de la Villesbret family papers, 1534-1975 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: de la Villesbret family papers, 1534-1975

Predominant Dates:1650-1919

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 84

Primary Creator: de la Villesbret family.

Extent: 28.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

The papers are arranged as follows:

Family estates papers, 1534-1898

This section is arranged in chronological order in thirteen boxes. This group is composed of legal documents, correspondence, and bills and receipts concerning immovable property owned by the de la Villesbrets or allied families. The legal documents are chiefly land titles, certificates of purchase or sale, and leases.

Family papers and school notebooks, 1562-1912

The family papers section is arranged in chronological order in eight boxes. This category contains documents and correspondence concerning the family itself. Included are royal commissions, proofs of nobility, wills, marriage and baptismal certificates, death notices, wedding announcements, naturalization papers, petitions for pensions, etc.

Military papers, 1704-1961

The military papers section is made up of three boxes and is divided according to person and include commissions, citations, orders, records of service, diaries, and correspondence pertaining to the military services of members of the family in the French Army and Navy.

Genealogical papers consists of one box and is arranged by family and includes genealogical notes and charts.

The collection is made up of 28 boxes and 2 oversized folders.

Date Acquired: 04/04/1960. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: de la Villesbret family -- Genealogy., France - History, French -- United States -- History., Heraldry.

Forms of Material: Conveyances., Correspondence., Genealogies., Military records.

Languages: English, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The de la Villesbret family papers are made up of documents, correspondence, bills and receipts, diaries, school notebooks, maps, and genealogical data. The materials in the collection pertain to the Garnier de la Villesbret family and allied families, including, among others, the Cormier du Médic, Gourel de St. Pern, Le Gris du Clos, Genu de la Bordière, de Mezerac, de Blois de la Calande, Boudin de Longpré, de la Moussaye, Kerbusso, and O'Brien families.

Biographical Note

The de la Villesbret family is related to several other families, including the Cormier du Médic, Gourel de St. Pern, Le Gris du Clos, Genu do la Bordière, de Mezerac, de Blois de la Calande, Boudin de Longpré, de la Moussaye, Kerbusso, and O'Brien families.  Members of the family were landowners and active in the French Army and Navy before and after the French Revolution.

Subject/Index Terms

de la Villesbret family -- Genealogy.
France - History
French -- United States -- History.
Heraldry.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Accruals: Materials added between 1971 and 1973.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Alain Maurice Garnier de la Villesbret.

Preferred Citation: de la Villesbret family papers, Manuscripts Collection 84, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 1965.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011. Box information updated by Eira Tansey on March 28, 2011.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 708269043


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Family estates papers, 1534-1719],
[Box 2: Family estates papers, 1720-1730],
[Box 3: Family estates papers, 1731-1745],
[Box 4: Family estates papers, 1746-1765],
[Box 5: Family estates papers, 1766-1774],
[Box 6: Family estates papers, 1775-1826],
[Box 7: Family estates papers, 1800-1814],
[Box 8: Family estates papers, 1815-1835],
[Box 9: Family estates papers, 1825-1830s],
[Box 10: Family estates papers, 1840-1840s],
[Box 11: Family estates papers, 1850-1864],
[Box 12: Family estates papers, 1860-1880],
[Box 13: Family estates papers, 1881-1898 and undated],
[Box 14: Family papers, 1562-1739],
[Box 15: Family papers, 1740-1769],
[Box 16: Family papers, 1770-1799],
[Box 17: Family papers, 1800-1848],
[Box 18: Family papers, 1849-1929; 1973; 1975 and undated],
[Box 19: School notebooks, 1911-1912],
[Box 20: School notebooks, 1911-1912],
[Box 21: School Notebooks, 1911-1912],
[Box 22: Military papers, 1704-1854],
[Box 23: Military papers, 1845-1899],
[Box 24: Military papers, 1896-1961],
[Box 25: Genealogical papers],
[Box 26: Printed material, 1681],
[Box 27: Printed material],
[Box 28: Printed material],
[Oversize folder 1],
[Oversize folder 2],
[All]

Box 25: Genealogical papers
Folder 1: "Inventaire des papiers de famille des Garnier de la Villesbret," prepared by Paul Garnier de la Villesbret
Folder 2: Genealogical notes and charts of the Garnier de la Villesbret family
Folder 3: Genealogical notes and charts of the Le Gris du Clos family
Folder 4: Genealogical data on the O'Brien family
Folder 5: Genealogical notes on the Cormier du Médic family
Folder 6: Genealogical notes on the Gourel de St. Pern family
Folder 7: Genealogical notes on the de Blois family
Folder 8: Genealogical chart of the Guyot family
Folder 9: Genealogy of the Goyon-Matignon family
Folder 10: Genealogical chart of the Samoual family
Folder 11: Miscellaneous notes on genealogy and heraldry
Folder 12: Miscellaneous notes on genealogy and heraldry
Folder 13: Photographs of unidentified towns, clipping, religious picture
Folder 14: Notes on various branches of the family, compiled by the cataloger
Folder 15: Genealogical charts compiled by the cataloger
Folder 16: Printed article on Garnier de la Villesbret

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Family estates papers, 1534-1719],
[Box 2: Family estates papers, 1720-1730],
[Box 3: Family estates papers, 1731-1745],
[Box 4: Family estates papers, 1746-1765],
[Box 5: Family estates papers, 1766-1774],
[Box 6: Family estates papers, 1775-1826],
[Box 7: Family estates papers, 1800-1814],
[Box 8: Family estates papers, 1815-1835],
[Box 9: Family estates papers, 1825-1830s],
[Box 10: Family estates papers, 1840-1840s],
[Box 11: Family estates papers, 1850-1864],
[Box 12: Family estates papers, 1860-1880],
[Box 13: Family estates papers, 1881-1898 and undated],
[Box 14: Family papers, 1562-1739],
[Box 15: Family papers, 1740-1769],
[Box 16: Family papers, 1770-1799],
[Box 17: Family papers, 1800-1848],
[Box 18: Family papers, 1849-1929; 1973; 1975 and undated],
[Box 19: School notebooks, 1911-1912],
[Box 20: School notebooks, 1911-1912],
[Box 21: School Notebooks, 1911-1912],
[Box 22: Military papers, 1704-1854],
[Box 23: Military papers, 1845-1899],
[Box 24: Military papers, 1896-1961],
[Box 25: Genealogical papers],
[Box 26: Printed material, 1681],
[Box 27: Printed material],
[Box 28: Printed material],
[Oversize folder 1],
[Oversize folder 2],
[All]


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