THERIOT (JOSEPH) FAMILY PAPERS

Mss. 2926

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.

76 items, 94 photographs

Geographic locations.

St. James Parish, Louisiana

Inclusive dates.

1866-1958, undated

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English and French

Summary.

Legal and business papers, printed and manuscript prayers, and photographs of the Theriot family. Mostly consists of tax and business receipts and prayers composed or printed in French

Restrictions on access.

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

Related collections.

N/A

Copyright.

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

Citation.

Joseph Theriot Family Papers, Mss. 2926, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack locations.

F:1

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Joseph Theriot and family resided in St. James Parish, Louisiana.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Papers include state and peddler's (U.S.) tax receipts and legal bills, including a list of damages requested in the case of Arthur Theriot v. Widow and Heirs of the late Edgar [Drunthis]; federal tax receipts of Joseph Theriot; bill of legal fees in Joseph Theriot v. Arthur Theriot; parish tax receipts of Mrs. Emerant Theriot and Joseph Theriot; financial information concerning Arthur Theriot’s bills; notice of unpaid state and parish taxes of Mrs. Joseph Theriot (1873), Mr. Joseph Theriot (1876); bills (in French); and bills for pharmaceuticals (1866-1926). Also included are handwritten prayers, poems, holy cards, and leaflets (some of which are in French); and pictures of religious subjects.

The photograph collection consists almost solely of portraits of various individuals, some of whom are identified. Photographers identified by their imprint are: L. Robira, W. W. Washburn, Simon, E. Maurice, Schleier, Blanchard, J. Frazier, Peyton's, H. Maignan, Daliet, F. J. Barnes, Lilienthal, A. D. Lytle, A. Roth, C. E. Schrenk, M. Y. Moore, and Adams and Simon. Some of the portraits are tintypes and postcards; most of the photographs are undated.

INDEX TERMS

Clothing and dress.

Hairstyles.

Photographic prints.

Portraits.

Postcards.

Prayers.

Religious articles.

Tintypes.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Folders

Contents

F:1

1

1

Legal and business receipts (July 1866-Dec. 1926)

2

Prayers (undated)

3

Printed materials (Jan. 1875-Sept. 1958)

4

Printed materials (undated)

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Photographs