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MF 5750, Series E, Reel 5

ANNIE JETER CARMOUCHE PAPERS

(Mss. 2878)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2011

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
CROSS REFERENCES .................................................................................................................. 5
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 6

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SUMMARY

Size.

0.3 linear feet

Geographic locations.

New Orleans, La.; St. Landry Parish, La.; Bossier Parish, La.; Virginia

Inclusive dates.

1853-1962, undated

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English.

Summary.

Annie Jeter Carmouche spent her childhood in Virginia and New Orleans and lived in St. Landry and Bossier Parishes, Louisiana, during and after the Civil War. Collection includes family letters, papers, and tablets containing Carmouche's memoirs. Materials relate to social life, her childhood, family events, and the Civil War and postwar period.

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

None.

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

Annie Jeter Carmouche Papers, Mss. 2878, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack locations.

W:18; H:24; Vault 6

Also available on.

UPA Microfilm 5750, Series E, Reel 5

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Annie Jeter Carmouche spent her childhood in Virginia and New Orleans and lived in St. Landry and Bossier parishes in Louisiana during and after the Civil War. She married Emile A. Carmouche.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection includes family letters, papers, and tablets containing Carmouche’s memoirs. The letters and papers (1853-1898, 1951), which have been bound into a manuscript volume, pertain to social life, Confederate military involvement of family members, and family events. The memoirs (1913) recall Carmouche’s childhood in Virginia and New Orleans, the Civil War, and life in St. Landry and Bossier parishes after the war. A bound copy of a transcription of the memoirs (1962) is also found in the collection. Also included is a scrapbook (1909-1936) which contains correspondence and minutes of the Shreveport Progressive League (1909) and newspaper clippings pertaining to Bossier Parish.

Loose items include typescript copies of letters (originals dated 1857-1864), two articles by J. T. Manry (1931-1932), and a photograph of Orchard Place, the home of James Blair Gilmer. Captain Emile A. Carmouche's palmetto hat is also contained in the collection.

CROSS REFERENCES

Subject

Date

Description of relevant documents

Bossier Parish (La.)--History.

1931-1932

Typed copies of newspaper articles discussing the settlement of the James Blair Gilmer family in Bossier Parish, and the establishment of the town of Plain Dealing Folder 13, scrapbook: architecture, politics and social life.

Confederate States of America--Social life and customs.

186-1864

Letters from Confederate civilians mention wartime experiences; memoir recalls life during the Civil War.

Gilmer, James Blair.

1931-1932

Typed copies of newspaper articles discussing the settlement of the Gilmer family in Bossier Parish, and the establishment of the town of Plain Dealing Folder 13, scrapbook.

Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.

1862-1864

Letters about camp life; experience of a prisoner of war in New Orleans; a trip of a federal prisoner of war from Louisiana to Virginia, escape and return to Confederate lines (March 22, 1864) Folder 1, and 2, transcribed memoir.

Shreveport Progressive League.

1909

Correspondence and minutes of Shreveport Progressive League.

Yellow fever--Louisiana.

1878

Letter describing symptoms of the disease and efforts to treat it.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Folders

Contents

W:18

1

1

Letters and other papers [bound], 1853-1898, 1951, undated

2

Letters (typescript copies), 1857-1864

3-12

Memoirs of Annie Jeter Carmouche, 1913; tablets 1-9

13

Articles by J.T. Manry, 1931-1932

14

Photograph, undated

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Printed volume: “The Life of Annie Jeter Carmouche,” 1962

H:24

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Scrapbook, 1909-1936, undated

Vault 6

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Captain Emile A. Carmouche's palmetto hat.

MF 5750

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Series E, Reel 5