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Archival Collection

REGIONAL HISTORY-WEST FELICIANA PARISH (In Box with
East Feliciana Parish)

BOX 1

Folder

1.
Statistical Profile of West Feliciana Parish, prepared by
the PAR Council of La., Inc., 1973

2. Bayou Sara: Pawn of the Mississippi,
Morning Advocate Magazine, November 23, 1952

3.
Bayou Sara Ledger, June 8, 1861, Vol. XIX, No. 28 (xerox
copy)

4. Audubon Pilgrimage (booklet–1972 and 1977 has history of
houses); (brochures–1978, 1981, 1983, 1986); West Feliciana Parish
Tourist Brochures; Hardwood General Store (brochure); St.
Francisville Historic District (brochure)

Folder 5 PLANTATION HOUSE CLIPPINGS AND
BROCHURES

Feliciana: Louisiana’s Happy Land,
Times-Picayune, July 11, 1982

St. Francisville Community Profiles, La. Office of Commerce and
Industry, October 1989

An Imaginary Epistle from James John Audubon on an Old Feliciana
Home [Waverly]

Lester Home, Waverly, Is Typical of American,
Morning Advocate, November 29, 1936

St. Francisville’s Old Homes Draw Visiting Groups,
Times-Picayune, March 29, 1937

Trail Pilgrimage Opens Tomorrow in Louisiana Town, unidentified
newspaper, n. d.

The Audubon Trail Leads to Oakley, unidentified newspaper, n.
d.

Second Audubon Pilgrimage Will be Opened Today, unidentified
newspaper, n. d.

Audubon Home Becomes State Park; to be Restored,
Times-Picayune, August 13, 1947

Oakley Becomes Louisiana’s Ninth State Park,
Morning Advocate, September 1, 1947

Audubon’s Happyland, by Joy Jackson,
Dixie, April 25, 1954

Audubon’s Happyland,
Dixie, October 12, 1969

St. Francisville Tour,
Morning Advocate Magazine, March 23, 1952

Breathing New Life Into A Town,
Dixie, June 8, 1959

Uniting the Old and New [Greenwood],
Sunday Advocate, March 19, 1978

Greenwood Plantation, Rebuilt to Original Dimensions,
Antiques Gazette, June 1992, Vol. 8,

No. 9

Greenwood, St. Francisville, Louisiana,
Antiques Gazette, June 1996, Vol. 12, No. 11

Butler Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, La.,
Antiques Gazette, Vol. 16, No. 7,

February 2000

Fairview Memories North of Thompson Creek,
Sunday Advocate, October 21, 1979

Audubon Memorial State Park/Oakley House (3 brochures)

The Story of East [West] Feliciana’s Afton Villa: A House Within
a House,
The Progress,

Friday, July 29, 1938 (2 copies)

Afton Villa (brochure)

Milbank Restaurant/Bed and Breakfast (brochure)

Cottage Plantation (brochure)

The Cottage Dates to Spanish Regime,
Sunday Morning Advocate, January 31, 1937

Mansion on Mississippi Bend Near Capital Scene of Many Dramatic
Events [The Cottage],

The Progress, Friday, March 31, 1939

The Cottage Was Founded by Family Which Gave Leaders to Wars of
Nation,
The Progress,

Friday, June 16, 1939

Gold in the Cottage,
Dixie, March 22, 1953

First and Oldest Home of Barrow Family in Felicianas Built Year
Washington Died [Highland

Plantation], n. d.

Highland Plantation,
Morning Advocate, February 9, 1941

Highland Plantation,
Sunday Advocate, November 20, 1977

REGIONAL HISTORY-WEST FELICIANA PARISH

BOX 1 Continued

Folder 5 Continued

Ellerslie Mansion in Tunica Hills Reminder of Financial,
Romantic Rivalry,
The Progress,

Friday, September 1, 1939

Catalpa Shows Charm of Early Plantation Life,
Antiques Gazette, Nov. 1992, Vol. 9, No. 2

It’s Pilgrimage Time in St. Francisville,
Times-Picayune, March 5, 1978

Old South Still Lives in St. Francisville,
Times-Picayune, August 17, 1979

The MyrtlesAmerica’s Haunted House

Folder 6 ROSEDOWN PLANTATION

Rosedown in St. Francisville Has House, Gardens,
The Old News is Good News Antiques

Gazette, Vol. 4, No. 8, June 1988

Rosedown House and Gardens are True Restorations of a Grand Era,

Antiques Gazette,

February 1992

Rosedown Plantation and Gardens Brochure

Rosedown-Louisiana’s newest state historic site,
Antiques Gazette, Vol. 19, No. 2, Oct. 2002

Folder

7. Grace Episcopal Church (1 page description); Ivy and Stone,
Dixie, June 25, 1978

8. 108-year old church restoration completed [Our Lady of Mount
Carmel Catholic Church in St. Francisville],
Sunday Advocate, October 14, 1979

9. River Water in his Veins (St. Francisville Ferry),
Sunday Magazine, August 14, 1983

10.
River Bend Station (booklet about Nuclear Plant in St.
Francisville, La.); River Bend OK Near?, unidentified newspaper, n.
d.

Folder 11 LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY, ANGOLA,
LOUISIANA

a)
The Angola Story, Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola,
Louisiana
, Burl Cain, Warden

A Punishing Legacy, by Burk Foster (4-page paper)

36th Annual Angola Prison Rodeo (2 copies)

Death Watch: End of an Era, by Ron Wikberg & Wilbert Rideau,

The Angolite, September/October 1991

Special Events flyer

WEST FELICIANA PARISH COLLECTIONS ARE IN BOX

WITH EAST FELICIANA PARISH

BOX 2 Howard Nichols Donation

Folder

1. Howard Nichols Student Papers on West Feliciana-
Leonard Charrrier and the Tunica Treasure by Kimberly Crosby,
Historic Propinquity by Tiffany King, Family Life on “Angola” by
Wanda Smith

2. Student Papers on West Feliciana Continued- Angola: A
Historical Account by Wendy Doherty, Two Who Made a Difference by
Kristie Doming, The Majestic Felicianas by Matt Sullivan

3. Student Papers on West Feliciana Continued- Daniel
Family History by Catherine Daniel, Mama’s Memories by
Wendell Brian, History of West Feliciana by Darryl Powell

4. Student Papers on West Feliciana Continued- Grace
Episcopal Church by Arlene Morrow, R. Hilton Butler by Jayson
Wiedeman, Julius Freyhan High School: Forgotten in Time by Tara
Stevenson

5. Student Papers on West Feliciana Continued- The Sights
and Sounds of the Myrtles Plantation by Deborah Elshout, Spring
Grove/Rosebank A History by David Walker, Bayou Sara by Iris
Maglone

6. Audubon Pilgrimage “Happy Land”- Brochures, Flyers,
Newspaper Clippings

7. Grace Episcopal Church, St. Francisville

8. Rosebank Plantation House

9. Afton Villa

10. Map of West Feliciana Parish and West Feliciana/St.
Francisville Brochures- All About Fairview Plantation, Visit
Cottage Plantation, Hardwood General Store, The River Bend Energy
Center, Plantation Country Gateway to History West Feliciana
Parish, West Feliciana Parish, Rosedown Plantation and Gardens,
Oakley House postcard

11. West Feliciana/St. Francisville Newspaper
Clippings

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