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Athletic Department records - Curtis Parker files

Identifier: CCLA-Athletic Department-Curtis Parker

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Athletic Department records about the football program at Centenary College of Louisiana during the 1930s. The files were maintained by Centenary’s athletic director and head football coach, Curtis Parker.

Series 1: Office records (1934-1939) largely consists of Parker’s correspondence and subject files. Much of the information relates to football players and games.

Series 2: Scouting reports (1939) contains information collected about other college football teams. This includes details about players, notes about plays, and game programs.


  • 1934 - 1939


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.

Biographical / Historical

The Athletic Department at Centenary College of Louisiana during the time period of these records (1934-1939) consisted of Curtis Parker (Director of Athletics and Coach, 1934-1940), E. T. Renfro (Assistant Coach, 1934-1935), and Elmer Smith (Assistant Coach, 1936-1942), Tom Cobb (Assistant Coach, 1936-1942), and Marvin Gibson (Trainer, 1934-1942).


2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Arranged in two series: 1. Office Records (1934-1939), 2. Scouting Reports (1939).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unidentified; transferred before 1980.

Finding aid to the Centenary College of Louisiana Athletic Department Records - Curtis Parker files
Chris Brown and Riane Faas
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Repository Details

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

2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport LA 71104 US
(318) 869-5462