William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder papers
Scope and Contents
William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder papers consist of lecture notes, writings, and a diary (1849-1850) during Magruder's employment on the faculty of Centenary College of Louisiana. The lecture notes and writings include topics about philosophy and temperance. The collection also includes printed items related to the Collegiate Institute of Baton Rouge.
- 1828 - 1860
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
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
William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder was born in Jefferson County, Mississippi. He attended Wesleyan University and graduated in 1836. From 1842 to 1850, he served as the professor of Latin and Greek at Centenary College of Louisiana. In 1855, Magruder established the Collegiate Institute of Baton Rouge.
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Language of Materials
Arranged by document type and chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Randolph Magruder Martin in 1947.
- Finding Aid to the William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder papers
- Created by Diane Kaplan circa 1975, updated by Chris Brown in 2021.
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Part of the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections Repository
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport LA 71104 US