Baton Rouge, Louisiana |
Special Collections | Hill Memorial Library LSU Libraries Home


ACADIA PLANTATION RECORDS


(Mss. 4906)


Inventory


Compiled by Catherine Ashley Via and
Rebecca Smith
Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library Louisiana State University Libraries
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2005

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY


Section

Page #


Summary


4


Historical Note


5


Biographical Note


8


Scope and Content Note


10


List of Series and Sub-series


11


Series and Sub-series Descriptions


12


Index Terms


22


Container List


25


Appendix A: Indexes to Series II, Sub-series 2, Legal Abstracts


A1-A147


Appendix B: Contents of oversized folders from Series II, Sub- series 3, Pugh, Lanier, and Pugh Records


B1-B6


Appendix C: Contents of oversized folders from Series III, Financial Records


C1


Appendix D: Contents of oversized folders from Series IV, Topical Files


D1-D14


Appendix E: Contents of oversized folders from Series V, Maps, Plats and Photographs


E1-E8


Appendix F: Contents of oversized box from Series I, Sub- series 1, General Legal


F1


Appendix G: Contents of oversized rolls from Series V, Maps, Plats and Photographs


G1-G4


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.


Photocopying. Should you wish to request photocopies, please consult a staff member. Do not remove items to be photocopied. The existing order and arrangement of unbound materials must be maintained. Reproductions must be made from surrogates (microfilm, digital scan, photocopy of original held by LSU Libraries), when available.


Publication. Readers assume full responsibility for compliance with laws regarding copyright, literary property rights, and libel.


Permission to examine archival materials does not constitute permission to publish. Any publication of such materials beyond the limits of fair use requires specific prior written permission. Requests for permission to publish should be addressed in writing to the Head, Public Services, Special Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803-3300. When permission to publish is granted, two copies of the publication will be requested for the LLMVC.


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

23 linear feet; 26 manuscript volumes, 58 oversize folders (18 lin. feet), 2 oversize boxes


Geographic Locations


Louisiana


Inclusive Dates


1809-1983


Bulk Dates


1940-1979


Languages


English


Summary


Financial and legal papers, plantation management and topical business records, printed items and graphic material, writings and manuscript volumes record the daily operations of Acadia Plantation, located in the city of Thibodaux of Lafourche Parish, La.


Access Restrictions


Additional items have been restricted by the donor until 2014 or 2024.


Copyright


Physical rights and copyright are retained by the LSU Libraries


Related Collections


Plater Family Papers (Mss. 4872), Edward J. Gay and Family Papers (Mss. 1295)


Citation


Acadia Plantation Records, Mss. 4906, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Stack Location(s)


Ranges 93:7-18, J:4, and Room B6 OS:A


HISTORICAL NOTE


A working sugar plantation, Acadia Plantation is comprised of three major properties originally known as Acadia Plantation, St. Brigitte Plantation, and Evergreen Plantation. Acadia Plantation is located in Lafourche Parish, Evergreen Plantation in Terrebonne Parish, and St. Brigitte is partially located in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes.

The three plantations are consolidated farms which were assembled throughout the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries. Acadia Plantation was acquired in 1875 by Edward J. Gay through a sheriff’s sale. It remained in the hands of his descendants, the Platers.. St. Brigitte and Evergreen Plantations were added by direct purchase in 1903 and 1911, respectively.

All three properties were owned by well-known persons at one point or another. St. Brigitte Plantation was owned during portions of the 19th century by the family of Henry Schuyler Thibodaux, founder of the town of Thibodaux. Evergreen Plantation was owned by the family of Richard Ellis, the father-in-law of Confederate General Braxton Bragg who was also influential in state politics. Acadia Plantation and portions of St. Brigitte Plantation were owned

by the Bowie family, whose members included Jim Bowie who died at the Alamo; by Philip Barton Key, a nephew of Francis Scott Key; by John Nelson and Andrew J. Donelson, of a well- known Nashville, Tennessee Family; and by Edward J. Gay, who served Louisiana in the United States Congress in the 1880s and who was a prominent Louisiana businessman and sugar cane planter; and Andrew Price, Gay’s son-in-law, who also served in Congress in the late 1880s and 1890s.

The present Acadia Plantation residence is comprised of several old Creole cottages which were joined and remodeled in 1890 to become the stately residence of Representative Andrew and Mrs. Anna Gay Price.

Anna Gay Butler Plater, the favorite niece of Anna Gay Price, inherited the plantation after Mrs. Price’s death in 1939. The plantation was concurrently inherited by Anna’s husband Richard C. Plater, Sr., as well as their children, Richard C. Plater Jr. and Louise Plater Hale.

The Acadia property was primarily cultivated for sugar cane agriculture, although there are extensive woodlands and farm scattered about the property. Over the years the Plater family leased plots of Acadia land to tenants for such crop production as sugar cane and corn. In the 1940s, Acadia Subdivision was created from plantation lands, and part of the property was sold to the state of Louisiana for a junior college, Nicholls State, which ultimately became a four-year college and then a university.

Of great economic benefit to the plantation and its owners was the discovery of oil and gas on their land in the 1950s. This provided a supplement to the family income, and at times oil and gas royalties and lease rentals greatly exceeded income from the farm and any real estate activities.

In 1958, Richard (Dick) C. Plater, Jr. made a partial divestment of his ownership by sale to Ormonde and David Plater, his sons. Louise Plater Hale also made a donation of portions of her half ownership to her husband, R. Walter Hale, Jr., and to three trusts established for their children and guided by their attorney, Reber Boult. Richard C. Plater, Jr., assisted frequently by Walter Hale and Reber Boult, and ultimately by Ormonde Plater and David Plater, carried on the decision making for the plantation until about 1973.

In the early 1960s the plantation owners received on a credit sale a subdivision known as Belle Meade, and completed the sales of lots. Later, large land sales were made for the establishment of Acadia Woods Subdivision, carved out of the Devil Swamp to the rear of the old quarters. In the late 1960s land was donated for a public hospital in Thibodaux, located behind Nicholls State University, and for street servitudes to reach these public facilities.

In the early 1970s, David Plater moved from New Orleans to assist in plantation administration. Ownership began to change from the original members of the Plater-Hale families, and by the mid-1970s an administrative committee was formed for implementing decision making, consisting of Ormonde and David Plater and R. Walter Hale, III. Richard C. Plater, Jr., gradually divested his ownership to his sons and to trusts established for their children and wives, and the Plater ownership was subsequently represented by the Plater Corp. (ca. 1973- 1986), Plater-Acadia Limited Partnership (ca. 1987-1997), and Plater-Acadia, L.L.C. (Limited Liability Corporation, 1997-2003) . The Hale ownership, after the deaths of Louise Plater Hale and R. Walter Hale, Jr., and the termination of the trusts, was split among their children, Nancy Hale Hoyt, R. Walter Hale, III, and Vianda Hale Hill, whose interests were represented respectively by the L.L.C.’s Hoyt Acadia, Hale Acadia, and Hill Acadia.

The plantation experienced further consolidation of farms in the 1970s and 1980s. There also was a growing sense of insecurity, originating in the boom and bust times of 1973-1976, concerning the future of sugar cane as a crop. The plantation attempted to diversify its economic base, improving and renting out former farm tenant or laborer houses, renting stables and baling hay for horses, establishing a peach orchard, and taking advantage of an oil boom in the early 1980s to secure long term arrangements on pipelines and gas plant sites. That oil boom, the first since the mid-1960s, lasted just long enough for the plantation to benefit from the drilling of several wells, of which one or two were long-lived and profitable.

During the 1990s, there were several economic trends of interest to the plantation owners. One was the resumption of residential construction activity in the area after a long recession in the 1980s. Another was the expansion of medical facilities at the Thibodaux Regional Hospital and the recruitment of dozens of new doctors. A third was the pick-up of oil and gas activity offshore, accompanied by a large retooling of the offshore supply and fabricating industries across the gulf coast of Louisiana, particularly from Morgan City to New Orleans and at Fourchon at the mouth of Bayou Lafourche. Finally, there was a growing consolidation of sugar cane farms and milling facilities and continued political uncertainty about the competition for the domestic sugar market from foreign sources.

In the mid-1990s, several plantation owners and other interested parties (not involved in ownership) formed a limited liability company to acquire land tracts from Acadia Plantation to develop business subdivisions. The hope was to take advantage of the market in the area of the hospital and possibly for university-related research. The plantation was attempting to fashion a land use plan, and the city of Thibodaux showed interest in incorporating an area from Nicholls east and including the adjoining Bayou Country Club; it had already accomplished some incorporation recently of farm and wood lands across from Thibodaux Regional Hospital and down through the Acadia Woods subdivisions.

Acadia Plantation was sold by the Plater and Hale descendants in October 2003 to Acadia Agricultural Holdings, L.L.C. Its principals are Jacob Giardina and Ronald Adams.


Acadia Plantation Ownership Chart


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE


Edward J. Gay (1816-1889) was born in Liberty (now Bedford) Virginia. He was the son of John Henderson Gay and Sophia Mitchell Gay. Gay migrated with his parents in 1824 to St. Louis via Illinois. He was a businessman in St. Louis and later New Orleans. He married Lavinia Hynes (1821-1891), the daughter of Andrew Hynes and Anne Erwin. Gay became the owner of the Hynes property, St. Louis Plantation, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, in 1856. He purchased a number of other sugar cane properties while running Edward J. Gay and Co., a mercantile concern. Gay served Louisiana as a member of Congress from 1882 to 1889.

