold the family business to his son, J. Alphonse II, in 1942. Materials in the collection suggest that cotton and the store remained the primary focus of Prudhomme business interests after the 1940s. Cotton farming can be tracked until around 1960, and the store records extend to 1982.

"Phonsie" married Rosalie Lucile Keator (sometimes called "Lu" or "LuLu") in 1924. Lucile grew up in Webster Groves, Mo., with her parents Mabel and Mayo Sands Keator, an engineer. She also had Keator relations living in Bermuda, La., including her grandfather, Dr. James E. Keator, and her uncle, Dr. James T. Keator. In 1920 Lucile attended St. Mary's Academy in Natchitoches, La., where she befriended classmate Adele Prudhomme and her older brother. Phonsie and Lucile had four children: James Alphonse III (1927-1988); Kenneth Andrew (b. 1929); Mayo Keator (b. 1932); and Rose Vivian (b. 1934). The children of Phonsie and Lucile were the sixth and last generation of Prudhommes to live at Oakland. All four children married and moved from Oakland.

Lucile Keator Prudhomme was an active advocate for Prudhomme and Oakland plantation history. She conducted much of the historic preservation and genealogical research activity at Oakland. Her family research interest dates to the 1920s when she joined as a charter member of the St. Denis chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Lucile would go on to join several more genealogical societies and remain active in them until the 1980s. Her concern for the preservation of Oakland began in 1940 when a museum of the plantation's artifacts was arranged in a couple of rooms in the house. Her devotion to the preservation of Oakland culminated in its being placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1979. In 1997 Oakland was purchased by the National Park Service to become part of the Cane River Creole National Historical Park.

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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial materials, legal papers, genealogical, photographic, and other materials relating to the Prudhomme family of Natchitoches Parish, La. and the Keator family of Webster Groves, Mo., chiefly during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the important members of the Prudhomme family were Phanor Prudhomme I (1807-1865); his son, J. Alphonse Prudhomme I (1838-1919); his grandson, P. Phanor Prudhomme II (1865-1948); and his great grandson, J. Alphonse Prudhomme II (1896-1992), who carried on various the agricultural operations and the general store until the early 1980s; and J. Alphonse II's wife, Lucile Keator Prudhomme (b. 1906).

Correspondence, 1828-1993, documents life at Bermuda plantation (later called Oakland), including courtship and marriage, school life, social activities, sports, weather, travel, and general news of the Prudhomme, Keator, Cloutier, Lecomte, Metoyer, and other related families. Writings, 1850-1991, include diaries, commonplace books, school composition and lesson notebooks, poetry, and sheet music. The materials in these two series chiefly illustrate the education, interests, and concerns of women, especially young women, in the late 19th through mid 20th century. There are few materials relating to the Civil War. Among them are three letters that describe the effects of the War and an 1864 diary with entries describing military life.

Financial materials, 1765-1989, include loose papers and volumes that document the financial operations of a plantation with interests in slaves, cotton growing, ginning and pressing, corn, hay, lumber, livestock, and a general store. The collection also documents relationships with other plantation owners and businesses; the accounts of day laborers, sharecroppers, and tenants, many of whom were freedmen; the records of the plantation physician, James A. Leveque; and miscellaneous personal financial records of various Prudhomme family members and several persons related through marriage to the family, but otherwise financially distinct from the plantation economy records. In addition to Bermuda/Oakland plantation, there is some scattered information about other nearby plantations, including Gente Place, Magnolia, Shallow Lake, Coco Point, Homeplace, Cognac, Vienna and others. There is a small amount of maps and plats, chiefly of the Cane River plantations and Natchitoches Parish, La.

Legal papers, 1810-1971, are comprised of agreements and indentures, deeds of property and land, judgments and suits, marriage contracts, mortgages, and wills and successions.

Genealogical materials, 1842-1993, document Lucile Keator Prudhomme's interest in family history throughout her adult life. Included are her extensive genealogical correspondence; research notes on the Prudhomme, Keator, and other related families; lineage scrapbooks created by family researchers; family mementos; records of genealogical societies in which she was active; and a small sampling of the published materials used by Lucile in her genealogical research.

Photographic materials include color and black-and-white photographs, slides, and albums of multiple generations of family members, travels, social activities, and Oakland plantation. There are some 19th-century portraits, but the bulk of the collection documents the 20th-century (1910s-1980s). Nearly all of the materials are annotated.

Also included are two audio cassettes, two 16 mm home movies, and 3 reels of microfilm of the original Phanor Prudhomme collection at the Southern Historical Collection.

Other materials, 1811-1995, relate to the social life and non-business interests of the Prudhomme and Keator families. Materials document interest and active participation in education, religion, military service, politics, historic preservation, literary pursuits, domestic arts, sports, and travel.

Many of the 18th- and 19th-century materials are in French.

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Contents list

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1. Correspondence, 1837-1993.
1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993.
1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993.
2. Writings, 1850-1991.
3. Financial Materials, 1788-1989.
3.1. General Plantation Materials, 1788-1989.
3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989.
3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911.
3.1.3. Cash Account books, 1894-1944.
3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975.
3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988.
3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982.
3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950.
3.1.8. Tax Statements and Other Assessments, 1851-1960 (bulk 1945-1960).
3.2. Plantation Operations and Personal Financial Materials, 1837-1977.
3.2.1 Articles-Needed Books, 1884-1887.
3.2.2. Corn Books, 1882-1890.
3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977.
3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961.
3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888.
3.2.6. Ice Book, 1926-1931.
3.2.7. Inventory Books, 1872-1970.
3.2.8. Licenses and Memberships, 1873-1962.
3.2.9. Livestock Records, 1882-1959.
3.2.10 Lumber and Sawmill Books, 1860-1883.
3.2.11 Market Reports, 1859-1894.
3.2.12 Order Books, 1842-1881.
3.2.13 Pocket Notebooks, 1841-circa 1925.
3.2.14 Post Office Records, 1908-1944.
3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940.
3.2.16 Seed Book, 1916, 1950-1961.
3.2.17 Stock Investment Book, 1924-1934.
3.2.18 Store Notebooks, 1878-1893.
3.2.19 Succession Records, 1845-1875.
3.2.20 Time Books, 1882-1920.
3.3. Other Financial Materials, 1836-1918.
3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897.
3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918.
4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971.
5. Genealogical Materials, 1842-1993.
5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992.
5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984.
5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988.
5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993.
5.5. Publications, 1961-1992.
6. Maps and Plats, 1816-1977.
7. Photographic Materials, circa 1880-1993.
7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993.
7.2. Slides, 1904-1980.
7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s.
8. Audio Materials, 1986-1989.
9. Film Materials, 1963.
10. Other Materials, 1811-1995.
10.1. Address Books, circa 1926-1965.
10.2. Advertising Materials, 1880-1960.
10.3. Blueprints and Designs, 1873-1963.
10.4. Club Records, 1896-1949.
10.5. Day Planners and Calendars, 1897-1991.
10.6. Field Books, 1912-1918.
10.7. Invitations, 1839-1992.
10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957.
10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995.
10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921.
10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions, 1896-1972.
10.12. Religious Materials, 1850-1986.
10.13. School Materials, 1853-1992.
10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980.
10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981.
11. Microfilm, 1990.
Additions of 2001.
1. Correspondence, 1828-1917.
1.1. Correspondence, 1828-1914.
1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, 1914; 1917.
2. Writings, 1855-1864.
3. Financial Materials, 1765-1895.
3.1. General Plantation Materials, 1765-1895.
3.1.1. Correspondence, 1783-1880s.
3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1895.
3.1.5. Plantation Records.
3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891.
3.2. Plantation Operations and Personal Financial Materials, 1820s-1850s.
3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1820s-1850s.
4. Legal Materials, 1809-1868.
5. Genealogical Materials, 1846-1923.
5.2. Research Notes.
5.3. Family Mementos, 1846-1923.
6. Maps and Plats, 1768.
7. Photographic Materials, circa 1900.
7.1. Photographs, circa 1900.
10. Other Materials, 1838-1872.
10.8. Military Materials, 1863.
10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials.
10.10. Political Papers, 1838-1872.
10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions.
10.14. Scrapbooks, 1797-1866.
10.15. Miscellaneous, 1851-1860.

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About 3500 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Documents everyday personal and family life and social activities of six generations of the Prudhomme family in Natchitoches Parish, La. These materials were chiefly written and exchanged by the women of the family. The surname of correspondents is uncertain in many cases, though the genealogical volume compiled by Lucile Keator Prudhomme in Series 5.2 may provide some clarifications.

Series 1 has been divided into two subseries. Subseries 1.1 contains all substantive correspondence from 1837 to 1993, and includes letters, postcards, and greeting cards. Subseries 1.2 covers the time period from 1880 to 1993, and is comprised of greeting cards, calling cards, gift cards, and decorative cards. Materials in Subseries 1.2 typically are signed, but lack substantive content.

Correspondence previously filed with subject-related material has not been integrated with Series 1. Accordingly, other correspondence may be found in Series 3.1.1 Financial Materials, Series 4 Legal Materials, Series 5.1 Genealogical Materials, Series 7.9 Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, and Series 7.14 Scrapbooks.

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About 3000 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

The 19th-century materials were written chiefly by young women and men in their teens and twenties. Repeated themes include sickness; feelings of isolation when apart from sisters, cousins, and peers; school life; courtship and marriage; diversions such as balls, riding, and sewing; and the effect of weather on plantation work and life. The few letters written by males concern school and work interests, the local baseball teams, and occasionally plantation operations. The Civil War is mentioned in two letters, giving the general effects of the war in Louisiana and the prevailing pessimism. Correspondence from the 1890s is comprised chiefly of letters written to Laure Cloutier Prudhomme. Some items in French.

The 20th-century materials introduce correspondence written by Lucile Keator Prudhomme and the Keator family. Life in St. Louis and Webster Groves, Mo., and Baltimore, Md., are documented, in addition to happenings in Natchitoches Parish, La. Repeating themes include courtship, sickness, loss of loved ones, and aging parents. The dissolution of multi-generational plantation life as family members left Natchitoches to settle elsewhere in the state and country is also reflected in these materials.

The heaviest correspondence is exchanged between J. Alphonse Prudhomme II and Lucile Keator during their 1923-1924 courtship. Also of note are postcards sent by Laure Cloutier Prudhomme to her son, J. Alphonse Prudhomme II, while he served in the U.S. Army during and after World War I, and his postwar correspondence with a French mother and daughter he befriended during his stay in Paris. Other war-related correspondence includes letters from Randall R.D. Keator to his aunt and uncle, Mabel Keator and Mayo S. Keator, and from J. Alphonse Prudhomme III to his father, J. Alphonse Prudhomme II. Also of note is Lucile Keator Prudhomme's extensive correspondence with non-family members, including tourists who had visited Oakland.

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1837-1859 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 1

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1860-1869 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 2

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Undated 1830-1870 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 3

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1875-1879 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 4

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1883-1887 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 5

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1888 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 6

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1889 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 7

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Undated 1880s #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 8

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January-June 1890 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 9

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July-December 1890 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 10

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January-June 1891 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 11

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July-December 1891 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 12

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January-April 1892 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 13

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May-December 1892 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 14

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January-May 1893 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 15

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June-December 1893 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 16

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January-May 1894 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 17

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June-December 1894 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 18

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1895 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 19

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1896 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 20

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1897 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 21

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1898-1899 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 22

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Undated 1890s #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 23-24

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1900-1902 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 25

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1903 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 26

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1904 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 27

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1905-1906 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 28

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1907 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 29

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1908-1909 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 30

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1910-1911 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 31

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1912-1913 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 32

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1914-1915 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 33

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1916-1918 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 34

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1919 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 35

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Undated 1900-1919 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 36

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1920-1921 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 37

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1922 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 38

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January-July 1923 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 39

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August-December 1923 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 40

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February-June 1924 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 41

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July-December 1924 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 42

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1925-1928 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 43

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Undated 1920s #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 44

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1930 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 45

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1931 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 46

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1932-1933 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 47

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1934 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 48

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1935-1937 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 49

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1938-1939 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 50

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Undated 1930s #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 51

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Letter copybook of Laure Cloutier Prudhomme and her daughter Adele Prudhomme, 1941 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 52

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1940-1942 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 53

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1943-1944 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 54

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1945-1947 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 55

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1948-1949 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 56

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1950-1951 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 57

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1952-1953 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 58

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1954-1955 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 59

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1956-1959 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 60

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1960 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 61

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1961 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 62

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1962-1963 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 63

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1964 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 64

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1965-1969 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 65

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1970-1979 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 66

Folder 67

1980-1984 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 67

Folder 68

1985-1987 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 68

Folder 69

January-June 1988 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 69

Folder 70

July-December 1988 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 70

Folder 71

1989 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 71

Folder 72

1990 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 72

Folder 73

1991 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 73

Folder 74

1992-1993 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 74

Folder 75

Undated 1980-1993 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1837-1993. " Folder 75

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: Chronological by decade.

Cards typically are signed, but lack dates and/or substantive content.

Folder 76

Undated circa 1880-1910 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 76

Folder 77

1900-1919 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 77

Folder 78

1920-1929 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 78

Folder 79-84

Folder 79

Folder 80

Folder 81

Folder 82

Folder 83

Folder 84

1930-1939 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 79-84

Folder 85-86

Folder 85

Folder 86

Undated 1920-1939 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 85-86

Folder 87-89

Folder 87

Folder 88

Folder 89

Undated 1940-1979 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 87-89

Folder 90-91

Folder 90

Folder 91

1980-1989 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 90-91

Folder 92

1990-1993 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 92

Folder 93-94

Folder 93

Folder 94

Undated 1980-1993 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 93-94

Folder 95

Undated miniature calling, gift, and decorative cards, 1880-1990 #00613, Subseries: "1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, circa 1880-1993. " Folder 95

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse 2. Writings, 1850-1991.

About 100 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by last name.

Includes diaries, commonplace books, school composition and lesson notebooks, original and handwritten copies of poetry, and sheet music. Of note are Fulbert Cloutier's Civil War diary describing military life, and the commonplace books and diaries created by teenage girls such as Eulalie Buard and Lucile Keator Prudhomme. Some items in French.

