Note: Larger holdings are labeled "Collection"; smaller holdings (less than 2½ inches) are labeled "Manuscript".
Microfilm: 44 reels (35mm, 16mm)
Civil records beginning in 1868 when the parish was founded. Series include conveyances, marriages, probates and successions, and miscellaneous.
Some administrative records but mainly clippings related to the activities of this organization.
Donated by Henry J. Dauterive, Jr.
1 foot 3 inches
Correspondence and memoranda (1913-1919) of a bank in Plaquemine, Louisiana, and five ledgers (1892-1894) of the Bank of Plaquemine.
Microfilm: 48 reels
Civil records, mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries. Series include original acts, conveyances, marriages, successions, donations, and wills.
5 inches, 18 volumes
The Idonian Club was formed to study the Bible and for the promotion of growth in Christian character. This collection contains yearbooks and miscellaneous materials dealing with the Idonian Club.
Article: Immaculate Conception Chapel, Jennings, Louisiana. Published by Architectural Record, December 1956, pp. 148-152.
“An Indian Tradition and a Legend” typescript, Author unknown.
The Interscholastic Athletic & Oratorical Association was organized in Lafayette, Louisiana in 1904. This collection consists of records from Southwestern Louisiana Institute (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette) for the I.A. & O.A. from 1910 through 1978. These records are arranged chronologically and consist of publications, correspondence, minutes of meeting, and the constitution and by-laws of the organization.
5 feet 10 inches, 10 volumes
Roland Chiasson and other veterans fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. The Battle of Iwo Jima, 19 February - 25 March 1945 was one of the bloodiest engagements during World War II. This collection consists of books, videos, articles, newspapers, slides, from the veterans’ war service.
This collection was donated by Roland M. Chiasson.