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Rutillius Pinkney Cates papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 87
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of material documenting Rutillius Pinkney Cates as a student at Centenary College of Louisiana. Includes a Franklin Literary Society certificate (1858) and a diploma for Bachelor of Arts (1858). Also includes a biographical sketch about Cates (undated).

Dates: 1858, undated

Centenary College of Louisiana Student Literary Society programs

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 68
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of programs for exhibitions presented by student literary societies at Centenary College of Louisiana. Included are programs for joint exhibitions of the Union Literary Society and Franklin Institute (1856 March 7; 1856 July 29; 1883 June 5). Also included are programs for exhibitions of the Lafayette Society (1856 April 19) and Eclectic Literary Institute (1859 July 27).

Dates: 1856 - 1883

Stephen Josephus Davies papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 124
Scope and Contents The Stephen Josephus Davies papers primarily consist of material related to Davies attending Centenary College of Louisiana. It includes his Franklin Institute ornamental pin (1882), Franklin Institute certificate (1882), and Centenary College of Louisiana diploma (1882). Two photographs (circa 1882) depict Davies with other Centenary students. A photocopy facsimile of a manuscript written in 1882 by Davies describes the history of Centenary’s two literary societies, the Franklin Institute...
Dates: 1882 - 1910

William Young Dixon diary

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 387
Scope and Contents This typescript excerpt of William Dixon Young’s diary documents his personal life and college activities in Jackson, Louisiana, from November 1867 to January 1870.Many entries relate to Young’s student experience at Centenary College of Louisiana. He mentions participating in the college’s student literary societies, the Franklin Institute and the Union Literary Society (1867 November 24, 1867 December 14, 1868 January 25, 1868 February 29). He also notes speeches that he...
Dates: 1867 - 1870

Union Literary Society financial records

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 93
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of a financial record book for the Union Literary Society at Centenary College of Louisiana. The book includes fees and fines paid by society members as well as expenses paid by the society. Also included are two receipts (1888-1889).

Dates: 1883 - 1889

Union Literary Society records

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 67
Scope and Contents The Centenary College of Louisiana Union Literary Society records include a banner (circa 1859), printed items (1856, 1887), manuscript volumes (circa 1880-1915), and meeting minutes (1908-1925). The printed items include a program (1856) and invitations (1887). The earliest manuscript volume (circa 1880-1897) contains membership lists and the society’s constitution, which outlines the duties of officers. Another manuscript volume (1908-1909, 1915) contains membership lists and meeting...
Dates: 1856 - 1925