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The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful for genealogical research.
 
The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful for genealogical research.
  
'''Division of Archives, Records Management, and History<br />'''3851 Essen Lane<br />Baton Rouge, LA 70809<br />Telephone: 504-922-1207<br />Fax: 504-922-0002<br />Internet: http://www.sec.state.la.us/ARCHIVES/archives/archives-index.htm
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'''Division of Archives, Records Management, and History<br>'''3851 Essen Lane<br>Baton Rouge, LA 70809<br>Telephone: 504-922-1207<br>Fax: 504-922-0002<br>Internet: http://www.sec.state.la.us/ARCHIVES/archives/archives-index.htm
  
'''National Archives—Southwest Region (Fort Worth)'''<br />501 West Felix Street <br />Building 1, Dock 1<br />Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216<br />Telephone: 817-334-5525<br />Fax: 817-334-5621<br />Mailing Address:<br />P.O. Box 6216<br />Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216 <br />Internet: http://www.archives.gov/southwest/
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'''National Archives—Southwest Region (Fort Worth)'''<br>501 West Felix Street <br>Building 1, Dock 1<br>Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216<br>Telephone: 817-334-5525<br>Fax: 817-334-5621<br>Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 6216<br>Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216 <br>Internet: http://www.archives.gov/southwest/
  
'''Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br />P.O. Box 82060<br />Baton Rouge, LA 70884-2068<br />Telephone: 504-766-3018<br />Internet: http://www.rootsweb.com/~la-lghs/
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'''Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 82060<br>Baton Rouge, LA 70884-2068<br>Telephone: 504-766-3018<br>Internet: http://www.rootsweb.com/~la-lghs/
  
'''Louisiana State Library'''<br />760 Third Street<br />Baton Rouge, LA 70802<br />Telephone: 504-342-4913<br />Fax: 504-342-3547<br />Mailing Address:<br />P.O. Box 131<br />Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0131 <br />Internet: http://www.state.lib.la.us/
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'''Louisiana State Library'''<br>760 Third Street<br>Baton Rouge, LA 70802<br>Telephone: 504-342-4913<br>Fax: 504-342-3547<br>Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 131<br>Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0131 <br>Internet: http://www.state.lib.la.us/
  
'''Louisiana Historical Association'''<br />University of Southwestern Louisiana<br />929 Camp Street<br />New Orleans, LA 70130<br />Telephone: 318-482-6871<br />Fax: 318-482-6028<br />Mailing Address:<br />P.O. Box 42808<br />Lafayette, LA 70504 <br />Internet: http://www.louisianahistoricalsociety.org/
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'''Louisiana Historical Association'''<br>University of Southwestern Louisiana<br>929 Camp Street<br>New Orleans, LA 70130<br>Telephone: 318-482-6871<br>Fax: 318-482-6028<br>Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 42808<br>Lafayette, LA 70504 <br>Internet: http://www.louisianahistoricalsociety.org/
  
'''Historic New Orleans Collection'''<br />William Research Center<br />410 Charter Street<br />New Orleans, LA 70130<br />Telephone: 504-598-7171<br />Fax: 504-598-7166 <br />Internet: http://www.hnoc.org/
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'''Historic New Orleans Collection'''<br>William Research Center<br>410 Charter Street<br>New Orleans, LA 70130<br>Telephone: 504-598-7171<br>Fax: 504-598-7166 <br>Internet: http://www.hnoc.org/
  
'''Louisiana State Museum'''<br />Louisiana Historical Center Library<br />400 Esplanade Avenue<br />New Orleans, LA 70176-2448<br />Telephone: 504-568-8214<br />Fax: 504-568-4995<br />Mailing Address:<br />P.O. Box 2448<br />New Orleans, LA 70176 <br />Internet: http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/
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'''Louisiana State Museum'''<br>Louisiana Historical Center Library<br>400 Esplanade Avenue<br>New Orleans, LA 70176-2448<br>Telephone: 504-568-8214<br>Fax: 504-568-4995<br>Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 2448<br>New Orleans, LA 70176 <br>Internet: http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/
  
'''Hill Memorial Library'''<br />Louisiana State University<br />Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300<br />Telephone: 504-388-6551<br />Fax: 504-344-6773 <br />Internet: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/
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'''Hill Memorial Library'''<br>Louisiana State University<br>Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300<br>Telephone: 504-388-6551<br>Fax: 504-344-6773 <br>Internet: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/
  
'''Howard Tilton Library'''<br />Manuscripts &amp; Rare Books Department<br />Tulane University<br />7001 Freret Street<br />New Orleans, LA 70118<br />Telephone: 504-865-5131<br />Fax: 504-865-6773 <br />Internet: http://library.tulane.edu/
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'''Howard Tilton Library'''<br>Manuscripts &amp; Rare Books Department<br>Tulane University<br>7001 Freret Street<br>New Orleans, LA 70118<br>Telephone: 504-865-5131<br>Fax: 504-865-6773 <br>Internet: http://library.tulane.edu/
  
