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    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 185-222, 1803-1849.

    • McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Free African Americans.; American Colonization Society.; Liberia--History--To 1847.; Slavery--Louisiana--History--19th century.; African Americans--Colonization--Liberia.; Plantation...
    • Letters written to John McDonogh by a variety of persons primarily documenting his business negotiations. Included are letters by Augustin Malet and his daughter Marie Therese Malet, both free people of color, regarding the sale of their property....
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-01, 1863-1943.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American elementary schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American...
    • The bulk of the materials comprise letters, school materials, and birth registrations for Grace, Kenneth, Bruce, Dudley Gregory, Juanita, and Naomi Turnbull, who were the children of Dudley Jr. and Juanita Hebert Turnbull, descendents of free...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Ledger Inserts. Folder 01-03, approximately 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A....
    • Six inserts from ledger with transcription of poems in Les Cenelles, a literary journal published by New Orleans free people of color. Includes poems and prose by P. A. Desdunes and a poem by Arnaud Lanusse. Gift of A. P. Tureaud. In French.
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 123-151, 1827-1845.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh primarily concern the daily operations of the St. Rosalie sugar plantation. Other topics include the emancipation of slaves and the colonization of Liberia by former slaves. Some documents are...
    • A. P. Tureaud family papers. Folder 01-01, ledger, 1866-1889.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American authors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American poets--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Desdunes, P.-A. (Pierre-Aristide); Tureaud, Alexander Pierre,...
    • Ledger with transcriptions of poems in Les Cenelles and prose text transcribed by P. A. Desdunes. Authors include: B. Valcour, P. Dalcour, Nelson Desbrosse, Joanni, Armand Lanusse, Michel St. Pierre, Camille Thierry, E. V. Rillieux, and P....
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Photographs. Folder 01-11, approximately 1895-1949.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American children--Louisiana--Baton...
    • Black and white photos of the Turnbull family, who were descendents of free people of color. Included are photographic portraits of Aldometer Turnbull (born a free woman of color), Grace Turnbull, and Alex Hebert in uniform. Also represented are...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 20, diary, 1837-1843.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1837-1843. The diary also includes handwritten copies of correspondence between William Johnson, his sister Adelia Miller, his brother-in-law James...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Photographs. Folder 01-12, approximately 1910-1969.

    • African American Catholics--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Nuns--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African...
    • Black and white photos of the Turnbull family, who were descendents of free people of color. The photographs primarily depict Dudley Turnbull Jr., his wife Juanita Hebert Turnbull, and their children. Photographs include: a school portrait...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 28, diary, 1849 March-July.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities between March and July of 1849. The entries primarily detail Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez, Mississippi community. Other topics...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 19, diary, 1837-1841.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1837-1841. The entries chiefly record the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 18, diary, 1837.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the year 1837. The entries primarily discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez community....
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 26, diary, 1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the year 1848. The entries discuss Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez, Mississippi community. Other topics discussed include...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Papers. Folder 01-02, 1910-1967.

    • Nuns--Louisiana.; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American women--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American...
    • The bulk of the materials comprise letters and postcards between members of the Turnbull family, descendents of free people of color, between the years 1910 and 1967. Other items include tests, diplomas, money orders, telegrams, receipts, and...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 27, diary, 1848-1850.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1848-1850. The entries primarily discuss Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez, Mississippi community. Many of the...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 25, diary, 1842, 1847-1848.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities from October of 1847 to February of 1848 and includes two entries from March of 1842. The entries discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business...

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