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LOUISIANA CREOLE HERITAGE CENTER

Le Centre d'Héritage Créole de louisiane

 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Creole Cultural & Heritage Resources


Listed below is a comprehensive bibliography of various books and manuscrips relating to the Louisiana Creole culture and history.  This listing has been obtained from a number of different sources and will remain a "work in progress".     The Center will periodically update this listing with any additional sources as well as available annotations and reviews.  Please feel free to submit additions or comments to this listing. 

Allain, Helene d'Aquin.

1883. Souvenirs d'Amerique et de France. Paris: Bourguet-Calas. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Ancelet, Barry Jean. 

1994. Cajun and Creole Folktales: The French Oral Tradition of South Louisiana.   Jackson: University of Mississippi Press. Mississippi. (GR111 F73 C35 1994 La. Coll.). 

Anthony, Arthe Agnes.

1978. The Negro Creole Community in New Orleans. 1880-1920: An Oral History. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Baade, Hans W. 

1980.  Louisiana's Laws and the Creole Family in History. Austin, TX: Baade.Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Balthazar-Heitzman, Kathleen. 

1995. Cane River Trading Company: A Creole Newsletter. Climax, New York, n.p.

Ballowe, Hewitt Leonard.

1948.  Creole Folk Tales; Stories of the Louisiana Marsh Country. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State Univ. Press (PS 3503 B5546 C6 Ft. Polk).  Source-Creole Heritage Resources 

"Bayou Talk." P.O. Box 1344, West Covina, CA 91793. Published by JO VAL, Inc.
Berlin, Ira

1974.  Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Ante-bellum South. Pantheon Books

Bertrand, Alvin and Calvin Beale.

1965.  The French and Non-French in Louisiana.

Boren, Lynda S. and Sara de Saussure Davis, eds

1992.  Kate Chopin Reconsidered: Beyond the Bayou. Baton Rouge: LSU Press

Brasseaux, Carl A., Keith P. Fontenot, and Claude F. Oubre. 

1995. Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography 

Brown, Dorothy H. and Barbera C. Ewell, eds.

1992 Louisiana Women Writers. Baton Rouge: LSU Press Source-Creole Heritage Resources

Bryan, Violet H.

1993.  The Myth of New Orleans in Literature: Dialogues of Race and Gender. University of Tennessee Press. Source-Reference-SK

Cable, George Washington. 

1959.  Creoles and Cajuns. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (PS 1241 A5T87 1959 La. Coll.). Source-Creole Heritage Resources

1883.   The Creoles in the American Revolution. New York: Century Co.

1883.  Who Are the Creoles? New York: Century Co.

1884.  The Creoles of Louisiana. New York: C. Scribner's Sons.

1886. Creole Slave Songs. New York: Century Co. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Cajun and Creole folktales

1994.  The French Oral Traditions of South Louisiana.  Jackson:   University Press of Mississippi (GR 111 F73 C35 1994 La. Coll)

Callahan, J.J., et al. 

1956.  The History of St. Augustine's Parish, Isle Brevelle, Louisiana. Natchitoches, LA, n.p.

Cardwell, Guy A.

1953.  Twins of Genus. East Lansing, Michigan

Castellanos, Henry C. 

1978.  New Orleans as It Was: Episodes of Louisiana Life. Baton Rouge: Published for the Louisiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission by the Louisiana State University Press.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Caufield, Ruby Van Allen. 

1929.  The French Literature of Louisiana. New York: Institute of French Studies, Columbia University.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Chaffin, V. Frank.

1988.  Dwelling and Rhythm: The Isle Brevelle as a Landscape of Home. Landscape Journal. Fall, 96-106.

Chopin, Kate. 

1992 A matter of Prejudice and other stories. New York: Bantam Source-Creole Heritage Resources

Cizek, Eugene D., et al.

1987.  The Architectural History and Origin of the Badin-Roque House, Isle Brevelle, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Natchitoches: Robert Smith and Associates.

Cohen, Lucy. 

1984.  Chinese in the Post-Civil War South: A People Without a History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

"Creole Writing and Culture." 

1994.  Louisiana Literature. Vol. 11, No. 2. Southeastern University. Source-Creole Heritage Resources 

Crete, Liliane. 

1981.  Vie quotidienne en Louisiana, 1815-1830. Translated by Patrick Gregory. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

d'Abzac, Paul. 

1882.  Excursions en Louisiane. Nouvelle-Orleans, Franco-Americaine. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

De Gournay, Paul F. 

1886. Creole Peculiarities.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Dennis, Mary Cable.

1937.  The Tail of the Comet. New York.

Desdunes, Rudolphe L.

1973.  Our People and Our History; A Tribute to the Creole People of Color, In Memory of the Great Men They Have Given Us, and Of the Good Works They Have Accomplished. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Dickinson, Samuel D.

1991.  Creole Patois in the Novels of Dr. Alfred Mercier. Louisiana Literature. Spring, 69-80.

Ditchy, Jay K., ed. 

1966.  Early Louisiana French Life and Folklore from the Anonymous Breaux Manuscript.  Trans. George F. Reinecke. Louisiana Folklore Miscellany. 2(3): 1-56.

Dominguez, Virginia R. 

1986.  White by Definition: Social Classification in Creole Louisiana. New Brunswick, NJ:   Rutgers University Press. (F 380 C87 D65 1986)   Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Dorman, James H., ed.

1996. Creoles of Color of the Gulf South. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 

Ekstrom, Kjell,

1950.  George Washington Cable: A study of His Early Life and Works. Cambridge, Mass.

Elfenbein, Anna Shannon. 

1989.  Women on the Color Line: Evolving Stereotypes and the Writings of George Washington Cable, Grace King, Kate Chopin. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Flores, Daniel.

1984.  Jefferson and Southwestern Exploration: The Freeman and Custis Accounts of the Red River Expedition of 1806.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Fortier, Alcee.

1985.  A History of Louisiana in Five Volumes. Second edition by Mark T. Carelton. Baton Rouge: Claitor's Publishing Division. (F369 F74 1904 La. Coll.) Source-Creole Heritage Resources

Frazier, Edward Franklin.

1932.  The Free Negro Family; A Study of Family Origins Before the Civil War. Nashville:  Fisk University Press.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Gaines, Ernest.

1983.  A Gathering of Old Men. New York: Random House.

Gayarre, Charles. 

1885.  The Creoles of History and the Creoles of Romance. A Lecture Delivered in the Hall of Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans: C.E. Hopkins.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Gehman, Mary Elizabeth.

1987.  The Creole Controversy between George Washington Cable and Grace King: A Thesis. Master's Thesis, University of New Orleans. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

1994.  The Free People of Color of New Orleans: an Introduction. New Orleans: Margaret Media. (F 379 N59 N444 1994)  Source-Creole Heritage Resources

Goudeau, John Milfred. 

1965.  Early Libraries in Louisiana: A Study of the Creole Influence. Cleveland, OH. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Gregory, Hiram F. 

1995. Indian Connections. Petition of Clifton Choctaw Community to the BIA, unpublished manuscript. Natchitoches, LA.

Gregory, Hiram F., George A. Stokes, et al.

1982. The Archaeology of the Badin-Roque House: A 19th-Century Poteau-en-Terre House, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Natchitoches: Northwestern State University.

Guardia, John Edward. 

1927.  Sucessive Human Adjustment to Raft Conditions in the Lower Red River Valley.  Doctoral Dissertation, The University of Chicago. 

Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo. 

1992.  Africans in Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.   Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Hamel, Reginald.

1977.  La Louisiana (Creole) (1762-1900): litteraire, politique, et sociale. Montreal: La Librairie des Presses de l'Universite de Montreal. (F380 C9 H25 1984 La Coll.).  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Hanger, Kimberly

1997.  Bounded Lives, Bounded Places. Duke University Press.

1995.  A Medley of Cultures. Louisiana Museum Foundation.   Source-Reference-SK

Hearn, Lafcadio. 

1924.  Creole Sketches. Ed. by Charles Woodward Hutson. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, Co.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Herrin, M.H. 

1952. The Creole Aristocracy; A Study of the Creole of Southern Louisiana, His Origin, His Accomplishments. New York: Exposition Press.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography 

Hirsch, Arnold R., and Joseph Logsdon, eds. 

1992.  Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. (F 379 N59 C87 1992 La. Coll.).  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Huber, Leonard Victor. 

1980.  Creole Collage: Reflections on the Colorful Customs of Latter-Day New Orleans Creoles. Lafayette: Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southeastern Louisiana. (F 379 N59 C874).  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Jones, Anne Goodwyn.

1981.  Tomorrow is Another Day; The Woman Writer in the South, 1859-1936. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 

Jones, J. Hardy, Jr., and Vernon J. Parenton.

1951. The People of Frilot Cove: A Study of Racial Hybrids. American Journal of Sociology. Vol. 57, 145-49.

Jordon, Rosan and Frank de Caro.

1996.  "In This Folklore Land": Race, Class, Identity and Folklore Studies in Louisiana, Journal of American Folklore. 109(431):31-59.

Leathers, Victor L. 

1972. Creole Profiles. Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Winnipeg Press.   Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Levi-Strauss, Claude

1983. The View From Afar. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 49-50.

Ligeret de Chazey, Elenore. 

1885.  Les Creoles. (microform) Nouvelle-Orleans: Imp. de H. Meridier. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

"Louisiana Literature" 

1995.  Vol. II, No. 1. Spring 1994 Southeastern Louisiana University,   (Special issue devoted to Kate Chopin Literary Criticism.)  Source-Creole Heritage Resources

"Louisiana Musician." (periodical 1938-present). (ML 1 L68 La. Coll.).
Lunsford, Juanita.

1939.  The Louisiana Creole in History. (LSU Thesis). Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Maes, Pierre F. 

Land Plats of Natchitoches and Its Environs. Cammie G. Henry Research Center. Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library. Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Natchitoches, LA.

