WYNNE (MICHAEL D.) COLLECTION

Mss. 3053

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2006

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

Summary

3

Biographical/Historical Note

4

Scope and Content Note

4

List of Series and Subseries

5

Series and Subseries Descriptions

6-7

Index Terms

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Container List

10-14

Use of manuscript materials. If you wish to examine items in the manuscript group, please fill out a call slip specifying the materials you wish to see. Consult the Container List for location information needed on the call slip.

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Proper acknowledgement of LLMVC materials must be made in any resulting writing or publications. The correct form of citation for this manuscript group is given on the summary page. Copies of scholarly publications based on research in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections are welcomed.

SUMMARY

Size.

3637 items, 4 printed columns, 9 manuscript volumes, 6 linear ft., 13 v.

Geographic Locations.

Louisiana

Inclusive Dates.

1827-1976

Bulk Dates.

1827-1976

Languages.

English

Summary.

This collection includes papers of three families of planters in Pointe Coupee Parish; papers of a noted nineteenth century New Orleans architect; the William Howell Wynne Photographs of New Orleans, ca. 1902-1905; a collection of photographs of Lafayette and USL; a collection of Confederate currency; a collection of campaign material illustrating the State Elections of 1971 in Louisiana; and numerous miscellaneous items including both printed and manuscript volumes.

Access Restrictions.

Henry Watkins Allen, Theodore Roosevelt, J. Edgar Hoover letters restricted access. Use photocopies.

Confederate currency Restricted access. Permission of the curator required.

Copyright.

Physical rights are retained by the LSU Libraries. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.

Related Collections.

None.

Citation.

Michael D. Wynne Collection, Mss. 3053, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack Locations.

W:34-35; P:19; 5:31-32; 5:43; Vault:25; OS:W

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

This collection is made up of items collected and donated by Michael D. Wynne.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Collection consists of papers related to the Dayries, Provosty and Labatut families of Pointe Coupee Parish, La.; Albert Diettel, a New Orleans architect; Civil War military records and Confederate currency; photographs of William Howell Wynne; political campaign material for the state elections of 1971; and memorabilia of the Catholic Bishoprics of Baton Rouge and Lafayette, La. Photographs of William Howell Wynne (1902-1905) depict scenes of New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Lafayette, La., and University of Southwestern Louisiana. Political campaigns collection related to various state elections. Civil War military records consist of requisitions (1861), muster roll for the 38th Massachusetts Volunteers (1863), receipts of the 8th U. S. Colored Infantry, regimental guard report of the Louisiana 13th Infantry Regiment (Sept. 29, 1861), and authorization for the confiscation of property [photocopy] claimed by William Pritchard (Aug. 13, 1863).

Among the noted authors of collected letters are Henry Watkins Allen (May 14, 1862), Theodore Roosevelt regarding attributes he considers important (Feb. 8, 1906), J. Edgar Hoover (Aug. 5, 1954) and Major General Weaver to Troy Middleton reminiscing about World War II. Other papers include a stock receipt (1852), widow's pension receipt (1876), and a treasury document signed by Murphy J. Foster (Feb. 11, 1899). Henry Watkins Allen, Theodore Roosevelt, J. Edgar Hoover letters Restricted access. Use photocopies.

LIST OF SUB-GROUPS, SERIES, AND SUBSERIES

I. Family Papers

A. Dayries family

B. Provosty family

C. Labatut family

D. Diettel, Albert papers

II. Civil War records

A. Civil War military records

B. Confederate money

III. Photographs by William Howell Wynne

A. New Orleans

B. Mardi Gras

C. Lafayette, Louisiana

D. University of Southwestern Louisiana

IV. Political campaign materials

A. Louisiana state elections

B. Miscellaneous

V. Memorabilia

A. Catholic Bishopric of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

B. Catholic Bishopric of Lafayette, Louisiana

SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

I. Family Papers - Collection consists of papers related to the Dayries, Provosty and Labatut families of Pointe Coupee Parish, La.; Albert Diettel, a New Orleans architect.

A. Dayries Family Papers - Bernard Edward Dayries was a planter of Pointe

Coupee Parish, La. He married Clothilde Virginie LeDoux, daughter of Zenon

and Marie Felicitie Adelaide (Armant) LeDoux. Papers consist of legal and

financial documents pertaining to business affairs, the estate of Bernard

Edward Dayries, and purchases made from various merchants. They include

accounts, receipts, promissory notes, inventories, and photographic negatives

of Pointe Coupee Parish records on Zenon LeDoux. The account for Nov. 5,

1858, states a cash price for slaves.

