Centenary College of Louisiana
Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Mary Booth to her grandson, John C. White, dated 1848 November 9. At the time, White was enrolled as a student at Centenary College of Louisiana. The letter, written from Bayou Boeuf, Louisiana, mentions the family’s struggles with sugarcane production. Booth also offers advice about selecting a suitable woman for marriage. A typed transcript of the letter is included.
This collection includes a speech given by Joseph Henry Bowdon Sr. at Centenary College of Louisiana’s Founders Day address in 1964. Titled “Sidelights on the History of Centenary College,” it contains details about the college during the 19th century as well as Bowdon’s ancestors connected to Centenary. The collection also includes correspondence dated 1965 between Bowdon and Hugh D. McCool about the location of Centenary College in Brandon Springs, Mississippi, during the 1840s.
Collection consists of material documenting Rutillius Pinkney Cates as a student at Centenary College of Louisiana. Includes a Franklin Literary Society certificate (1858) and a diploma for Bachelor of Arts (1858). Also includes a biographical sketch about Cates (undated).
Collection consists of two certificates from Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Miss.). The certificates are regarding financial donations – one from Thomas J. Coffee in 1844 and one from Nancy Sessions in 1845. Both certificates indicate that scholarships will be named in honor of the donor.