Martin, Gilbert E. 

1986.  The Creole Story: An Historical Handbook. New Orleans: Mandingo Press.

1992.  Creole Chronology: 2300 Years of Cultural Continuity. Arlington, TX: Mandingo Press.

1993. Passe pour blanc (Passed for White): Creole Secrets Oakland, CA: Mandingo Press. 

McCants, D.C., Sister Dorothea Olga

1970.   They Came to Louisiana: Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press

1975.  With Valor They Serve:  Publisher: Baton Rouge Claitor's

McLeister, Kathleen. 

1987.  Nineteenth-Century Creole Society of New Orleans: A Cultural Inventory of Aspects of that Society: Final Report. Wayne, PA: K. McLeister. 

"Melrose Collection." 

Cammie G. Henry Research Center. Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library. Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Natchitoches, LA.

Mills, Gary B. 

1973.  Melrose. Natchitoches, LA: Association of Natchitoches Women for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches.

1977. The Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. (F 377 N4 M54 1977 La. Coll.).  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Newkirk, J.A. and J.W. Mueller, eds.

1981. Cultural Resources Survey of the Red River Waterway from Shreveport to the Mississippi River. New Orleans: New Orleans District Corps of Engineers.

Nickerson, Camille.

1932  Africo-Creole Music in Louisiana. (thesis) Oberlin Conservatory of Music. (M 1670 N535 La. Coll.).

1932.  Louisiana Creole Lyrics. (M 1670 N5352 La. Coll.).   Source-Creole Heritage Resources 

Pallez, Mildred A.

1939 Cable's Treatment of Creoles. (Dissertation for Fordham University).

Petry, Alice Hall.

c1989 A Genius in His Way: The Art of Cable's Old Creole Days. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Poché, Felix Pierre. 

1886.  Discours de l'Honorable F.P. Poche . . ., sur les creoles de la louisiane prononce le 7 fevrier 1886, a l'Exposition Americaine. New Orleans: Imprimerie du Croissant.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Rohrer, John H. and Munro S. Edmundsen, eds.

1960. The Eighth Generation: Cultures and Personalities of New Orleans Negroes. New York: Harper and Row.

Saxon, Lyle.

1948.  Children of Strangers. New Orleans: Robert L. Crager & Co. Also 1937. New York: Houghton-Mifflin.

Saxon, Lyle, Edward Dreyer and Robert Tallant, comp. 

1969.  Gumbo Ya Ya. New York: Johnson Reprint Corp. (GR 110 L5 W7 1969 La. Coll.). 

Scarborough, Dorothy.

1925. (reprint 1963) On the Trail of Negro Folksongs. Harvard University Press, pp. 19-25.

Smith, Francis J.

1981. Isle Brevelle: St. Augustine Church Natchitoches: n.p.

St. Julien, Aline. 

1977. Colored Creole: Color Conflict and Confusion in New Orleans. New Orleans: Ahidiana-Habari.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Stokes, George A.

1964.  Landscape, Forms and Patterns of French Origin in the Natchitoches Parish Area. Louisiana Studies 3(1): 105-116.

1980.  Survey of Folk Houses in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Unpublished manuscript. 

Taylor, Helen.

1989.  Gender, Race and Region in the Writings of Grace King, Ruth McEnery Stuart, and Kate Chopin. Baton Rouge: LSU Press.

Tinker, Edward Larocque. 

1975. Les ecrits de langue francaise en Louisiane au XIXe siecle: essais biographiques et bibliographiques. Geneve: Slatkine.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Toth, Emily, ed.

1985.  Regionalism and the Female Imagination. New York: Human Sciences Press,  Inc. Source-Creole Heritage Resources

Tregle, Joseph G. 

1952.  Early New Orleans Society: A Reappraisal. Baton Rouge: Southern Historical Association.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Valdman, Albert ed., Klingler, Thomas A. ed., Rottet, Kevin J. ed.

1998.  Dictionary of Louisiana Creole: Indiana University Press

Waddell, Eric. 

1979. French Louisiana: An Outpost of L'Amerique Francaise, or Another Country and Another Culture? Project Louisiane.  Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Wehrmann, Henri, arranger

1946.  Creole Songs of the Deep South. New Orleans: Henri Wehrmann. (M 1629 W457 C736 La. Coll.)  Source-Creole Heritage Resources

Wells, Carolyn

1973.  Domestic Architecture of Colonial Natchitoches. Unpublished Master's Thesis, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA.

Whitfield, Irene Therese.

1939.  Louisiana French Folk Songs. New York: Dover Publications, Inc. (M 1629 W584 L6 1969 La. Coll.  Source-Creole Heritage Resources

Wingfield, Roland.

1961.   The Creoles of Color: A Study of a New Orlens Sub-Culture. Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

Woods, Frances Jerome. 

1972.  Marginality and Identity; A Colored Creole Family Through Ten Generations. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. (F 380 C9 W66 La. Coll.). Source-Louisiana Creoles: A selected Bibliography

 

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