Cruzat family papers, 1686-1961
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Brief Description: The collection is made up of family papers (1674-1939), letters, copies of letters and documents, historical notes, and genealogical material of Marie Cruzat de Verges. Some of the families represented in the collection include the Hulse, Cruzat, and Innerarity families, as well as the East Florida trading firm of Panton, Leslie, Forbes & Company, with which the Inneraritys were associated. There are copies and extracts of correspondence between Louisiana Governor Miro and Joseph Pontalba, copies of letters of Miro and Valdez, and copies of letters of and relating to Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville and Bernarde de Marigny. There is also a group of articles, notes, and other information about the history of New Orleans and Louisiana.
Held at:
Louisiana Research Collection
202 Jones Hall
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5685
Email: larc [at]
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 249
Created by: Cruzat family.
Volume: 7.0 Boxes
Acquired: 09/03/1971.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic, as follows: family papers (1674-1909); copies of correspondence; articles and notes; genealogical material, arranged alphabetically by family name; printed materials, photographs and other papers; and more family papers (1910-1939). The collection consists of seven boxes.
Biographical Note for Cruzat family. : The Cruzat family is closely tied to the Hulse, and Innerarity families as well as many others, including the de Lino, Marigny, Broutin, Delrey, Daunoy, Dubois, Perez, Coulon de Villiers, and de Verges families. Marie Cruzat de Verges was the daughter of J.W. Cruzat and Heloise Hulse, the granddaughter of Isaac Hulse and the great-granddaughter of John Innerarity. The Innerarity family was associated with the East Florida trading firm Panton, Leslie, Forbes and Company.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Cruzat family -- Genealogy.
Hulse family -- Genealogy.
Innerarity family -- Genealogy.
Marigny de Mandeville, Bernard Xavier Philippe de, 1785-1868
Miro, Esteban, 1744-1795.
New Orleans (La.) -- History.
Panton, Leslie & Company.
Pontalba, Joseph Xavier de, baron, 1754-1834.
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
French [fre]
Spanish;Castilian [spa]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes: Mrs. Edwin X. de Verges.  Gift.
PreferredCitation: Cruzat family papers, Manuscripts Collection 249, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group iin 2011.