Folder 96

Pauline Amelie Bossier: Composition and letter book, 1852 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 96

Folder 97

Pauline Amelie Bossier: Compositions (loose), 1853 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 97

Folder 98

Pauline Amelie Bossier: "Book of Religious Composition," undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 98

Folder 99a

Poetry written for Coralie Buard, 1858 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 99a

Folder 99b

Eulalie Buard: Commonplace book and diary, 1850-1862 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 99b

Flowers removed; one entry in French.

Folder 100

Amelie Cloutier: Handwritten copy of a poem, undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 100

Folder 101

Fulbert Cloutier: French and drama notebook, 1857 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 101

In French.

Folder 102

Fulbert Cloutier: Diary with description of military life near Alexandria, La., during Civil War, September-October 1864 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 102

Folder 103

Laure Cloutier: Handwritten copy of a poem, 1890 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 103

Folder 104

Lucile Cloutier: Diary of a teenage girl, January-February 1894 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 104

Folder 105a

Folder number not used #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 105a

Oversize Paper OP-613/2

Sheet music for "Charley's Dream of the Fair," by Charles D. Keator, 1904 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " OP-613/2

Folder 105b

James E. Keator: Valedictory address for New Orleans School of Medicine, 1858 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 105b

Handwritten copy by his son, Mayo S. Keator.

Folder 106

Kate Agnes Keator: Music composition book, circa 1897 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 106

Folder 107

Mayo S. Keator: Poetry, 1896, 1937, 1948, and undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 107

Folder 108

Mayo S. Keator: Journal, 1904-1925 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 108

Contains an account of World's Fair, a list of expenses for 1904-1905, 1909, and a survey of property elevation levels for 1906 and 1925.

Folder 109

Marie Julia Buard Lecomte[?]: Religious notebook written for her children, undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 109

In French.

Folder 110

Lise Lecomte: British history notebook, 1856 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 110

Folder 111

Lise Metoyer: Arithmetic notebook, 1832 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 111

In French.

Folder 112

Adele Prudhomme: Diary with account of trip to St. Louis, 1922 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 112

Folder 113

Angella Prudhomme: Composition and poem, 1857 and undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 113

Folder 114

Poem written for J. Lawrence Prudhomme, 1899 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 114

Folder 115

J. Alphonse Prudhomme I: Physical science notebook, 1856-1858 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 115

Folder 116

J. Alphonse Prudhomme I: Chemistry notebook, undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 116

Folder 117

J. Alphonse Prudhomme II[?]: Poetry on World War I, circa 1918 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 117

Folder 118

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: Composition book, circa 1917 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 118

Folder 119

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: School notebook with compositions and grammar lessons, 1920 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 119

Folder 120

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: Poetry book, circa 1920 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 120

Chiefly handwritten copies of poetry written by Adele Prudhomme; also includes typed transcriptions of some poems.

Folder 121

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: Commonplace book, 1921 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 121

Contains descriptions of classmates at Saint Mary's Academy; accounts of conversations and handwritten copies of poetry by Adele Prudhomme and others.

Folder 122

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: Diary, 1921 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 122

Documents the comings and goings of a teenage Lucile.

Folder 123

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: School notebook with anatomy and grammar lessons, 1921 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 123

Folder 124

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: French lessons notebook, 1922-1923 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 124

Folder 125

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: Diary, 1941 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 125

Includes account of 50th wedding anniversary of P. Phanor Prudhomme II and Laure Cloutier Prudhomme.

Folder 126

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: Life history, 1991 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 126

Folder 127

Lucile Keator Prudhomme: History of St. Louis, Mo., undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 127

Folder 128

Mayo Keator Prudhomme: College essay on "The importance of the battle of Mansfield", 1953 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 128

Folder 129

Nina Prudhomme: Poetry, 1883, 1893, and undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 129

Folder 130

P. Phanor Prudhomme I: Arithmetic notebook, circa 1830 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 130

In French.

Folder 131

P. Phanor Prudhomme II: Poetry, 1885-1886 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 131

Folder 132

P. Phanor Prudhomme II: Autograph book, 1886-1887 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 132

Folder 133

P. Phanor Prudhomme II: Diary written while a student at the University of Notre Dame, 1887 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 133

Tells of visits with sister Cora Prudhomme and possibly Fanny Bossier at Saint Mary's Academy in South Bend, Ind.

Folder 134

P. Phanor Prudhomme II: Religious notebook with retelling of life of Christ, undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 134

Folder 135

History and grammar notebook, 1855 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 135

Folder 136

Rhetoric and astronomy notebook, 1857 #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 136

Folder 137

Poetry and essays, 1857-1921 and undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 137

Chiefly undated poetry, author unknown.

Folder 138

Poetry book, undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 138

In French.

Folder 139

Miscellaneous school writings on arithmetic and history, undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 139

Folder 140

Miscellaneous fragments of compositions, tests, lists, lessons #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " Folder 140

Oversize Paper OP-613/1

Handwritten, unattributed poem, undated #00613, Series: " 2. Writings, 1850-1991. " OP-613/1

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Financial Materials, 1788-1989.

About 5500 items.

Documents the everyday financial operations of a plantation with interests in cotton, corn, hay, lumber, livestock, and a general store. In addition to Bermuda plantation (later called Oakland), there is some scattered information about other nearby plantations, including Gente Place, Magnolia, Shallow Lake, Coco Point, Homeplace, Cognac, Vienna, and others.

Material has been divided into three subseries. Subseries 3.1 contains overview materials that relate to the plantation business as a whole, organization and planning, long term accounting, and the plantation store. Accordingly, correspondence, account ledgers, plantation journals, daybooks, cash account books, receipts, and tax materials are located in this subseries. Subseries 3.2 contains financial materials that describe the specific details of various plantation operations. Accordingly, cotton records, gin, press, corn, and hay books, inventory and order books, and other like materials that pertain to specific crops or day to day functions of the plantation, general store accounting excluded, are collected here. Also, this subseries contains materials pertaining to the personal finances of Prudhomme family members, including pocket notebooks, a stock book, and succession records. Subseries 3.3 contains financial materials created by individuals related to and/or living near the Prudhommes at Bermuda/Oakland, but do not pertain directly to the organization and running of the Prudhomme properties. The medical and financial materials of the plantation doctor, for example, are collected in this subseries.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. General Plantation Materials, 1788-1989.

About 4600 items.

Arrangement: By format.

Contains materials that relate to the plantation organization and planning, long term accounting, or the plantation store. Includes correspondence, account ledgers, plantation journals, daybooks, cash account books, receipts, and tax assessments.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989.

About 1300 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Nineteenth-century correspondence pertains chiefly to land sales and mortgages, and includes an 1862 overseer report, a mortgage on slaves and land, and a letter requesting that slaves be sent to work for the Road Commissary. Several items with 1890s dates discuss sale of swamp lands for timber. Many items in French.

Twentieth-century materials pertain chiefly to orders, notice of receipt of goods, and inquiries and advertising sent to and from merchandise and service vendors, including Standard Oil, in business with the Oakland plantation store. Other notable items include the mercantile reports filed with Louisiana Tax Commission, gin equipment instructions, and materials related to the food stamp program during the 1930s.

Folder 141

1802-1838 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 141

Folder 142

1840-1849 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 142

Folder 143

1850-1851 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 143

Folder 144

1852-1853 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 144

Folder 145

1854 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 145

Folder 146

1855-1865 and undated #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 146

Folder 147

1866-1867 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 147

Folder 148

1868 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 148

Folder 149

1869-1876 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 149

Folder 150

1878-1888 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 150

Folder 151

Letter copying book, 1889-1891 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 151

Folder 152

1890-1899 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 152

Folder 153

1900-1918 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 153

Folder 154

1920-1928 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 154

Folder 155

1929 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 155

Folder 156

1930-1931 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 156

Folder 157

1932-1933 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 157

Folder 158

1934-1939 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 158

Folder 159

1940-1942 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 159

Folder 160

1943-1950 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 160

Folder 161

1951-1959 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 161

Folder 162

1960-1989 and undated #00613, Subseries: "3.1.1. Correspondence, 1802-1989. " Folder 162

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911.

7 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Accounts of laborers, tenants, sharecroppers, and other plantation owners in business with Prudhomme family. Some slave records can be found here. The names of freedmen fill the account books after the Civil War as the plantation made the transition to tenant, sharecropper, and a day labor work force.

Folder 163

Phanor Prudhomme I, 1836-1852 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 163

Accounts with various individuals.

Folder 164

Account book, 1845-1860 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 164

Contains entries relating to Prudhomme and Lecomte family properties, includes the Magnolia, Shallow Lake, and Vienna plantations with lists of slaves with age, gender, and value.

Folder 165

Phanor Prudhomme I, 1858-1865 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 165

Accounts with various individuals, including sawmill accounts and records of Confederate States of America bonds purchased.

Folder 166

Miscellaneous accounts, 1866-1878 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 166

Includes freedmen accounts with days worked, money earned, and school tax, records relating to the estate of Phanor Prudhomme I, and other records.

Folder 167

Account book by customer name with debits and credits by date, 1878-1884 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 167

Folder 168

Account book listing names and debits and credits by date, 1883-1893 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 168

Folder 169

Enclosures from above account book #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 169

Includes a list of accounts for collection.

Folder 170

Account book of P. Lestan Prudhomme, 1898, 1911-1913 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 170

Record of day laborer store credits and debits, store rent revenue, ginning and seed expenditures, stock information.

Folder 171

Enclosures from above account book #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1836-1911. " Folder 171

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.3. Cash Account books, 1894-1944.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975.

84 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Daily record of cash and credit sales at the plantation store is listed by date and then name with items purchased. There are no daybooks for years 1886-1919 and 1972-1973.

Folder 183-184

Folder 183

Folder 184

22 March 1876-11 July 1877 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 183-184

Folder 185

10 October 1877-2 February 1878 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 185

Folder 186

18 April 1877-28 December 1878 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 186

Includes handwritten copies of overlapping sections of 22 March 1876-11 July 1877, 10 October 1877-2 February 1878, and 13 August 1878-11 December 1878.

Oversize Volume SV-613/1

13 August 1878-11 December 1878 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " SV-613/1

Folder 187

1 January 1879-25 March 1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 187

Folder 188

16 April 1879-16 August 1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 188

Folder 189

29 September 1882-26 March 1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 189

Folder 190

28 March 1883-8 September 1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 190

Folder 191

9 September 1883-24 December 1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 191

Folder 192

26 December 1883-8 March 1884 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 192

Folder 193

8 March 1884-25 April 1884 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 193

Folder 194

10 December 1884-12 February 1885 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 194

Folder 195

5 January 1920-8 November 1920 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 195

Folder 196

8 November 1920-2 July 1921 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 196

Folder 197

4 July 1921-25 March 1922 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 197

Folder 198

27 March 1922-13 October 1922 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 198

Folder 199

16 October 1922-30 December 1922 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 199

Folder 200

1 January 1923-11 August 1923 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 200

Folder 201

13 August 1923-10 May 1924 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 201

Folder 202

12 May 1924-22 November 1924 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 202

Folder 203

24 November 1924-10 May 1925 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 203

Folder 204

11 May 1925-31 October 1925 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 204

Folder 205

1 November 1925-11 June 1926 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 205

Folder 206

14 June 1926-31 December 1926 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 206

Folder 207

1 January 1927-23 July 1927 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 207

Folder 208

25 July 1927-10 March 1928 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 208

Folder 209

12 March 1928-30 September 1928 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 209

Folder 210

1 October 1928-18 May 1929 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 210

Folder 211

20 May 1929-2 November 1929 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 211

Folder 212

4 November 1929-21 June 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 212

Folder 213

23 June 1930-6 December 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 213

Folder 214

8 December 1930-5 June 1931 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 214

Folder 215

6 June 1931-14 November 1931 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 215

Folder 216

16 November 1931-4 June 1932 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 216

Folder 217

6 June 1932-29 October 1932 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 217

Folder 218

31 October 1932-13 May 1933 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 218

Folder 219

15 May 1933-16 September 1933 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 219

Folder 220

5 March 1934-30 June 1934 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 220

Folder 221

2 July 1934-6 October 1934 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 221

Folder 222

8 October 1934-9 March 1935 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 222

Folder 223

11 March 1935-20 July 1935 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 223

Folder 224

22 July 1935-15 November 1935 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 224

Folder 225

16 November 1935-18 April 1936 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 225

Folder 226

20 April 1936-16 August 1936 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 226

Folder 227

17 August 1936-27 February 1937 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 227

Folder 228

1 March 1937-14 September 1937 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 228

Folder 229

15 September 1937-30 April 1938 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 229

Folder 230

2 May 1938-31 December 1938 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 230

Folder 231

2 January 1939-30 September 1939 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 231

Folder 232

1 October 1939-28 September 1940 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 232

Folder 233

30 September 1940-26 July 1941 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 233

Folder 234

28 July 1941-31 May 1942 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 234

Folder 235

1 June 1942-6 March 1943 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 235

Folder 236

8 March 1943-11 December 1943 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 236

Folder 237

13 December 1943-19 August 1944 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 237

Folder 238

21 August 1944-14 April 1945 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 238

Folder 239

16 April 1945-1 December 1945 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 239

Folder 240

3 December 1945-17 August 1946 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 240

Folder 241

19 August 1946-5 July 1947 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 241

Folder 242

7 July 1947-29 May 1948 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 242

Folder 243

31 May 1948-23 April 1949 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 243

Folder 244

25 April 1949-24 September 1949 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 244

Folder 245

26 September 1949-18 March 1950 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 245

Folder 246

20 March 1950-2 September 1950 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 246

Folder 247

4 September 1950-10 March 1951 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 247

Folder 248

12 March 1951-1 September 1951 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 248

Folder 249

3 September 1951-1 March 1952 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 249

Folder 250

3 March 1952-14 February 1953 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 250

Folder 251

16 February 1953-16 January 1954 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 251

Folder 252

18 January 1954-19 February 1955 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 252

Folder 253

21 February 1955-25 February 1956 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 253

Folder 254

27 February 1956-19 January 1957 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 254

Folder 255

21 January 1957-9 November 1957 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 255

Folder 256

11 November 1957-2 August 1958 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 256

Folder 257

4 August 1958-27 June 1959 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 257

Folder 258

29 June 1959-30 June 1960 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 258

Folder 259

1 July 1960-5 August 1961 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 259

Folder 260

7 August 1961-17 November 1962 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 260

Folder 261

19 November 1962-7 March 1963 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 261

Folder 262

9 March 1964-10 July 1965 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 262

Folder 263

12 July 1965-31 December 1966 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 263

Folder 264

2 January 1967-31 December 1968 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 264

Folder 265

2 January 1969-30 May 1971 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 265

Folder 266

1 February 1974-3 December 1975 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.4. Day books, 1876-1975. " Folder 266

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988.

