Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. Author of historical and political writings, including HISTORY OF LOUISIANA.

From the description of Charles Gayarré journals, 1835-1872 (bulk 1835-1868). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244482195

Charles E.A. Gayarré was a Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. He was the author of historical and political writings, including his HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. Gayarré was appointed as Secretary of State of Louisiana in 1831. While in that office, he persuaded the legislature to purchase numerous foreign documents as the foundation for a state library. He helped found the Know-Nothing Party, also known as the American Party, in Louisiana, but was denied a place at the party's general council in Philadelphia because he was Catholic. He lived at Roncal Plantation in Tangipahoa Parish, La.

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré selected papers, 1883-1940. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575675

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré letter, 1890. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575658

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré papers, 1781, 1830-1907 (bulk 1830-1895). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575643

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré letters and miscellanea, 1853-1929 (bulk 1882-1894). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575663

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré manuscript, circa 1866-1895. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575670

From the description of Charles Gayarré correspondence, 1890 February 26 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 428814828

White supremacist historian and politician from New Orleans.

From the description of Papers, 1873-1888. (Xavier University of Louisiana). WorldCat record id: 35618546

Charles Gayarré was an American politician and historian born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mahlon Dickerson was Secretary of the Navy from 1834 to 1838, havng previously served as governor of New Jersey (1815-1817) and U.S. senator (1817-1833).

From the description of Charles Gayarré letter to Mahlon Dickerson, 1835. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 709966865

Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré (1805-1895) was an American historian, specializing in the history of Louisiana. Educated as a lawyer in Philadelphia, he began legal practice in New Orleans in 1829. He married Annie Sullivan Buchanan. He served in the Louisiana House of Representatives and was elected to the United States Senate. Other posts included Attorney General of Louisiana, and Secretary of State of Louisiana. He conducted lengthy historical research by travelling in France and Spain. He served as president of the Louisiana Historical Society from 1860 to 1888.

From the description of Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré papers, 1848-1895. (Tulane University). WorldCat record id: 761878760

Historian.

From the description of Letter of Charles Gayarré, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131322

American lawyer and historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Orleans, to Franklin Bacheller, 1860 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577047

American author, lawyer and statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Orleans, to W.J. Bruce, 1882 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577028

Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. Author of historical and political writings, including HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. Gayarré was appointed as Secretary of State of Louisiana in 1831. While in that office, he persuaded the legislature to purchase numerous foreign documents as the foundation for a state library. He helped found the Know-Nothing Party, also know as the American Party, in Louisiana, but was denied a place at the party's general council in Philadelphia because he was Catholic. He lived in Roncal Plantation in Tangipahoa Parish, La.

Juan Gayarré was the paternal grandfather of Charles Gayarré. He was rewarded the post of contador real (royal accountant) at Acapulco after distinguishing himself in Spanish Louisiana Colonial Governor Bernard de Gálvez's campaigns against the English in West Florida.

From the description of Charles Gayarré papers, 1720-1895 (bulk 1845-1857). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 261437908