Andrew Price (1854-1909) was born at Chatsworth Plantation, near Franklin, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. He was the son of James Barry Price. Price graduated from the law department of Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1875 and from the law department of Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1877. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in St. Louis until 1880, when he returned to Louisiana and engaged in sugar cane planting. In 1879, he married Anna Margaret Gay (1855-1939). From 1881 to his death, Price managed and later owned Acadia Plantation. The couple had no children. Price served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888 and was elected in 1889 as a Democrat to the Fifty-first Congress to fill the vacancy left by the death of his father-in-law, Hon. Edward

J. Gay. Price was reelected to the Fifty-second, Fifty-third, and Fifty-fourth Congresses and served from December 2, 1889 to March 3, 1897. He died at Acadia Plantation and is interred in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee.

Anna Margaret Gay Price (1855-1939), or “Aunt Nan,” was born in St. Louis, the daughter of Edward J. Gay and Lavinia Hynes Gay. She married Andrew Price on June 26, 1879 and lived at Acadia Plantation from 1881 until her death. For a lengthy period of time after about 1918 she resided in Tennessee, but returned to Acadia Plantation permanently after a 1926 storm to manage its affairs.

Richard C. Plater, Sr. (1872-1955) was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the son of Thomas Plater (b.1829, Pooleville, Maryland) and Mary Louise Bugg (born in Nashville, Tennessee). He graduated Nashville High School and later from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Law in 1892. He spent one year with Capital State Bank of Nashville before organizing with his father the investment banking firm of Thomas Plater and Company. Richard married Anna Gay Butler of St. Louis in 1904. They lived in New York City from 1921 until 1940, while Richard was a partner in the firm of Clark Williams and Company. In 1940, they moved to Acadia Plantation, after inheriting it from Anna Gay Price in 1939. Richard stayed at Acadia Plantation until his death on January 30, 1955.

Anna Gay Butler Plater (1877-1961) was born in St. Louis, the daughter of Mary Susan Gay (1846-1882) and Lawrence Lewis Butler (1835-1898). She was the favorite niece and godchild of Anna Margaret Gay Price. She married Richard C. Plater, Sr. in 1904. She died on July 9, 1961, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Richard C. Plater, Jr. (1908-2004) was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the son of Richard

C. Plater, Sr. (1872-1955) and Anna Gay Butler Plater (1877-1961). He graduated from Taft School in Connecticut and from Williams College in 1931. On June 4, 1932, he married Eleanore Leake of Williamstown, Mass., and New York City. They had two children, Richard Ormonde Plater (b. September 6, 1933), known as “Ormonde”, and David Dunboyne Plater (b. May 3, 1936). Eleanore Leake Plater died in August 1937, in Williamstown, Mass. Richard C.

Plater, Jr., who in 1940 had moved to Acadia Plantation with his sons and parents, then married Pamela Q. Robinson of New Orleans. They were married in Pass Christian, Mississippi, on September 6, 1941. They had no children together. Richard and Pamela resided thereafter at Acadia Plantation, where he remained as manager until about 1973. At that time, his son David assumed management of the plantation, though Richard continued to live at Acadia until his death, December 25, 2004.

Louise Plater Hale (1910-1982) was born in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from Oldfields School, Glencoe, Maryland. Louise married R. Walter Hale, Jr., on September 29, 1934. They had three children: Nancy Plater Hale, R. Walter Hale, III, and Vianda Plater Hale. Louise died in Nashville, Tennessee in May of 1982.

Nancy Hale Hoyt (b. 1941) was born in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from Madeira School, Virginia, and Wellesley College, Massachusetts. Nancy married William V. Hoyt in 1963, and later divorced. They had three children. She now resides at Mountain Lake, Lake Wales, Florida.

R. Walter Hale, III (b. 1943) was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Webb School, Tennessee, and Princeton University and Wharton School of Finance. Walter married Janin Sinclair in 1969. They had two children. After Janin passed away, Walter married Faye Allen. He is a banker with Sun Trust Bank in Nashville, Tennessee.

Vianda Hale Hill (b. 1948) was born in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from Madeira School, Virginia, and Vanderbilt University. Vianda married Nicholas Hill in 1971, but later divorced. They had two children. Vianda resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

Richard Ormonde Plater (b. 1933) was born in New York City but was raised at Acadia Plantation. He graduated from Christ School in North Carolina, Vanderbilt University, and Tulane University (Ph.D. in English, 1969). Ormonde married Kathleen Treadway in 1957, they moved to New Orleans in 1964. They had three children: Nancy Plater, Elizabeth P. Cropp, and George Plater. Ormonde is the archdeacon to the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana and currently

resides in New Orleans.

Kathleen (Kay) Treadway Plater (b. 1932) was born in Albany, New York. She grew up in Albany and worked for the Knickerbocker News. There she met and married Ormonde Plater. She worked for several years as director of billing for a doctor’s office and is now retired.

David Dunboyne Plater (b. 1936) was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 3, 1936. He graduated from Woodberry Forest School, Virginia; Williams College, and Tulane University. David married Sheela Burke on April 25, 1962. They had three children: Bryan Plater, Christopher Plater, and Juliana P. Benner. A resident of Thibodaux, David became the main property manager of Acadia Plantation when his father retired around 1973.


Note: Additional historical and biographical information can be found in the Acadia Plantation Records inventory folder in the Special Collections Reading Room.


SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE


Spanning nearly two centuries of Acadia Plantation in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana, the Acadia Plantation Records are comprised of correspondence, financial, legal, and miscellaneous documents, printed items, manuscript volumes, maps, plats, and photographs. The papers document business and legal dealings of the plantation owners and operators, as well as plantation operations such as sugar cane farming, the crops of tenant farmers on the property, and the planning and development of the plantation lands throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

Correspondence in the collection relates to plantation management; personal, social, and political happenings on Acadia Plantation and in Nashville, Tennessee; legal matters germane to the plantation; and 20th century plantation life and labor issues. Financial papers include cash journals, construction records, crop receipts, machinery depreciation ledgers, tenant records, and loans ledgers, as well as documentation of the plantation’s dealings with merchants, including

invoices, vouchers, and receipts. Manuscript volumes include crop journals, tenant rental records, daily journals of plantation owners, ledgers, and account books relating to the daily operation of the plantation. Legal documents include correspondence, contracts, and leases, and pertain to plantation legal affairs and land disputes, predominantly through the firm of Pugh, Lanier, & Pugh, Thibodaux, Louisiana. Legal documents also include an extensive collection of legal abstracts copied from Terrebonne and Lafourche Parish Public Records Offices. Printed items include land planning information, newspaper and magazine clippings, information relevant to cane farming such as herbicide information, and coastal wetlands brochures and public relations releases. Maps and plats include various visual representations of the land of Acadia Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, and St. Brigitte Plantation and also include aerial photographs of the properties. Topical files deal with various facets of plantation management and operation, including, but not limited to, plantation history, boundaries and land disputes, administration by owners, oil, real estate dealings, Plater Corporation, servitudes, the sugar industry, and tenants.


LIST OF SERIES AND SUBSERIES


Series I. Plantation Management Records, 1941-1981 Series II. Legal Records

Subseries 1. General, 1867-1953


Subseries 2. Abstracts, 1803-1979


Subseries 3. Pugh, Lanier, & Pugh, 1809-1979 Series III. Financial Records, 1913-1976

Series IV. Topical Files


Series V. Maps, Plats, and Photographs, 1897-1979


SERIES DESCRIPTIONS


Series I. Plantation Management Records, 1941-1981 (0.5 linear ft., 15 Mss. Vols.)


The plantation management records of Acadia Plantation are arranged chronologically. Most folders have been labeled with the original file names or manuscript titles. This was done when re-housing documents in order to maintain the provenance of the papers within this series. However, anything relocated within the series was done so for matters of clarity and does not detract from the integrity of the files.


Included within the series are a cadastral record, crop ledger, cropland register, daily mill records, drainage log book, cropland records, check list for farm operations, cane settlement papers, and information regarding livestock.


Manuscript Volumes for this series include:


Vol. 1 Cropland Ledger, 1943-1945


Contents are arranged by name of tenant. Ledger discusses production of corn and cane for each tenant.


Vol. 2 Cropland Ledger, 1946-1971


Vol. 3 Tenant Account Book, 1953-1961


Tenant account book for rent and agriculture production.


Vol. 4 Acadia Plantation Drainage Journal, undated.


Drainage journal that mentions Richard C. Plater, Walter Thibodaux, and Dennis Dugas. The journal contains only a few pages regarding drainage. In the back of the volume are financial expenses.


Vol. 5-15 Daily Planners, 1962-1965, 1967-1972


Daily Planners for David D. Plater have social appointments as well as daily operation activities. Social activities include cocktail parties, weddings, picnics, etc. Daily plantation operation activities include meetings, trial dates, purchases, and other office necessities.


Series II. Legal Records, 1809-1979 (8.5 linear ft.) Subseries 1. General, 1867-1953 (0.5 linear ft.)