About 100 items.

Arrangement: By format, then chronological.

Journals provide daily record of farm work completed, slave information, reports of weather and how it affected plantation work. Slave records often include names, ages, births, deaths, monetary value, health, and work records. Other information includes poison schedules, rent records, equipment lists, hay and cotton sales, cotton picked and ginned, tenant accounts, football bowl game results, cattle counts and tagging, and bills. Miscellaneous records include information about bales of cotton hauled, measurements of uncultivated land, cabin residents of Oakland, Cognac, and Gangre Place, acres in cultivation, list of gin hands, chickens sold, corn hauled, rainfall, household inventories, and weather summaries.

Folder 267

Slave work record, including daily picking records, 1836 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 267

Folder 268

Plantation journal, including slave lists and scattered accounts, 1837-1839 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 268

Folder 269

Plantation journal containing scattered journal entries, accounts, slave lists, and notes, 1839-1842 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 269

Folder 270

Ambrose Lecomte, 1852 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 270

Ledger with inventory, supplies purchased, births and deaths of slaves, age and monetary value of slaves on Vienna Plantation. Records were kept in printed books called The Cotton Plantation Record and Account Book by Thomas Affleck. Printed in New Orleans, these books offered the opportunity to make entries under titles such as "Daily Record of Passing Events," "Daily Record of Cotton Picked," and "Planter's Annual Record of His Negroes."

Folder 271

P. Phanor Prudhomme I, 1852, 1854, 1866-1867 (bulk, 1852, 1866) #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 271

Affleck ledger with daily record of events includes description of work completed on plantation, weather, cotton picked by each slave, bale weights, births, deaths, ages, monetary value of slaves, rations issued. Entries for 1852 are in ink; entries for 1866-1867 are written in pencil.

Folder 272

P. Phanor Prudhomme I, 1857 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 272

Affleck ledger with record of weather and labor performed on plantation, remarks on various crops, cotton picked by each slave, births and deaths of slaves, physician visits with explanation as to purpose, and livestock increases.

Folder 273

Plantation journal, 1856-1863 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 273

Contains farm work records, accounts, slave lists, and other records.

Folder 274

1860 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 274

Affleck ledger with daily record of activities on Prudhomme properties, weather reports, information about slaves, livestock.

Folder 275

1861 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 275

Affleck ledger with daily record of activities on Prudhomme properties, weather reports, information about slaves, livestock.

Folder 276

1862 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 276

Affleck ledger with daily record of activities on Prudhomme properties, weather reports, information about slaves, livestock.

Folder 277

1863-1864 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 277

Affleck ledger with daily record of activities on Prudhomme properties, weather reports, information about slaves, livestock.

Folder 278

P. Phanor Prudhomme I, 1864-1866 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 278

Daily weather and labor account, how much corn given and to whom, slave lists accounting for death and desertion to the Yankees.

Folder 279

J. Alphonse Prudhomme I, 1867 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 279

Affleck ledger with plantation records. The format is similar to those used in 1860-1864 but the forms were modified to reflect the demise of slavery.

Folder 280

P. Phanor Prudhomme II, 1942-1961 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 280

Record of when and where crops were planted and by whom, poisons applied.

Folder 281

1964 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 281

Daily record of activities on plantation.

Folder 282

1965 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 282

Daily record of activities on plantation.

Folder 283

1966-1968 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 283

Daily record of activities on plantation.

Folder 284

1969-1973 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 284

Daily record of activities on plantation.

Folder 285

1974-1978 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 285

Daily record of activities on plantation.

Folder 286

1979-1984, 1987-1988 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 286

Daily record of activities on plantation; includes account of James Alphonse Prudhomme III's cancer.

Folder 287

Miscellaneous records, 1839-1880 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 287

Folder 288

Miscellaneous records, 1915-1982 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Journals and Records, 1836-1988. " Folder 288

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982.

65 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Record of sales and purchases at the Prudhomme plantation store. The daily sales to individuals were recorded first in the daybooks and cash account books and then copied by customer name to these ledgers. At various times plantation expenses, day worker accounts, merchandise reports (in some cases by item, e.g. pecans), credit and cash sales reports, vendor accounts, crop records, and taxes paid to FICA social security tax and the Internal Revenue Service also were recorded in these ledgers. Occasionally temperature, rainfall, and brief weather descriptions were recorded on inside covers. There are no ledgers for 1895-1915, 1918-1919, or 1924.

Folder 289

1873 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 289

Folder 290

Enclosures from above ledger, 1873 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 290

Includes inventory of barterable goods and list of plantation hands in account with J. Alphonse Prudhomme I.

Folder 291

1877-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 291

Folder 292

Enclosure from above ledger, 1877-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 292

Folder 293

1879-1880 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 293

Includes some invoice tracking, cash reporting.

Folder 294

1878, 1880-1881, 1878 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 294

Summarizes accounts in balance in biweekly reports.

Folder 295

1881-1882 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 295

Folder 296

1882-1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 296

Folder 297

Enclosure from above ledger, 1882-1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 297

Enclosure is an index to ledger.

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1883-1884 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " SV-613/2

Folder 298

1884-1885 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 298

Folder 299

1885-1886 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 299

Folder 300

Enclosure from above ledger, 1885-1886 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 300

Enclosure is an index to ledger.

Folder 301

1887-1888 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 301

Folder 302

Enclosure from above ledger, 1887-1888 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 302

Folder 303

1888-1890 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 303

Folder 304a

1890-1892 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 304a

Folder 304b

Enclosures from above ledger, 1890-1892 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 304b

Folder 305a

1892-1893 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 305a

Folder 305b

1892-1893 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 305b

Folder 306a

1893-1894 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 306a

Includes accounting for succession of A. L. Prudhomme.

Folder 306b

Enclosure from above ledger, 1893-1894 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 306b

Folder 307a

1916 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 307a

Chiefly a newsprint scrapbook on World War I, but some financial records appear at the back of volume.

Folder 307b

Enclosure from above ledger, 1916 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 307b

Folder 308

1917 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 308

Pages that document individual accounts have been removed, except for the store's cash and expense records.

Folder 309

1920 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 309

Folder 310

1921 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 310

Folder 311

1922 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 311

Folder 312

1923 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 312

Folder 313

1925 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 313

Folder 314

1926 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 314

Folder 315

1927 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 315

Folder 316

1928 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 316

Folder 317

1929 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 317

Folder 318

1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 318

Folder 319

1931 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 319

Folder 320

1932 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 320

Folder 321

1933 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 321

Folder 322

1934 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 322

Folder 323

1935 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 323

Folder 324

1936 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 324

Folder 325

1937 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 325

Folder 326

1938 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 326

Folder 327

1939 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 327

Folder 328

1940 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 328

Folder 329

1941 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 329

Folder 330

1942-1943 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 330

Folder 331

1944 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 331

Folder 332

1945 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 332

Folder 333

1946 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 333

Folder 334

1947 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 334

Folder 335

1948 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 335

Folder 336

1949 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 336

Folder 337

1950 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 337

Folder 338

1951 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 338

Folder 339

1952 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 339

Folder 340

1953 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 340

Folder 341

1954 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 341

Folder 342

1955 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 342

Folder 343

Enclosure from above ledger, 1955 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 343

Folder 344

1956 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 344

Folder 345

Enclosure from above ledger, 1956 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 345

Folder 346

1957 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 346

Folder 347

1958 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 347

Folder 348

1959 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 348

Folder 349

1960 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 349

Folder 350

1961 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 350

Folder 351

1962 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 351

Folder 352

1963 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 352

Folder 353

1964 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 353

Folder 354

1965 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 354

Folder 355

1966 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 355

Folder 356

1967-1968 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 356

Folder 357

1969-1971 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 357

Folder 358

Enclosure from above ledger, 1969-1971 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 358

Folder 359

1972-1974 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 359

Folder 360

1977-1982 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.6. Plantation and Store Ledgers, 1873-1982. " Folder 360

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950.

About 3000 items.

Arrangement: Chronological, except for the unbound 20th-century items, which are arranged alphabetically.

Chiefly 19th-century promissory notes, orders, account summaries, bank receipts, bills of lading, and transfers of credit that document crops, brands, merchandise, and services bought and sold. In addition, there are some miscellaneous succession receipts and tax receipts, a record of slaves lent to work on fortifications during the Civil War and purchases made by the Confederate Army, and some 20th-century handwritten merchandise orders from local customers. Volumes contain a representative sample of 20th-century receipts that document merchandise purchased to stock the store. Many 19th-century items in French.

Folder 361

1788-1798 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 361

Folder 362

1809-1836 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 362

Folder 363

1837-1839 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 363

Folder 364

1840-1849 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 364

Folder 365

1850-1852 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 365

Folder 366

1853 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 366

Folder 367

January-May 1854 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 367

Folder 368

June-December 1854 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 368

Folder 369

1855 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 369

Folder 370

1856 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 370

Folder 371

1857-1858 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 371

Folder 372

1859 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 372

Folder 373

1860 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 373

Folder 374

1861 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 374

Folder 375

1862-1863 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 375

Folder 376

1864-1865 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 376

Folder 377

Undated before 1865 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 377

Folder 378

1866-1868 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 378

Folder 379

1872-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 379

Folder 380

1880-1889 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 380

Folder 381

1890-1903 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 381

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SV-613/3

SV-613/4

SV-613/5

SV-613/6

SV-613/7

1895-1918 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " SV-613/3-7

Folder 382

H. Gillie, 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 382

Folder 383

Emma Lambre, 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 383

Folder 384

P. A. Prudhomme, 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 384

Folder 385

P. Placide Prudhomme, 1929-1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 385

Folder 386

Reginald Prudhomme, 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 386

Folder 387

Miscellaneous, 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1788-1950. " Folder 387

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.8. Tax Statements and Other Assessments, 1851-1960 (bulk 1945-1960).

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2. Plantation Operations and Personal Financial Materials, 1837-1977.

About 725 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject, then chronological.

Materials gathered in this subseries constitute a microeconomic approach to the Prudhomme plantation and store records. These materials demonstrate the various operations on Prudhomme properties in minute day-to-day detail. Included are cotton crop, gin, and press records, time books and store accounts for laborers, corn books, hay books, store inventory books, customer order books, ice, lumber, and seed books, market reports, personal expense notebooks, and succession records.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.1 Articles-Needed Books, 1884-1887.

3 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Record of grocery, hardware, dry goods, and drug merchandise to be added to the store inventory.

Folder 392

Three books, 1884-1887 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.1 Articles-Needed Books, 1884-1887. " Folder 392

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.2. Corn Books, 1882-1890.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977.

About 200 items.

Arrangement: By format.

Materials include notebooks, a ledger, receipts and correspondence. Cotton books document store accounts paid for with cotton and sometimes include notes on cotton bale tag numbers and crop yields for tenants and sharecroppers at Oakland and Coco Point plantations. Some items also contain information about corn, hay, and lumber crops. Ledger is an account book of cotton grown at nearby plantations. Receipts and correspondence consist chiefly of bills of sale and lading, account summaries, Cotton Producers Association contracts, Louisiana Farm Bureau Cotton Growers Cooperative Association materials, sales agreements, and bank deposits.

Folder 398

Cotton book, 1877-1878 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 398

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Cotton ledger, 1882-1902 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " SV-613/8

Record of cotton purchased from tenants and sharecroppers at Oakland, Gente Place, and Shallow Lake Plantations, and from land of Lucie Ayres, James A. Leveque, Cora Lambre, and P. Felix Prudhomme.

Folder 399

Cotton book, 1888-1889 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 399

Folder 400

Cotton book, 1910 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 400

Folder 401

Cotton book, 1911 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 401

Folder 402

Cotton book, 1912 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 402

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Folder 403

Folder 404

Cotton book, 1933-1937 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 403-404

Folder 405

Cotton book, 1937-1940 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 405

Folder 406

Cotton book, 1940-1941 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 406

Folder 407

Cotton receipts and correspondence, 1831-1876 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 407

Folder 408

Cotton receipts and correspondence, 1880-1881 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 408

Folder 409

Cotton receipts and correspondence, 1882-1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 409

Folder 410

Cotton receipts and correspondence, 1884-1889 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 410

Folder 411

Cotton receipts and correspondence, 1890-1897 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 411

Folder 412

Cotton receipts and correspondence, 1923-1959 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 412

Folder 413

Cotton receipts and correspondence, 1960-1977 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1831-1977. " Folder 413

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About 400 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Record of cotton ginned for tenants and sharecroppers on the Prudhomme's plantation, and for other cotton growers on nearby plantations. Materials include gin books, a ledger, receipts and reports. Volumes and receipts record ginning expenses and profits. Reports, which record the bale weight and tag numbers for cotton ginned at the Prudhomme gin, were required by the Agricultural Adjustment Act to demonstrate compliance with the cotton quota. See also the plantation and store ledgers in Subseries 3.1.6 for ginning between 1912 and 1920.

Folder 414

Gin book, 1893 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 414

Folder 415a

Gin ledger, 1894-1900 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 415a

Includes expenses for ginning, taxes, rent, building repair and renovation charges, insurance; accounting information for succession of August Lambre Prudhomme. James Alphonse Prudhomme I acted as executor of the succession and accountant for August Lambre Prudhomme's widow, Lucie Prudhomme, and then the remarried Mrs. Lucie Ayres (who was guardian to daughter June Prudhomme by August Lambre Prudhomme).