B. Provosty Family Papers - Court documents related to the estates and

succession of Michel Auguste Provosty and his son, Auguste Provosty,

comprise the majority of these papers. Earliest papers are photocopies of

originals (1826-1838). Other items include travel documents (in French) for

Michel Auguste (1826), inventories goods and property, including a slave list,

of Michel Auguste Provosty (April 24, 1827) and Auguste Provosty (Dec. 12,

1868, Nov. 28, 1891), distribution of assets (April 22, 1876), and a

photograph (copy print) of Eliska Labry Provosty (n.d.). There are also the

class grades (1867-1869) and store accounts (1865-1867) of Olivier and his

brother, Raphael, while attending Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

(photographic negatives), and letters (photographic negatives) regarding a

silver medal awarded to Zenon LeDoux by George Town College,

Washington, D.C. in 1839 and returned to Georgetown University (1953) by a

decendent.

C. Labatut Family Papers and Photographs - Printed material and photographs

pertaining to the descendents of General Jean Baptiste Labatut and to the

Labatut House located near New Roads in Pointe Coupee Parish, La. Printed

materials, primarily photocopies, contain the histories of the Labatut family,

Labatut House, and the Louisiana Milita organized under Governor Claiborne.

Photographs (1973, 1976) show the interior and exterior of Labatut House,

family members, and and include copy prints of unidentified 18th century

portraits found in the Labatut House.

D. Albert Diettel Papers - Bernard Albert Diettel, a German immigrant, became

one of New Orleans' most distinguished architects of the 19th century. Papers

are primarily those of Bernard Albert Diettel and his son, Hans Arthur Diettel.

They include photographs, illustrations, and photocopies of articles related to

the buildings Bernard Albert Diettel designed in New Orleans and

surrounding areas. Papers also contain a chronological family history with

some entries in German (ca. 1900); a history of St. John the Baptist Church in

New Orleans (n.d.); a textile copy of a German monetary note; a photocopy of

a published article on the architect, Henry Howard, with a list of buildings he

designed in New Orleans; and the school reports of Hans Arthur Diettel. Other

items include papers and photographs of Hans Arthur's son, Aldophe Albert

Diettel, documenting his military service at Camp Beauregard, La., during

World War I.

II. Civil War Records - Civil War military records and Confederate currency

A. Civil War Records - Civil War military records consist of requisitions (1861),

muster roll for the 38th Massachusetts Volunteers (1863), receipts of the 8th

U. S. Colored Infantry, regimental guard report of the Louisiana 13th Infantry

Regiment (Sept. 29, 1861), and authorization for the confiscation of property

[photocopy] claimed by William Pritchard (Aug. 13, 1863).

B. Confederate currency - Confederate currency Restricted access. Permission of

the curator required.

III. Photographs by William Howell Wynne - Photographs of William Howell Wynne

(1902-1905) depict scenes of New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Lafayette, La., and University of Southwestern Louisiana.

IV. Political campaign materials - political campaign material for the state elections of 1971 and various other state elections.

V. Memorabilia - memorabilia of the Catholic Bishoprics of Baton Rouge and Lafayette, La.

INDEX TERMS

Alexandria (La.)--Photographs.

Allen, Henry Watkins, 1820-1866.

Architects--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Camp Beauregard (La.).

Campaign Insignia.

Catholic Church. Diocese of Baton Rouge (La.).

Catholic Church. Diocese of Lafayette (La.).

Coates, Charles Edward, II.

Correspondence.

Court records--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.

Dayries, Bernard Edward.

Dayries family.

d'Estaing, Valery Giscard, b. 1926--Photographs.

Diettel, Aldophe Albert.

Diettel, Bernard Albert.

Diettel family.

Diettel, Hans Arthur.

Edwards, Edwin, Mrs.--Photographs.

Floods--Louisiana--Photographs.

Historic buildings--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.

Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--Pointe Coupee Parish.

Jules Perrodin Store, 1865-1913.

Labatut family.

Labatut house (La.).

Lafayette (La.)--Photographs.

LeDoux, Zenon.

Louisiana. Militia--History.

Memorabilia.

Middleton, Troy.

Military records.

Money Confederate States of America.

New Orleans (La.)--Photographs.

O’bryan-Perry Family.

Paper money.

Photographic prints.

Photographers--Louisiana.

Plantation owners--Louisiana.

Pointe Coupee Parish (La.)--History--19th Century.

Political campaigns.

Provosty, Auguste.

Provosty, Eliska.

Provosty, Michel Auguste.

Provosty, Oliver Otis, 1852-1924.

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.

Sandoz, Jacques Benoit.

Sheet music.

Slavery--Louisiana--Point Coupee Parish.

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

CONTAINER LIST

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W: 34

1a

1a-1b

Dayries (Bernard and Family) Papers, 1829-1858. 47 items.

1b

2a-2b

Provosty (Michel Auguste and Family) Papers 1826-1869. 19 items.

3a-4

Provosty (Auguste and Family) Papers 1842-1876. 34 items.

5-6

Diettel (Bernard Albert and Family) Papers, 1855-1870. 38 items.

