Centenary College of Louisiana
Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:
Della Upton Law papers
The Della Upton Law papers contain material about Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). Law’s manuscript map and paper titled “And This Is How It Was In 1900-1905, Centenary College Of Louisiana, Jackson, Louisiana” describe the buildings and life on campus; both were created in 1981. Also included are newspaper clippings (1979-1981) about renovations and excavations at the Centenary College State Commemorative Area.
Samuel L. Lessley letter
Letter from Samuel L. Lessley to Joseph Coward dated 1872 April 27. At the time, Lessley was enrolled as a student at Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). The letter mentions food at the college, the upcoming summer break, and friends such as Sam Williams, Colelia Gains, and Edward Stocks. Typescript of letter also included.
Louisiana Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South records
Walter McGehee Lowrey papers
Albert Simon Lutz papers
William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder papers
William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder papers consist of lecture notes, writings, and a diary (1849-1850) during Magruder's employment on the faculty of Centenary College of Louisiana. The lecture notes and writings include topics about philosophy and temperance. The collection also includes printed items related to the Collegiate Institute of Baton Rouge.
Maroon Jackets scrapbooks
Helen Ruffin Marshall papers
Helen Ruffin Marshall papers contain photographs, programs, and clippings relating to the Centenary Opera Workshop and the Shreveport Civic Opera Association.
Regina “Jennie” Lane May diploma
Jennie Lane May’s Centenary College of Louisiana diploma for Bachelor of Science (1904). 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.
McCormick Memorial Tubercular Sanatorium circular
Photocopy facsimile of a circular for the McCormick Memorial Tubercular Sanatorium in Jackson, Louisiana. The circular provides details about the facility’s method of treating tuberculosis patients. It also includes information about the sanatorium’s managers.