Folder 415b

Enclosure from above ledger #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 415b

Folder 416

Gin book, 1899 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 416

Folder 417

Gin book, September 1900-January 1901 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 417

Folder 418

Gin book, August 1901-January 1902 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 418

Folder 419

Gin book, September 1903-January 1904 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 419

Folder 420

Gin book, September 1904-February 1905 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 420

Folder 421

Gin book, September 1905-January 1906 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 421

Folder 422

Gin book, September 1906-December 1906 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 422

Folder 423

Gin book, 1910 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 423

Folder 424

Gin book, 1911 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 424

Folder 425

Gin book, 1912 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 425

Folder 426

Gin book, 1920-1923 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 426

Folder 427a

Gin book, 1924-1925 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 427a

Folder 427b

Enclosure from above volume #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 427b

Folder 428

Gin book, 1926-1927 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 428

Folder 429

Gin book, 1928-1929 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 429

Folder 430

Gin book, 1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 430

Folder 431

Gin book, 1931 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 431

Folder 432a

Gin book, 1932-1938 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 432a

Folder 432b

Enclosures from above volume #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 432b

Folder 433a

Gin book, 1934 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 433a

Folder 433b

Enclosure from above volume, 1934 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 433b

Folder 434

Gin reports, 1938 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 434

Folder 435a

Gin book, 1939-1940 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 435a

Folder 435b

Enclosures from above volume #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 435b

Folder 436

Gin receipts, 1950 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 436

Folder 437a

Gin receipts, 1951 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 437a

Folder 437b

Gin receipts, 1952 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 437b

Folder 438

Gin receipts, 1953-1954 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 438

Folder 439

Gin receipts, 1954 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 439

Folder 440

Gin receipts, 1955 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 440

Folder 441

Gin receipts, 1961 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.4. Gin Records, 1893-1961. " Folder 441

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888.

14 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Record of work performed by day laborers and store charges against their earnings. Laborers earned 75 cents per day, which generally was credited to a store account, but appears to have been paid out in cash on occasion. Some books contain records of sale and purchase of hay bales, amounts brought up, amounts pressed, the weight of the bales, number of bales sold and where distributed or stored.

Folder 442

1876-1877 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 442

Folder 443

1878 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 443

Folder 444

1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 444

Folder 445

1882 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 445

Folder 446

1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 446

Folder 447

1883 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 447

Folder 448

1884 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 448

Folder 449

1884 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 449

Folder 450

1887 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 450

Folder 451

1887 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 451

Folder 452

1888 (2 books) #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 452

Folder 453

1888 (2 books) #00613, Subseries: "3.2.5. Hay Books, 1876-1888. " Folder 453

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.6. Ice Book, 1926-1931.

1 item.

Record of sale of ice at store.

Folder 454

1926-1931 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.6. Ice Book, 1926-1931. " Folder 454

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.7. Inventory Books, 1872-1970.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.8. Licenses and Memberships, 1873-1962.

25 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Permits to sell alcohol, tobacco, soft drinks, and retail goods. Memberships in various organizations, including Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, Louisiana Cotton Ginners Association.

Folder 461

1873-1962 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.8. Licenses and Memberships, 1873-1962. " Folder 461

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.9. Livestock Records, 1882-1959.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.10 Lumber and Sawmill Books, 1860-1883.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.11 Market Reports, 1859-1894.

12 items.

Printed reports on cotton, tobacco, and other crops for St. Louis and New Orleans markets.

Folder 470

1859-1894 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.11 Market Reports, 1859-1894. " Folder 470

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.12 Order Books, 1842-1881.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.13 Pocket Notebooks, 1841-circa 1925.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.14 Post Office Records, 1908-1944.

2 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

J. Alphonse Prudhomme I became the second postmaster of Bermuda, La., in 1903. J. Alphonse Prudhomme II succeeded him as the third postmaster, and J. Alphonse Prudhomme III served as the fourth, from 1962-1966.

Folder 484

Cash book, 1923-1924 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.14 Post Office Records, 1908-1944. " Folder 484

Folder 485

Money order register, 1908-1944 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.14 Post Office Records, 1908-1944. " Folder 485

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940.

19 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Record of bags and ties received and issued, seeds pressed, and reports to government.

Folder 486

1917 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 486

Folder 487

1920 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 487

Folder 488

1921 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 488

Folder 489

1922 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 489

Folder 490

1922 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 490

Folder 491

1923 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 491

Folder 492

1924 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 492

Folder 493

1925 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 493

Folder 494

1926 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 494

Folder 495

1927 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 495

Folder 496

1928 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 496

Folder 497

1929 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 497

Folder 498

1930 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 498

Folder 499

1931 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 499

Folder 500

1932 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 500

Folder 501

1933 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 501

Folder 502

1934-1935 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 502

Folder 503

1936-1937 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 503

Folder 504

1938-1940 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.15 Press books, 1917-1940. " Folder 504

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.16 Seed Book, 1916, 1950-1961.

1 item.

Record of seed bought from or by sharecroppers. Includes a 1950 journal of weather, personal activities, clock and jewelry repair by P. Phanor "Pete" Prudhomme III for 1950-1951 and 1955-1961.

Folder 505

1916, 1950-1961 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.16 Seed Book, 1916, 1950-1961. " Folder 505

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.17 Stock Investment Book, 1924-1934.

1 item.

P. Phanor Prudhomme II's record of shares purchased and dividends for Peoples Bank, Natchitoches Sanitorium, and John Henry Oil and Gas, Inc. Also, record of money borrowed from Dr. E. G. Lawton, the husband of his sister Cora Prudhomme Lawton, to make payment on equipment for gin press and to pay succession, land leased, and royalties.

Folder 506

1924-1934 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.17 Stock Investment Book, 1924-1934. " Folder 506

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.18 Store Notebooks, 1878-1893.

5 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Record of merchandise and cash advances purchased at store on credit by day laborers and farmers, then repaid in labor, crops, or cash.

Folder 507

1878-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.18 Store Notebooks, 1878-1893. " Folder 507

Folder 508

1879-1880 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.18 Store Notebooks, 1878-1893. " Folder 508

Folder 509

1880 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.18 Store Notebooks, 1878-1893. " Folder 509

Folder 510

1880-1881 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.18 Store Notebooks, 1878-1893. " Folder 510

Folder 511

1892-1893 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.18 Store Notebooks, 1878-1893. " Folder 511

Chiefly accounting for W.W. Breazeale, Jr., but other accounts included, viz. Metoyer and Hertzog.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.19 Succession Records, 1845-1875.

2 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Records documenting succession accounting. See also subseries 3.3 for succession records of non-Prudhomme family members.

Folder 512

Division of Jean Pierre Emmanuel Prudhomme and Catherine Lambre Prudhomme estate, 1845-1860 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.19 Succession Records, 1845-1875. " Folder 512

Includes entries for notes collected and paid out, interest collected, assets, and notes of auction; additional entries record Phanor Prudhomme I's administration of the successions of N. C. Levoy and Achille Lebreton, and the accounts of Phanor's children (1853-1860); accounting for a saw mill and a dairy in Texas. Chiefly in French.

Folder 513

1868-1875 #00613, Subseries: "3.2.19 Succession Records, 1845-1875. " Folder 513

Succession and personal accounts of the children of Achille Prudhomme and Estelle Prudhomme; J.Alphonse Prudhomme I served as executor.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.20 Time Books, 1882-1920.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3. Other Financial Materials, 1836-1918.

About 100 items.

Financial materials created by individuals related to and/or living near the Prudhommes at Bermuda/Oakland plantation, but do not pertain directly to the organization and running of the Prudhomme properties. Materials in this subseries have been divided into James A. Leveque materials and miscellaneous materials. The Leveque materials include medical accounts and other records of the doctor who lived at Oakland and served the local community. Miscellaneous materials consist of a few other notebooks belonging to Alexis Cloutier, Emile Cloutier, Achille Lebreton, James E. Keator, A. Lecomte, and one of unknown authorship, but possibly belonging to a member of the Keator family.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897.

About 90 items.

Arrangement: By format.

James A. Leveque served as doctor for Oakland community and the surrounding community. Around 1879, the doctor began recording the sale of merchandise, perhaps at that time beginning a store partnership of some sort with the Prudhommes. Materials in this subseries include the following: account summaries of customers in debt to Leveque; daybooks with daily records of medical services provided and merchandise sold, and some documentation of livestock breeding; ledgers with accounting information for medical services, expenses, and contracts, which were paid in cash, draft from someone else, labor, liens, and merchandise; notebooks with medical and store accounting records; a succession book; and miscellaneous items pertaining to professional and personal finances, including promissory notes, receipts, a drug price list, requests for house calls, and court judgments against non-paying clients.

Folder 519

Account summaries, circa 1880-1893 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 519

Folder 520

Day book, 1873-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 520

Folder 521

Day book, 1882-1888 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 521

Includes notes on medical treatment of diptheria cases in August 1885.

Folder 522

Day book, 1888-1893 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 522

Folder 523

Ledger, 1867-1869 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 523

Includes record of workers hired for 1868.

Folder 524a

Ledger, 1869-1875, 1885 (bulk 1869-1871) #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 524a

Includes notes on feed expenditures for horses; index at back.

Folder 524b

Enclosure from above volume #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 524b

Folder 525

Ledger, 1869-1874 (bulk 1872-1873) #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 525

Folder 526

Ledger, 1873-1876 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 526

Folder 527

Enclosure from above volume #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 527

Folder 528

Ledger, 1876-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 528

Folder 529

Folder number not used #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 529

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Ledger, 1879-1884 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " SV-613/9

Oversize Volume SV-613/10

Ledger, 1885-1886 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " SV-613/10

Oversize Volume SV-613/11

Ledger, 1885-1892 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " SV-613/11

Folder 530

Notebook, 1872-1875 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 530

Includes notes on tree grafting experiments, livestock breeding, medical notes on a miscarriage, vaccinations, treatment for pneumonia, typhoid fever.

Folder 531

Notebook, 1877-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 531

Includes notes on tree harvesting in swamp.

Folder 532

Notebook, 1881-1882 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 532

Folder 533

Notebook, 1887-1891 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 533

Includes recipes (chiefly in French), fence law for livestock, horsebreeding records, house dimensions for floors, roof, hay workers accounting, and a hunting report.

Folder 534a

Succession Book, 1893-1900 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 534a

Record of notes, judgments, rights on credits, cash payments, livestock and furniture inventories, and a continuing account with Leveque's widow; includes inventory of medical supplies, household furniture, and tools; succession administered circa 1894 by J. Alphonse Prudhomme I.

Folder 534b

Enclosures from above volume #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 534b

Folder 535

Miscellaneous, 1876-1892 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 535

Folder 536

Miscellaneous, 1893-1899 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.1 Leveque Medical Accounts and Other Records, 1867-1897. " Folder 536

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918.

9 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical.

Financial materials created by individuals related to and/or living near the Prudhommes at Bermuda/Oakland, but do not pertain directly to the organization and running of the Prudhomme properties.

Folder 537

Alexis Cloutier, 1836-1839 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 537

Succession book documenting account with City Bank of New Orleans.

Folder 538

Emile Cloutier and Fulbert Cloutier, 1868-1869 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 538

Account notebook tracking cotton and corn yields and sales, store expenses, medical bills, equipment and livestock rental, and poll taxes credited or charged to freedmen and other sharecroppers.

Folder 539

Emile Cloutier and Fulbert Cloutier, 1870-1876 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 539

Account notebook tracking cotton and corn yields and sales, store expenses, medical bills, equipment and livestock rental, and poll taxes credited or charged to freedmen and other sharecroppers.

Folder 540

Emile Cloutier and Fulbert Cloutier, 1882-1886 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 540

Account notebook tracking cotton and corn yields and sales, store expenses, medical bills, equipment and livestock rental, and poll taxes credited or charged to freedmen and other sharecroppers.

Folder 541

James E. Keator, 1877-1879 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 541

Medical ledger with ailment and treatment descriptions accompanying bookkeeping in some cases; broken bones, neuralgias, abortions, and various infections are documented; approximately two-thirds of the pages are obscured by newspaper clippings because the ledger had been used as a scrapbook.

Folder 542

James T. Keator, 1896-1918 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 542

Horse breeding book tracks lineage and offspring of horses.

Folder 543

Achille Lebreton, 1854 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 543

Succession book; in French.

Folder 544a

A. Lecomte, 1838-1849 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 544a

Bank book.

Folder 544b

1890 #00613, Subseries: "3.3.2. Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1836-1918. " Folder 544b

List of expenses, gifts for family members, and miscellaneous jottings; author unknown, but possibly belonging to a Keator.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971.

About 75 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject, then chronological.

Chiefly agreements and indentures, deeds of property and land, judgments and suits, marriage contracts, mortgages, wills and successions. Photocopies of legal materials held by other institutions are in Series 5.2 Genealogical Research Notes.

Folder 545

Correspondence, 1840-1973 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 545

Chiefly concerning a land dispute, denial of patent, power of attorney, and a legal challenge to the arrest of a local doctor.

Folder 546

1867-1881 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 546

Worker agreements, planting agreements, tenant liens.

Folder 547

Deeds, 1810-1859 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 547

Land and property, includes the sale of slaves by a free black.

Folder 548

Deeds, 1871-1881, 1967 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 548

Chiefly of land.

Folder 549

Judgments and suits, 1809-1878 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 549

Includes documentation of a divorce.

Folder 550

Leases, 1937-1971 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 550

Includes agreement with Standard Oil for drilling on property.

Folder 551

Marriage contracts, 1855, 1875 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 551

Handwritten copies.

Folder 552

Mortgage, 1933 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 552

P. Phanor Prudhomme II's copy of loan documents from Federal Land Bank of New Orleans covering primary and secondary mortgages on Oakland plantation.

Folder 553

Wills and successions, 1848-1871 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 553

Folder 554

Wills and successions, 1919-1924 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 554

For J. Alphonse Prudhomme I and Eliza Prudhomme.

Folder 555

Wills and successions, 1933-1948, and undated #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " Folder 555

For Julia Prudhomme, Phanor Prudhomme II, and a list of people who attended S. Hyams's estate sale and purchases made.

