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Cammie G. Henry Research Center

There are more than 5000 linear feet of collections within the Center. These collections include more than 3,000 maps, 3,159 reels of microfilm. The Center holds a rare book collection of more than 3,300 volumes, a Louisiana book collection of more than 12, 00 volumes. Louisiana government documents, more than 300 newspapers, and 10 linear ft. of oral history tapres. Of these materials approximately 15%-20% contain information related to the Underground Railroad or slave related activitis. Although a small collection in overall size, it holds valuable information regarding slave legal policies, trials, religious attitudes, fugitives, labor, living conditions, marriages, baptisms, deaths, and kinship

Visitor Information: Currently open to public.

Location: Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 913 University Parkway, Natchitoches,, 71457

National Park Unit: No

Ownership: Mary Lynn Wernet

Location Type: Facility