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Hayden LeMaire Boatner papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 2

Scope and Contents

This collection contains material from Hayden LeMaire Boatner about Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). It includes a clipping (circa 1944) with an image of Centenary that has handwritten notes about the layout of campus and location of particular rooms within buildings. Also included is an excerpt about the college originally published as: Arthur Marvin Shaw, Jr., “Rampant Individualism in an Ante-Bellum Southern College,” Louisiana Historical Quarterly 31 (October 1948): 1877-1896.


  • circa 1944-1948


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

Hayden LeMaire Boatner (1900-1977) was a United States Army major general who served in World War II and the Korean War. He was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Boatner’s ancestors attended the College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) during the 1830s and possibly Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.).


1 Folders

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection donated by Carver Vance McGimsey and Miriam M. Carroll in 1968 September.

Finding Aid to the Hayden LeMaire Boatner papers
Chris Brown
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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