KERNION (GEORGE C. H.) FAMILY PAPERS

(Mss. 1629)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2011

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 5
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 6

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SUMMARY

Size.

177 items

Geographic locations.

New Orleans, Louisiana; West Feliciana Parish, La.

Inclusive dates.

[1544]-1942, undated

Bulk dates.

1832-1942

Language.

English, French.

Summary.

Papers of George C.H. Kernion, public accountant and tax specialist, and family and the Campbell family of New Orleans; and copies of genealogies and documents containing vital statistics for the Kernion, Campbell, Huchet and Quimper families.

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

Samuel J. Peters and Family Papers, Mss. 1346

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

George C. H. Kernion Family Papers, Mss. 1629, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

U:99, OS:K

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

George Campbell Huchet de Kernion was born in New Orleans to Anatole L. Huchet de Kernion and Fanny Evelina Heloise Campbell. He graduated from the College of the Immaculate Conception in New Orleans in 1895 and received a bachelor of law from Tulane University in 1897. He was a public accountant and tax specialist of New Orleans.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Papers include documents related to Kernion's career as an accountant and copies of genealogies and documents containing vital statistics for the Kernion, Campbell, Huchet, and Quimper families. Included in the collection are Civil War Confederate letters, political speeches, and broadsides of Huey P. Long.

INDEX TERMS

Accountants--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Campbell family.

Genealogies.

Huchet family.

Kernion family.

Kernion, George Campbell Huchet de.

Letters (correspondence)

Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935.

Louisiana--Genealogy.

Patriotism--United States.

Quimper family.

Report cards.

Speeches.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Folders

Contents (with dates)

U:99

1

1

General Edmund Pendleton Gaines note of acceptance to invitation to a ball of Mrs. Peters (1839)

2

Succession of Charles La Bedorfere Huchet Kernion, Jr. (1847) [in French]

3

Letter by Zoe Campbell to her husband, parents of Zoe Jane Campbell, New Orleans (undated, prior to 1855) [in French]

4

Letters by Julia Campbell, N.Y. to her cousin Zoe Campbell and other family members of New Orleans, discussing family news (1857-1864)

5

Confederate letters from Private James Campbell to his sister; two letters to Anatole Kernion [one in French] (1863-1864, undated)

6

Anatole Kernion’s certificates of registration as a resident of New Orleans and calling card of Mrs. Kernion (1871)

7

George Kernion’s monthly school reports at College of the Immaculate Conception, New Orleans (1887-1894)

8

Letters to Anatole Kernion and George Kernion from family members in France and New York [in French and English], most of which concern family members and genealogy (1873-1942, undated)

9

“Catalogue of books on Louisiana and New Orleans in Howard’s Library,(1913)

10

Letters of Grace King, Annie R. King and George Kernion concerning the Society for Preservation of Tombs (1927, 1932)

11

Letters concerning the war of 1812 service record for Charles Kernion (1929)

12

Political speeches (1931-1932) by George C.H. Kernion concerning:

Hon. Edwin S. Broussard versus John Holmes Overton

Huey P. Long and T. Semmes Welmsley

Huey P. Long

George Seth Guion

Stack

Location

Box

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Contents (with dates)

U:99

1

13

Patriotic radio addresses by George Kernion (1930-1940)

14

Program and speech by George Kernion at unveiling of the Sons of the American Revolution marker on tombstone of Alexander Stirling, Beechwood Farm, West Feliciana Parish, 1838 (1938)

15

“The Vieux Carré of Yester Year” by George C.H. Kernion (undated) [in French and English]

16

“Sur Les Rives du Vieux Meschecabe a travers le temps” by George C.H. Kernion (undated) [in French]

17

“Louisiana Plantations” by George C.H. Kernion (undated)

Genealogical materials

19

Kernion Family Vital Statistics, [1656-1900]

20

Kernion and Campbell family notes and genealogy (1898, undated)

21

Kernion Genealogy, Huchet Branch [1544-1899]

22

Kernion, Genealogy, Huchet Branch, printed materials [1668], 1885, 1888 (printed copy 1668)

23

Kernion Genealogy, Quimper Branch [1701-1888], 1856-1900

OS:K

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1

Huey Long and related broadsides (1935-1937, undated)

Genealogical charts (undated)