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Helen Marbury Raymond collection

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 5

Scope and Contents

The Helen Marbury Raymond papers consist of her research materials and articles about William Marbury Carpenter (1811-1848), his family, and his connection to John James Audubon. The research materials include typescript correspondence from Lucy Audubon in 1827 and 1869. Articles written by Raymond are: “My Grandmother Knew Mrs. Audubon,” Times-Picayune Sunday Magazine (New Orleans, La.), May 9, 1937, and “How Audubon Dismissed School,” St. Nicholas Magazine, October 1937.


  • 1827 - 1937


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

Helen Marbury Raymond (1886-1983) is the daughter of Louis F. Marbury and Carrie Ardis Marbury. She worked in Hearne’s Department Store in Shreveport, Louisiana, and was also an author. She was active in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana and the Louisiana Historical Society. She married Reginald Irving Raymond in 1911, and they had two children.


1 Folders

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection donated by Helen Marbury Raymond in 1974 March.

Finding Aid to the Helen Marbury Raymond collection
Chris Brown
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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