7

Labatut Family and Photographs, 26 items, 30 photographs.

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Miscellaneous Steamer Passenger Register, 1851. 1 item.

W: 34

1c

9

Civil War Items, 1861-1864. 10 items.

10

Henry Watkins Allen Letter, May 14, 1862. 1 item.

11

Miscellaneous Nineteenth Century Items. 1852, 1876, 1899. 3 items.

12

Miscellaneous items pertaining to the Catholic Bishoprics of Baton Rouge and Lafayette, LA. 1903-1975. 10 items.

13

T. H. Harris Letter. April 8, 1932. 1 item.

14

Lyle Saxon. 1934, 1939. 2 items.

15

J. Edgar Hoover Letter. August 5, 1954. 1 item.

16

Troy Middleton. 1954, 1956. 2 items.

W: 34

2

17

Miscellaneous Political Correspondence, 1960-1976. 17 items.

18

Miscellaneous Magazine Clippings, Etc. 7 items.

19

Miscellaneous Imprints. 1891, 1901, undated. 4 items.

20

Liberty Poster, undated. 1 item.

21

1967 reprint of Persac’s Map of Plantations on the Mississippi River. 1858. 1 item.

22

La Vie, Le Crime Et Les Confessions D’Ernest Et Alexis Blanc, L’Historie D’un Crime Horrible. 1897.

P: 19

Vol. 1

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History of Institutions and Organizations in Lafayette, Louisiana. By Quintilla Morgan Anders. March 1, 1951. (signed by the author)

Vol. 2

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Notebook of Charles Edward Coates II, Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, LSU. Entitled “Chemical Balance”. 1889.

Vol. 3

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Notebook of Charles Edward Coates II. 1888-1889

Vol. 4

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Notebook of Charles Edward Coates II. Undated. “Dietary Studies”.

Vol. 5

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Notebook of Charles Edward Coates II. Undated. “Organic Laboratory Work”, Heidelberg.

W: 34

Vol. 6

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Miscellaneous Photograph Album

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Vol. 7

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“Early Non-Denominational Private Schools in Vermilionville…1867-1905” by Quintilla Morgan Anders, 1968

Vol. 8

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John Kennedy Assassination Scrapbook, undated.

Vol. 9

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Muerte de Martin Begnaud. 1 printed volume. Lafayette: USL Printing Office, 1974.

Vol. 10

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In the Vieux Carre. 1 printed volume. undated.

Vol. 11

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Illinois Central System Advt. Booklet, ca. 1939.

W: 35

3

23

Campaign Buttons Originals 1900-1964. Copies 1896-1904. 12 items.

24

Campaign Buttons, 1908-1924. 14 items.

26

Campaign Buttons, 1956-1972, 17 items.

27-29

Gubernatorial Campaign, 1971, 24 items.

30-31

Lt. Governor Campaign, 1971, 21 items.

32-33

Attorney General Campaign, 1971, 13 items.

34

Superintendent of Education, 1971, 10 items.

35

State Representative and Other Offices, 1971, 15 items.

36-37

William Howell Wynne I Photographs, 1903-1905, 20 items.

W: 35

4

38

Lafayette Photographs, ca. 1910-1964. 20 items.

39

Lafayette and Miscellaneous Photographs, ca. 1898-1975. 22 items.

W: 35

5

40

Confederate Currency Issued by Louisiana Parishes, 1862, 21 items.

41

Confederate Currency Issued by Cities, 1861-1863, 19 items.

42

Confederate Currency Issued by the State of Louisiana, 1861-1866, 5 items.

43

Confederate Currency Issued by Private Businesses, 1861-1862, 10 items.

44

Confederate Currency Issued by Railroads, 1837-1861, 9 items.

45

Confederate Currency Issued by C.S.A., 1861-1862, 2 items.

46

Currency Issued by Banks, 1859, undated, 2 items.

47

New Orleans Municipality Notes, 1939, 1861, 3 items.

48

Bills of Exchange, 1856, 1857, 2 items.

5: 31

6

49-56

O’Bryan-Perry Family Papers, 1814-1829. 309 items.

57

O’Bryan-Perry Family Papers, Undated. 57 items.

58

O’Bryan-Perry Family Papers, Newspaper clippings. 6 items.

59-66

Jacques Benoit Sandoz Papers, 1859, 1872, 1873, 1894-1899, 1906, 1914, 1953. 438 items.

67

Diettel Family Papers, 1932, 1975, undated. 5 items.

68

Labatut Family genealogy, undated. 1 item.

69

André Olivier Scrapbook, undated. 1 item.

70

André Olivier Scrapbook, undated. 1 item. Pertains to Mississippi River Flood of 1927.

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71

André Olivier Scrapbook, undated. 1 item.