The general legal records are arranged chronologically.


Issues addressed in this series relate to: St. Brigitte Plantation titles, a notecase belonging to W.H. Price, Sale of St. Brigitte Plantation to Andrew Price, Lafourche Parish Right of Way, St. Brigitte and Coteau Plantations, and a Water Works District Right of Way.


The majority of folders within the series are original Acadia Plantation title agreements. Included are title agreements of the Price family, specifically Henry and Andrew Price, for Evergreen Plantation, easements, and Acadia Plantation. Also included are warrants, papers, and letters which accompany the title agreements. Several agreements and supporting papers related to acquisition of land by Louisiana State University from Acadia Plantation for a junior college, now Nicholls State University. (The folder preceding these items contains a detailed index to the title agreements prepared by the donor.)


The corresponding plats, due to their size, have been removed from the documents to which they were attached and have been re-housed in an oversize location, arranged chronologically. It is indicated within the papers when an item has been removed. See the container list for stack locations for oversized materials.


Subseries 2: Legal Abstracts, 1803-1979 (5 linear ft.)


The legal abstracts commissioned by Richard C. Plater, Jr. of Acadia Plantation are arranged chronologically within numbered groups. The groups are supplemented by additional abstract material that was added at a later date. Folders are labeled by a group number and date of contents. Folder contents are reproductions or recordings of legal documents. The abstracts themselves are compilations of these documents. Therefore, the dates recorded on folders refer to the creation date of the original legal document rather than the date that the abstract itself was compiled.


The legal abstracts sub-series consists of documents that record legal matters concerned with or related to Acadia Plantation. These include acts of sale/lease of land; oil, gas, and mineral leases; donations; right-of-way servitudes; assignments; power of attorney appointments; partnership agreements; timber sales; successions; trust agreements; and releases, ratifications, amendments and cancellations of the above.


This sub-series also includes an abstract of Evergreen Plantation and documents related to the Dugas-Plater front line dispute of the early 1950s.


The Dugas-Plater front line dispute arose when Richard C. Plater, Jr. and Henry Dugas argued over land ownership. They needed to draw a single straight line parallel to Bayou Lafourche and the 40-arpent line dividing the property fairly. These documents include a plat that illustrates the line dispute.


Several people and organizations were heavily involved with Acadia Plantation. Some of these people include the Plater, Gay, Butler, and Price families; the Robichaux (or Robicho) family; Dominique Badeaux; the Donelson family; the Authement family; the

d’Antin (or Dantin) family; Reber Boult; and the Thibodaux family. Some of the companies include Exxon, Louisiana Power and Light, Stanolind Oil & Gas Co., Humble Oil & Refining Co., New Orleans Canal & Banking Company; Morgan’s Louisiana & Texas Railroad & Steamship Company; New Orleans, Opelousas, & Great Western Railroad Company; Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company; Southern Pacific Company; The Louisiana Land & Exploration Company; Louisiana Department of Conservation; Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp.; Nicklos Oil & Gas Co.; Entex, Inc.; City of Thibodaux; Entergy Louisiana, Inc.; and Shell Oil Co. The Platers are sometimes represented by different titles, such as Plater Family, Acadia Plantation, Plater-Acadia, L.L.C., and Plater-Acadia Limited Partnership.


The abstract volumes, which are typed copies of original documents, were created by the abstracting firm whenever Plater requested them, and cover the dates 1809-1979.


Oversized maps, plats, and other Land Office data, due to their size, have been removed from the papers and housed in an oversize location, arranged chronologically by the dates with which they are labeled. It is indicated within the papers when an item has been removed. See the container list for stack locations of oversized materials.


The legal abstracts sub-series is described to the item level in the abstract indexes, transcribed in Appendix A.


Subseries 3. Pugh, Lanier & Pugh, 1809-1979 (3 linear feet, 1 mss. vol. )


The law firm of Pugh, Lanier, & Pugh served as legal counsel for the Platers, and this series is comprised of the firm’s records relating to Acadia Plantation. Arranged chronologically, the series includes varied legal documents, correspondence, plats, and volumes. Most folders have been labeled with the original file names used by the law firm. This was done when re-housing documents in order to maintain the provenance of the papers within this series. However, anything relocated within the series was done so for matters of clarity and does not detract from the integrity of the firm’s files.


Correspondence mainly occurs between the law firm and Plater family members, primarily Richard C. Plater Jr., and regards all legal issues with the plantation, its operations, and leasing of land and mineral rights. Legal documents consist largely of donations inter vivos, restrictive covenants, petitions to execute an act of sale, servitude agreements, right-of-way agreements, cash sales, and contracts of lease. Included in the series are letter books that contain miscellaneous items; indexes were provided for some of the books.


Specific topics addressed throughout the series include: the Dugas boundary, Orkin, Authement Option Matter, Terre Waterworks, Audobon Properties, Shell Oil, Augen Company, Lafouche Association for Retarded Children, Sherman Bernard Matter, Bradco Matter, Exxon Matter, LeBlanc Bros. Matter, Country Club Estates, Terrebone Parish School Board, Market Garden, Thibodaux Medical Plaza, Belle Meade Subdivision, G.B.

Shaw Company, Water District No. 1, Planned Properties Developments, Inc., and Tax Assessment Matters.


The manuscript volume included in this series is: Vol. 20 “Plater Corporation Debenture Register” 1974-1980.


The corresponding plats, due to their size, have been removed from the documents to which they were attached and have been re-housed in oversized folders, arranged chronologically. It is indicated within the papers when an item has been removed. See the Container List for stack locations.


Also see list of oversized material from this series in Appendix B.


Series III. Financial Records, 1913-1976 (1 linear foot, 7 mss. vols.)


The financial records of Acadia Plantation are arranged chronologically. In order to maintain the provenance, most folders have been labeled with the original file names.


Financial records consist of cash journals, construction records, crop receipts, general ledgers, machinery depreciation ledgers, tenant records, and loans ledgers.


An appraisal report (1924) of the properties of Mrs. Andrew Price (known as the Acadia Factory, and the plantations Acadia, Coteau, and Evergreen) is also included within the series. This document contains oversize material that is housed separately from the series. See Appendix C for details. Check the container list for stack locations.


Some of the documents contain information as it relates to various merchants which had business relations with Acadia Plantation. Specific merchants include Caldwell Sugar, Lafourche Sugar Company, Magnolia Cooperative, Reality Operators, Lafourche Lumber, and J.Aron & Company. Documents consist of correspondence, invoices, and vouchers. A Cane Cutter Proposal with the Thornton Grab & Derrick Works is also included.


Manuscript Volumes included in this series are:


Vol. 21 Retrospective Appraisal Report Inventory For Properties Of Mrs. Andrew Price, Thibodaux, La. Vol. 2, 1897-1923.

The American Appraisal Co., created an appraisal report inventory for properties of Mrs.

Andrew Price. These properties include: Acadia Factory, Acadia Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, and Coteau Plantation. The first volume of this appraisal was not received from the donor.


Vol. 22 Tenant Payments, 1930-1935

Includes tenant payments, implement, mules, etc.

Vol. 23 Receipts and Disbursements for Rentals, 1939-1944

Contains records of receipts and disbursements. Also includes salary disbursements and

expenses.


Vol. 24 Acadia Plantation General Journal, [Account Book] 1939-1956

Account book that includes salaries and expenses for Acadia Plantation.


Vol. 25 Bills Receivable Register, [Cropland Register] 1940-1941 Vol. 26 Corn and Cane Tenant Rentals, [Account Ledger] 1949-1960 Vol. 27 Crop Receipts, 1961-1975


Series IV. Topical Files (13 linear feet)


The following descriptions do not represent the entire contents of the Topical Files Series. Only topics with a substantial amount of records have been described here. A full container list is available in this finding aid. Arranged alphabetically.


Acadia Plantation - Aerial Photos Contact Prints, 1978-1983

Several contact prints of Acadia Plantation in the format of aerial photographs. The photographs

show portions of Acadia Plantation and the surrounding vicinity of Thibodaux, Schriever, and Gray, Louisiana. The photographs were taken by the Gulf Coast Aerial Mapping Co., Inc. A set of photographs were taken on 29 January 1978, while the other set of photographs were taken on 23 September 1983.


Acadia Plantation History, 1888-1941

Three files consisting of correspondence, leases, and other historical records of the land that

became Acadia Plantation. One folder contains the O’Sullivan-Caillouet Duel papers, which appears to be referring to an actual duel (both physical and through correspondence) that was ongoing between 1889 and 1893.


Acadia Plantation - Ownership Meeting, 1969-1979

Eight folders contain information compiled by David D. Plater regarding numerous ownership

meetings with family members. Most documents are letters sent by David D. Plater to various family members about the meetings. Memos are drawn up by Plater, providing summaries and agendas for meetings. Handwritten notes are also included. Topics covered in meetings include: boundaries, Nicholls State University, oil & gas, employment & insurance, roads, budget, farming operations, real estate, legal matters, water lines, and the Thibodaux Medical Plaza.


Views on the Plater family meetings are also typed up by David Plater. Topics covered in meetings include: manager for Acadia Plantation, the management committee, the Acadia house, and goal-setting. Also within the files are letters from various members of the family that attended the meetings who submitted their summaries of the meeting and additional comments.

