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Miller, John Copeland, 1822-1878


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Centenary College of Louisiana Board of Trustees records

Identifier: CCL-Trustees
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of the board of trustees of Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Mississippi) and Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, Louisiana). It includes administrative records (1843-1882), minutes (1841-1906), resolutions (1842-circa 1905), and correspondence and reports (circa 1845-1904).The administrative records include bylaws (1843), acts of incorporation (1848-1882), property records (1845-1871), and a construction contract for the Center/Centre...
Dates: 1841 - 1906

Centenary College of Louisiana President's Office records

Identifier: CCL-President's Office
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Louisiana governors consist of letters (1849-1869) identifying students selected by the governor’s office to receive a free education at Centenary College. Act 179, Section 3 of the first session of the second legislature of the state of Louisiana on January 17, 1848, states: “That it shall be the duty of the faculty of said Centenary College to have at all times in the said institution, and to education gratuitously ten indigent young men, to be designated by the...
Dates: 1849 - 1869

Centenary College of Louisiana Treasurer records

Identifier: CCL-Treasurer
Scope and Contents This collection consists of financial records maintained by the treasurer of Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). It consists of the following – Series 1: Manuscript volumes (1846-1906), Series 2: Bills, accounts, receipts (1841-1906).Series 1: Manuscript volumes (1846-1906) include account books, daybooks, and cashbooks. The account books commonly list financial transactions grouped by person or subject. The daybooks and cashbooks provide a daily list of income and...
Dates: 1841 - 1906

Compton family papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 491
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of eight letters (1848-1861). Six letters were composed by Thomas Wilber Compton and Walter Sidney Compton during their time as students at Centenary College of Louisiana. Subjects include: class assignments and study habits, recreation (football, picnic, magic lantern slideshow), health, the David O. Shattuck family, and seeing General Zachary Taylor. Two letters addressed to Thomas Alexander Compton were written by Centenary’s President, John C. Miller.

Dates: 1848 - 1861

John Y. Young family papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 111
Scope and Contents This collection consists of digital facsimile printouts of correspondence to and from members of the Dr. John Y. Young family.Series 1: John Smith Young correspondence, 1853-1855. This series consists of letters written by John Smith Young to his siblings and parents. During this time, Young was a student at Centenary College of Louisiana. Many letters contain details about life at Centenary, his personal views on religion, and news of family members, especially his cousin...
Dates: 1848 - 1868

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Commencement ceremonies 1
Financial records 1
Freed persons 1
Governors -- Louisiana 1