72

Louisiana State Treasurer, Receipt Book, (only item saved from the burning of the “Old” State Capitol building), 1858-1859. 1 item.

73

Mayer Band. Minute and record book, 1901-1902. 1 items.

74

Mayer Band. Bills and receipts, 1892, 1900-1909, undated. 29 items.

75

Sheet music. Manuscripts, 1916, undated. 32 items.

76

Sheet music, printed. Pieces by Robert de Fragny. undated. 5 items.

77

Marc M. Mouton Scrapbook (former Lt. Governor), 1939-1944. 1 item.

78

Miscellaneous Lafayette items, 1971, 1976, undated. 30 items.

79

Printed items, medical, undated. 2 items.

80

Miscellaneous St. Martinville items. 8 items.

81

Sheet Music, 1915, 1917. 5 items.

82

Miscellaneous Carencro items. 2 items.

83

Miscellaneous Opelousas items. 4 items.

84

Lafayette Mardi Gras programs, 1962-1972. 11 items.

85

Pamphlet: “Louisiana Flood, May-June, 1927.” N.p., undated. 1 item.

86

Pamphlet: “Bellevue --- and the Family of Overton Cade,” 1975. 1 item.

5: 32

7

87

Miscellaneous funeral notices. 10 items.

88

Taylor and Young Papers, 1836-1852. 14 items.

89

J.L. Estorge Papers, 1866-1878. 24 items.

90

André Olivier Papers, 1938, 1959, undated. 8 items.

91

Barras Family Papers, 1808-1884, undated. 59 items.

92

Civil War items, 1862-1868, undated. 9 items.

93

Miscellaneous items. 87 items.

94

Miscellaneous St. Martinville items. 14 items.

95

Miscellaneous imprints. 21 items.

96

Political campaign items: Presidential elections of 1928, 1960, 1976 Louisiana Elections. 14 items.

97

Photographs: Lafayette mayor’s inaugural, 1972 and Ku Klux Kan meeting, 1970. 2 items

98-124

Jules Perrodin Store Papers, 1865, 1867-1913, undated. 1462 items.

125

Jules Perrodin Store Papers, printed volumes. 13 items.

126

Jules Perrodin Store Papers, Manuscript volumes. 3 items.

127

Robert R. Reed Papers, 1884-1895. 4 items.

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1

128

Political Campaign Posters, 1971-1976. 20 items.

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129

Louisiana Political Hall of Fame Commemorative, 1993. 1 item.

130

Louisiana State Commemorative Quarter Release, 2002. 1 item.

5: 43

8

1

Louisiana State Commemorative Quarter Release, 2002. 1 item.

Vault: 25

12

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Confederate Currency Issued by C.S.A., banks, and Louisiana Parishes. 1862-1863. 6 items.

5: 43

8

1

Miscellaneous Manuscript Items, October 1811-May 1934. 9 items.

2

Miscellaneous Manuscript Items (Xerox copies), October 1862-October 1918. 7 items.

3

Confederate Soldiers’ Tickets for Railway and Steam Travel, 1865, undated. 10 items.

4

Speeches in French, April 3-5, 1972, undated. 5 items.

5

Miscellaneous Manuscript Items, September-November, 1977, undated. 3 items. Includes “The Playwrights’ Theatre of Louisiana” and a list of known artist who participated in WPA Art Project in Louisiana.

6

Correspondence to Michael D. Wynne, September, 1977- May 1978. 6 items.

7

Family trees (Include those of Frank Albert Diettel and George William Hall, undated. 2 items.

8

Printed Items, October 1972-October 1978, undated. 8 items.

9

Newspaper clippings, October 1978. 1 item.

10

Confederate Currency, May 1862-April 1863. 5 items.

11

Postcards, 1907-1908. 2 items (Scenes of Shreveport and New Orleans)

12

Parish of Lafayette Bonds, September 1917-April 1926. 9 items.

13

Photographs, April 1923. 25 items (Photographs of Alexandria, Louisiana)

14

Photographs, August 1972-Febuary 1978, undated. 19 items.

15

Empty Envelopes, November 1977-October 1978. 2 items.

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16

Newspapers Printed on Wallpaper, July 2 1863; Certificate, August 12, 1864; Map of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, July 19, 1867; Garfield and Civil Service Reform, September 20, 1881. 4 items.

5: 43

8

17

Membership Ribbons, 1868-1877. 2 items.

Vol. 1

Photograph Album, 1976. (Photographs of French President’s visit to Louisiana).

Vol. 2

Photograph Album, June 1977. (Photographs of Mrs. Edwin Edwards).

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Vol. 3

Postcard Album, June 1977. (Scenes of Lafayette, Louisiana).

Vol. 4

Photograph Album, undated. (Photographs of Lafayette, Louisiana).

Vol. 5

Photograph Album, undated. (Photographs of flood scenes in various Louisiana towns).