ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 919
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The collection consists primarily of materials used by Sidney Villere while researching his great grandfather, Jacques Phillipe Villere, the first native-born governor of New Orleans. There are genealogical notes on numerous families related to the Villere family, photocopies of documents by and about figures that interacted with Jacques Phillipe Villere, as well as Sidney Villere's correspondence. Also included in the collection is material by George C.H. Kernion, a Louisiana genealogist, which includes speeches, typescripts, and correspondence.