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Katie O'Bryan Conrad Papers
Collection 74
Conrad, Katie O'Bryan (1883-1973). Papers, 1906-1966
10 in.
Katie O'Bryan Conrad lived most of her life in Abbeville, LA.

This collection contains genealogy material on the O'Bryan-Perry and related families including correspondence, newspaper clippings, and legal documents. The notes are very fragmentary and kept on whatever paper happened to be handy such as envelopes, flyers, advertisements, etc. Most are handwritten. Other materials include World War II ration stamps, tax receipts, and a map of Governor Huey Long's plan for paved highways and free bridges.
A. Genealogy Records   1-01 thru 2-03
B. Photographs   2-04
C. Correspondence   2-05 thru 2-07
D. Newspaper clippings and issues   2-08 thru 2-10
E. Miscellaneous   2-11 and Map Case 13-03
Genealogy records    
1-01 O'Bryan-Perry and related families genealogy
    includes notes; letter; notebook on Perry family
1-02 genealogy materials
    includes notes: Boudoin family tree; clippings
1-03 genealogy materials
1-04 genealogy materials
2-01 O'Bryan-Perry and related families genealogy
2-02 O'Bryan-Perry and related families genealogy
    notebooks [autograph book and receipt book filled with genealogy notes]
2-03 legal documents (copies); financial records; death notices; tax receipts; land record, 1829 [very poor condition]; certificate appointing Kate O. Bryan [sic] as Special Commissioner for the registration of women in Precinct No. 2, Ward 8, Vermilion Parish per Resolution of State Council of Defense, 10 October 1917
2-04 photographs [2]
2-05 Correspondence: 1911, 1926, 1956, 1961-1965, n.d.
    Also many fragments and incomplete letters
2-06 correspondence: 1948-1966 [missing 3/97]
2-07 correspondence: 1948-1966 [missing 3/97]
Newspaper clippings and issues
2-08 Newspaper clippings [photocopied]
    genealogy; local history; health issues; religion; etc. - from Abbeville, Lafayette, and New Orleans papers although most not identified
2-09 Newspaper clippings [photocopied]
    Local history; selections from Clayton Rand "They Built the South" and "They Built Louisiana" series; special edition of Abbeville Meridional on oil industry, 1964 from Abbeville, Lafayette, and New Orleans papers although many not identified
2-10 The Independent High School News, Abbeville. Feb. - June, 1906
2-11 World War II ration book
Map Case 13-03 map: "Governor Huey Long's Plan for Paved Highways and Free Bridges [to be constructed by 1932], n.d.

Document last revised Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:49 AM

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