Interesting to note are questionnaires completed by various family members regarding potential uses for the Acadia residence. David Plater seems to have compiled the questionnaire and submitted it to the family. Plater also typed up very useful information regarding Acadia for the family members. These include: a family chart, biographical sketches of owners of Acadia Plantation, property transactions since 1939, and an ownership structure of Acadia Plantation as of April 2001.


Audubon Properties Dispute, 1973-1977

David Plater documents the agreements and discussions with Troy W. Thomson, Jr. and John R.

Chadwick about the 5-acre triangular tract adjacent to Audubon Properties. It appears that Thompson bought the land in 1973 and in 1975 was making plans to develop the land into Audubon Apartments (Thompson Construction Co., Inc. is based out of Thibodaux, La.). Issues arose between Thompson and Plater over water, sewerage, and restrictions of the land. Included are letters from David Plater to John F. Pugh, Sr. (attorney for Acadia Plantation) about these matters.


Boundary Surveying – Aerial Photographs and Maps, 1976-1979

Contains information regarding aerial photographs and maps from boundary surveys conducted

on Acadia. Correspondence is between David Plater and various land surveyors such as T. Baker Smith & Son, Inc. and the U.S. Department of the Interior. Discusses geological surveying and financial matters regarding cost estimates for land surveying. Also includes information about EROS program (Earth Resources Observation Systems).


Boundaries, 1844-1979

Boundary agreements, memoranda, letters, property descriptions, field notes, mineral leases, land

surveys, and other legal documents regarding boundary information of Acadia Plantation. Material regarding Evergreen and St. Brigitte Plantations is also included.


Boundary files are specific to: Acadia and St. Brigitte plantations, field notes, Shell Pipeline Survey, title information, Plater/Dugas Line Dispute, St. Brigitte/Bernard, Gonzales/Kleinpeter, and Evergreen/G.B. Shaw subdivisions.


Financial Records, E.R.T. Marquette, C.P.A., 1970-1979

Ten files containing the yearly financial reports of Acadia Plantation during the 1970s. They

include income tax forms and yearly balance sheets listing assets and liabilities, partners’ equity, income and expenses, real estate value, and outstanding notes and loans.


Insurance, 1940-1979

Various insurance policies in terms of general liability, home-owners, fire/lightning, worker’s

compensation, and automobile are discussed throughout. Letters, schedules, and memoranda regarding insurance policies, claims, and payments make up the bulk of the nine folders. Most of the material relates to the Riviere Insurance Agency that is located in Thibodaux (La.).


Letters to and from Partners, 1955-1979

Nine files containing correspondence between Richard C. Plater, Jr. and his family, who were part owners of Acadia Plantation at the time. The family members from whom correspondence has been preserved are R. Walter Hale, R. Walter Hale Jr., Louise Plater Hale, Ormonde Plater,

R. Walter Hale III, and David D. Plater.


Oil, 1956-1979

Records of the Plater family’s oil, gas, and mineral dealings. They consist of leases and

correspondence between the Platers and various individuals and oil companies, such as Wylmer Pool, H.L. Hunt, J. Nolan Maurin, and Dave J. Robichaux, and Florida Gas Exploration Company, The California Company, Chevron Oil Company, Globe Universal Sciences, Independent Oil Company, Koch Oil Company, Louisiana Oil Exploration Company, Placid Oil Company, National Geophysical Company, Inc., Phillips Petroleum Company, Pure Oil Company, Shell Oil Company, Delta Exploration Company, Inc., and Shoreline Geophysical Services, Inc. The files also include information on a Conservation Commission Hearing of March 28, 1961. Included are several files dealing with the geophysical operations of various oil companies.


The leases and business dealings with Dave J. Robichaux (who maintained a working relationship with the Platers for 23 years) are a substantial section of the oil topical files consisting of 11 folders. The first mineral lease between the two entities was executed in 1970.


The oil topical files also include six files discussing the history of petroleum and mineral rights on Acadia Plantation (1933-1962). These files include mineral leases created by Anna Gay Price and Richard C. Plater and executed by the family lawyer (later judge), Emile Godchaux, in the 1930s and 1940s. Also present is correspondence between the Acadia Plantation Platers and the Nashville Prices concerning the family oil dealings.


Plantation Operations – arranged chronologically, 1972-1979

The Plantation Operation files, located in the Topical Files Series, are different from those in the

Plantation Management Series. Although they are both arranged chronologically, their subject matter is different regarding the operations that occurred daily at Acadia Plantation.


The Plantation Operations files contain balance sheets for assets, liabilities, and partners’ liabilities. They also contain budgets for office supplies, travel expenses, utilities, residence, donations, etc. Letters, memoranda, and income accounts discuss plantation operations such as soil sampling, ditches, taking aerial photographs of property, dirt moving, etc.


Plater Corporation, 1973-1979

The Plater Corporation files consist of correspondence among David D. Plater, Ormonde Plater,

and Richard C. Plater, Jr. Various law firms are consulted on legal matters concerning the Plater Corporation; their correspondence is also included in the Plater Corporation files within this series. Minutes of Plater meetings, memoranda, gifts of debentures of trusts, and other legal documents are also included.

Specific Plater Corporation files include: legal documents, old records, a Whitney Bank account, operations and income, incorporation, tax information, meeting minutes, annual reports, and the purchase of Acadia Plantation Property, Acadia Plantation Partnership, and Indenture.


Plater Corporation - purchase of Acadia Plantation property, Acadia Plantation partnership, & indenture, 1973-1974

Folder contains letters and legal documents regarding the Plater Corporation purchasing the

Acadia Plantation property and the Acadia Plantation partnership. Indentures were also purchased by the Plater Corporation.


Property Taxes, 1923-1979

Files of tax bills and receipts gathered into yearly packets.


Real Estate/Real Estate Dealings, 1968-1979

These papers are the records of the Plater family’s (especially Richard C. Plater, Jr. and David

Plater) involvement in various real estate projects. Such projects consist of plans for developing the Acadia Plantation land into subdivisions (Country Club Plantation, Acadia Subdivision) and business complexes (Audubon Unit Business Complex). There are also agreements and leases with Nicklos Oil and Gas Company, D & C Operating, Inc., and Wainoco Oil Corporation. Also included are hunting lease agreements between various hunters and Acadia Plantation, as well as Fairway Drive Tract information.


Three real estate folders deal with the topic of wetlands mitigation. Parts of Acadia Plantation are on wetlands, and the Platers had to apply for permits and improve the wetlands in order to develop them. The topic includes correspondence with the Army Corps of Engineers, Costal Environments, Inc., and legal representation.


Servitudes, 1962-1979

A servitude is a right to access that allows a local authority access to a property for inspection or

installation of water lines, gas lines, sewerage lines, electricity cables and so on.


Files include letters, memoranda, maps, right of way permits, and other legal documents regarding various servitude agreements between Acadia Plantation and lessees. David D. Plater is usually the sender or the addressee of the correspondence.


Specific servitudes include agreements with Shell Pipeline, Transcontinental GAS Pipeline, Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District, Lafourche Communications, Inc., and South Central Bell, City of Thibodaux and Louisiana Power and Light.


Servitude files labeled with the title “Servitudes, Right of Way, Roads, Louisiana Couplet Proposal” deal with a proposed master plan for highway development in Thibodaux. These three files document the public reaction to the proposed highway couplet, including David Plater’s vehement opposition to the proposition. Files include transcriptions of public meetings held to discuss the proposition and letters written to the Parish Council both supporting and resisting the couplet’s construction.


Sugar Act Correspondence, 1968-1969

Letters between Richard C. Plater, Jr. and various politicians, including Russell Long, Henry

Kissinger, Allen J. Ellender, and Harry Byrd. The Sugar Act of 1948 and the 1965 amendment set quotas on sugar production in order to maintain the vigor of domestic sugar producers. Richard C. Plater, Jr. felt that the distribution of quota deficits set by the Sugar Act and its amendment should be adjusted in favor of the domestic industry, centered in Louisiana and Florida.


Sugar Cane - Newspaper Clippings, 1969-1979

Newspaper clippings (from Times-Picayune, Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times),

magazine clippings, leaflets, and letters about sugar cane. Most articles concern the Louisiana sugar industry and discuss the Sugar Act of 1948, its 1965 amendments (which did not expire until 1971), and how it affected cane growers. Articles discuss price run-ups of sugar and acreage cuts in Louisiana. Also contains material related to tenants working on sugar plantations.


Sugar Cane - Technical Information, 1950-1979

Technical information and recommendations about annual sugar cane production. Two folders

contain newspaper clippings, letters, and other documents related to technical information about sugar cane. Subjects include: estimated cost of producing sugarcane; recommendations for control of Johnson-grass and other weeds in Louisiana sugarcane; variety tests, insect pests, and annual fertilizer and soil practices for sugar cane production


Includes letters from the American Sugar Cane League to members about current sugar cane information.


Tax Bill and Receipts, 1886-1894

State and Parish tax bills and receipts on Acadia Plantation, owner Andrew Price.