'''New Orleans Public Library'''<br />219 Loyola Avenue<br />New Orleans, LA 70140-1016<br />Telephone: 504-596-2612<br />Fax: 504-596-2609 <br />Internet: http://nutrias.org/spec/speclist.htm
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'''New Orleans Public Library'''<br>219 Loyola Avenue<br>New Orleans, LA 70140-1016<br>Telephone: 504-596-2612<br>Fax: 504-596-2609 <br>Internet: http://nutrias.org/spec/speclist.htm
  
An inventory of the records in this important collection is Collin B. Hamer, Jr., ''Genealogical Materials in the New Orleans Public Library ''(New Orleans, Louisiana: Friends of the New Orleans Public Library, 1984; FHL book 976.3 D23h 1984).
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An inventory of the records in this important collection is Collin B. Hamer, Jr., ''Genealogical Materials in the New Orleans Public Library''(New Orleans, Louisiana: Friends of the New Orleans Public Library, 1984; FHL book 976.3 D23h 1984).
  
'''Orleans Parish Notarial Archives'''<br />Civil Courts Building<br />421 Loyola Avenue, Room B-4<br />New Orleans, LA 70112<br />Telephone: 504-568-8578<br />Fax: 504-568-8599 <br />Internet: http://www.notarialarchives.org/
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'''Orleans Parish Notarial Archives'''<br>Civil Courts Building<br>421 Loyola Avenue, Room B-4<br>New Orleans, LA 70112<br>Telephone: 504-568-8578<br>Fax: 504-568-8599 <br>Internet: http://www.notarialarchives.org/
  
 
A helpful guide to Louisiana libraries is ''Resources in Louisiana Libraries: Public, Academic, Special and in Media Centers'' (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State Library, 1971; FHL book 976.3 A3re; film 896543; fiche 6019941).
 
A helpful guide to Louisiana libraries is ''Resources in Louisiana Libraries: Public, Academic, Special and in Media Centers'' (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State Library, 1971; FHL book 976.3 A3re; film 896543; fiche 6019941).
  
 
To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Louisiana parishes, use any of the 22 inventories of the parish archives produced by the Historical Records Survey about 1940. The library has most of these inventories.
 
To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Louisiana parishes, use any of the 22 inventories of the parish archives produced by the Historical Records Survey about 1940. The library has most of these inventories.
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Revision as of 20:00, 22 January 2008

The following archives, libraries, and societies have collections or services helpful for genealogical research.

Division of Archives, Records Management, and History
3851 Essen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Telephone: 504-922-1207
Fax: 504-922-0002
Internet: http://www.sec.state.la.us/ARCHIVES/archives/archives-index.htm

National Archives—Southwest Region (Fort Worth)
501 West Felix Street
Building 1, Dock 1
Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216
Telephone: 817-334-5525
Fax: 817-334-5621
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6216
Fort Worth, TX 76115-0216
Internet: http://www.archives.gov/southwest/

Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 82060
Baton Rouge, LA 70884-2068
Telephone: 504-766-3018
Internet: http://www.rootsweb.com/~la-lghs/

Louisiana State Library
760 Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Telephone: 504-342-4913
Fax: 504-342-3547
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 131
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0131
Internet: http://www.state.lib.la.us/

Louisiana Historical Association
University of Southwestern Louisiana
929 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Telephone: 318-482-6871
Fax: 318-482-6028
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 42808
Lafayette, LA 70504
Internet: http://www.louisianahistoricalsociety.org/

Historic New Orleans Collection
William Research Center
410 Charter Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Telephone: 504-598-7171
Fax: 504-598-7166
Internet: http://www.hnoc.org/

Louisiana State Museum
Louisiana Historical Center Library
400 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70176-2448
Telephone: 504-568-8214
Fax: 504-568-4995
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2448
New Orleans, LA 70176
Internet: http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/

Hill Memorial Library
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3300
Telephone: 504-388-6551
Fax: 504-344-6773
Internet: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/

Howard Tilton Library
Manuscripts & Rare Books Department
Tulane University
7001 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Telephone: 504-865-5131
Fax: 504-865-6773
Internet: http://library.tulane.edu/

New Orleans Public Library
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70140-1016
Telephone: 504-596-2612
Fax: 504-596-2609
Internet: http://nutrias.org/spec/speclist.htm

An inventory of the records in this important collection is Collin B. Hamer, Jr., Genealogical Materials in the New Orleans Public Library(New Orleans, Louisiana: Friends of the New Orleans Public Library, 1984; FHL book 976.3 D23h 1984).

Orleans Parish Notarial Archives
Civil Courts Building
421 Loyola Avenue, Room B-4
New Orleans, LA 70112
Telephone: 504-568-8578
Fax: 504-568-8599
Internet: http://www.notarialarchives.org/

A helpful guide to Louisiana libraries is Resources in Louisiana Libraries: Public, Academic, Special and in Media Centers (Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State Library, 1971; FHL book 976.3 A3re; film 896543; fiche 6019941).

To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Louisiana parishes, use any of the 22 inventories of the parish archives produced by the Historical Records Survey about 1940. The library has most of these inventories.