Sarah Baker Austin Joyner letter
Scope and Contents
Letter corrects errors published in William Hamilton Nelson’s A Burning Torch and a Flaming Fire: The Story of Centenary College of Louisiana (Nashville: Methodist Publishing House, 1931). Corrections relate to Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) and concern the Keener and Holcombe families as well as the college’s library book collection.
- circa 1960
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Physical rights are retained by the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Biographical / Historical
Sarah Baker Austin Joyner (1876-1968) lived in Jackson, Louisiana, from her birth until 1897. She is the granddaughter of Centenary College of Louisiana professor A. R. Holcombe (d. 1879). In 1897, she married Rev. Nicolas E. Joyner (1871-1959).
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- Chris Brown
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