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John C. Harrell Medal guidelines

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 66

Scope and Contents

Guidelines for awarding the John C. Harrell Medal for Hymn and Scripture Reading. According to Centenary College of Louisiana’s course catalog for 1903-1904, “The John C. Harrell medal, founded by Prof. George L. Harrell, is a handsome prize offered to the ministerial student, who shall excel in hymn and Scripture reading. The contest occurs during the Commencement exercises and the medal is awarded on the basis of force in expression, distinctness of speech, and self-composure.”


  • circa 1903


Conditions Governing Access

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.


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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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