Sidney Villeré Papers

These digitized images reflect the personal notes and correspondence of Sidney Villeré, which are physically housed in Jones Hall on the uptown campus of Tulane University. Source: Sidney Villeré Papers, Manuscripts Collection No. 919, Louisiana Research Collection, Tulane University, New Orleans, La.

As part of his research, especially in resolving genealogical questions, Sidney Villeré consulted a variety of historical documents spanning three centuries and written in three languages: French, Spanish, and English.

Throughout his research career, Sidney Villeré had contact with political figures, authors, librarians, and other professionals. These documents provide a window into his approach to different subjects and reveal the great amount of collaboration required by solid historical scholarship.

The Sidney Villeré Papers include extensive research notes, plus newspaper articles and various ephemera.

Sidney Villeré drew upon many resources for his historical research, including articles and unpublished essays shared by fellow historians.