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Guide to Collections in the University Archives
 
 
William Buchanan MacMillan Papers
 
 
Collection 88
MacMillan, William Buchanan (1883-1978). Papers, 1940-1971
2 1/2 feet, 1 volume
 
Correspondence, papers, etc. of W. B. MacMillan, a resident of Abbeville, Louisiana since July, 1928. He served as a sales promotion and public relations manager of the Louisiana State Rice Company of Abbeville. He was well known and highly praised for his work in flower hybridization. He also was a distinguished person in the fields of education and business. The papers were mainly concerned with his work in horticulture.

Donated by Sarah Daniel, Abbeville, Louisiana in 1978.
 
SERIES
A. Correspondence  
  1. Outgoing
1-1 thru 1-18
    a. House O Macs
1-19 and 1-20
  2. Incoming
1-2 thru 3-7
  3. Caroline Dormon Material (1888-1971)
3-8 thru 3-12
  4. Frank A. Godchaux Material (1891-1965)
4-1 and 4-2
B. Organizations  
  1. American Hemerocallis Society
4-3 thru 4-9
    a. Growers Association
4-10 thru 4-12
  2. American Iris Society
4-13 thru 4-15
  3. Louisiana Irises Society
4-16 thru 4-21
    a. Mary Swords Debaillon Iris Society
5-1 thru 5-4
  4. Louisiana Society for Horticultural Research
5-5
  5. Miscellaneous
5-6 thru 5-9
C. Miscellaneous
  1. Abbeville
5-10 and 5-11
  2. Biographical
5-12
  3. Library Association
5-13 thru 5-15
  4. W. B. MacMillan
5-16 thru 5-19
    a. Peggy MacMillan
5-20
  5. Miscellaneous
5-21
  6. Caroline Dormon
Box 6
 
 
INVENTORY
 
A. Correspondence
  1. Outgoing
       
1-1 1950 - 1944
   
1-2 1945 - 1947
       
1-3 1948
       
1-4 1949
       
1-5 1950  
       
1-6 1951  
       
1-7 1952  
       
1-8 1953  
       
1-9 1954  
       
1-10 1955  
       
1-11 1956  
       
1-12 1957 - 1959
       
1-13 1960 - 1961
       
1-14 1961 - 1963
       
1-15 1964 - 1965
       
1-16 1966 - 1967
       
1-17 1968 - 1969
       
1-18 1970 - 1971
       
       
A. Correspondence
  1. Outgoing
    a. House O Macs
       
1-19 Christmas bulletins; price lists; other
       
1-20 n.d.
       
       
A. Correspondence
  2. Incoming
       
2-1 A - B  
       
2-2 C  
       
2-3 D - F  
       
2-4 G  
       
2-5 H - I  
       
2-6 J - K  
       
2-7 L - M  
       
2-8 N - O  
       
2-9 P - Q  
       
3-1 S (C. G. Simon)
       
3-2 T  
       
3-3 U - V  
       
3-4 Wa - West  
       
3-5 Westbrook - Williams
       
3-6 Williamson - Wz
       
3-7 X - Z
       
       
A. Correspondence
  3. Caroline Dormon Material (1888-1971)
       
3-8 Incoming correspondence from MacMillan
       
3-9 Outgoing, 1940-1950, to MacMillan
       
3-10 Same, 1951-1971, to MacMillan
       
3-11 Publications; biographical material, etc.
       
3-12 Other  
       
  See also Box 6
       
       
A. Correspondence
  4. Frank A. Godchaux Material (1879-1965)
       
4-1 Christmas bulletins; letters
       
4-2 Biographical material
       
       
B. Organizations
  1. American Hemerocallis Society
       
4-3 Bylaws
       
4-4 Conventions and annual meetings
       
4-5 Regional meetings
       
4-6 Articles; newsletters; other publications
       
4-7 Awards and certificates of W. B. MacMillan
       
4-8 Same
       
4-9 Newsletters; Region 13
       
       
B. Organizations
  1. American Hemerocallis Society
    a. Growers Association
       
4-10 Bylaws; bulletins; notes
       
4-11 Outgoing correspondence, most from C. G. Simon
       
4-12 Incoming correspondence
       
       
B. Organizations
  2. American Iris Society
       
4-13 Registration of flowers
       
4-14 Correspondence
       
4-15 Awards and mention of awards
       
       
B. Organizations
  3. Louisiana Irises Society
       
4-16 Bylaws
       
4-17 Newsletters
       
4-18 Meetings; members; shows
       
4-19 Notes and manuscripts
       
4-20 Publications; articles
       
4-21 Other, including awards
       
       
B. Organizations
  3. Louisiana Iris Society
    a. Mary Swords Debaillon Iris Society
       
5-1 Minutes; bylaws; other
       
5-2 Bulletins
       
5-3 Publications
       
5-4 Biographical
       
       
B. Organizations
  4. Louisiana Society for Horticultural Research
       
5-5 Correspondence
       
       
B. Organizations
  5. Miscellaneous
       
5-6 Iris
       
5-7 Amaryllis
       
5-8 Flowers
       
5-9 Horticulture
       
       
C. Miscellaneous
  1. Abbeville
       
5-10 Kiwanis Club
       
5-11 Rotary Club
       
       
C. Miscellaneous
  2. Biographical
       
5-12 Edna Spalding
       
       
C. Miscellaneous
  3. Library Association
       
5-13 Correspondence and reports
       
5-14 List of members
       
5-15 Other
       
       
C. Miscellaneous
  4. W. B. MacMillan
       
5-16 Autobiography manuscript; certificates
       
5-17 Cross breeding journal
       
5-18 Same
       
5-19 Speeches
    Miracle of Life
Daughter of Time
Franklin D. Roosevelt (typescript)
       
       
C. Miscellaneous
  4. W. B. MacMillan
    a. Peggy MacMillan
       
5-20 Peggy's crossbreeding journals
       
       
C. Miscellaneous
  5. Miscellaneous
       
5-21 Articles; poems; etc.
       
C. Miscellaneous
  6. Caroline Dormon
       
Box 6 Scrapbook of plant drawings
       
       
       
       
       

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