A guide to genealogical research at the Louisiana State Archives

by Judy Riffel

Publisher: Comité des Archives de la Louisiane in Baton Rouge, La. (P.O. Box 1547, Baton Rouge 70821-1547)

Written in English
Published: Pages: 164 Downloads: 99
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Judy Riffel
ContributionsComité des archives de la Louisiane
LC ClassificationsZ1289 .R54 2008, F368 .R54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24546110M
LC Control Number2007910330

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