Tenants, General Information, 1943-1979

These files are the records of the tenant farmers on Acadia Plantation land. They contain the

names of the tenants, maps and plats of tenant-cultivated lands, records of crop production on each parcel, and leases between tenants and the Plater family. The files also contain personal information about the tenants (correspondence, newspaper clippings, invitations, etc.). The correspondence between tenants and Richard C. Plater illustrates a tenant-plantation owner relationship of the mid-20th century. Evidence of racial tension is present.


Thibodaux Medical Plaza Claim, 1973-1979

Thibodaux Medical Plaza was purchased from the Plater family when Richard C. Plater, Jr. was

manager of Acadia Plantation. Negotiations were made regarding “restrictions, design, quality of construction, as well as maintenance in regards to the use of the Plaza property,” but disputes arose between the two. The file contains letters, memorandum, and legal documents concerning the legal claims made by the Medical Plaza.

Manuscript volume included in this series is: Vol. 30 “Soil Survey, Terrebonne Parish”, 1956 edition.


Note: Faxed copies of cash sales, covenants, servitudes etc. found on thermal fax paper in the Topical Files Series have not been transcribed because they can be found in the Legal Abstracts Series.


Also see list of oversized material from this series in Appendix D.


Series V. Maps, Plats, and Photographs, 1897-1979 (38 oversize folders; 8 rolls)


The maps, plats, and photographs of Acadia Plantation are arranged in original order. This was done in order to maintain the provenance within this series. However, anything relocated within the series was done so for matters of clarity and does not detract from the integrity of the files. Appendix E and Appendix G list each map, plat, and photograph by title and date along with their corresponding folder or roll number. Some maps would not fit into oversize folders and therefore had to be rolled.


There are approximately 500 maps, plats, and photographs contained in this series. Included are aerial maps, photographs, and plats of areas around Lafourche Parish relating to Acadia Plantation, including St. Brigitte and Evergreen Plantations. The majority of aerial photographs and maps were used for census, geological surveys, and boundary surveying purposes. There are a great deal of aerial blue-line maps taken of Acadia Plantation over the course of several years for land planning purposes, such as determining rights-of-way. Also within this series are maps depicting layout plans for subdivisions such as Belle Meade, Acadia Woods, and Bowie Park. Some maps were used for land planning purposes that depict sewer, drainage, water-line, and gas-line layouts. Examples of this are the maps relating to Audubon Properties. There are also maps relating to the Hospital Service District No. 3, the Medical Plaza, and geological surveys. Of note is a linen map exhibiting part of the boundary line between the parishes of Terrebonne and Lafourche dated 1897.

INDEX TERMS


Materials relating to these people, places, and things can be found in the series indicated, as represented by their numbers.


People

Series

Cropp, Charles “Chuck” (b. 1958)

IV

Cropp, Elizabeth “Liz” (b. 1959)

IV

Gay, Edward J. (1816-1889)

II 1-3, IV

Gay, Lavinia H. (1821-1891)

II 1-3, IV

Hale, Louise Plater (1910-1982)

II 1-3, III, IV

Hale, R. Walter Jr. (1906-1987)

II 1-3, III, IV

Hale, R. Walter III (b. 1943)

II 1-3, III, IV

Hill, Vianda Hale (b. 1948)

II 1-3, III, IV

Hoyt, Nancy Hale (b. 1941)

II 1-3, III, IV

Plater, Anna Gay Butler (1877-1961)

IV

Plater, David Dunboyne (b. 1936)

I, II 1-3, III, IV

Plater, Eleanore Leake (m. 1932, d. 1937)

IV

Plater, George (b. 1960)

IV

Plater, Kathleen “Kay” (b. 1932)

IV

Plater, Lori (b. 1963)

IV

Plater, Nancy (b. 1958)

IV

Plater, Richard C. (1908-2004)

I, II, III, IV

Plater, Richard C. Sr. (1872-1955)

I, II, III, IV

Plater, Ormonde (b. 1933)

I, II, III, IV

Plater, Pamela Q. Robinson

II 1,2, IV

Price, Anne Margaret Gay (1855-1939)

II 1, 2, IV

Price, Andrew (1854-1909)

II 1-3, IV


Subject Terms


Series

Administration of estates

II, IV

Agriculture – Statistics

IV

Boards of trade – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

IV

Dueling – Louisiana – 19th century

IV

Farm tenancy

IV

Housing development

IV


Lafourche Parish (La.) – History – 19th century

II 2, IV

Lafourche Parish (La.) – History – 20th century

II 2, IV

Louisiana – Economic conditions – 20th century

III, IV

Louisiana – History – 20th century

I, II, IV

Oil wells – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

IV

Oil wells – Louisiana – Lafourche Parish

IV

Petroleum industry and trade

All series

Plantation life – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish – 20th century

I, IV

Plantation life – Louisiana – Lafourche Parish – 20th century

I, IV

Plantation owners – Louisiana – 20th century

All series

Plantations – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

All series

Plantations – Louisiana – Lafourche Parish

All series

Plantations -- Management

I

Real estate development – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

IV

Real estate development – Louisiana – Lafourche Parish

IV

Right of way – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

II 2, IV

Right of way – Louisiana – Lafourche Parish

II 2, IV

Sugarcane harvesting

IV

Sugarcane industry – Louisiana

IV

Sugar growing – Louisiana – Lafourche Parish

I, IV

Sugar growing – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

I, IV

Sugar – Laws and legislation

IV

Tenant farmers

I, IV

Terrebonne Parish (La.) – History – 19th century

II 2, IV

Terrebonne Parish (La.) – History – 20th century

II 2, IV

Thibodaux (La.) – History – 19th century

II 2, IV

Thibodaux (La.) – History – 20th century

II 2, IV

Traffic engineering – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

IV

Wetland Conservation – Law and legislation

IV


Corporate Names


Series

Acadia Plantation (La.)

All series

Acadia Plantation (La.) – Antiquities

IV

Acadia Subdivision

IV

Belle Meade Subdivsion

IV

Evergreen Plantation

IV, V


Plater Corporation, L.L.C.

II 2, III, IV

St. Brigitte Plantation

IV, V


Genres


Series

Aerial photography

IV, V

Appointment Books

I

Clippings

IV

Contracts

II.2, IV

Correspondence

I, II.1,3, III, IV

Ledgers (Account Books)

I

Legal instruments

II, IV

Maps

II 1,3, III, IV, V

Oil and gas leases

II 2, IV

Payroll records

IV

Photographs

IV

Plats

II 1,3, III, IV, V

Servitudes – Louisiana – Terrebonne Parish

II.2, IV

Servitudes – Louisiana – Lafourche Parish

II.2, IV


CONTAINER LIST


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


Series I. Plantation Management


93:7


1


1


Cadastral Connection Record (1941)

2

Crop Ledger

(1943-1945)

3

Acadia Plantation Drainage (1944-1973)

4

Cane Settlement Papers (1945-1949)

5

Livestock (1946-1956)

6

Cropland Register (1946-1971)

7

Miscellaneous (1960)

8

Cropland Records (1973-1983)

9

Daily Mill Record (1974-1984)

10

Drainage Log Book (1979-2002)

11

Building’s Site Size Requirements (1981)

12

Check List for Farm Operations (n.d).

J:4

Vol. 1

Cropland Ledger, 1943-1945

Vol. 2

Cropland Ledger, 1946-1971

Vol. 3

Tenant Account Book, 1953-1961

Vol. 4

Acadia Plantation Drainage Journal, undated.

Vol. 5-15

Daily Planners, 1962-1965, 1967-1972


Series II. Legal Records


Sub-series 1. General

93:7

13

St. Brigitte Plantation Titles (1867)

14 -30

Title Agreements (1889-1968)

31 – 34

Note Case of W.H. Price (1900)

35

Sale to Andrew Price (1903)

36

Lafourche Parish Right of Way (1942)

37

St. Bridget to Coteau Plantations (1950)

38

Waterworks District Right-of-way (1953)

B6 OS:A

1

Oversized material. See Appendix F

B6 OS:A

1

Conventional Boundary between Acadia Plantation

and Mrs. W.H. Price (May 23, 1941)

Blue Print – Part of Acadia Plantation proposed

acquisition by Louisiana State University (Oct. 2, 1945)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


Sub-series 2. Abstracts

93: 7

2

1

Abstract to Volume I – LAF 1181 Volume I (1956)

2

LAF 1181 Volume I (1809-1823)

3

LAF 1181 Volume I (1809-1832)

4

LAF 1181 Volume I (1820-1832)

5

LAF 1181 Volume I (1810-1833)

6

LAF 1181 Volume I (1810-1838)

7

LAF 1181 Volume I (1812-1841)

8

Abstract to Volume II – LAF 1181 Volume II (1956)

9

LAF 1181 Volume II (1817-1833)

10

LAF 1181 Volume II (1812-1843)

11

LAF 1181 Volume II (1838-1842)

12

LAF 1181 Volume II (1841-1843)

13

LAF 1181 Volume II (1845-1875)

14

Abstract to Volume III – LAF 1181 Volume III

(1956)

15

LAF 1181 Volume III (1811-1838)

16

LAF 1181 Volume III (1821-1827)

17

LAF 1181 Volume III (1818-1839)

18

LAF 1181 Volume III (1832-1882)

19

LAF 1181 Volume III (1822-1861)

20

Abstract to Volume IV – LAF 1181 Volume IV

(1956)

21

LAF 1181 Volume IV (1827-1861)