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925. George Washington Cable miscellany, 1850-1914. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Autograph letter signed : New Orleans, to Franklin Bacheller, 1860 June 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wharton, Edward Clifton, 1827-1891. Edward Clifton Wharton family papers, 1819-1947 (bulk 1819-1901). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Jackson, John Peter, 1805-1861. John P. Jackson papers, 1821-1887 1830-1860. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867. J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 Dec. 30. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Cuvillier family. Cuvillier family papers, 1810-1877. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré papers, 1848-1895. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
referencedIn King, Grace Elizabeth, 1852-1932. Grace King papers, 1851-1941 (bulk 1864-1932). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Letter of Charles Gayarré, undated. Library of Congress
creatorOf Davis, M. E. M. (Mollie Evelyn Moore), 1844-1909. Letter to Mr. Gayarré, Sunday, 84 Royal St. / Mollie Moore Davis. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles E.A. Gayarré letters and miscellanea, 1853-1929 (bulk 1882-1894). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Charles E.A. Gayarré funeral notice, 1895. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1842-1882. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912. William Hand Browne collection, 1842-1973. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Hubert, Louis A. Louis A. Hubert papers, 1832-1846. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Clark, Daniel. Maria Stuart Webb succession documents, 1846, 1848. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Papers, 1873-1888. Xavier University of Louisiana, XULA
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles E.A. Gayarré papers, 1781, 1830-1907 (bulk 1830-1895). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Autograph letter signed : New Orleans, to W.J. Bruce, 1882 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn King, Grace Elizabeth, 1852-1932. Grace Elizabeth King papers, 1781-1933 [microfilm manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Papers, 1882-1895. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Jones, Charles Edgeworth. Papers, 1815-1929. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles Gayarré journals, 1835-1872 (bulk 1835-1868). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Owen, Thomas McAdory, 1866-1920. Owen's obituary clipping scrapbook, 1894-1896. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886. Papers, 1815-1944. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters, 2 Jan. 1957 and 10 June 1872. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles Gayarré papers, 1720-1895 (bulk 1845-1857). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Rouquette, Adrien, 1813-1887. Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette letter, 1860 May 6. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles E.A. Gayarré selected papers, 1883-1940. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles E.A. Gayarré letter, 1890. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. James Roberts Gilmore collection, 1820-1903. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles Gayarré correspondence, 1890 February 26 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867. Papers, 1779-1915. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1877. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles Gayarré letter to Mahlon Dickerson, 1835. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Dickson, Jeannie A. Papers, 1857-1905; (bulk 1865-1886). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895. Charles E.A. Gayarré manuscript, circa 1866-1895. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith American Party. corporateBody
associatedWith Bacheller, Franklin, person
associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Boucher family. family
associatedWith Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912. person
associatedWith Bruce, William J., fl. 1882, person
associatedWith Buchannan, Carroll, and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Buchannon, Anne Shadie Sullivan, 1820-1914. person
associatedWith Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925. person
associatedWith Christ Church (New Orleans, La.) corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, Daniel. person
associatedWith Cuvillier family. family
associatedWith Darling, W. M. person
associatedWith Davis, M. E. M. (Mollie Evelyn Moore), 1844-1909. person
associatedWith DeBore family. family
associatedWith De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867. person
associatedWith Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853. person
associatedWith Dickson, Jeannie A. person
associatedWith Episcopal Church corporateBody
associatedWith Gálvez, Bernardo de, 1746-1786. person
associatedWith Gayarré family. family
associatedWith Gayarré, Juan. person
associatedWith Gayarré, Shadie Ann Sullivan Buchannan. person
associatedWith Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. person
associatedWith Grand-Pre family. family
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. person
associatedWith Gunther, Charles Frederick, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866. person
associatedWith Hayden, Horace Edwin, 1837-1917. person
associatedWith Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886. person
associatedWith Hays, William D. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Hubert, Louis A. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith Jackson, John Peter, 1805-1861. person
associatedWith Jones, Charles Edgeworth. person
associatedWith Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. person
associatedWith King family. family
associatedWith King, Grace Elizabeth, 1852-1932. person
associatedWith Laffite, Jean. person
associatedWith Laffite, Pierre, d. 1826? person
associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. person
associatedWith Louisiana Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana State Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Owen, Thomas McAdory, 1866-1920. person
associatedWith Ricks, Carrol, and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Rouquette, Adrien, 1813-1887. person
associatedWith State Library of Louisiana. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of the Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Louisiana corporateBody
associatedWith Wharton, Edward Clifton, 1827-1891. person
associatedWith Xavier University of Louisiana. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Louisiana
Louisiana--New Orleans
New Orleans (La.)
Louisiana
United States
United States
Louisiana
United States
Louisiana
United States
Roncal Plantation (La.)
Louisiana
Louisiana
Saint Helena Parish (La.)
Louisiana--New Orleans
Louisiana
Tangipahoa Parish (La.)
Paris (France)
Confederate States of America
Louisiana--New Orleans
Southern States
United States
Louisiana
Louisiana--New Orleans
Virginia
Louisiana--New Orleans
Subject
Politicians--History--19th century
Elections
Authors and publishers
Authors, American--19th century
Lectures and lecturing
African Americans--History--19th century
American literature
Manuscripts--Collections
Acquisition of manuscripts
Lawyers--History--19th century
Libraries
Historians
New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century
Piracy
Creoles--History--Sources
Smuggling
Occupation
Pirates--Louisiana
Historians--Louisiana
Smugglers--Louisiana
Legislators--Louisiana
Authors, American--Louisiana
Plantation owners--Louisiana
Historians
Function

Person

Birth 1805-01-09

Death 1895-02-11

English,

Spanish; Castilian,

French,

German

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64q7t8g

Ark ID: w64q7t8g

SNAC ID: 64915168