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William G. Phelps scrapbooks

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 22

Scope and Contents

William G. Phelps scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings on topics related to Centenary College of Louisiana. Topics include sports (football, baseball, and basketball), music performances, festivals, and debate competitions. Consists primarily of clippings from Shreveport newspapers such as Shreveport Times, Shreveport Journal, and The Caucasian.


  • 1927 - 1940


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 G. Phelps served as professor at Centenary College of Louisiana from 1923 to 1949. He taught Greek, Latin, German, Classical Literature, History, and Philosophy. Phelps is the author of The Glory That Was Greece and Other Sketches (Shreveport, LA: Published by Rev. James Lolakas, 1937), Lessing, the Champion of Universal Brotherhood (Shreveport, LA: Centenary College, 1939), Two Roman Papers (Shreveport, LA: Centenary College of Louisiana, 1939).


4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection appears to have been donated before 1976.

Finding Aid to the
Created by Diane Kaplan approximately 1975, updated by Chris Brown in 2020.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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