22

LAF 1181 Volume IV (1846-1871)

23

LAF 1181 Volume IV (1852-1872)

24

LAF 1181 Volume IV (1859-1876)

93:8

3

1

Abstract of Volume V – LAF 1181 Volume V (1956)

2

LAF 1181 Volume V (1865-1884)

3

LAF 1181 Volume V (1865-1875)

4

LAF 1181 Volume V (1825-1875)

5

LAF 1181 Volume V (1809-1877)

6

Abstract to Volume VI – LAF 1181 Volume VI

(1956)

7

LAF 1181 Volume VI (1812-1879)

8

LAF 1181 Volume VI (1867-1892)

9

LAF 1181 Volume VI (1854-1900)

10

LAF 1181 Volume VI (1905-1946)

11

LAF 1181 Volume VI (1888-1934)

12

Abstract to Volume VII – LAF 1181 Volume VII

(1956)

13

LAF 1181 Volume VII (1936-1939)

14

LAF 1181 Volume VII (1939-1945)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


15


LAF 1181 Volume VII (1945-1951)

16

LAF 1181 Volume VII (1945-1955)

17

LAF 1181 Volume VII (1812-1956)

18

Abstract to Supplemental Abstracts, Volume I; LAF

1181 – A (Supplement) (1958)

19

LAF 1181-A Supplement (1955-1958)

20

LAF 1181-A Supplement (1956-1958)

21

LAF 1181-A Supplement (1956-1958)

22

LAF 1181-A Supplement (1958)

23

Supplemental Abstract to LAF 1181 – LAF 1181-B

Supplement (1958-1959)

93:8

4

1

Index of Supplemental Abstract to LAF 1181 – LAF

1181-C Supplement (1962)

2

LAF 1181-C Supplement (1951-1961)

3

LAF 1181-C Supplement (1960-1962)

4

LAF 1181-C Supplement (1959-1962)

5

LAF 1181-C Supplement (1959-1962)

6

Abstract of Volume I – LAF 1231 Volume I (1958)

7

Index, Note of Volume I – LAF 1231 Volume I

(1958)

8

LAF 1231 Volume I (1822-1897; bulk 1881)

9

LAF 1231 Volume I (1823-1897; bulk 1823-1828)

10

LAF 1231 Volume I (1823-1853)

11

LAF 1231 Volume I (1828-1853)

12

LAF 1231 Volume I (1850-1875; bulk 1850-1857)

13

Abstract of Volume II – LAF 1231 Volume II (1818-

1877)

14

LAF 1231 Volume II (1856-1876)

15

LAF 1231 Volume II (1871-1881)

16

LAF 1231 Volume II (1854-1900)

17

LAF 1231 Volume II (1803-1934)

18

LAF 1231 Volume II (1812-1847)

19

LAF 1231 Volume II (1821-1833)

20

Abstract of Volume III – LAF 1231 Volume III

(1958)

21

LAF 1231 Volume III (1820-1836)

22

LAF 1231 Volume III (1828-1837)

23

LAF 1231 Volume III (1840-1850)

24

LAF 1231 Volume III (1847-1850)

25

LAF 1231 Volume III (1848-1854)

26

Abstract of Volume IV – LAF 1231 Volume IV

(1958)

27

LAF 1231 Volume IV (1850-1855)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


93:9


5


1


LAF 1231 Volume IV (1855-1865)

2

LAF 1231 Volume IV (1866-1887)

3

LAF 1231 Volume IV (1863-1867)

4

LAF 1231 Volume IV (1867)

5

Abstract of Volume V – LAF 1231 Volume V (1958)

6

LAF 1231 Volume V (1867-1872)

7

LAF 1231 Volume V (1867-1877)

8

LAF 1231 Volume V (1875-1891)

9

LAF 1231 Volume V (1899-1904)

10

LAF 1231 Volume V (1926-1956)

11

LAF 1231 Volume V (1954-1958)

12

LAF 1231 Volume V (1958)

13

Township Plats, State Land Office Data – LAF 1231

Volume V (1958)

14

Supplemental abstract to LAF 1231 – LAF 1231-A

Supplement (1959)

15

Supplemental abstract to LAF 1231 – LAF 1231-B

Supplement (1962)

16

LAF 1231-B Supplement (1959-1962)

17

Abstract to LAF 1280 – LAF 1280 (1961)

18

LAF 1280 (1817-1951)

19

LAF 1280 (1812-1918)

20

LAF 1280 (1831-1936)

21

LAF 1280 (1834-1961)

22

Abstract to Supplement to LAF 1187 – LAF 1187-A

Supplement (1956-1958)

23

LAF 1187-A Supplement (1952-1958)

24

Supplemental abstract to LAF 1187- LAF 1187-B

Supplement (1957-1959)

25

Supplemental Abstract of Title LAF 1188 – LAF

1188-A Supplement (1956-1958)

26

Supplemental Abstract of Title LAF 1188 – B (1958-

1959)

27

Complemental Abstract of Title LAF 1229 – LAF

1229-A Supplement (1952-1958)

28

Supplemental Abstract of Title LAF 1229-A (1958-

1959)

93:9

6

1-21

Abstracts (1957-1979)

22-23

Evergreen Plantation Abstract (1938)

24

Dugas/Plater Front-line Dispute (1955)

B6 OS:A

2

Oversized material.

B6 OS:A

2-6

Oversized material.


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


Subseries 3. Pugh, Lanier, & Pugh

93:10

7

1-2

Abstract of Title (1809-1962)

3

Plater Documents Book No. 1 (1878-1975)

4

Dugas Boundary (1896-1977)

5

Donations (1956-1959)

6

Orkin (1960-1975)

7-8

Plater Misc. Papers (1961-1979)

9

Authement Option Matter ( 1965-1977)

10-11

Documents Book No.2 (1966-1979)

12

Option to Terre Waterworks (1970-1971)

13-15

Plater Letters Book 1 (1970-1975)

16

Audubon Properties (1970-1979)

17

Shell Oil (1972-1973)

18

Land Use (1973-1977)

19

Debentures (1973-1978)

20

Construction & Leasing of Office Space (1974)

21

Indentures (1974)

22

Act of Sale (1974-1975)

23

Augen Company (Sewer) (1974-1978)

93:10

8

1-17

Richard C. Plater (1959-1973)

93:11

9

1-2

Lafourche Association for Retarded Children (1974-

1979)

3

Sherman Bernard Matter (1974-1979)

4

Plater Letters Book 2 (1975-1976)

5

Bradco Matter (1977)

6

Exxon Matter (1977)

7

LeBlanc Bros. Matter (1977)

8

Country Club Estates (1977-1978)

9

Market Garden (1977-1979)

10

Terrebonne Parish School Board (1977-1978)

11

Thibodaux Medical Plaza (1977-1979)

12

Belle Meade Restrictions & Purchase Agreements

(1978)

13

Planned Properties Developments, Inc. (1978)

14

G.B. Shaw Company & Waterworks District No. 1

(1978)

15

Tax Assessment Matters (1978)

16

Plater Documents Book No. 3 (1979)

17

Proposed Subdivision Ordinance (N.D.)

B6 OS:A

7-8

Oversized material. See Appendix B

J:4

Vol. 20

“Plater Corporation Debenture Register”, 1974-1980.


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


Series III: Financial Records

93:11

10

1

Retrospective Appraisal Report Inventory – Volume

2 (1913)

2

Retrospective Appraisal Report (1914-1924)

3

The American Appraisal Company (Tentative

Report) (1924)

4-5

Lafourche Tenants (1934)

6

General Journal (1939-1956)

7

Machinery Depreciation (1940-1968)

8

Bills Receivable Register (1940-1941)

9

Rental Payments (1941)

10

Loans (1942-1967)

11

Caldwell Sugar Inc. (1944-1947)

12

Lafourche Sugar Company (1944-1947)

13

The Thorton Grab & Derrick Works (1944-1947)

14

Reality Operations (1945-1947)

15

Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (Statements) (1946-1947)

16

Lafourche Lumber Company (1946-1947)

17

Magnolia Cooperative, Inc. (1946-1947)

18

Merchants (1946-1947)

19

Miscellaneous (1946-1977)

20

J. Aron & Company, Inc.(1947)

21

Corn & Cane Tenant Rentals (1949-1960)

22-23

Cash Journals (1951-1979)

24-25

General Ledger (1954-1961)

26

Crop Reciepts (1961-1975)

27-29

Cash Journal (1967-1971)

30-31

Cash Journal (1972-1975)

32

Year End Statements (1972-1979)

33-34

Construction Record – Barns, Shops, Sheds, and

Houses (1974-1976)

B6 OS:A

9

Oversized material. See Appendix C.

J:4

Vol. 21

Retrospective Appraisal Report Inventory For

Properties Of Mrs. Andrew Price, Thibodaux, La. Vol. 2, 1897-1923.

