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Zollie G. Bennett scrapbook

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 171
Scope and Contents The Zollie G. Bennett scrapbook primarily documents student life and athletics at Centenary College of Louisiana, where Bennett was enrolled from fall 1923 to spring 1928. Bennett played on the college’s football and baseball teams. The scrapbook includes many Centenary photographs depicting football, baseball, faculty members, students, cheerleaders, campus buildings, and the college’s May festival and carnival. Newspaper clippings document Centenary football, including the death of...
Dates: circa 1910 - 1931

Beta Pi Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa records

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Identifier: CCL-1990-075
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of Centenary College of Louisiana’s Beta Pi Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) as well as its predecessor group, the Laurel Society. It consists of programs, photographs, and annual administrative files (containing membership rosters, newspaper clippings, by-laws, correspondence, ODK’s national newsletter, ODK printed items documenting the organization’s history, purpose, and rituals). Correspondence frequently involves Centenary’s Beta Pi Circle...
Dates: 1948 - 1962

Elias Boatner letter

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 9
Scope and Contents

Photocopy facsimile of a letter from Elias Boatner to his son, Mark Boatner, who was a student at the College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) during the 1830s. Describes parents’ disappointment and advice about Boatner’s poor student behavior as reported from the college president.

Dates: 1837

Hayden LeMaire Boatner papers

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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):...
Dates: circa 1944-1948

Henry Jefferson Boltz family papers

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Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 103
Scope and Contents The Henry Jefferson Boltz family papers primarily consist of documents and photographs related to the personal and professional lives of the Boltz family. Henry Jefferson Boltz’s life history details his activities as an itinerant minister in North Louisiana for the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. This features his accounts of traveling and working in rural North Louisiana during the late 19th century. Also included are items related to Emma Dubose, the...
Dates: 1878 - 1983

Nancy Fuqua Boone letter

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 10
Scope and Contents

Photocopy facsimile of a letter from Nancy Fuqua Boone to her sister, Phebe Olds Fuqua Woods Peirce. Includes news about family and friends as well as information about the community of Jackson, Louisiana. Nancy writes that her nephew, Van Woods, stopped attending the College of Louisiana, and she does not recommend the school at present. Nancy also invites her sister to attend the college’s exhibition taking place in July 1844.

Dates: 1844

Mary Booth letter

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 507
Scope and Contents

Letter from Mary Booth to her grandson, John C. White, dated 1848 November 9. At the time, White was enrolled as a student at Centenary College of Louisiana. The letter, written from Bayou Boeuf, Louisiana, mentions the family’s struggles with sugarcane production. Booth also offers advice about selecting a suitable woman for marriage. A typed transcript of the letter is included.

Dates: 1848

Joseph Henry Bowdon Sr. papers

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 11
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a speech given by Joseph Henry Bowdon Sr. at Centenary College of Louisiana’s Founders Day address in 1964. Titled “Sidelights on the History of Centenary College,” it contains details about the college during the 19th century as well as Bowdon’s ancestors connected to Centenary. The collection also includes correspondence dated 1965 between Bowdon and Hugh D. McCool about the location of Centenary College in Brandon Springs, Mississippi, during the 1840s.

Dates: 1964 - 1965

Business Girls' Inn records

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Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 41
Scope and Contents Business Girls' Inn records include legal documents, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, and tape recordings. The legal documents include charters, articles of incorporation, changes effected in 1946-1971, and donation documents. The Account Book for Building Fund (1948) includes loose committee reports, financial reports, and miscellaneous notes found in the volume. The photographic slides include an identification list. The scrapbooks contain...
Dates: 1928 - 1974

Caddo Heights United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) records

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Identifier: LACUMC-Caddo Heights UMC
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of the Caddo Heights United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.). The collection includes membership and attendance records, committee records (Official Board, Woman’s Society of Christian Service, United Methodist Women), financial records, and historical records such as church bulletins, newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, and architectural drawings. Also included are guest registers.

