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Politician and jurist of Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, owned and operated Harrisonburg Independent; served as associate justice of Louisiana Supreme Court from 1866 until death; opposed secession during Civil War; includes papers of children, collection provides some interesting detail on family relations and living conditions during the period.
Size of Collection
1 box, 1 folder
Letters, legal petitions and papers, notes
Dates of Collection
Louisiana Tech University, Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Louisiana Industrial Institute
Genealogy | Public History
University Archives and Special Collections, Prescott Memorial Library, Louisiana Tech University, "James Govan Taliaferro Papers" (2019). Manuscript Finding Aids. 215.