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Hayden LeMaire Boatner papers

 Collection
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.
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

 Collection
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

Calcasieu Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church South records

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Identifier: LACUMC-1992-146
Scope and Contents These records contain administrative reports about church congregations on the Calcasieu Circuit of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. The circuit was part of the Opelousas District located in southwest Louisiana. The circuit included the following congregations: Calcasieu Camp Ground, Dry Creek, Grand Chenier Mission, Harvards, Hickory Flat, Lacassine, Lake Charles, Mill Creek, Reeves Settlement, Smith’s Settlement, and Sugar Town.The administrative...
Dates: 1857 - 1862

William Marbury Carpenter correspondence

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 163
Scope and Contents William Marbury Carpenter correspondence consisting of two photocopy facsimiles of letters written by Carpenter to the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia, Pa.); originals located at the Archives of the Academy of Natural Sciences. Carpenter’s first letter (1840 July 2) relates to his new membership in the Academy. Carpenter’s second letter (1847 December 11) recommends the ornithology work of Dr. E. Pilate of Opelousas, Louisiana.
Dates: 1840 - 1847

Castor Methodist Episcopal Church South (Castor, La.) records

 Collection
Identifier: LACUMC-1978-115
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photocopy facsimile of the church register for Castor Methodist Episcopal Church South (Castor, La.). The register acquired circa 1889 -- with additional information documenting prior years -- contains the following sections: pastors (1888-1911), members (1875-1917), death and disposals (1889), baptism (1889), and marriages (1889).
Dates: 1889 - 1917

Rutillius Pinkney Cates papers

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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

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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Orleans Parish 5
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Women -- Education (Higher) 4
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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Evangeline Parish 3
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Research notes 3
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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint James Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint Tammany Parish 1
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Centenary College of Louisiana 93
Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.) 74
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Louisiana Conference 37
Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference (South Central Jurisdiction) 28
United Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference 20
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Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Miss.) 9
College of Louisiana 9
Carpenter, William Marbury, 1811-1848 5
Centenary State Historic Site (Jackson, La.) 4
Miller, John Copeland, 1822-1878 4
First United Methodist Church (Shreveport, La.) 3
Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference (Central Jurisdiction) 3
Methodist Episcopal Church. Louisiana Conference 3
Methodist Protestant Church (U.S. : 1830-1939). Louisiana Conference 3
Rivers, R. H. (Richard Henderson), 1814-1894 3
Shattuck, David Olcott, 1800-1892 3
Union Literary Society 3
Centenary College of Louisiana Faculty 2
Dixon, William Young, 1843-1874 2
Four Square Bible Class (Shreveport, La.) 2
Joyner, Sarah Baker Austin, 1876-1968 2
Keener family 2
Keener, John Christian, 1819-1906 2
Law, Della Upton, 1892-1990 2
Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin, 1790-1870 2
Magruder, W. H. N. (William H. N.), 1815-1899 2
McCormick Memorial Tubercular Sanatorium (Jackson, La.) 2
McVea, John, 1820-1876 2
Methodist Church (U.S.). Louisiana Conference. Woman's Society of Christian Service 2
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. 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
Thornton, T. C. (Thomas C.), 1794-1860 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Alco Methodist Church (Alco, La.) 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
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 1
Ball United Methodist Church (Ball, La.) 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
Bayou Chicot Methodist Episcopal Church South (Bayou Chicot, La.) 1
Bayou Chicot and White’s Chapel Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church South 1
Beulah Methodist Episcopal Church South (Marthaville, La.) 1
Blue Mountain Female College 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
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
Centenary College of Louisiana Board of Trustees 1
Centenary College of Louisiana President's Office 1
Centenary College of Louisiana Treasurer 1
Centenary Women's Club 1
Chi Phi (Fraternity). Beta Chapter (Centenary College of Louisiana) 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
Clayton United Methodist Church (Clayton, La.) 1
Collegiate Institute of Baton Rouge 1
Compton family 1
Compton, Thomas Wilber, 1836-1867 1
Compton, Walter Sidney, 1831-1875 1
Converse United Methodist Church (Converse, La.) 1
Craps Street Methodist Episcopal Church South (New Orleans, La.) 1
Dalton, Daniel Newton, 1867-1942 1
Davies, Stephen Josephus, 1857-1937 1
Davis, James Jones, 1836-1883 1
Delta Kappa Epsilon. Zeta Zeta Chapter (Centenary College of Louisiana) 1
Dodd, James B., 1807-1872 1
Drake, William Winans Jr., 1871-1933 1
Drake, William Winans, 1843-1870 1
Drake, Winbourne Magruder, 1914-2011 1
Dry Creek Methodist Episcopal Church South (Dry Creek, La.) 1
Dryades Street Methodist Episcopal Church South (New Orleans, La.) 1
East Louisiana State Hospital 1
East Louisiana State Hospital (Jackson, La.) 1
Entrikin, John Bennett, 1899- 1
Epworth League (U.S.) 1
Evangelical United Brethren Church. Missouri Conference 1
First Evangelical United Brethren Church (Jennings, La.) 1
Floyd United Methodist Church (Floyd, La.) 1
Forest Hill Methodist Church (Forest Hill, La.) 1
Franklin Institute 1
Friends of the Centenary College Library 1
Gibson United Methodist Church (Gibson, La.) 1
Goodwill Methodist Church (Goodwill, La.) 1
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