Oversize Paper OP-613/47

"Tableau of Distribution Amongst the Heirs of Remy Lambre," undated #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " OP-613/47

Oversize Paper OP-613/58

Passport of Achille Lebreton, 17 February 1837 #00613, Series: " 4. Legal Papers, 1810-1971. " OP-613/58

In French.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Genealogical Materials, 1842-1993.

About 2000 items.

Arrangement: By format.

The materials in this series document Lucile Keator Prudhomme's interest in genealogy throughout her adult life. The series has been divided into five subseries. Subseries 5.1 contains the extensive correspondence of Lucile and family members and other genealogists with whom she exchanged genealogical information. Subseries 5.2 contains Lucile's research notes for both her birth family and the Prudhommes. Of note are the lineage scrapbooks created by family researchers. Subseries 5.3 contains family mementos, such as birth, death, and marriage announcements and notices and miscellaneous clippings about family members. Subseries 5.4 contains records of genealogical societies in which Lucile was an active member. Lastly, subseries 5.5 contains a sampling of the published materials used by Lucile in her genealogical research.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: Chronological, except for volumes, which are grouped together after unbound materials.

Chiefly exchanges of genealogical information between Lucile Keator Prudhomme and family members, various archives in the eastern United States and in England and France, members of various genealogical societies, and other genealogists. Notebooks contain copies of Lucile's outgoing letters and include some unrelated letters and genealogical notes.

Folder 556

1911, 1939-1945, and undated #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 556

Folder 557

1953-1959 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 557

Folder 558

1960-1965 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 558

Folder 559

1966-1969 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 559

Folder 560

1971-1975 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 560

Folder 561

1976-1979 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 561

Folder 562

1980 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 562

Folder 563

1981 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 563

Folder 564

1982 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 564

Folder 565

1983-1985 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 565

Folder 566

1986-1987 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 566

Folder 567

1988-1992 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 567

Folder 568

Notebook, 1967-1968 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 568

Folder 569

Notebook, 1969-1970 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 569

Folder 570

Notebook, 1971-1972 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 570

Folder 571

Notebook, 1972-1973 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 571

Folder 572

Notebook, 1973 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 572

Folder 573

Notebook, 1974-1975 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 573

Folder 574

Notebook, 1974-1988 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 574

Folder 575

Notebook, 1980-1981 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 575

Folder 576

Notebook, 1982-1987 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 576

Folder 577

Notebook, 1987-1988 #00613, Subseries: "5.1. Correspondence, 1911-1992. " Folder 577

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984.

About 700 items.

Arrangement: By format.

Chiefly jottings of genealogical information collected by Lucile Keator Prudhomme through correspondence and during research visits to archives and cemeteries. Lucile kept track of information in notebooks by subject, on miscellaneous scraps of paper, and on lineage charts. She also collected photocopies of 18th- and 19th-century court documents regarding the families associated with Oakland and other Cane River area properties. This subseries also contains three scrapbooks in which genealogical information has been gathered into a coherent narrative or chart form. folder dates for notebooks represent approximate beginning date for collection of information. Many materials in this subseries are undated.

Folder 578

Notebook, 1940s #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 578

Baptismal records

Folder 579

Notebook, 1969 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 579

Baptismal records

Folder 580

Notebook, circa 1991 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 580

Birthdays

Folder 581

Notebook, 1960s #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 581

Cemetery records

Folder 582

Notebook, circa 1972 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 582

Cemetery records; includes excerpts copied from diary of Marie Laure Cloutier Prudhomme.

Folder 583

Notebook, circa 1972 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 583

Cemetery records

Folder 584

Notebook, 1950s #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 584

Church records and Cloutier family in Canada

Folder 585

Notebook, 1960s #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 585

Court house records (marriages)

Folder 586

Notebook, circa 1977 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 586

Daughters of the American Revolution library

Folder 587

Notebook, circa 1957 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 587

Daughters of the American Revolution magazine

Folder 588

Notebook, circa 1970 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 588

Excerpts from diaries of William S. Tourney and Adolphe Prudhomme, various genealogical publications, cemetery notes, and biographical histories of Northwest Louisiana.

Folder 589

Notebook, 1953 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 589

Marriage records

Folder 590

Notebook, circa 1962 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 590

Marriage records, includes list of Natchitoches slaveowners in 1862, handwritten copies of marriage contracts, and an essay on first gas well discovery by slaves in 1823.

Folder 591

Notebook, 1973 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 591

Marriage records

Folder 592

Notebook, 1970s #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 592

Marriage records

Folder 593

Notebook, circa 1960 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 593

Cloutier family records

Folder 594

Notebook, circa 1953 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 594

Hyams family records

Folder 595a

Notebook, circa 1970-1986 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 595a

Keator and Bass family records; includes a guest list for fiftieth wedding anniversary party of J. Alphonse Prudhomme II and Lucile Keator Prudhomme.

Folder 595b

Notebook, undated #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 595b

Keator and Blake family records

Folder 596

Notebook, 1957 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 596

Prudhomme family records

Folder 597-600

Folder 597

Folder 598

Folder 599

Folder 600

Miscellaneous family records (4 notebooks) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 597-600

Folder 601-617

Folder 601

Folder 602

Folder 603

Folder 604

Folder 605

Folder 606

Folder 607

Folder 608

Folder 609

Folder 610

Folder 611

Folder 612

Folder 613

Folder 614

Folder 615

Folder 616

Folder 617

Unbound research notes #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 601-617

Folder 618-619

Folder 618

Folder 619

Charts #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 618-619

Folder 620

Agreements, 1772-1897 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 620

Folder 621

Birth, death, and baptism certificates, 1905-1974 (photocopies; arranged alphabetically) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 621

Folder 622

Deeds, 1786-1847 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 622

Folder 623

Deeds, 1852-1862 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 623

Folder 624

Deeds, 1868-1942 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 624

Folder 625

Judgments and suits, 1826-1906, and undated (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 625

Folder 626

Marriage contracts, 1758-1831 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 626

Folder 627

Marriage contracts, 1845-1883, 1905, 1907, 1924 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 627

Folder 628

Mortgages, 1888-1899 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 628

Folder 629

Mortgages, 1901-1923 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 629

Folder 630

Wills and successions, 1814-1893, 1902 (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 630

Folder 631

Miscellaneous, 1903-1980, and undated (photocopies) #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 631

Folder 632

Lambre family lineage, 1842-1944 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 632

Brief narrative written by Emma Breazeale Lambre.

Folder 633-634

Folder 633

Folder 634

Prudhomme-Keator genealogical scrapbook, 1955-1975 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 633-634

Traces both family trees across many generations; includes pictures, postcards, newspaper clippings and other miscellaneous bits of information that have been glued to pages; compiled by Lucile Keator Prudhomme.

Folder 635

Solomon Williams family lineage, 1984 #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " Folder 635

Research compiled by Carol Lee Thomas on the family tree of Solomon Williams, a slave who worked as a blacksmith on the Phanor Prudhomme I plantation. Compiler documents sources used; disassembled album.

Oversize Paper OP-613/53

John Lanier family lineage #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes, 1842-1984. " OP-613/53

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: By subject, then alphabetically by name.

Published and unpublished materials recording births, deaths, religious ceremonies, marriages, and various family celebrations. Oversized items, including a succession chart and various religious certificates, have been separated. These materials reflect the family's multi-generational interest in historical record keeping.

Folder 636

Birth announcements (cards) #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 636

Folder 637

Birth announcements, clippings A-F #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 637

Folder 638

Birth announcements, clippings G-L #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 638

Folder 639

Birth announcements, clippings M-W #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 639

Folder 640

Marriage records #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 640

See also subseries 7.7 Invitations.

Folder 641

P. Phanor Prudhomme II, 50th wedding anniversary guest book, 1941 #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 641

Folder 642

Samuel M. Hyams and Marie Emma Cloutier Hyams, 50th wedding anniversary guest book, 1957 #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 642

Folder 643

Death announcements and programs #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 643

Folder 644

Obituaries A-C #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 644

Folder 645

Obituaries D-H #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 645

Folder 646

Obituaries J-N #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 646

Folder 647

Obituaries P-Z #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 647

Folder 648

Mass card for Samuel M. Hyams, 1964 #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 648

Folder 649

Mass cards, 1988, J. Alphonse Prudhomme III #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 649

Folder 650

Memorial book for J. Alphonse Prudhomme III, 1988 #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 650

Folder 651

Miscellaneous records #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 651

Includes certificates for honorary offices, selective service, Knights of Columbus.

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-613/3

Family communion and confirmation certificates, 1909-1945 #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " OPF-613/3

Folder 652a

Miscellaneous clippings #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 652a

General family-related news (unarranged).

Folder 652b

Miscellaneous clippings #00613, Subseries: "5.3. Family Mementos, 1877-1988. " Folder 652b

General family-related news (unarranged).

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993.

About 300 items.

Arrangement: By format, then chronological.

Lucile Keator Prudhomme researched both her birth family and her husband's to prove lineage in order to join various genealogical societies. This subseries includes membership materials, notebooks recording the minutes of two societies in which Lucile was active, and miscellaneous records pertaining to society history and activities.

Folder 653

Membership applications, 1931-1985 #00613, Subseries: "5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993. " Folder 653

Various societies

Folder 654

Membership cards, circa 1920-1960 #00613, Subseries: "5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993. " Folder 654

Daughters of the American Revolution

Folder 655

Colonial Dames XVII Century, Louisiana Society and Daughters of the American Revolution activities, 1978 #00613, Subseries: "5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993. " Folder 655

Folder 656

Colonial Dames XVII Century, Louisiana Society membership list, 1979-1981 #00613, Subseries: "5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993. " Folder 656

Folder 657

Colonial Dames XVII Century, Louisiana Society minutes, 1977-1982 #00613, Subseries: "5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993. " Folder 657

Disassembled notebook

Folder 658-665

Folder 658

Folder 659

Folder 660

Folder 661

Folder 662

Folder 663

Folder 664

Folder 665

Yearbook for Daughters of the American Revolution, St. Denis Chapter, 1935-1964 #00613, Subseries: "5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993. " Folder 658-665

Folder 666

Miscellaneous, 1939-1993 #00613, Subseries: "5.4. Genealogical Society Materials, 1920-1993. " Folder 666

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.5. Publications, 1961-1992.

About 25 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by title.

A sampling of archival publications, genealogical newsletters, photocopies of book chapters, newspaper articles, and other published materials used by Lucile Keator Prudhomme in her genealogical research. Includes a copy of her Natchitoches Cemeteries (1977).

Folder 670

Cloutier Collection, 1966 #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 670

Folder 671

Huit Premieres Generations de la Genealogie Descendante de Denis Cloutier, 1984 #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 671

Folder 672

Denison, miscellaneous #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 672

Folder 673

Keator Family in America, 1961 #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 673

Folder 674

Natchitoches Cemeteries, 1977, by Lucile Keator Prudhomme #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 674

Folder 675

Papers of the Fifth Grand Reunion of the Descendants of the Founders of Natchitoches, 1984; Papers of the Sixth Grand Reunion of the Descendants of the Founders of Natchitoches, 1985; Selected Papers of the Seventh Grand Reunion of the Descendants of the Founders of Natchitoches , 1986 #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 675

Folder 676

Reflections, June 1984-April 1992, newsletter of the founders of Natchitoches #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 676

Folder 677

World Book of Prudhommes, 1991 #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 677

Folder 678

Miscellaneous pamphlets, articles, and clippings #00613, Subseries: "5.5. Publications, 1961-1992." Folder 678

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 6. Maps and Plats, 1816-1977.

About 25 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Chiefly copies of mid-1800s plats of the Cane River plantations, probably issued for administration of successions. Included are an undated survey with measurement points for crop boundaries; also, a 1977 aerial map of Oakland plantation, an undated oil and gas map of Natchitoches Parish, La., and an undated annotated map of plats in part of Natchitoches Parish.

Folder 679

1816-1977 #00613, Series: "6. Maps and Plats, 1816-1977. " Folder 679

Extra Oversize Paper Folder XOPF-613/1

Maps and plats, circa 1830-1977 and undated #00613, Series: "6. Maps and Plats, 1816-1977. " XOPF-613/1

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-613/8

Maps and plats, circa 1840s-1850s #00613, Series: "6. Maps and Plats, 1816-1977. " OPF-613/8

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-613/4

Maps and plats, 1840-1867 #00613, Series: "6. Maps and Plats, 1816-1977. " OPF-613/4

Folder 680

Undated #00613, Series: "6. Maps and Plats, 1816-1977. " Folder 680

Includes survey of crop boundaries.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 7. Photographic Materials, circa 1880-1993.

About 5000 items.

Arrangement: By format.

Documents Prudhomme family and neighbors, including the Keator and Hyam families, the big house and renovations, World War I, travel, quilting, anniversary celebrations. There are some 19th-century materials, but materials date chiefly from the 20th century (1910s-1980s).

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993.

About 2500 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by family name, then subject.

Extended Prudhomme and Keator families are documented. Chiefly portraits of individuals and families and images of their gatherings, such as for holidays, birthdays, weddings, recreation, and travel. Nineteenth-century portraits have cardboard backing. Architectural images include interior and exterior views of Oakland and its 19th-century tools. Renovations of 1953 and 1964 are documented. Other architectural images document various Keator homes. Genealogical society activities also are documented. Miscellaneous images include pets, World War I, and construction scenes. Nearly all photographs are annotated with names and dates. Some negatives are available.

