Gulf South History

Archival Collection



1. "Bienville’s Expedition Against the Chickasaws," (from Illustrated Historical Sketches of The Indians: Exhibiting their Manners and Customs on the Battle Field and in the Wigwam, with numerous anecdotes and speeches, From the Best Authorities, by John Frost, 1857)

2. La Salle Shipwreck (xeroxed from Texas Historical Commission, The Medallion, January/February 1997-2 copies; Texas Historical Commission, The Medallion, Special Issue, n. d.-2 copies; Sieur de La Salle’s Fateful Landfall, Smithsonian, by David Roberts, April 1997; La Salle’s Last Voyage, by Lisa Moore LaRoe, National Geographic, Vol. 191, No. 5, May 1997)

3. "The French in Mississippi, 1699-1763," by Howell, Walter G., (xeroxed from History of Mississippi Vol. I, Chapter, A , edited by R. A. McLemore, University & College Press of Mississippi, 1973)

4. "Notes and Documents, Dr. Daniel Coxe and Carolana," (xeroxed from The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, pp. 257-262)

5. "The Tennessee River as the Road to Carolina: The Beginnings of Exploration and Trade," (xeroxed from The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol. III, No. 1)

6. "The Chickasaw, the English, and the French, 1699-1744," by Dawson A. Phelps (xeroxed from Tennessee Historical Quarterly, pp. 117-133)

7. "Early Indian Trade in the Development of South Carolina: Politics, Economics, and Social Mobility during the Proprietary Period, 1670-1719," by Philip M. Brown (xeroxed from The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 76, No. 3, July 1975, pp. 118-128)

8. "Fort Assumption: The First Recorded History of White Man’s Activity on the Present Site of Memphis," by James Troy Robison (xeroxed from The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, pp.

9. "Thomas Nairne’s 1708 Western Expedition: An Episode in the Anglo-French Competition for Empire," by Alexander Moore (xeroxed from Proceedings of the Tenth Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society, April 12-14, 1984, pp. 47-58)

10. "The English Invasion of Spanish Florida, 1700-1706," by Charles W. Arnade (xeroxed from Florida Historical Quarterly, pp. 29-37)

11. "Fort Prudhome: Its Location," by William A. Klutts (xeroxed from The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, pp. 28-40)

12. "The ‘Trade Do’s Not Flourish as Formerly’: The Ecological Origins of the Yamassee War of 1715," by Richard L. Haan (xeroxed from Ethnohistory, Vol. 28, No. 4, Fall 1982, pp. 341-358)

13. "An Account of the Invasion of South Carolina by the French and Spaniards in August 1706, Edited by Joseph Ioor Waring, M.D. (xeroxed from South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 66, No. 2, 1965, pp. 98-101)

14. "Coxe’s Account of the Activities of the English in the Mississippi Valley in the Seventeenth Century, A Memorial by Dr. Daniel Coxe," (xeroxed pp. 231-249)

15. Notes and Queries (xeroxed from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. V, 1881, pp. 114-120)

16. Article II-The Life of Father Marquette, by Jared Sparks, Library of American Biography, Vol. X (xeroxed from North American Review, Vol. 48, 1839, pp. 63-108)

17. Documents Tonti Letters (xeroxed from Mid-American, Vol. 21, 1939, pp. 209-288)

18. "Dauphin Island’s Critical Years, 1701-1722," by Jack D. L. Holmes (xeroxed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. XXIX, Nos. 1 & 2, Spring & Summer, 1967, pp. 39-63)



19. "Fort St. Gabriel and Fort Bute: A Border Incident of 1768," by R. E. Chandler (xeroxed from Revue de Louisiane, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1979, pp. 174-185)

20. "La Salle: Discovery of a Lost Explorer," by Peter H. Wood (xeroxed from American Historical Review, Vol. 2, No. 89, April 1984, pp. 294-323)

21. "The Contest for Pensacola Bay and Other Gulf Ports, 1698-1722," Parts I and II, by Stanley Faye (xeroxed from Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol. 24, 1946, pp. 167-195 and 302-328)

22. "The Occupation of Pensacola Bay, 1689-1700, Part III, by William E. Dunn (xeroxed from Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol. 4, 1926, pp. 140-154)

23. "The Siege of Saint Augustine by Governor Moore of South Carolina in 1702 as Reported to the King of Spain by Don Joseph De Zuniga Y Zerda, Governor of Florida," translated by Mark F. Boyd (xerox from Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol. 26, 1948, pp. 345-352)

24. "Spanish Pensacola, 1700-1763," by William B. Griffen (xeroxed from Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol. 37, 1959, pp. 242-262)

25. "A Hero of New France, From Hudson Bay to the Mississippi this soldier-seaman served his king, Pierre LeMoyne, Scourge of the English," by Ian McCulloch (xeroxed from The Beaver, Exploring Canada’s History, June/July 1995, pp. 14-22)

26. "Jean Laffite, the Baratarians, and the Historical Geography of Piracy in the Gulf of Mexico," by Robert C. Vogel (xeroxed from Gulf Coast Historical Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 1990, pp. 62-77)

27. "Suppressing the Anglo-American Trade at Mobile, 1733-1737," by Michael James Forêt (xeroxed from Gulf Coast Historical Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 1990, pp. 36-46)

28. "How General Andrew Jackson Learned of the British Plans Before the Battle of New Orleans," by William S. Coker (xeroxed from Gulf Coast Historical Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, Fall 1987. pp. 84-95)

29. " ‘Perier’s Water’: Roullet’s 1732 Exploration of Pearl River," by John Hawkins Napier III (xeroxed from Gulf Coast Historical Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, Fall 1992, pp. 73-84)

30. "Fort Toulouse and the North American Southeast, 1700-1764, by Ethan A. Grant (xeroxed from Gulf Coast Historical Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring 1992, pp. 6-15)

31. "Pierre Georges Rousseau, Louisiana’s Unsung Revolutionary War Hero," by Piercy J. Stakelum, Jr. (Donated by Pierre Georges Rousseau Chapter, Louisiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution)

32. Zachary Taylor Information

33. Houma Indian Arts: Triptych, by Ivy Billiot, Cyril Billiot, Marie Dean, and Exhibition curated/catalogue by Frédéric Allamel

34. "John Law Raids the Underworld," (xeroxed from Brides from Bridewell, Female Felons Sent to Colonial America, by Walter Hart Blumenthal, 1962, pp. 79-104)

35. "Preserving a heritage, River cane’s return vital to Chitimachas," Advocate, September 11, 2001

36. "Ougoula Tchetoka, Ackia, and Bienville’s First Chickasaw War: Whose Strategy and Tactics?, by Patricia Galloway (xeroxed from The Journal of Chickasaw History, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1996, pp. 3-10)