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Drawn from major repositories throughout the South, Plantations Records, Parts 1 and 2, include two major collections of primary sources:

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations From The Revolution Through The Civil War:

  • Series A: Selections from the South Carolina Library, University of South Carolina:
    • Part 1: The Papers of James Henry Hammond, 1795–1865
    • Part 2: Miscellaneous Collections
  • Series D: Selections from the Maryland Historical Society
  • Series E: Selections from the University of Virginia Library:
    • Part 1: Virginia Plantations
    • Part 2: Virginia Plantations
    • Part 3: Virginia Plantations
    • Part 4: Cocke Family Papers
    • Part 5: Ambler Family Papers
    • Part 6: Virginia Plantations
  • Series F: Selections from the Manuscript Department, Duke University Library: 
    • Part 1: The Deep South
    • Part 2: South Carolina and Georgia
    • Part 3: North Carolina, Maryland, and Virginia
    • Part 4: North Carolina and Virginia
    • Part 5: William Patterson Smith Collection
  • Series H: Tulane and Louisiana State Museum
  • Series I: Selections from Louisiana State University:
    • Part 1: Louisiana Sugar Plantations
    • Part 2: Louisiana and Miscellaneous Southern Cotton Plantations
    • Part 3: The Natchez Area
    • Part 4: Barrow, Bisland, Bowman, and Other Collections
    • Part 5: Butler Family Collections
    • Part 6: David Weeks and Family Collection
  • Series M: Selections from the Virginia Historical Society:
    • Part 1: Tayloe Family, 1650–1970
    • Part 2: Northern Neck of Virginia; also Maryland
    • Part 3: Other Tidewater Virginia
    • Part 4: Central Piedmont Virginia
    • Part 5: Southside Virginia
    • Part 6: Northern Virginia and Valley

Records of Southern Plantations From Emancipation To The Great Migration:

  • Series A: Selections from the Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library, Duke University: 
    • Part 1: Alabama and South Carolina Plantations
    • Part 2: North Carolina and Virginia Plantations
    • Part 3: Georgia and Florida Plantations 
  • Series B: Selections from the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Louisiana State University Libraries:
    • Part 1: Louisiana Sugar Plantations
    • Part 2: Louisiana Cotton Plantations
    • Part 3: Louisiana Sugar Plantations (Bayou Lafourche and Bayou Teche)
    • Part 4: Mississippi Cotton Plantations
    • Part 5: Albert Batchelor Papers
    • Part 6: Weeks Family Papers
  • Series C: Selections from the South Carolina Library, University of South Carolina:
    • Part 1: The Hammond Family Papers
    • Part 2: Selected Collections

 

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