ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 753
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Predominant Dates: 1859-1870
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Scope and Contents: The collection contains the daily journal of George Colmer's medical practice in Springfield, Louisiana, from 1859-1878. There is also a scrapbook created by Colmer of local and national events (1849-1878) with news clippings pasted in a journal noting garden crops, personal activities, weather, and local occurrences. In addition, there are broadsides and seed catalogues that were removed from the volumes and are now in folders in the collection. In addition to these, there are also circulars, a military order, articles, a reprint of an article about Colmer, a photograph, and documents related to land ownership.