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Personal narratives, Confederate
|Named Person:||Henry Brown Richardson; Anna Farrar Richardson; Henry Richardson, Rev.; Margaret Dixon; Richardson family.|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Henry Brown Richardson
|Description:||244 items. 4 v. (2 ms. v., 2 pr. v.)|
Correspondence of Anna Farrar Richardson to and from various members of the Richardson and Farrar families is included along with her diary (1899-1902), which describes family life in New Orleans, Mardi Gras celebrations, yellow fever outbreaks, and trips to Maine and Delaware by rail and steamer. The collection contains genealogical notes on the Farrar family, a photograph of Henry Brown Richardson and his seven sons (1904), and a copy of an oral history interview with Margaret Dixon (1967) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, managing editor of the BATON ROUGE MORNING ADVOCATE. The interview was conducted by John F. Stewart, archivist of the John F. Kennedy Library. It describes Dixon's activities as a Louisiana delegate to the 1956 Democratic Convention.
Printed items include articles, newspaper clippings, and obituaries. Included are four maps of areas of Russia and Asia (1753), two maps of the battle field at Gettysburg (1876), and a map of the United States showing slaveholding regions and Indian Reservations (ca. 1860).
- Richardson, Henry Brown, -- 1837-1909.
- Richardson, Anna Farrar.
- Richardson, Henry, -- Rev.
- Dixon, Margaret.
- Tensas Parish (La.) -- History.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
- United States. -- Mississippi River Commission.
- Yellow fever -- Louisiana.
- New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs.
- Levees -- Louisiana.
- Levees -- Mississippi River.
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Louisiana.
- Freedmen -- Louisiana.
- Chinese Americans -- Louisiana.
- Johnson Island Prison.
- Carnival -- Louisiana.
- Richardson family.