Vol. 22

Tenant Payments, 1930-1935

Vol. 23

Receipts and Disbursements for Rentals, 1939-1944

Vol. 24

Acadia Plantation General Journal, [Account Book]

1939-1956

Vol. 25

Bills Receivable Register, [Cropland Register] 1940-

1941

Vol. 26

Corn and Cane Tenant Rentals, [Account Ledger]

1949-1960


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


Vol. 27


Crop Receipts, 1961-1975


Series IV: Topical Files

93:12

11

1-4

Acadia Plantation – Aerial Contact Prints (1978)

93:12

12

1

Acadia Daycare Center (1971-1979)

2

Acadia Daycare Center – Appraisal Report of 0.20

acres of unimproved land (1977)

3

Acadia Plantation Administration (1972-1973)

4

Acadia Plantation History (1933-1939)

5

Acadia Plantation History, Lease Correspondence

(1903-1941)

6

Acadia Plantation History – O’Sullivan/Caillouet

Duel Papers (1888-1893)

7-9

Acadia Plantation – Ownership Meeting (1969-1979)

10

Acadia Plantation – Titles (1977)

11

Acadia Residence (1956-1979)

12

Acadia Residence – Archaeological study (1983)

13

Acadia Subdivision, Sales Restrictions (1943-1965)

14

Adams, Ronald Corporation (1974)

15

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service

(1973-1991)

16

Airport (n.d.)

17

American Water Resources Association (1993)

18

Andras, Wilson (1961,1976)

19

Appraisals of Property – Appraisal Report (1973)

20

Appraisals of Property – Appraisal Report of 1.20

acres of unimproved land (1977)

21

Appraisals of Property – Appraisal Report of 1.403

apartment site (1977)

22

Appraisals of Property – Report (1972)

23

Appraisals of Property – Report, Misc. (1969-1977)

24

Assessor’s Deal (1973)

25-27

Audubon Gardens, General (1946-1962)

28

Bayou Country Club (1956-1978)

29

Belle Meade Subdivision (1954-1973)

30

Belle Meade Subdivision, Sales Agreements (1960-

1973)

31

Belle Meade Subdivision and Sugar Cane Act (1956)

32

Belle Meade Subdivision, Restrictive Covenant

(1954)

33

Better Homes Lawn and Tree Service (1962)

34

Blatt, Irving – Pond Lease (1973-1979)

35

Boult, Reber (1969-1974)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


93:13


13


1


Boundaries – Acadia Plantation (1973-1979)

2

Boundaries – Acadia (St.

Brigitte/Evergreen/Martinez) (1989-1997)

3

Boundaries – Evergreen/G.B. Shaw Subdivisions

(1977-1978)

4

Boundaries – Field Notes – Evergreen (1979)

5

Boundaries – Field Notes – Lafourche Parish (1978)

6

Boundaries – Field Notes – St. Bridgitte & Evergreen

(1977)

7

Boundaries –Gonzales/Kleinpeter (1080-1981)

8-10

Boundaries – Plater/Dugas Line Dispute (1980-1989)

11

Boundaries – Shell Pipeline Survey - Evergreen &

St. Bridgitte (1973)

12-13

Boundaries – St. Bridgitte (1844-1963)

14-17

Boundaries – St. Brigitte/Bernard (1980-1994)

18

Boundaries – Title Information – Field Notes –

Acadia, Roth, Gonzales et al. (1979)

19

Boundaries – Title Information – Field Notes –

Aerial Photographs (1978)

20-21

Boundary Surveying – Aerial Photographs and Maps

(1976-1979)

22

Braud, Richard – Proposal and Negotiations (1974)

23

Campaign Contributions (1954, 1966)

24-25

Census Information (1969 - 1979)

26

Christmas Gift List (1975)

27

Citizens Bank and Trust (1972)

28-29

Coastal Wetlands (1973-1979)

30

Coastal Zone – Management (1975-1977)

31-32

Cobb, Leroy (1973-1979)

33

Coleman, Clifford (1973-1979)

34

Crawfish Ponds – Donald P. Robichaux

35

Crop Information (1975-1978)

36

Crop Records (1974-1979)

93:13

14

1

Dale Gas Right-Of-Way (1979-1979)

2

Deep South Co-operative Association, Inc. (1975-

1979)

3

Dirt Removal (1957-1979)

4

Donations (1962-1966)

5-6

Drainage/Culverts (1955-1979)

7

Ducros Plantation (1964-1965)

8

Dump Sites (1956-1972)

9

Employment – Dugas, Denis (1943-1946)

10

Environmental Problems, Amoco Pipeline (1979)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


11


Evergreen Plantation (1939-1953)

12

Fair Labor Standards Act ( 1974)

13-22

Financial Records – E.R.T. Marquette, C.P.A. (1970-

1979)

23

First Interstate Bank of Southern Louisiana (1972)

24

Fish Pond (1943-1973)

25

Forest and Game Management (1975-1976)

26

Forest Management (1927-1966)

27

Garden – Citrus (1923-1981)

28

Garden – Trees and Shrubs (1965)

29

Ground Lease (1973)

30

Gulf South Research Institute (1964-1965)

31

Horse Lovers Riding Club (1968-1978)

32-33

Horses – Barnstalls (1980-1995)

34-35

Hospital Service District No. 3 (1969-1976)

36

Hospital Service District No. 3 – Appraisal Report

(1969)

37

Hospital Service District No. 3 -Maps (1971-1972)

38

Hospital Service District No. 3 – Newspaper

Clippings (1969-1971)

39

Hospital Service District No. 3 – Photographs (1969)

93:14

15

1-3

Hospital Site – Utilities (1972-1978)

4-6

House Repairs (1932-1996)

7

Incorporating (1971-1972)

8

International Ground Source Heat Pump Association

(n.d.)

9

Jarrett, Deason, Becknell, Wolfort (1973)

10-11

Lafourche – Police Jury (1970-1979)

12

Lafourche – Police Jury – Donations (1971-1972)

13

Lafourche – Police Jury – 1972 Cane Damage Road

Construction (1973-1974)

14

Lafourche Parish Sewerage District No. 1 (1965-

1978)

15

Land Planning – Apartment Site Criteria – Earle

(1973-1975)

16

Land Planning – Audubon Units 1 and 2 (1976-1979)

17

Land Planning – Bikeways (1974)

18

Land Planning – Coastal Environments – Cizek,

Eugene Contract (1972-1973)

19

Land Planning – Coastal Environments, Inc. (1974)

20

Land Planning – General (1970-1979)

21

Land Planning – General (1973-1979)

22

Land Planning – Katz and Farnet (1967-1968)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


23


Land Planning – Investigations and Proposals (1972- 1973)

24

Land Planning – Real Estate Research (1962-1973)

25

Land Planning – South Louisiana Architecture and

Site Design – Cizek (n.d.)

26-27

Land Planning – Urban Planning and Economics

(1967-1973)

28

Leases (1930-1962)

29

Letters from Partners – Boult, Reber (1959-1980)

30

Letters from Partners – Hale, R. Walter and Louise

Plater (1956-1969)

93:14

16

1

Letters from Partners – Hale, R. Walter III (1973-

1979)

2

Letters from Partners – Hale, R. Walter and Louise

Plater (1970-1979)

3

Letters from Partners – Plater, Richard Ormonde

(1960-1973)

4

Letters from Partners – Plater, David D. (1971-1979)

5

Letters from Partners – Richard C. Plater, Jr. (1975-

1979)

6-7

Letters to Partners (1955-1977)

8

Long, Ben, Establishment of Agreement (1964)

9

Lot Sale, Adams, Ronald (1962-1971)

10

Louisiana Highway Department – Taylor, W.T.

(1973-1979)

11

Martinez (Alfredo E.) Tract Drainage (1975)

12

Medical Clinic Site (1973)

13

Merrill Lynch (1979)

14

Mineral Rights: Texas (1943), legislation re Acadia

(1983)

15

Mitchell Corporation (19740

16-21

Oil – Acadia Plantation Petroleum History (1933-

1962)

22

Oil – California Company, Geophysical Operations

(1957)

23

Oil – Chevron Oil Company, Geophysical Operations

(1965)

24

Oil – Conservation Committee Hearing (1961)

25

Oil – Continental Oil Company (1963)

26

Oil – Crutcher, Albert B., Oil Lease (1954-1955)

27

Oil – Delta Exploration Company, Inc., Geophysical

Operations

28

Oil – Energy – Edwin L. Cox, Oil and Gas Producer


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


(1979)

29

Oil – Energy, Entex Well #1 (1979)

30

Oil – Energy Investment Lease – Entex Energy

Operating, Ltd. (1979)

31

Oil – Exxon, General (1958-1979)

32-33

Oil – Exxon (Humble) Drilling Units and Sites

(1959-1970)

34

Oil – Exxon (Humble) Geophysical Operations

(1968-1972)

35

Oil – Exxon (Humble) Wells, Plater #1,2,3,(1958-

1979)

36

Oil – Exxon (Humble) Wells, Plater #4 (1962-1975)

37

Oil – Exxon (Humble) Wells, Plater #4 (1963)

38

Oil – Exxon Leases (1956-1977)

39

Oil – Exxon Surface Releases (1961-1973)

40

Oil – Florida Gas Exploration Company (1973)

41

Oil – General (Inquiries, open acreage) (1956-1977)

42

Oil – Geophysical Services, Inc., Geophysical

Operations for Patrick Petroleum (1978-1979)

43

Oil – Globe Universal Sciences Geophysical

Operations (1970)

93:15

17

1

Oil – Humble Oil Company (1952-1958)

2

Oil – Hunt, H.L. Lease (1959-1960)

