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Centenary College of Louisiana


Found in 114 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

Robert Samuel See collection

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 109
Scope and Contents The Robert Samuel See collection consists of photograph negatives, photograph prints, and drawings, all of which depict Centenary College of Louisiana. The photograph negatives (1938-1945) and photograph prints (1939-1945) primarily document student groups, campus events, athletics, and buildings. Many of the images were published in Centenary’s yearbook, the Yoncopin, when See served as the faculty advisor. A sample of the original photograph negative envelopes are also included with the...
Dates: 1932 - 1945

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

Arthur Marvin Shaw scrapbooks

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 23
Scope and Contents

Arthur Marvin Shaw scrapbooks (1941-1949) contain newspaper clippinings and pictures of Centenary College of Louisiana students and alumni in World War II.

Dates: 1941 - 1949

Robert Edward Smith papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 24
Scope and Contents

Robert Edward Smith papers contain correspondence, speech material, pamphlets, and printed material about the Shreveport Local Option Election of 1952, temperance, and the Four Square Bible Class (1937-1954).

Dates: 1920 - 1964