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Sibille Store and Cotton Gin

Collection 101

Sibille Store & Cotton Gin [Bristol, La].  1890-1985.

2.5 in.; 21 volumes

Ledgers from Sibille Brothers store, plantation and cotton gin.

Donated by Jules LeRoy Sibille, Sunset, LA, and Mrs. Mellie (Sibille) Fontenot.

Inventory:

A. Account Books
vol. 1 1890 - 1892 - Day Book
vol. 2 1894 - 1895 - Day Book D
vol. 3 1895 - 1896 - Day Book E
vol. 4 1891 - 1896 Accounting Ledger
vol. 5 1898 - 1899 - Day Book H
vol. 6 1900 - 1902 - Day Book
vol. 7 1896 - 1912 Accounting Ledger
vol. 8 1906 - 1916 - Day Book A
vol. 9 1902 - 1908 Accounting Ledger (references Day Book J)
vol. 10 1910 - 1911 Journal
vol. 11 1910 - 1917 - Store Ledger - Cash Account
vol. 12 1921 - 1923 - Ledger (Store)
1926 - 1927 - Ledger (Store)
vol. 13 1930 - Day Book (Farm)
vol. 14 1924 - 1930 - Ledger (Store)
vol. 15 1923 - Ledger (Cotton Gin)
vol. 16 1925 - 1926 - Ledger (Cotton Gin)
vol. 17 1926 - Ledger (Cotton Gin)
vol. 18 1928 - Ledger (Cotton Gin)
vol. 19 1936 - Ledger (Cotton Gin)
vol. 20 1937 - Ledger (Cotton Gin)
vol. 21 1939 - Ledger (Cotton Gin)
   
B. Reminiscences, histories and short stories
1-01 "The Sibille Cotton Gin."
Michael R. Sibille, "Sibille Farm & Gin Co. 1959-1974."
Mary Elinor (Mellie Sibille) Fontenot, "Memories & Facts about the Sibille Bros. Store in Bristol."
Mellie Sibille Fontenot, "Louis Gaston Sibille – Love of the Land."
Mellie Sibille Fontenot, "Did you Know my Mother?"
   
C. Newspaper clippings
1-02 "Bristol Gins First Cotton in Louisiana," August 1, 1964
   
D. Photographs
1-03 Sibille Bros. Cotton Gin. 1845-1973
Sibille Bros. Store in Bristol, La., 1890-1985
Sibille Bros. Cotton Gin. Bristol, La., 1915.
   
E. Miscellaneous
1-04 Certificate of Membership - The Live Oak Society of the Louisiana Garden Club Federation Inc.  Planted by Joseph Sibille who came to Louisiana from France in the early 1800's