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See, Robert Samuel, 1903-1991



Robert Samuel See (1903-1991) is the son of William Sherman See (1865-1956) and Alta Anna Featherston See (1878-1942). He earned a bachelor’s degree in 1923 from Howard Payne College and a Master of Business Administration degree in 1926 from the University of Texas. See worked as a professor in the Commerce Department at Centenary College of Louisiana from 1926 to 1946. He also served on Centenary’s faculty committee on student publications where he helped advise the student newspaper (the Centenary Conglomerate) and student yearbook (the Yoncopin). From 1942 to 1945, he was director of the war training program in North Louisiana for the United States Office of Education and the War Manpower Commission. Upon resigning from Centenary, See worked as business manager of the Shreveport Engraving Company from 1946 to 1952. He then worked as executive vice president at the Southwestern Engraving Company in Fort Worth, Texas, from 1952 to 1953. Next, See served as the director of the business division at Pan American College in Edinburgh, Texas, from 1953 to 1961. In 1961, he became administrative assistant for Otis Smith and Company, a certified public accounting firm in Edinburgh, Texas.

In 1938, See married Ann McCathern Cargill (1916-1997). Cargill attended Centenary College of Louisiana, where she worked as a staff member of the Yoncopin yearbook and served as a member of the Maroon Jackets. She graduated from Centenary in 1936.

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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