3

Oil – Independent Oil Company, Geophysical

Operations (1961)

4

Oil – Koch Oil Company (1962-1974)

5

Oil – Louisiana Oil Exploration Company,

Geophysical Operations (1958, 1961)

6

Oil – Maurin, J. Nolan (1969)

7

Oil – National Geophysical Company, Inc.,

Geophysical Operations (1963)

8

Oil – Pan American Petroleum/Amoco Production

Company, Rights-Of-Way and Tank Site (1959- 1979)

9

Oil – Pan American Petroleum Company, Lease

(1954-1960)

10

Oil – Pan American Petroleum Company, Plater #1

Well (1962-1970)

11

Oil – Petroleum History (1936-1958)

12

Oil – Phillips Petroleum Company, Geophysical

Operations (1964-1965)

13

Oil – Placid Oil Company (1958-1961)

14

Oil – Pool, Wylmer, Leases and Propositions (1959-


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


1968)

15

Oil – Pure Oil Company, Geophysical Operations

(1947-1948)

16-28

Oil – Robichaux, Dave J., Leases (1970-1979)

29

Oil – Robichaux, Dave J., General (1974-1978)

30

Oil – Shell Oil Company, Geophysical Operations

(1972)

31

Oil – Shoreline Geophysical Services, Inc.,

Geophysical Operations (1978-1979)

32-33

Oil – Surveys and Early Leases (1922-1943)

34

Oil – Valuations and Tax Data (1966-1970)

35

Orkin Contracts (1959-1975)

93:15

18

1-3

Painting (1983-1996)

4

Pasture (1975-1976)

5

Phillip Spencer (1965)

6-21

Plantation Operations (1971-1979)

22

Plater Corporation (1973-1974)

23

Plater Corporation – Annual Reports (1974-1977)

24

Plater Corporation – General (1973-1979)

25

Plater Corporation – Incorporation (1973)

26

Plater Corporation – Meeting Minutes (1973-1979)

93:16

19

1-3

Plater Corporation – Old Records (1973-1977)

4-5

Plater Corporation – Operations and Income (1974-

1979)

6

Plater Corporation – Purchase of Acadia Plantation

Property, Acadia Plantation Partnership, and Indenture (1973-1974)

7

Plater Corporation – Stock Certificate Book (1973)

8

Plater Corporation – Tax Information (1977-1979)

9

Plater Corporation – Whitney Account (1973-1976)

10

Polmer Point (1972-1973)

11

Property Values (1955-1966)

12

Prudhomme Truck and Tank Service (1971)

13

Price, Mrs. William H. (1940-1941)

14

Production and Marketing Administration (1953-

1956)

15

Radio Tower Lease, Adams, Ronald (1974)

16

Real Estate – Acadia Woods (1978)

17

Real Estate – Acadian Bank Site (1979)

18

Real Estate – Audubon Gardens (1976-1979)

19

Real Estate – Audubon/North Acadia Road (1979)

20-22

Real Estate – Audubon Unit I (1977-1979)

23

Real Estate – Authement/Audubon Unit I (1977)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


24


Real Estate – Community Bank Site (1979)

25

Real Estate Dealings – Audubon Unit I Business

Complex (Bowie Park) (1979)

26

Real Estate Dealings, General (1962-1995)

27

Real Estate –Heitler – Bandares/Fairway Drive Tract

(1975-1976)

28

Real Estate – Legal Opinions and Problems (1979)

29

Real Estate – Literature, Pictures, Brochures (1973-

1979)

30-31

Real Estate – Miscellaneous (1968-1979)

32

Real Estate – Northwestern Mutual Office Site

(1979)

33

Real Estate – Office Complex (1979)

34

Real Estate – Ramie (1947)

35

Real Estate – Town House Project (1965-1966)

93:16

20

1

Real Estate – Service Realty, Fairway Drive Tract

(1977-1978)

2

Real Estate – Shopping Centers (1974-1975)

3

Recreational Drive-In (1968-1971)

4

Recreational Trails (1974)

5

Right-Of-Way Donations (1960-1974)

6

Rights-Of-Way, Exxon Flowline (1974)

7

Rights-Of-Way, LeBlanc Brothers Gas Pipeline,

Terrebonne Parish (1980-1982)

8

Sale, ABP to RCP [Anna Butler Plater to Richard C.

Plater] (1955)

9

Sale, Richard C. Plater to Ormonde and David Plater

(1956-1973)

10

Servitudes – Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District

(1964-2002)

11

Servitudes, Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District

#1, Dugas Canal (1964-1965)

12

Servitudes – Communications Facility (2002)

13

Servitudes, D&C Operating, Inc. (1977-1979)

14

Servitudes – Drainage (1956-2003)

15

Servitudes – General (1959-1975)

16

Servitudes – Lafourche Communications, Inc. (1980-

1984)

17-19

Servitudes – Louisiana Power and Light Co. (1957-

2000)

20

Servitudes – Louisiana Power and Light (1973-1975)

21

Servitudes – Mosbacker Pipeline (1977-1979)

22-23

Servitudes – Roads (1931-2003)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


24


Servitudes – Roads (1942-1979)

25

Servitudes – Sewerage (1969-1978)

26-27

Servitudes – Shell Pipeline (1972-2003)

28-29

Servitudes – South Central Bell (1968-2001)

30

Servitudes – Terrebonne Parish Force Flow Canal

and Pump Station (1973)

31-35

Servitudes – Transcontinental Gas Pipeline (1975-

2003)

93:17

21

1-2

Servitudes – Transcontinental Gas Pipeline (1975-

2003)

3-4

Servitudes – Waterlines (1962-1987)

5

Shed and Farm Buildings (1976

6

Shrimp Production (1970)

7

Soil Conservation (1948-1978)

8

Soil – Maps and Aerial Photographs (1977)

9-10

Soil Tests (1975-1979)

11

South Coast Gas Company (1963-1976)

12

South Louisiana Production Credit Association

(1946-1967)

13

South Louisiana Tidal Water control District (1970)

14

Southern Pacific Railroad (1912-1924)

15

Southern Pacific Railroad Crossings (1969-1974)

16

Southern Pacific Railroad Title Dispute (Branch Line

(1965-1969)

17-18

Soybeans (1970-1977)

19

Subdivisions – Acadia Woods (1962-1963)

20-21

Subdivisions – Acadia Woods Addendum #1 (1969-

1974)

22-23

Subdivisions – Acadia Woods Addendum #2 (1974-

1979)

24

Subdivisions – General (1958-1979)

25

Subdivision Regulations (1973-1975)

26

Topical Files – Sugar Act Correspondence (1968-

1969)

27

Sugar Cane (1961-1978)

28

Sugar Cane – Heat Treatment Systems (1970-1976)

29

Sugar Cane – Newspaper Clippings (1969-1979)

30-31

Sugar Cane – Technical Information (1950-1979)

32

Tax Advice (1973)

93:17

22

1-7

Taxes on Property (1923-1979)

8

Tax Receipts (1886-1894)

9

Taylor Lumber Company (1962-1979)

10

Tenant Agreements (1975-1979)


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


11


Tenant Authorization Letters (1974-1979)

12

Tenant Croplands, Maps (1972-1979)

13

Tenant Croplands, Maps, Adams, Ronald (1968)

14

Tenant Farm Schedules, Crop Information (1973-

1979)

15

Tenant Crop Payment (1975-1979)

16

Tenants – General (1943-1979)

17

Tenant Leases (1975-1979)

18-19

Tenant Leases, Expired (1947-1979)

20

Tenant Sugar Cane Crop Records (1974)

21

Tennis and Swimming Center (1974)

22

Terrebonne Parish, General (1964-1975)

23

Terrebonne Parish Waterworks District No. 1 (1960-

1969)

24

Terrebonne Parish School Board, Andrew Price

School (1917-1977)

25

Terrebonne Recreation Commission (1961)

26

Terrebonne Water Pond Site (1968-1972)

27

Texaco, Farm Gasoline (1974)

28

Thiac, Tim (n.d.)

29

Thibodaux - General (1954-1979)

30

Thibodaux Medical Group Site (1971-1975)

93:18

23

1-3

Thibodaux Medical Plaza Claim (1973-1979)

4

Thompson-Chadwick, Audubon Properties Area

(1973-1979)

5

Title Information – Evergreen (1977-1979)

6

Tools (1968)

7

Toups, Wilson O. (1939-1939)

8

Triche, Risley C. (1973)

9-11

Urbanization Plan (1973)

12-13

U.S. Government – Claim to Section 102, 140 (1962-

1973)

14-15

U.S. Government – Claim to Section 153 (1954-

1979)

16

Vining Tree Service (1962)

17

Wallace, Tom (1973)

18

Water District No. 1 (1979)

19

Welex (1973-1974)

20-22

Zoning and Subdivision Regulations (1978-1979)

B6 OS:A

10-19

Oversized material. See Appendix D.

J:4

Vol. 30

“Soil Survey, Terrebonne Parish”, 1956 edition.


Stack Location


Box


Folder(s)


Contents (with dates)


Series V. Maps, Plats, and Photographs

(all oversized materials)

B6 OS:A

20-57

Oversized material. See Appendix E

B6 OS:A

Rolls 1-8

Oversized material. See Appendix G