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Law, Della Upton, 1892-1990



Della Upton Law (1892-1990) is the daughter of Centenary College of Louisiana professor Levi Lafayette Upton (1853-1935). The Upton family lived in the college’s East Wing building from approximately 1900 to 1905. In 1916, Law graduated from Louisiana State Normal School (Natchitoches, La.). She later worked in the Louisiana public school system.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Della Upton Law correspondence

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 29
Scope and Contents

Collection contains two letters written by Della Upton Law. A letter dated 1953 describes the library and Centre Building at Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) circa 1900. A letter from 1971 contains the words to the “Centenary College Yell.”

Dates: 1953 - 1971

Della Upton Law papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 152
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1979 - 1981

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Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Correspondence 1
Manuscript maps 1
Memoirs 1