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Garrett Family Papers

Collection 404

Garrett Family Papers, 1872–1986, n.d.

10 inches

Garrett family papers consists of material from the Garrett, Blue, and Allain families. There are material from the Jeanerette and Rayne areas.

This collection consists of documents from the Army of Tennessee, Louisiana Division of United Confederate Veterans Association, correspondence, receipts, photographs, publications, and certificate and diplomas from the Garret, Blue, and Allain families.


A. Document 1-01
B. Certificates/Diplomas 1-02
C. Correspondence 1-03
D. Receipts 1-04
E. Photographs 1-05 through 1-06
F. Publications 1-07 through 1-11
G. Programs 1-12 through 1-13
H. Miscellaneous 1-14 through 1-15
I. Oversize Box 2


Box 1
1-01 Document: Memorial Resolution, Jeanerette Lodge, #255, A.F.&A.M. , no date
1-02 Certificates/Diplomas, Allain and Garret families, 1984-2005
1-03 Correspondence: 1903-1909; 1970-1973
1-04 Receipts: 1891-1906
1-05 Photographs: Garrett family, n.d.
1-06 Photographs: places traveled n.d.
1-07 Publications: Army of Tennessee, Louisiana Division. Charter, Articles of Organization, Rules and Regulations. 1879, 1892; Officers, Standing committees and Roll of Members , 1906, 1907
1-08 Publications: United Confederate Veterans, Minutes of annual meeting and reunion. 1895, 1902; Organization of Camps, UCV Association. 1903, 1908
1-09 Publications: UCV, Circulars, 1904-1909
1-10 Publications: news clipping, by Helen Garrett, “Disney World marks Its 15th Birthday with Style”, Rayne Independent, Weekly Edition, November 8, 1986. (1 item)
1-11 Publications: other, National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc. Newsletter, June 162, volume 3, no.2; Weekly Unity, Lee’s Summit, MO, August 26, 1962, volume LIV, no. 19
1-12 Programs: Jerusalem Temple, 1908-1909 (ceremonial visits to Alexandria and New Orleans).
1-13 Programs: Washington Artillery Banquet, May 1908; Masonic Banquet, St. John’s Day committee of arrangement “Alex Allain”, June 24, 1903; Army of Tennessee, Louisiana Division, annual banquet programs, 1903, 1904
1-14 Miscellaneous: United Confederate Veterans, stationary, miscellaneous, no date
1-15 Miscellaneous: other, postcard: Iberville’s New Court House, Plaquemine, Louisiana, 1907; voter’s identification card for Helen B. Garret, Rayne, LA; Billet D’Affiliation, Cornelie LeBroton, Avril 1872; Croisade Spirituelle, Sous Le Drapeau du Sacré-Cœur de Jesus, Appel aux Catholiques, n.d.
Box 2
1. Certificate: State of Louisiana, Office of Secretary of State, ‘Helen Blue Garrett” was declared duly elected RSCC member, 42nd Representative District, Sub district B, 20 March 2007.
2. Photographs. 11 x 14. b/w photo. young girl, unidentified, n.d.
3. Certificate: First Communion, “James Proctor”, the Chapel of Jefferson College, St. James, LA, 15 May 1881.