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Centenary College of Louisiana

 Organization

Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Louise Bailey scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 105
Scope and Contents Collection consists of unbound scrapbook containing photographs taken by Helen Louise Bailey. The photographs primarily depict the Bailey family and friends, students enrolled at Centenary College of Louisiana, and scenes in and around Shreveport, Louisiana. This includes images of Shreveport's Highland neighborhood, Centenary College campus, and Louisiana State Fairgrounds. Some photographs were taken in other Louisiana communities nearby: Forbing, Oil City, Alexandria, and Louisiana...
Dates: 1918 - 1920

Edith Bailey Barisas scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 98
Scope and Contents The Edith Bailey Barisas scrapbook includes material documenting her senior year at Centenary College of Louisiana, September 1934 to May 1935. It primarily contains newspaper clippings about Centenary football, basketball, and boxing, as well as Barisas serving as Homecoming Queen and a member of Alpha Xi Delta. Centenary football items also include game programs (1934 September 22, 1934 October 13, 1934 November 10, 1934 November 29), game tickets (1934 September 19, 1934 September 22,...
Dates: 1934 - 1935

Chris Thomas Barnette family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material related to the personal and professional life of Chris Thomas Barnette and his family.Series 1: Chris Thomas Barnette papers, circa 1910-1983. This series primarily consists of material documenting Barnette’s profession as a judge. This includes judicial opinions (1963-1970), correspondence (1925-1983), a scrapbook (1937-1941), clippings (1930-1982), printed items (1911-1982), photographs (circa 1910-1980), meeting minutes (1960-1964), and a...
Dates: 1888 - 2000

Zollie G. Bennett scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 171
Scope and Contents The Zollie G. Bennett scrapbook primarily documents student life and athletics at Centenary College of Louisiana, where Bennett was enrolled from fall 1923 to spring 1928. Bennett played on the college’s football and baseball teams. The scrapbook includes many Centenary photographs depicting football, baseball, faculty members, students, cheerleaders, campus buildings, and the college’s May festival and carnival. Newspaper clippings document Centenary football, including the death of...
Dates: circa 1910 - 1931

Beta Pi Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa records

 Collection
Identifier: CCL-1990-075
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of Centenary College of Louisiana’s Beta Pi Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) as well as its predecessor group, the Laurel Society. It consists of programs, photographs, and annual administrative files (containing membership rosters, newspaper clippings, by-laws, correspondence, ODK’s national newsletter, ODK printed items documenting the organization’s history, purpose, and rituals). Correspondence frequently involves Centenary’s Beta Pi Circle...
Dates: 1948 - 1962

Hayden LeMaire Boatner papers

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 2
Scope and Contents This collection contains material from Hayden LeMaire Boatner about Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). It includes a clipping (circa 1944) with an image of Centenary that has handwritten notes about the layout of campus and location of particular rooms within buildings. Also included is an excerpt about the college originally published as: Arthur Marvin Shaw, Jr., “Rampant Individualism in an Ante-Bellum Southern College,” Louisiana Historical Quarterly 31 (October 1948):...
Dates: circa 1944-1948

Mary Booth letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 507
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1848

Joseph Henry Bowdon Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 11
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1964 - 1965

Rutillius Pinkney Cates papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 87
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1858, undated

Centenary College certificates

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 86
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1844 - 1845