Dates: 1943 - 2003

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Minutes (administrative records) 63
Clippings (information artifacts) 48
Correspondence 46
Church records and registers -- Louisiana 33
Photographs 31
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Financial records 25
Scrapbooks 16
Administrative records 15
Property records 15
Church bulletins 14
Programs (documents) 11
Speeches (documents) 10
Sunday schools 10
Diplomas 8
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Caddo Parish 7
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Orleans Parish 7
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Bienville Parish 6
Literature -- Societies, etc. 6
Certificates 5
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Morehouse Parish 4
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Webster Parish 4
Commencement ceremonies 4
Diaries 4
Education -- Louisiana -- History 4
Football 4
Memoirs 4
Newsletters 4
Temperance 4
Women -- Education (Higher) 4
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Beauregard Parish 3
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Evangeline Parish 3
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Rapides Parish 3
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Sabine Parish 3
Research notes 3
Slaves 3
Architectural drawings (visual works) 2
Biographies 2
Brochures 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Catahoula Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Concordia Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- DeSoto Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- East Baton Rouge Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Jefferson Davis Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- La Salle Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint Landry Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Vernon Parish 2
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- West Carroll Parish 2
Examinations (documents) 2
Genealogy 2
Judges -- Louisiana 2
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Slavery 2
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World War, 1939-1945 2
Writings (documents) 2
Yellow fever 2
Abolitionists 1
African American Methodists -- Louisiana 1
Alcoholism 1
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Autobiographies (literary works) 1
Autograph albums 1
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Cemeteries -- Louisiana 1
Charters 1
Chemistry, Organic 1
Child welfare -- Louisiana -- Periodicals 1
Children -- Institutional care -- Louisiana -- Periodicals 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Acadia Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Assumption Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Avoyelles Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Bossier Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Calcasieu Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Caldwell Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Cameron Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Claiborne Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Iberville Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Lafourche Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Natchitoches Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Ouachita Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint Charles Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint James Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint Tammany Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Tensas Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish 1
Circulars (fliers) 1
Cookbooks 1
Cotton 1
Drawings (visual works) 1
Envelopes 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Freed persons 1
French Americans -- Louisiana 1
Governors -- Louisiana 1
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Centenary College of Louisiana 105
Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) 75
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Louisiana Conference 58
United Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference 45
Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference (South Central Jurisdiction) 42
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Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Miss.) 9
College of Louisiana 9
Carpenter, William Marbury, 1811-1848 5
Miller, John Copeland, 1822-1878 5
Centenary State Historic Site (Jackson, La.) 4
Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference. Woman's Society of Christian Service 4
Methodist Episcopal Church. Louisiana Conference 4
Rivers, R. H. (Richard Henderson), 1814-1894 4
Union Literary Society 4
First United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) 3
Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference (Central Jurisdiction) 3
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Mississippi Conference 3
Methodist Protestant Church (U.S. : 1830-1939). Louisiana Conference 3
Shattuck, David Olcott, 1800-1892 3
Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction) 2
Centenary College of Louisiana Faculty 2
Chi Phi (Fraternity). Beta Chapter (Centenary College of Louisiana) 2
Delta Kappa Epsilon. Zeta Zeta Chapter (Centenary College of Louisiana) 2
Dixon, William Young, 1843-1874 2
Four Square Bible Class (Shreveport, La.) 2
French Mission District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South 2
Joyner, Sarah Baker Austin, 1876-1968 2
Keener family 2
Keener, John Christian, 1819-1906 2
Lafayette Society 2
Law, Della Upton, 1892-1990 2
Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin, 1790-1870 2
Magruder, W. H. N. (William H. N.), 1815-1899 2
Mansfield Female College (Mansfield, La.) 2
McCormick Memorial Tubercular Sanatorium (Jackson, La.) 2
McTyeire, Holland Nimmons, 1824-1889 2
McVea, John, 1820-1876 2
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Louisiana Conference. Woman's Missionary Society 2
Methodist Episcopal Church. Mississippi Conference 2
Methodist Protestant Church (U.S. : 1830-1939). Arkansas Conference 2
Mystic Seven. Temple of the Wreath (Centenary College of Louisiana) 2
Scales, John Lytle, 1871-1968 2
Shreveport District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction) 2
Thornton, T. C. (Thomas C.), 1794-1860 2
United Methodist Women (U.S.). Louisiana Conference 2
Young, John Smith, 1834-1916 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Alco Methodist Church (Alco, La.) 1
Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1
Alexandria District of the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church 1
Andrew Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Andrews Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church South (Webster Parish, La.) 1
Andrews, Stephen Pearl, 1812-1886 1
Arcadia Methodist Episcopal Church South (Arcadia, La.) 1
Athens Methodist Episcopal Church South (Athens, La.) 1
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 1
Ball United Methodist Church (Ball, La.) 1
Barisas, Edith Bailey, 1915-2016 1
Barnette, Chris Thomas, 1905-1982 1
Barnette, William Chappelle, 1875-1939 1
Bartholomew Methodist Church (Morehouse Parish, La.) 1
Basile United Methodist Church (Basile, La.) 1
Baton Rouge - Hammond District of the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church 1
Baton Rouge District of the Louisiana Conference A of the United Methodist Church 1
Baton Rouge District of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Church (South Central Jurisdiction 1
Baton Rouge District of the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church records 1
Bayou Chicot Methodist Episcopal Church South (Bayou Chicot, La.) 1
Bayou Chicot and White’s Chapel Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church South 1
Bennett, Zollie G., 1905-1986 1
Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church South (DeSoto Parish, La.) 1
Beulah Methodist Episcopal Church South (Marthaville, La.) 1
Blue Mountain Female College 1
Boatner, Annie Eliza Young, 1833-1896 1
Boatner, Elias Jr., 1793-1839 1
Boatner, Hayden LeMaire, 1900-1977 1
Boeuf River Methodist Church (Goodwill, La.) 1
Boggs, Waller Edward, 1859-1917 1
Boltz, Henry Jefferson, 1855-1949 1
Boone, Nancy Fuqua, 1787-1857 1
Booth, Mary 1
Bowden, Joseph Henry, Sr., 1896-1980 1
Bridge Methodist Episcopal Church (Bossier Parish, La.) 1
Business Girls' Inn 1
Caddo Heights United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) 1
Calcasieu Circuit of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South 1
Cameron, Regina “Jennie” Lane May, 1884-1972 1
Castor Methodist Episcopal Church South (Castor, La.) 1
Cates, Rutillius Pinkney, 1836-1862 1
Cedar Grove United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) 1
Centenary Academy (Shreveport, La.) 1
Centenary College of Louisiana Athletic Department 1
Centenary College of Louisiana Board of Trustees 1
Centenary College of Louisiana Dean of Women 1
Centenary College of Louisiana President's Office 1
Centenary College of Louisiana Treasurer 1
Centenary Women's Club 1
Chalmette Methodist Episcopal Church South (Chalmette, La.) 1
Church of the United Brethren in Christ (New constitution). Louisiana Conference 1
Church of the United Brethren in Christ (New constitution). Missouri Conference 1
Clarks Methodist Protestant Church (Clarks, La.) 1
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