University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Airlie Plantation Records, 1846-1951



Descriptive Summary

Creator Airlie Plantation
Title Airlie Plantation Records
Dates: 1846-1951
Abstract Records include land deeds (1846 and 1868); daily record book (1862) including daily events, record of cotton picked, lists of livestock and expenses; genealogical correspondence (1951); and a map of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, with location of Airlie Plantation (ca. 1951).
OCLC 16125404
Extent 1 in.
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Airlie Plantation was owned and operated by James Green Carson, who moved across the Mississippi River from Canebrake Plantation in Adams County, Mississippi, around 1846 with his wife Catherine Waller Carson and family. The Carsons fled to Texas during the Civil War, and James Green Carson died of diphtheria in Tyler, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Records include land deeds (1846 and 1868); daily record book (1862) including daily events, record of cotton picked, lists of livestock and expenses; genealogical correspondence (1951); and a map of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, with location of Airlie Plantation (ca. 1951). The record book was printed by Thomas Affleck of New Orleans.


Restrictions

Use Restrictions

Photocopies should be made from microfilm, not from originals.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868.
Carson, Catherine Waller, d. ca. 1888.
Carson, James Green, 1815-1863.
Gallaway, T.A.
Subjects
Airlie Plantation (East Carroll Parish, La.)
Cotton growing--Louisiana.
East Carroll Parish (La.)--History--Sources
Plantations--Louisiana--East Carroll Parish.
Slavery--Louisiana.

Related Material

See also Canebrake Plantation Records, 1856-1858.


Administrative Information

Cite as

Airlie Plantation Records, 1846-1951, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Alternate Form Available

Microfilm available: Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations, Series G, University Publications of America, 44 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701.

This microfilm is available at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Microfilm 18,335 Series G, Part 1, Reel 11


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Manuscript:

box
2A130 Land deeds, 1846 and 1868
Daily record book, 1862
Genealogical correspondence, 1951



 

Maps:

Map of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, with location of Airlie Plantation [see repository map collection], ca. 1951



 

Microfilm:

Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations [see Microfilm 18,335 Series G, Part 1, Reel 11]