Accession Number:

ADA145600

Title:

Mississippi River Cultural Resources Survey. A Comprehensive Study. Phase I. Component A. Thematic Historical Overview.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1982-1984,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT NEW ORLEANS LA

Report Date:

1984-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

365.0

Abstract:

The study is an anthropological overview summarizing historic records and archeological literature for use by historic preservationists and cultural resource managers in Southeastern Louisiana. Settlement data relevant to human use of and adaptation to the Mississippi River mile 300, south to Head of Passes are presented under broad themes discussing prehistoric Indian life European colonial settlement, military history, agricultural production, trade and industry, transportation, efforts to control the river channel, 19th C. immigration, cultural enclaves and cultural blending. The volume contains an extensive annotated bibliography.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE