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John Magruder Sullivan correspondence

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 52

Scope and Contents

Printed form letter on mourning stationery from Ida Saxton McKinley regarding death of her husband, United States President William McKinley. Envelope addressed to John Magruder Sullivan, Professor of Natural Science at Centenary College of Louisiana.


  • 1901


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Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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

John Magruder Sullivan (1866-1957) was born in Woodville, Mississippi, and graduated from Centenary College of Louisiana in 1887. He earned a master’s degree from the University of Mississippi (1890) and master’s and doctoral degrees from Vanderbilt University (1897, 1900). Sullivan served as preparatory department principal at Centenary (1887-1889), Professor of Natural Science at Centenary (1889-1902), and Professor of Chemistry at Millsaps College (1902-1947).


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Likely transferred circa 1930 with additional records documenting Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) by Centenary's president, George Sexton. See caption published in Yoncopin (Shreveport, LA: Centenary College of Louisiana, 1938), page 9.

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Repository Details

Part of the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections Repository

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Shreveport LA 71104 US
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