Special Format Image SF-P-613/1

Walter Stuart Blake, daguerreotype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/1

Special Format Image SF-P-613/2

Walter Stuart Blake, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/2

Special Format Image SF-P-613/3

Elisha Breazeale and Mary Keator Breazeale, with others seated in a car, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/3

Special Format Image SF-P-613/4

Mary Keator Breazeale and Kate Keator[?] in car, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/4

Special Format Image SF-P-613/5

Mary Keator Breazeale and Kate Keator[?] in car, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/5

Special Format Image SF-P-613/6

Unidentified man with hand on crossed leg, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/6

Special Format Image SF-P-613/7

Unidentified man with hands on lapels, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/7

Special Format Image SF-P-613/8

Unidentified man with hat, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/8

Special Format Image SF-P-613/9

Unidentified man, daguerreotype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/9

Special Format Image SF-P-613/10

Unidentified man with cane in left hand, framed photograph #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/10

Special Format Image SF-P-613/11

Unidentified man, framed photograph #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/11

Special Format Image SF-P-613/12

Unidentified baby with cat, glass covered photograph #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/12

Special Format Image SF-P-613/13

Headshots of 20 unidentified men, daguerreotype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/13

Special Format Image SF-P-613/14a

Unidentified couple, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/14a

Special Format Image SF-P-613/14b

Unidentified couple, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/14b

Special Format Image SF-P-613/14c

Unidentified couple, tintype #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." SF-P-613/14c

Oversize Image Folder OP-P-613/1

Photographs of a 1949 youth group, a 1949 religious group meeting, and a 1974 genealogical society meeting; collage of Oakland plantation scenes, undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." OP-P-613/1

Image Folder PF-613/1

Elisha Breazeale and Mary Keator Breazeale, undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/1

Image Folder PF-613/2

Harriet Prudhomme Breazeale, 1910-circa 1920, and undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/2

Image Folder PF-613/3

Other Breazeale family, circa 1900 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/3

Image Folder PF-613/4

Blanche Capaville, circa 1900 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/4

Image Folder PF-613/5a

Cloutier family, circa 1880-1983 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/5a

Image Folder PF-613/5b

Cloutier family, circa 1880-1983 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/5b

Image Folder PF-613/5c

Cloutier family, circa 1880-1983 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/5c

Image Folder PF-613/5d

Cloutier family, circa 1880-1983 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/5d

Image Folder PF-613/5e

Cloutier family, circa 1880-1983 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/5e

Image Folder PF-613/6

Cunningham family, circa 1910-1950 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/6

Image Folder PF-613/7

Seessel Breazeale Durand, undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/7

Image Folder PF-613/8

Frampton family, circa 1890-1900 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/8

Image Folder PF-613/9

Hyams family, circa 1920-1940 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/9

Image Folder PF-613/10

Charles D. Keator, circa 1900-1910 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/10

Image Folder PF-613/11

Charles D. Keator and family, circa 1914-1971 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/11

Image Folder PF-613/12

Charles E. Keator, circa 1911 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/12

Image Folder PF-613/13

James E. Keator, circa 1900 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/13

Image Folder PF-613/14

James T. Keator and family, circa 1890 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/14

Image Folder PF-613/15

Kate "Kitten" Keator (individual), undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/15

Image Folder PF-613/16

Kate "Kitten" Keator (group), circa 1890-1940 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/16

Image Folder PF-613/17

Kate "Kitten" Keator and Mary Keator Breazeale, 1892-circa 1960 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/17

Image Folder PF-613/18

Mabel Keator, circa 1910-1940 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/18

Image Folder PF-613/19

Mayo S. Keator, undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/19

Image Folder PF-613/20

Keator family (group), circa 1900-1960 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/20

Image Folder PF-613/21

Extended Keator family, 1905-1944, and undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/21

Image Folder PF-613/22

Lambre family, 1889-1909, and undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/22

Image Folder PF-613/23

Legrand family, 1966-1986 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/23

Image Folder PF-613/24

Metoyer family, undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/24

Image Folder PF-613/25

Murray-Masters family, circa 1880-1952 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/25

Image Folder PF-613/26

J. Alphonse Prudhomme II, 1918-1991 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/26

Image Folder PF-613/27

J. Alphonse Prudhomme III and family, 1944-circa 1990 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/27

Image Folder PF-613/28

Kenneth Prudhomme and family, 1943-1991 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/28

Image Folder PF-613/29

Lucile Keator Prudhomme (individual), circa 1910-1992 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/29

Image Folder PF-613/30

Lucile Keator Prudhomme (group), circa 1908-1990 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/30

Image Folder PF-613/31

Lucile Keator Prudhomme and J. Alphonse Prudhomme II, 1949-1989 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/31

Image Folder PF-613/32

Mayo Prudhomme and family, 1945-1978 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/32

Image Folder PF-613/33

Vivian Prudhomme Flores and family, circa 1940-1990 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/33

Image Folder PF-613/34

Prudhomme family, 3rd and 4th generations #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/34

Image Folder PF-613/35a

Prudhomme family, 5th generation, circa 1890-1940 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/35a

Image Folder PF-613/36

Prudhomme family, 6th generation, 1930-1951 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/36

Image Folder PF-613/37-38

PF-613/37

PF-613/38

Extended Prudhomme family #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/37-38

Image Folder PF-613/39

Tremble family, 1906-1917 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/39

Image Folder PF-613/40

Adele Prudhomme Brett and family, 1961-1986 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/40

Image Folder PF-613/41

Voiers family, 1890-1920 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/41

Image Folder PF-613/42

Miscellaneous people: A-E #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/42

Image Folder PF-613/43

Miscellaneous people: H-L #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/43

Image Folder PF-613/44

Miscellaneous people: M-R #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/44

Image Folder PF-613/45

Miscellaneous people: S-W #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/45

Image Folder PF-613/46-47

PF-613/46

PF-613/47

Miscellaneous people: Unidentified #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/46-47

Image Folder PF-613/48

Events: Valentine dance, February 1951 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/48

Image Folder PF-613/49

Events: Lucile Keator Prudhomme's 80th birthday, 1986 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/49

Image Folder PF-613/50

Events: J. Alphonse Prudhomme II's 91st birthday, 1987 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/50

Image Folder PF-613/51

Events: Special mass for Lucile Keator Prudhomme and J. Alphonse Prudhomme II, 1988 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/51

Image Folder PF-613/52

Events: Wedding anniversaries, 1984, 1989 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/52

Image Folder PF-613/53

Events: Miscellaneous gatherings (identified), 1978-1981 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/53

Image Folder PF-613/54

Genealogical societies, 1970s #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/54

Image Folder PF-613/55

Genealogical societies, 1980s #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/55

Image Folder PF-613/56-57

PF-613/56

PF-613/57

Keator family homes: Bermuda, La., 1916 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/56-57

Image Folder PF-613/58

Keator family homes: New York, 1906-circa 1915 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/58

Image Folder PF-613/59

Keator family homes: Webster Groves, Mo., 1906-1944, and undated #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/59

Image Folder PF-613/60

Oakland plantation: Buildings, 1901-1968 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/60

Image Folder PF-613/61

Oakland plantation: Fishing camp scenes, 1933-1934 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/61

Image Folder PF-613/62

Oakland plantation: Interior, 1968-1986 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/62

Image Folder PF-613/63

Oakland plantation: Portraits #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/63

Image Folder PF-613/64

Oakland plantation: Renovations, 1953 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/64

Image Folder PF-613/65

Oakland plantation: Renovations, 1964 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/65

Image Folder PF-613/66

Oakland plantation: tools from 19th century #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/66

Image Folder PF-613/67

Oakland plantation: Tour, 1963, 1971-1972 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/67

Image Folder PF-613/68-69

PF-613/68

PF-613/69

Oakland plantation: Miscellaneous outdoor views #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/68-69

Image Folder PF-613/70

Travel, 1913-1916 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/70

Image Folder PF-613/71

Travel, 1941-1968 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/71

Image Folder PF-613/72

Travel, 1973-1983 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/72

Image Folder PF-613/73-75

PF-613/73

PF-613/74

PF-613/75

World War I #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/73-75

Image Folder PF-613/76

Miscellaneous: baseball, circa 1890 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/76

Image Folder PF-613/77

Miscellaneous: Bermuda Bridge #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/77

Image Folder PF-613/78

Miscellaneous: Construction scenes, circa 1900-1940 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/78

Image Folder PF-613/79

Miscellaneous: Louisiana and Missouri homes, circa 1900-1941 #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/79

Image Folder PF-613/80

Miscellaneous: Inventions by Mayo S. Keator #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/80

Image Folder PF-613/81

Miscellaneous: Pets #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/81

Image Folder PF-613/82

Miscellaneous: Railroad #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/82

Image Folder PF-613/83

Miscellaneous: Scenes (identified), including outdoor church service and various sites in St. Louis, Mo. #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1880-1993." PF-613/83

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 7.2. Slides, 1904-1980.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: Chronological (family images and historic Oakland plantation images are separated).

Chiefly images of family gatherings for weddings, holidays, and other events, and travel. Oakland plantation images include 19th-century tools, miscellaneous outdoor views. Images are in black and white and color.

Image Folder PF-613/84

World's Fair[?] in St. Louis, Mo., 1904 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/84

Image Folder PF-613/85

Keator family[?], May 1941-October 1945 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/85

Image Folder PF-613/86

Keator family, Oakland plantation, October 1945-1955 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/86

Image Folder PF-613/87

Christmas, Easter, Kenneth Prudhomme and Sally Prudhomme's wedding, Vivian Prudhomme Flores's classroom, Mother's day, 7th generation of Prudhommes, 1957-1958 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/87

Image Folder PF-613/88

7th generation Prudhommes, February 1960 snow, Christmas, Vivian Prudhomme Flores's wedding rehearsal supper, 1959-1960 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/88

Image Folder PF-613/89

Travel[?], circa 1960 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/89

Image Folder PF-613/90

7th generation Prudhommes, Kisatchie National Forest, air shows, Vivian Prudhomme Flores's home, Hodges' Gardens, 1961-1962 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/90

Image Folder PF-613/91

Travel to western United States and British Columbia, 1963 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/91

Image Folder PF-613/92

Oakland plantation museum, well tools, and antiques #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/92

Image Folder PF-613/93

Oakland plantation "Project Discovery", circa 1980 #00613, Subseries: "7.2. Slides, 1904-1980." PF-613/93

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s.

10 items.

Albums chiefly document the extended family and friends of the Prudhommes and Keators and their holiday and social gatherings from the 1920s to the 1980s. Photographs of recreation activities, family weddings, and travel are numerous. Also included are childhood and young adult photographs of Lucile Keator Prudhomme, her children, who represent the 6th generation of Prudhommes, and her grandchildren, the 7th generation. Many photographs were annotated by Lucile Keator Prudhomme. Some albums have been disassembled for preservation. Negatives are available for some photographs.

Photograph Album PA-613/23

1906-1957 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PA-613/23

Includes photographs of Lucile Keator Prudhomme as a child; sixth generation Prudhommes as children; J. Alphonse Prudhomme III's wedding; World War II training camp; Oakland plantation renovations; miscellaneous Keators and Prudhommes.

Photograph Album PA-613/24

1918-1954 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PA-613/24

Prudhomme and Keator family and friends.

Photograph Album PA-613/25

1919-1922 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PA-613/25

Lucile Keator Prudhomme at school, with friends and relatives in Bermuda, La., and Webster Groves, Mo.

Photograph Album PA-613/26

Circa 1920 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PA-613/26

Chiefly Keator family photos, including some swimming scenes.

Image Folder PF-613/95-97

PF-613/95

PF-613/96

PF-613/97

Circa 1940-1969 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PF-613/95-97

Prudhomme family and friends, travel, and weddings (disassembled album).

Image Folder PF-613/98-100

PF-613/98

PF-613/99

PF-613/100

1963-1964 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PF-613/98-100

Oakland plantation scenes with various Prudhomme and Keator friends and relatives (disassembled album).

Image Folder PF-613/101-103

PF-613/101

PF-613/102

PF-613/103

1950-1983 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PF-613/101-103

Oakland plantation in the snow; 7th generation Prudhommes; genealogical society events; Mayo S. Keator's inventions; filming of Horse Soldiers (disassembled album).

Image Folder PF-613/104

"Grandma's Gallery," 1961-1966 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PF-613/104

Vivian Prudhomme Flores's children (disassembled album).

Image Folder PF-613/105-109

PF-613/105

PF-613/106

PF-613/107

PF-613/108

PF-613/109

1969-circa 1985 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PF-613/105-109

Travel; family gatherings, including weddings; Oakland plantation; genealogical society events (disassembled album).

Image Folder PF-613/110

"Our Golden Wedding Anniversary", 9 August 1974 #00613, Subseries: "7.3. Photograph Albums, 1906-1980s." PF-613/110

Lucile Keator Prudhomme and J. Alphonse Prudhomme II's 50th wedding anniversary mass and reception (disassembled album).

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 8. Audio Materials, 1986-1989.

2 items.

Audio recordings of Prudhomme family.

Audiocassette C-613/1

Appreciation Mass for Papa and Lu Lu, 1986 #00613, Series: "8. Audio Materials, 1986-1989. " C-613/1

Recording of Catholic mass said in honor of J. Alphonse Prudhomme and Lucile Keator Prudhomme.

Audiocassette C-613/2

"Battle of Bermuda Bridge," 9 December 1989 #00613, Series: "8. Audio Materials, 1986-1989. " C-613/2

Recording of Paul Harvey describing battle in which three children, J. Alphonse Prudhomme III, Kenneth Prudhomme, and Mayo Prudhomme, defeated the U.S. Army under George S. Patton in "war games" training near Oakland plantation in September 1941; interview with Kenneth Prudhomme and Mayo Prudhomme recorded November 1994.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 10. Other Materials, 1811-1995.

About 1000 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject.

Primarily materials that relate to the social life and non-business interests of the Prudhomme and Keator families. Address books, day planners and calendars, club records, and invitations evidence the breadth and depth of social contacts and activities engaged in on a regular basis. The political papers, Oakland and other historic Natchitoches materials, scrapbooks, recipes, remedies, and instructions, advertising materials, and the miscellaneous materials document a wide range of interests, from political leadership in the community to historic preservation and domestic arts to sporting activities and travel. School, military, and religious materials suggest three important undercurrents valued by every generation of the Prudhomme and Keator families: education, service to country, and the Catholic faith. Finally, blueprints and designs and field books illustrate Mayo S. Keator's engineering work with railroads and his interest in architecture.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.2. Advertising Materials, 1880-1960.

About 50 items.

Decorative cards, calendars, bookmarks, business cards, and broadsides advertising products and services.

