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    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01e, 1875-1877.

    • Accounts.; Certificates.; Correspondence.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana.; Drafts--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Materials consist primarily of financial papers relating to Miles Terrell's debt and business transactions. Documents include promissory notes, accounts, drafts for payments, and invoices. A court summons dated 27 January 1875 requires Miles...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan; a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • MM. Chapter 34: Farm and Rural Labor, 1900-1930

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century; African American farmers -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Metoyer family papers. Cashbook. Folder 01-06, 1889-1926.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Accounts--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Cashbook contains store accounts and cotton ginning accounts. Goods represented include pork, seeds, quinine, cotton, corn, and beef. Names included in the book are M. Jones and Laura Metoyer.
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 2, ledger, 1904, 1924-1927.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various cotton merchants and farmers. The beginning of the book contains later accounts between Nazy Metoyer with merchants and banks for the years 1924-1927. These accounts...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 3, ledger, 1922-1929.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.;...
    • Ledger contains accounts between Nazy Metoyer and St. Clair Metoyer and various customers, cotton merchants, and farmers for the years 1922-1929. Included are accounts for: E. M. Harrison; members of the Rachal family; members of the Dupré family...
    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 5, Farmer's Business Record, 1895-1944.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer's Farmer's Business Record contains records kept in the management of the Metoyer family farm and cotton trade. The book contains two handwritten indexes. The record includes: an inventory for real estate, livestock, and crops...
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers include chiefly letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer, a free Creole of color, and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include: H. & C....
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01b, 1903-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers contain chiefly letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer, a free Creole of color, and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include: John T....
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03b, 1904-1927.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Financial papers of St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. (1903-1927). Also included is a license to pursue the occupation...
    • Metoyer family papers. St. Clair Metoyer papers. Folder 01-03a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Cotton...
    • Financial papers belonging to St. Clair Metoyer include shipping receipts, account sheets, receipts for cotton sales from Julius Weis & Co., and invoices from Swift & Company, Shreveport, La. (1903-1927). Included is a letter from St. Clair Metoyer...
    • Metoyer family papers. John P. Conant papers. Folder 01-02, 1909-1929.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • John P. Conant papers contain materials related to his parents Jean Arnold Conant and Marie Louise Emma Dupré Conant, who were both free Creoles of color. The folder contains two personal letters to John P. Conant from Jean Arnold Conant. The...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01b, 1864-1870.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Material is primarily financial in nature, but includes loyalty oaths taken by Miles Terrell on 13 October 1868 and Ceaburn Brown on 17 October 1868. Financial papers consist of accounts and invoices for food; clothing and household items; receipts...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01d, 1873-1877.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter registration--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Clothing and dress--Louisiana.; Debtor...
    • Chiefly finacial papers that include accounts, invoices, and receipts documenting the sale of cotton, household goods, food, tobacco, farm equipment whiskey, and quinine. Receipts also document payments on debt. Promissory notes relate to loans and...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01c, 1870-1872.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter...
    • Material consists mostly of invoices, promissory notes and receipts relating to purchases and small loans made by Miles Terrell, including the purchase of a heifer from James Hicks, 9 September 1871. In a letter to Miles Terrell dated 14 October...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-04, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-04, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-01, 1831-1835.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859..; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh largely regarding the status of the former�s crops. The letters concern shipments of McDonogh�s share of sugar as well as the status of Durnford�s trade in molasses,...

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