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Southern States

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ayers family plantation history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 635
Overview This collection includes biographical information about individuals in the Ayers, Brown, McCarty, Martin, Diller, Boettner, Crump, Raynor, Ball, Freytag, and Bergeson, and families, among others. The bulk of the collection involves the life and careers of this kinship network, and their commerce, ministries, and artistic work product, and events ranging from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. Some documentary history of the Jitney Jungle grocery chain is included.
Dates: 1850 - 2015

Charles P. Leverich business letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 222
Overview The Leverich letters recount the trading and financial conditions in the New Orleans branch of the family owned business controlled by William S. and J.H. Leverich. The letters give information on the cotton trade, shipping, insurance, banking, and the character and standing of various merchants.
Dates: 1833 - 1851; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1843

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar travel journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 311
Abstract: On his 1835 trip from Georgia to Texas, Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar kept a manuscript diary. The journal is written in continuous narrative form, with frequent historical or descriptive passages inserted, covering the months June-October, 1835, the period during which Lamar apparently made his decision to settle in Texas permanently and join in the Texian battle for independence from Mexico.
Dates: 1835

Papers of Jefferson Davis documents and reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 638
Overview This collection includes the wealth of documentation identified from across the United States and beyond and assembled for the purpose of the publication of the Papers of Jefferson Davis, a 14-volume set, funded by the NHPRC, and other activities and persons, beginning in the 1960s and running through 2015. Many of the speeches and letters published in the edition, either in full or summarized, are present in this collection as photocopies or on microfilm. Not every document featured in the...
Dates: 1815-2015, bulk 1850-1880; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1880