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Centenary College of Louisiana


Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:

Ellenora Keene Price Moss receipt

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 41
Scope and Contents

Receipt to Ellenora Keene Price Moss (1832-1921) from Centenary College of Louisiana about a donation from her deceased husband, Dr. Benjamin Hart Moss (1817-1873). Receipt created by John Christian Keener, Centenary College of Louisiana’s board of trustees president.

Dates: 1873

Mystic Schottisch sheet music

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 215
Scope and Contents

Mystic Schottisch sheet music for guitar, composed by William O. Teirs, published by Phillip Werlein in New Orleans, Louisiana. The music is dedicated to the Mystic Seven society at Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.).

Dates: 1859

Mystic Seven, Temple of the Wreath collection

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 92
Scope and Contents The Mystic Seven, Temple of the Wreath collection relates to a student organization at Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). The collection includes meeting minutes as well as three histories about the organization. A facsimile of the "First Book of the Chronicles of the Mystic Seven, Temple of the Wreath" (1849-1861) includes meeting minutes and a membership list. Also included is a typescript containing excerpts from the 1849-1861 volume. One typescript history was published –...
Dates: 1849 - 1981

News Bureau records

Identifier: CCL-1977-027
Scope and Contents This collection consists of office records created and maintained by the News Bureau at Centenary College of Louisiana. It includes biographical files, subject files, press releases, and scrapbooks.The biographical and subject files contain clippings, notes, photographs, and programs about employees and activities at the college. The press releases often publicize Centenary events as well as the achievements of college students, faculty, and staff. The scrapbooks consist of...
Dates: 1944 - 1982

Earl Davis Nolan, Sr. scrapbook

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 113
Scope and Contents The Earl Davis Nolan, Sr. scrapbook primarily documents athletics at Centenary College of Louisiana, where Nolan was enrolled from fall 1928 to spring 1932. He played on the college’s football and basketball teams; his nickname was “Little Boy Blue.” The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, telegrams, and a football season pass (1930). The final pages contain clippings about his wife, Margaret Nolan, and her Centenary activities related to May Fete (1930) and a theater performance...
Dates: 1928 - 1932

William G. Phelps scrapbooks

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 22
Scope and Contents

William G. Phelps scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings on topics related to Centenary College of Louisiana. Topics include sports (football, baseball, and basketball), music performances, festivals, and debate competitions. Consists primarily of clippings from Shreveport newspapers such as Shreveport Times, Shreveport Journal, and The Caucasian.

Dates: 1927 - 1940

James Francis Pierson scrapbook

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 106
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook created by Pierson’s mother, Willie McGoldrick (1880-1933). The scrapbook relates to the activities of James F. Pierson from 1918 to 1941. It primarily contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed items from 1922 to 1926 related to the Centenary College of Louisiana student athletic activities of Pierson. Pierson played on the college’s football, basketball, and baseball teams. During this time period, the teams were coached by Bo McMillin...
Dates: 1918 - 1941

Richard Lloyd Pugh letter

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 527
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of digital facsimile printout of letter from Richard Lloyd Pugh to his mother, Elizabeth Catherine Foley Pugh. Includes request for his father to attend commencement at Centenary College of Louisiana. Also mentions news regarding family and friends.

Dates: 1852

John Dutart Reily family genealogy

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 135
Scope and Contents

Photocopy facsimile of John Dutart Reily family genealogy. Provides birth, marriage, and death dates for family members spanning approximately 1830 to 1965. John Dutart Reily attended Centenary College of Louisiana circa 1903.

Dates: circa 1965

Richard Henderson Rivers biography

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 280
Scope and Contents

Typescript of biographical essay on Richard Henderson Rivers (1814-1894), written by E. Brooks Holifield in 1992, and slated for publication in the "American National Biography." At Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.), Rivers became a professor in 1848 and served as college president from 1849 until 1854.

Dates: 1992