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Collection of Centenary State Commemorative Area materials

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 186
Scope and Contents Collection consists of material related to the Centenary State Commemorative Area, the former location of Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). Included are items about the “Song of the Felicianas” pageant staged in 1984; the pageant concerned the history of Jackson, Centenary College, and the Feliciana parishes. A brochure (circa 1980) from the Feliciana Chamber of Commerce identifies historic sites in the region. Also included is a brief history (circa 1980) about East...
Dates: circa 1980-1984

Collection of William Marbury Carpenter materials

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 207
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material about William Marbury Carpenter (1811-1848). It includes a photocopy facsimile of a botanical specimen collected by Carpenter in Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana, in 1842; original specimen is located at the United States National Herbarium. Also includes a photocopy facsimile of the journal article: R. S. Cocks, “William M. Carpenter, A Pioneer Scientist of Louisiana,” Tulane Graduates’ Magazine 3 (1914): 122-127.
Dates: 1842 - 1914

College of Louisiana records

 Collection
Identifier: CCL-COL
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of the College of Louisiana (Jackson, Louisiana). It includes an act of incorporation (1825), property records (1816-1826), board of trustees minutes (1825-1851), faculty minutes (1828-1844), and a letter about student disciplinary problems (circa 1835).The board of trustees minutes of meetings (1825-1845) are recorded in a manuscript volume; the archives book collection contains a typescript of these minutes. The manuscript volume also...
Dates: 1816 - 1845

Compton family papers

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 491
Scope and Contents Collection consists of eight letters (1848-1861). Six letters were composed by Thomas Wilber Compton and Walter Sidney Compton during their time as students at Centenary College of Louisiana. Subjects include: class assignments and study habits, recreation (football, picnic, magic lantern slideshow), health, the David O. Shattuck family, and seeing General Zachary Taylor. Two letters addressed to Thomas Alexander Compton were written by Centenary’s President, John C. Miller.
Dates: 1848 - 1861

Converse United Methodist Church (Converse, La.) records

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Identifier: LACUMC-1999-008
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities of Converse United Methodist Church (Converse, La.). It includes financial records, property records, and church record books.
Dates: 1933 - 1997

Inman Williams Cooper family papers

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 14
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopied facsimiles of correspondence to and about Inman Williams Cooper. A letter dated 1898 from John Christian Keener mentions Cooper being elected president of Centenary College of Louisiana, repairs to college buildings for damages caused by stabling students’ horses in dormitory rooms and baseballs breaking windows, reestablishment of the college’s preparatory school, and the construction of professors’ homes. A letter dated 1931 from William Hamilton Nelson to...
Dates: 1898 - 1931

Craps Street Methodist Episcopal Church South (New Orleans, La.) records

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Identifier: LACUMC-Craps Street MECS
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a quarterly conference record book for Craps Street Methodist Episcopal Church South (New Orleans, La.). Administrative reports mention the church conducting religious services in German and English; older members favored German, younger members preferred English. The records dated 1892 also include information about Soraparu Street Methodist Episcopal Church South (New Orleans). The records dated 1894 also include information about Gretna Methodist Episcopal Church...
Dates: 1891 - 1894

Daniel Newton Dalton diploma

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Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 84
Scope and Contents Daniel Newton Dalton’s Centenary College of Louisiana diploma for Bachelor of Science (1888).
Dates: 1888

Stephen Josephus Davies papers

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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 and...
Dates: 1882 - 1910

James Jones Davis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 26
Scope and Contents Collection includes photocopy facsimiles of letters written by James Jones Davis while a student at Centenary College of Louisiana. In two letters written to his sister in 1856, Davis mentions coursework at Centenary, ongoing construction of the college’s Center Building, and the health of college students. The April 10, 1856, letter mentions religious revivals among Presbyterians and Methodists in Jackson, Louisiana. Also includes a history of the Davis family (1978).
Dates: 1856 - 1978

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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Orleans Parish 5
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Education -- Louisiana -- History 4
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Women -- Education (Higher) 4
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Caddo Parish 3
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Evangeline Parish 3
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Research notes 3
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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Cameron Parish 1
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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint James Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Saint Tammany Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish 1
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Vernon Parish 1
Circulars (fliers) 1
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Cotton 1
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Governors -- Louisiana 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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