Folder 689-690

Folder 689

Folder 690

Circa 1875-1960 #00613, Subseries: "10.2. Advertising Materials, 1880-1960. " Folder 689-690

Oversize Paper OP-613/3

Broadside advertisement for "Avery Bee-Line Bursters" #00613, Subseries: "10.2. Advertising Materials, 1880-1960. " OP-613/3

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.3. Blueprints and Designs, 1873-1963.

7 items.

Blueprints and design specifications for buildings, a gin press, and bridge. The building specifications were written for a Lecomte store in Natchitoches, a Keator house in Webster Groves, Mo., and an unidentified house in Natchitoches, possibly owned by Antoine Prudhomme.

Folder 691

Specifications, 1873, 1916, 1963, and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.3. Blueprints and Designs, 1873-1963." Folder 691

Folder 692

Volume of Mayo S. Keator's notes on house in Webster Groves, Mo., 1916 #00613, Subseries: "10.3. Blueprints and Designs, 1873-1963." Folder 692

Folder 693

Enclosure from above volume, 1916 #00613, Subseries: "10.3. Blueprints and Designs, 1873-1963." Folder 693

Contains footing specifications.

Oversize Paper OP-613/48

Blueprint for a bridge, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.3. Blueprints and Designs, 1873-1963." OP-613/48

Oversize Paper OP-613/49-52

OP-613/49

OP-613/50

OP-613/51

OP-613/52

Blueprints for a gin press, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.3. Blueprints and Designs, 1873-1963." OP-613/49-52

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.4. Club Records, 1896-1949.

About 75 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Materials documenting the clubs in which the Prudhomme and Keator families participated. Membership cards, activity programs, minutes, meeting notices for various groups, including Knights of Columbus, Order of the Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Catholic Cemetery Association, Social Tennis Club, Harmony Literary Club of St. Louis, St. Louis Tercentenary Shakespeare Society, Webster Groves Garden Club. See also Subseries 5.4 for materials related to participation in genealogical societies.

Folder 694

1896-1920 #00613, Subseries: "10.4. Club Records, 1896-1949. " Folder 694

Folder 695

1922-1939 #00613, Subseries: "10.4. Club Records, 1896-1949. " Folder 695

Folder 696

1940-1945 #00613, Subseries: "10.4. Club Records, 1896-1949. " Folder 696

Notebook with membership and activities of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, of which Lucile Keator Prudhomme was unit president, 1940-1941.

Folder 697

1940-1949 #00613, Subseries: "10.4. Club Records, 1896-1949. " Folder 697

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.5. Day Planners and Calendars, 1897-1991.

11 items.

Brief records of daily social and work activities, birthday and death dates, comings and goings of family members, weather, addresses, and other miscellaneous information, such as children's layettes.

Folder 698-699

Folder 698

Folder 699

James E. Keator, 1897-1898 #00613, Subseries: "10.5. Day Planners and Calendars, 1897-1991. " Folder 698-699

Folder 700

Mayo S. Keator, 1904-1906 #00613, Subseries: "10.5. Day Planners and Calendars, 1897-1991. " Folder 700

Includes expenses and engineering notes and sketches, river reports.

Folder 701-708

Folder 701

Folder 702

Folder 703

Folder 704

Folder 705

Folder 706

Folder 707

Folder 708

Lucile Keator Prudhomme, 1925-1991 #00613, Subseries: "10.5. Day Planners and Calendars, 1897-1991. " Folder 701-708

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.6. Field Books, 1912-1918.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.7. Invitations, 1839-1992.

About 50 items.

Chiefly wedding showers, baby showers, dances, and "at home" invitations. See also Scrapbooks Subseries 10.14 for more invitations.

Folder 718

1839-1899 #00613, Subseries: "10.7. Invitations, 1839-1992. " Folder 718

Folder 719

1902-1992 #00613, Subseries: "10.7. Invitations, 1839-1992. " Folder 719

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957.

About 50 items.

Arrangement: Chronological, except for Voiers and oversized materials.

At least four Prudhommes across three generations served in the military between the Civil War and the 1950s. World War I materials include souvenir programs that document J. Alphonse Prudhomme II's social life in postwar Paris, materials produced by the U.S. Army to provide information about uniforms, military discipline and etiquette, life insurance, reacculturation, and social events for soldiers, paperwork assigning him to Motor Transport Corps, leave passes, letter of commendation, pay record book, and some issues of the "Kroonland Daily Wireless" from September 1919. World War II-related materials include a selective service card for Donald L. Prudhomme and a guide to the armed forces. The Newton Voiers and Warren Voiers folder relates to the military service of these Prudhomme neighbors and relatives through marriage. Included are identification cards, photographs, and memoranda from the Veterans Administration upon death of Warren Voiers in 1957. Oversized materials include certificates of appointment and promotion, including J. Alphonse Prudhomme I's 1862 appointment as adjutant in the Confederate Army. See also war time correspondence in Subseries 1.1, Fulbert Cloutier's Civil War diary in Series 2, and World War I-related photographs in Series 7.

Folder 720

1828-1919 #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " Folder 720

Oversize Paper OP-613/32

Appointment of Ambrose Lecomte as Second Lieutenant in the Natchitoches Artillery, 18th Regiment, 1828 #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " OP-613/32

Oversize Paper OP-613/33

J. Alphonse Prudhomme appointment as adjutant in the Confederate Army, 1862 #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " OP-613/33

Oversize Paper OP-613/34

Roster, Advance MTC Supply Depot 702, Paris, France, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " OP-613/34

Folder 721

1919, "Kroonland Express" #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " Folder 721

Folder 722

Circa 1919 #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " Folder 722

Folder 723

1941-1946 #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " Folder 723

Folder 724

1951-1954 #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " Folder 724

Folder 725

Newton Voiers and Warren Voiers, circa 1918-1957 #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1828-1957. " Folder 725

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995.

About 200 items.

Arrangement: By format.

Documents the Prudhommes' long interest and active participation in historic preservation activities and reenactment events in Natchitoches. Included are correspondence and drawings related to preservation of Oakland plantation and its listing on the National Registry of Historic Places, guestbooks signed by visitors to Oakland, and miscellaneous notes, printed material, and clippings describing historic tour programs and Oakland's importance to Natchitoches, La.

Folder 726

Correspondence, 1941-1979 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 726

Folder 727

Correspondence, 1987-1997 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 727

Folder 728

Magnolia Historic American Building Survey, 1986 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 728

Folder 729

Oakland Historic American Building Survey, 1987 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 729

Folder 730

Miscellaneous drawings and printed materials #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 730

Oversize Paper OP-613/35

Holiday card featuring Oakland, 1988 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " OP-613/35

Oversize Paper OP-613/36

Oakland drawing, 1959 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " OP-613/36

Oversize Paper OP-613/37

Map of historic Natchitoches, 1967 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " OP-613/37

Folder 731-746

Folder 731

Folder 732

Folder 733

Folder 734

Folder 735

Folder 736

Folder 737

Folder 738

Folder 739

Folder 740

Folder 741

Folder 742

Folder 743

Folder 744

Folder 745

Folder 746

Guestbook, 1901-1995 #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 731-746

Folder 747

Undated notes #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 747

Includes descriptions of the plantation, its buildings and furnishing, probably written by Lucile Keator Prudhomme for historic tour presentations.

Folder 748-749

Folder 748

Folder 749

Clippings (unarranged) #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 748-749

Folder 750-753

Folder 750

Folder 751

Folder 752

Folder 753

Printed material, 1950-1989 and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials, 1901-1995. " Folder 750-753

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921.

About 30 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Includes voter registrations, code of local law for Natchitoches, an 1833 list of parish voters, an 1860 census, and election results submitted by the parish judge to the secretary of state of Louisiana for local, state, and national offices, and adoption of the 1845 state constitution. Also of note are the minutes of the Taxpayer Association/Conservative Democrat Party. The Taxpayer Association formed in opposition to the "Radical Party" in 1874 to reform the tax schedule. Within a short time the group reorganized as the People's Party, a political party with the intention of electing delegates to the state nominating convention. In 1876, the group reorganized again and renamed itself the Conservative Democrat Party. Some items in French.

Folder 754

Code of Local Law, 1811 #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 754

Folder 755

Election results, 1812-1832 #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 755

Folder 756

Election Results, 1833-1843, and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 756

Folder 757

Election Results, 1844-1845 #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 757

Folder 758

Census ledger, 1860 #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 758

Tracks name, sex, age, skin color, profession, value of personal and real estate, place of birth, at school, disabilities (deaf, mute, and blindness), and literacy for approximately 350 families, probably in Natchitoches Parish, La.

Folder 759-760

Folder 759

Folder 760

Minutes of the Taxpayer Association/Conservative Democrat Party, 1874, 1876 #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 759-760

Folder 761a

Voter registrations, 1872, 1876, 1921 #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 761a

Folder 761b

Miscellaneous political papers #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " Folder 761b

Oversize Paper OP-613/38

List of members of House of Representatives in Louisiana, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " OP-613/38

Oversize Paper OP-613/39

Justice of the peace form #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1811-1921. " OP-613/39

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions, 1896-1972.

About 15 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject.

Cooking recipes, remedies for ailments, and instructions for domestic arts.

Folder 762-763

Folder 762

Folder 763

Crochet and knitting instruction book, 1896 #00613, Subseries: "10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions, 1896-1972." Folder 762-763

Chiefly newsprint pasted over an old stock account ledger.

Folder 764-765

Folder 764

Folder 765

Recipe book, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions, 1896-1972." Folder 764-765

Mable B. Keator's handwritten and newsprint recipes pasted over Latin lessons notebook.

Folder 766

Recipe book, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions, 1896-1972." Folder 766

Handwritten.

Folder 767

Recipes (unbound), 1972, and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions, 1896-1972." Folder 767

Handwritten.

Folder 768

Remedies, 1939, and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions, 1896-1972." Folder 768

Chiefly in French.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.12. Religious Materials, 1850-1986.

About 45 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Religious materials demonstrate an intense affiliation of nearly 200 years with the Catholic Church. Included are handwritten copies of prayers; prayer cards depicting saints and religious scenes, which were given to and by recipients of the sacraments; and a small sampling of miscellaneous programs and printed materials for religious events and sites of importance to family members. Some items in French. See also Subseries 10.14 Scrapbooks for additional collections of religious materials.

Folder 769

Handwritten copies of prayers, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.12. Religious Materials, 1850-1986. " Folder 769

Folder 770

Prayer cards, circa 1850-1990 #00613, Subseries: "10.12. Religious Materials, 1850-1986. " Folder 770

Folder 771

Miscellaneous programs and printed materials, 1853-1986 #00613, Subseries: "10.12. Religious Materials, 1850-1986. " Folder 771

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.13. School Materials, 1853-1992.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980.

38 items.

Comprised of 39 scrapbooks of announcements and clippings about the family, the plantation, Bermuda and Natchitoches history and social life, war, religion, and genealogical society activities. Many scrapbooks include poetry, greeting cards, postal cards, and other mementos. Earliest scrapbooks are a good source for girls' and women's interests, particularly in the 1880s and 1890s. Postal card scrapbooks have been disassembled for preservation and to provide access to verso annotations. Postal cards are stored in original order.

Photograph Album PA-613/1

Fanny Bossier Prudhomme, 1860 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/1

Poetry and cut out pictures, correspondence.

Photograph Album PA-613/2

Angela Lambre, 1881 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/2

A gift from Cecilia Dauphin, with poetry, cut-out figures, calling cards.

Photograph Album PA-613/3

Marie Coralie Cloutier, 1890 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/3

Photograph Album PA-613/4

P. Phanor Prudhomme II, 1885-1887; 1896 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/4

Clippings of cartoons, advice, and etiquette, writings, political party tickets; previously an expenses ledger from the 1880s.

Photograph Album PA-613/5

Women's invitations, ribbons, advertising, circa 1900 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/5

Enclosures include postcards, correspondence, calling cards, greeting cards, gift cards for 30 April 1907 wedding of Emma Hyams and Samuel M. Hyams.

Photograph Album PA-613/6

Elma Lambre, 1896-1906 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/6

Postcards, cut out pictures, correspondence.

Photograph Album PA-613/7

Lucile Keator Prudhomme, circa 1924 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/7

Wedding gift cards, dance cards, invitations, greeting cards, napkins.

Photograph Album PA-613/8

Historical images, 1920s #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/8

Photograph Album PA-613/9

Religious-themed cut out figures and scenes, 1910-circa 1930 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/9

Photograph Album PA-613/10

Lucile Keator Prudhomme, 1930-1950 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/10

Anniversary, birthday, and holiday greeting cards.

Photograph Album PA-613/11

Greeting cards sent to Mabel Keator, circa 1930 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/11

Photograph Album PA-613/12

Lucie Prudhomme, 1933 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/12

A gift from her mother, Laure Cloutier Prudhomme, with greeting cards and quilt and crochet patterns clipped from newspapers.

Photograph Album PA-613/13

Daughters of the American Revolution family and place histories, 1935 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/13

Photograph Album PA-613/14

Daughters of the American Revolution meetings and social activities, 1935-1942 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/14

Includes a short history of Oakland.

Photograph Album PA-613/15

Mayo K. Prudhomme, circa 1940 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/15

Child's scrapbook of cut out pictures.

Photograph Album PA-613/16

Circa 1900-1950 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/16

Clippings of war, religious images, women's enfranchisement in England, relations with England, political cartoons.

Photograph Album PA-613/17

Circa 1930-1940 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/17

Religious and historical images; many pages have been laid out but not glued in.

Photograph Album PA-613/18

P. Phanor Prudhomme II, circa 1940-1960 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/18

Clippings of social record, obituaries, calling cards, get well, sympathy, birthday, and anniversary greeting cards.

Photograph Album PA-613/19-20

PA-613/19

PA-613/20

Road trip from Bermuda, La. to western United States, 1963 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/19-20

Includes Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and British Columbia; includes postcards, placemats, photographs, receipts, brochures, maps, matchbooks (matches have been removed), and drink stirrers, all with annotations; enclosures include a small notebook with notes on expenses, itinerary, and mileage.

Photograph Album PA-613/21

Colonial Dames XVII Century, 1971-1973, 1979 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/21

Events, meetings, and correspondence (Lucile Keator Prudhomme was president of the local chapter, 1971-1973); annual historic tour of Oakland and Natchitoches, La.

