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Call Number/Catalog Number MS 0410
Title Blair-Janin family papers, 1850-1933 (MS 0410)
Collection Blair-Janin family papers
Object Name Manuscripts
Creator Blair, Jesup, 1852-1902.|Blair, Mary Jesup, 1826-1914.|Janin, Albert.|Blair, Vio
Description Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, organizational records, business papers, genealogical material, invitations, date books, recipes, programs, a list of slaves, newsclippings, maps, memorabilia, and photographs. Includes the papers of Thomas Sidney Jesup; Mary Jesup Blair ; Julia Clark Jesup; Violet Blair Janin, including records of the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution and the National Society of Colonial Dames; Albert Covington Janin; and Jesup Blair. Includes material relating to Violet Blair Janin's investments; Washington, D.C., society; the practice of law in New Orleans, La., and Washington, D.C.; a proposed "Gulf-Ship Canal" between Florida and Louisiana; the sale of land scrip in Louisiana; a paternity scandal involving Jesup Blair; the operation of Mammoth Cave, Ky.; and Blair House.
Subjects Practice of law -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Practice of law -- Washington (D.C.)
Canals -- Florida.
Canals -- Louisiana.
Homestead law -- Louisiana.
Paternity -- Washington (D.C.)
Patriotic societies -- United States.
Mammoth Cave (Ky.)
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
Lawyers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Lawyers -- Washington (D.C.)
Businesspeople -- Kentucky -- Mammoth Cave.
Businesspeople -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Businesspeople -- Washington (D.C.)
Women capitalists and financiers.
Search Terms Blair House
Date 1850-1933
Admin/Biographical History Prominent family of Washington, D.C., and New Orleans, La.
People Blair, Jesup, 1852-1902.
Blair, Mary Jesup, 1826-1914.
Janin, Albert.
Blair, Violet, 1848-1933.
Jesup, Julia Clark, b. 1840.
Jesup, Thomas Sidney, 1788-1860.
Dates of Creation 1850-1933
Early date 1850
Late date 1933
Extent 3.5 cubic ft. (4 containers and 1 oversize folder)
Level of description Fonds
Relation Show Related Records...
Finding Aids Finding aid in the repository.
Finding Aid ms0410.pdf