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Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.)


Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Henderson Rivers correspondence

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 46
Scope and Contents Collection consists of letters addressed to Richard Henderson Rivers, who served as president of Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) from 1849 to 1853. Letter dated 1851 from Daniel Martindale, Centenary faculty secretary, contains details about students suspended during the past year. Letter dated 1853 from Henry Tutwiler expresses thanks for being awarded an honorary degree. Letter dated 1854 from Thomas Coffee (with additional note from E.R. Porter) contains details...
Dates: 1851 - 1854

Saint Patrick's Hall concert program

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 1
Scope and Contents

Concert program for Saint Patrick's Hall (New Orleans, La.). Proceeds from the event go to Centenary College of Louisiana.

Dates: 1875

John Lytle Scales diploma

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 90
Scope and Contents

John Lytle Scales’ Centenary College of Louisiana diploma for Bachelor of Science (1892).

Dates: 1892

John Lytle Scales memoirs

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 367
Scope and Contents Typescript of John Lytle Scales’ memoirs covering his life from the 1870s until approximately 1960. The memoirs were originally handwritten from approximately 1949 to 1960. They include details about his childhood in Mansfield (Louisiana), attending Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) from 1889 to 1892, teaching private school near Barbreck (Saint Landry Parish, La.) in 1893, medical education at the University of Nashville from 1894 to 1897, working as a doctor in northern Caddo...
Dates: 2012

Carrie Virginia Schwing graduation certificate

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 85
Scope and Contents

Carrie Virginia Schwing's Centenary College of Louisiana graduation certificate for Bachelor of Science (1900). Note: starting with its first female graduates in 1900, Centenary awarded women a certificate of completion rather than a diploma. In June 1905, the board of trustees approved granting diplomas to future and past female graduates.

Dates: 1900

Thomas Jefferson Shaffer autograph album

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 47
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of pages removed from an autograph album belonging to Thomas Jefferson Shaffer when he attended Centenary College of Louisiana. Shaffer’s classmates at Centenary signed most of the autographs in 1861. Lengthier messages were written by Henry E. Cockerham, J. P. Hudson, and J. S. Leoron.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

David Olcott Shattuck correspondence

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 48
Scope and Contents Collection consists of letters addressed to David Olcott Shattuck, who served as president of Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) from 1844 to 1848. Correspondence from J. L. Riddell and William Marbury Carpenter, both professors at the Medical College of Louisiana (New Orleans, La.), recommend Norman K. Leslie as a science professor at Centenary. Letter from W. H. Potter and John Caldwell Doremus relates to their employment operating Centenary College of Louisiana’s...
Dates: 1846

Samuel Milton Thomas obituary

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 394
Scope and Contents

Collection contains facsimile newspaper clipping of Samuel Milton Thomas’s obituary as published in the Bossier Banner (Bellevue, La.), December 22, 1910.

Dates: 1910

Charles Babington Tomb examination

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 55
Scope and Contents

Charles Babington Tomb’s examination in college algebra while enrolled as a student at Centenary College of Louisiana.

Dates: 1906

Union Literary Society financial records

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 93
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of a financial record book for the Union Literary Society at Centenary College of Louisiana. The book includes fees and fines paid by society members as well as expenses paid by the society. Also included are two receipts (1888-1889).

Dates: 1883 - 1889

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Correspondence 22
Clippings (information artifacts) 15
Diplomas 7
Literature -- Societies, etc. 6
Speeches (documents) 6