The Creole Resource Unit represents the only one of its kind in America.
The Unit was founded to house the genealogical and historical information associated with Louisiana Creoles and their links nationwide. The information collected represents research performed at various facilities as well as information submitted from various national Creole families. The collections provide the foundation of the Center’s exhibition, research and education programs.
Completed research projects forms the basis of the national Central Clearinghouse of Creole cultural information. The Center’s research staff, academic partners and community have provided data in support of many Creole related research projects. Since it’s founding the Creole Center has been a national leader in evolutionary historical, ancestral, and contemporary research projects. These efforts have provided worldwide access to information previously unavailable.