Photograph Album PA-613/22

Colonial Dames XVII Century, 1977-1978 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " PA-613/22

State conference, clippings, certificates, pages from other Louisiana chapters (Lucile K. Prudhomme was state president, 1977-1978).

Folder 775

"Bermuda Gleanings," 1890 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 775

Newspaper clippings with social news of social comings and goings of Bermuda's residents; some business news.

Folder 776

December 1918 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 776

Adele Prudhomme and Eliza Elizabeth Prudhomme compiled jokes printed in newspaper and then pasted into a notebook for J. Alphonse Prudhomme II.

Folder 777

Circa 1890-1920 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 777

Program from band concert, French fashion, photocopy of prisoner of war release, deed for sale of land, poetry, school programs.

Folder 778-779

Folder 778

Folder 779

Invitations, printed cards for marriages and birthdays, religious materials, death notices, valentines #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 778-779

Folder 780-781

Folder 780

Folder 781

Clippings, including genealogical information #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 780-781

Folder 782-783

Folder 782

Folder 783

Clippings, writings, and family history #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 782-783

Folder 784-787

Folder 784

Folder 785

Folder 786

Folder 787

Emma Cloutier: postcards, circa 1905-1910 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 784-787

Folder 788-794

Folder 788

Folder 789

Folder 790

Folder 791

Folder 792

Folder 793

Folder 794

J. Alphonse Prudhomme II, from his grandmother, circa 1908-1926 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 788-794

Scenic vistas, advertisements, holidays, historic sites; includes Lucile Keator Prudhomme's postcards.

Folder 795-799

Folder 795

Folder 796

Folder 797

Folder 798

Folder 799

Adele Prudhomme and Lise Prudhomme, 1910-1926 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 795-799

Approximately 350 postcards.

Folder 800-814

Folder 800

Folder 801

Folder 802

Folder 803

Folder 804

Folder 805

Folder 806

Folder 807

Folder 808

Folder 809

Folder 810

Folder 811

Folder 812

Folder 813

Folder 814

Adele Prudhomme, 1926 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 800-814

Summer in St. Louis, Mo.

Folder 815-830

Folder 815

Folder 816

Folder 817

Folder 818

Folder 819

Folder 820

Folder 821

Folder 822

Folder 823

Folder 824

Folder 825

Folder 826

Folder 827

Folder 828

Folder 829

Folder 830

Postcards, circa 1900-1920 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 815-830

Folder 831-838

Folder 831

Folder 832

Folder 833

Folder 834

Folder 835

Folder 836

Folder 837

Folder 838

Postcards, circa 1900-1920 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 831-838

Folder 839-852

Folder 839

Folder 840

Folder 841

Folder 842

Folder 843

Folder 844

Folder 845

Folder 846

Folder 847

Folder 848

Folder 849

Folder 850

Folder 851

Folder 852

Postcards, circa 1900-1930 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 839-852

Folder 853

Essay on historic homes of Louisiana with postcard illustrations, by Catherine Hooker or Flora Hooker, 1947 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 853

Folder 854-863

Folder 854

Folder 855

Folder 856

Folder 857

Folder 858

Folder 859

Folder 860

Folder 861

Folder 862

Folder 863

Postcards, circa 1950-1970 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 854-863

Folder 864-867

Folder 864

Folder 865

Folder 866

Folder 867

Postcards, circa 1970 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 864-867

Original scrapbook has been photocopied to capture Lucile Keator Prudhomme's annotations.

Folder 868

Collection of typed transcriptions of letters, legal documents, and an article about Hot Springs National Park #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, circa 1880-1980. " Folder 868

Probably assembled as a scrapbook of genealogical research.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981.

About 200 items.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject.

Contains miscellaneous material collected by the Prudhommes. Individual interests are reflected in sports, gardening, travel, and other leisure activities.

Folder 869

Amusements, 1946 and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 869

Folder 870

Appointments, 1845, 1867, 1925 #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 870

Includes notices of appointment to police jury, postmaster, and New Orleans Police Department. See also Subseries 10.8 Military Materials.

Oversize Paper OP-613/45

Appointment of James A. Prudhomme to Postmaster at Bermuda, La., 1924 #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." OP-613/45

Folder 871

Baseball, 1899 #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 871

Includes scorecards and clippings.

Folder 872

Booklists, 1930s #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 872

Handwritten list of books with antebellum imprints in Prudhomme library.

Folder 873a

Garden notebook, circa 1908 #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 873a

Location and name of rosebushes and other flowers in garden.

Folder 873b

Horse racing materials, 1848-1860 and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 873b

Jockey subscription list, pedigree advertisement, clippings, correspondence, and race announcement.

Oversize Paper OP-613/46

Horseracing notice, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." OP-613/46

Folder 874

Inventions and patents, 1892-1942 #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 874

Correspondence related to Mayo S. Keator's warfare inventions, and Doctors Leveque and Lawton's patent application for "Dr. L.M. Leveque's Night Pill".

Folder 875

Postcards: Natchitoches and other Louisiana locations #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 875

Folder 876

Postcards, 1963 #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 876

From a road trip to western United States and British Columbia.

Folder 877

Postcards: World War I #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 877

Folder 878-882

Folder 878

Folder 879

Folder 880

Folder 881

Folder 882

Postcards: Paris #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 878-882

Folder 883-885

Folder 883

Folder 884

Folder 885

Postcards: Miscellaneous #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 883-885

Folder 886

Travel itineraries, 1981 and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1845-1981." Folder 886

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 11. Microfilm, 1990.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Additions of 2001.

About 875 items.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1. Correspondence, 1828-1917.

12 items.

Materials chiefly relating to the Lecomte and Hertzog families. Included are one letter describing feelings about the Civil War, anniversary and birthday greetings, and a few letters with news of home. Several items are in French.

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10 items.

Materials chiefly relating to the Lecomte and Hertzog families. Included are one letter describing feelings about the Civil War, anniversary greetings, and a few letters with news of home. Several items are in French.

Folder 887

1828-1914 #00613, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1828-1914." Folder 887

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.2. Greeting Cards, Calling Cards, Gift Cards, and Decorative Cards, 1914; 1917.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2. Writings, 1855-1864.

10 items.

Included are an autograph book, commonplace book, two diaries, and a religous composition.

Folder 889-890

Folder 889

Folder 890

Eliza Lecomte: Autograph book, 1858-1864 #00613, Subseries: "2. Writings, 1855-1864." Folder 889-890

Folder 891

Elise Lecomte?: Commonplace book, 1860 #00613, Subseries: "2. Writings, 1855-1864." Folder 891

Folder 892-893

Folder 892

Folder 893

J. Alphonse Prudhomme I: Diary, 1855-1858 #00613, Subseries: "2. Writings, 1855-1864." Folder 892-893

Includes lists of letters written and expenses while a student at the University of North Carolina.

Folder 894

J. Alphonse Prudhomme I: Diary, 1861 #00613, Subseries: "2. Writings, 1855-1864." Folder 894

Written while working on Mississippi and Pacific Railroad.

Folder 895

Composition, undated #00613, Subseries: "2. Writings, 1855-1864." Folder 895

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3. Financial Materials, 1765-1895.

About 775 items.

Materials include correspondence, promissory notes, receipts and other accounting records, cotton records, and miscellaneous plantation records. Included are some slave records documenting the sale, rental, manumission, and medical expenses of slaves. Other materials of interest include undated slave lists, household and personal inventories, land valuations, and other plantation records. Many of these materials relate to Ambrose Lecomte's Magnolia, Shallow Lake, and Vienna plantations. Many items are in French.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. General Plantation Materials, 1765-1895.

About 750 items.

Materials include correspondence, chiefly from overseers and factors; a store account book; promissory notes; receipts and accounting for store purchases, school tuition, music lessons, taxes paid, and other financial transactions; and miscellaneous plantation records, including undated slave lists, household and personal inventories, and land valuations. Included are some slave records documenting the sale, rental, manumission, and medical expenses of slaves. Many of these materials relate to Ambrose Lecomte's Magnolia, Shallow Lake, and Vienna plantations. Also of interest are receipts documenting the expenses of Eliza Lecomte, a young woman in the 1840s and 1850s. Many items are in French.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.1. Correspondence, 1783-1880s.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1895.

1 item.

Store account book belonging to May Prudhomme.

Folder 905

Account book, 1895 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.2. Account Ledgers, 1895." Folder 905

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.5. Plantation Records.

5 items.

Materials include undated slave lists, household and personal inventories, land valuations, and other plantation records. Items of note include an 1841 inventory of effects belonging to Dominique, a slave of Ambrose Lecomte.

Folder 906

Plantation records, undated #00613, Subseries: "3.1.5. Plantation Records." Folder 906

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Materials include store accounts, promissory notes, doctor bills for treating slaves, receipts for store purchases, school tuition, music lessons, taxes paid, and other financial transactions. Some early materials relate to the sale, rental, manumission, and medical expenses of slaves. Also included is a permit allowing a slave to go to Coin-Coin, a free woman, for four days. The expenses of a young woman in the 1840s and 1850s are documented in the receipts belonging to Eliza Lecomte. Many items are in French.

Folder 907-908

Folder 907

Folder 908

1765-1816 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 907-908

Folder 909-911

Folder 909

Folder 910

Folder 911

1830s #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 909-911

Folder 912-917

Folder 912

Folder 913

Folder 914

Folder 915

Folder 916

Folder 917

1840s #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 912-917

Oversize Paper OP-613/4

Account sheet for Ambrose Lecomte, 1847 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." OP-613/4

Oversize Paper OP-613/5

Account sheet for Ambrose Lecomte, 1841 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." OP-613/5

Folder 918-922

Folder 918

Folder 919

Folder 920

Folder 921

Folder 922

1850s #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 918-922

Folder 923

Eliza Lecomte, 1840s-1850s #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 923

Folder 924-926

Folder 924

Folder 925

Folder 926

1860s #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 924-926

Folder 927

1870s; 1891 #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 927

Folder 928-929

Folder 928

Folder 929

Undated #00613, Subseries: "3.1.7. Receipts, 1765-1891." Folder 928-929

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2. Plantation Operations and Personal Financial Materials, 1820s-1850s.

About 30 items.

Chiefly receipts of cotton sales and shipments. Also included are a few issues of New Orleans Prices Current, Commercial Intelligencer and Merchants' Transcript.

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About 30 items.

Chiefly receipts of cotton sales and shipments. Also included are a few issues of New Orleans Prices Current, Commercial Intelligencer and Merchants' Transcript.

Folder 930

Cotton records, 1820s-1850s #00613, Subseries: "3.2.3. Cotton Records, 1820s-1850s." Folder 930

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4. Legal Materials, 1809-1868.

About 20 items.

Materials include deeds, lawsuits, succession papers, a marriage contract, and work contracts with freedmen. Some items are in French.

Folder 931

Legal materials, 1809-1868 #00613, Subseries: "4. Legal Materials, 1809-1868." Folder 931

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5. Genealogical Materials, 1846-1923.

About 15 items.

Research notes, background material, and family mementos relating to Prudhomme family genealogy.

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About 10 items.

Research notes and other background material to Prudhomme family genealogy.

Folder 932

Research notes, undated #00613, Subseries: "5.2. Research Notes." Folder 932

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 6. Maps and Plats, 1768.

1 item.

Plat of land between Bermuda, La. and Natchitoches, La..

Oversize Paper OP-613/20

1768 #00613, Subseries: "6. Maps and Plats, 1768." OP-613/20

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 7. Photographic Materials, circa 1900.

2 items.

Photographs of Eliza Lecomte, Julia Prudhomme, and Noelie Prudhomme of the fifth generation of Prudhomme family.

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3 items.

Photographs of Eliza Lecomte, Julia Prudhomme, and Noelie Prudhomme of the fifth generation of Prudhomme family.

Image Folder PF-613/35b

Prudhomme family, 5th generation #00613, Subseries: "7.1. Photographs, circa 1900." PF-613/35b

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10. Other Materials, 1838-1872.

About 45 items.

Chiefly undated materials relating to military service; historic Oakland plantation; Louisiana politics; recipes, remedies, and instructions; horse racing; and other miscellaneous interests of the Prudhomme family.

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2 items.

Materials include permission to proceed to Texas with exemption from impressment of property, and an application to United Confederate Veterans.

Folder 935

Military materials, 1863 and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.8. Military Materials, 1863." Folder 935

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.9. Oakland and Other Historic Natchitoches Materials.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.10. Political Papers, 1838-1872.

11 items.

Chiefly election results and voter registrations; includes an address to Central Democratic Committee of Natchitoches, La.

Folder 937

Political papers, 1838-1872 #00613, Subseries: "10.10. Political Papers, 1838-1872." Folder 937

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.11. Recipes, Remedies, and Instructions.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.14. Scrapbooks, 1797-1866.

1 item.

Scrapbook of of 18th- and 19th-century personal and financial correspondence and receipts. Chiefly in French.

Folder 939

1797-1866 #00613, Subseries: "10.14. Scrapbooks, 1797-1866." Folder 939

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 10.15. Miscellaneous, 1851-1860.

About 25 items.

Chiefly materials pertaining to horse racing, including pedigrees, meeting minutes, rules and regulations, and newspaper accounts of races at Metairie Jockey Club in New Orleans, La. Other miscellaneous items include vocabulary lists and a document listing the mileage between towns.

Folder 940

Horse racing materials, 1851-1860, and undated #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1851-1860." Folder 940

Folder 941

Miscellaneous, undated #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1851-1860." Folder 941

Oversize Paper OP-613/7

Timeline of American history from 1764-1841, 1855 #00613, Subseries: "10.15. Miscellaneous, 1851-1860." OP-613/7

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Processing Information

Processed by: Nancy Kaiser, April 2001

Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, April 2001

Finding aid updated by Kathryn Michaelis, October 2010

This inventory incorporates parts of the inventory to the Phanor Prudhomme Papers, which was compiled in the 1960s and reprocessed in the 1980s. The 1938 and 1948 deposits have been integrated with the 1999-2001 donations to form the Prudhomme Family Papers.

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

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