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Compton family papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1898 - 1931

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1891 - 1894

Daniel Newton Dalton diploma

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

Delta Kappa Epsilon, Zeta Zeta Chapter membership list

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 126
Scope and Contents

Photocopy facsimile of information originally published in “Catalogue of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity” 1890. Consists of a membership list for the Delta Kappa Epsilon, Zeta Zeta chapter at Centenary College of Louisiana (1858-1865). The list includes each fraternity member’s profession, city of residence, and biographical sketch.

Dates: 1890

William Young Dixon diary

 Collection
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

William Young Dixon speech

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 16
Scope and Contents

“Intemperance – the Demon of Desolation” speech by Centenary College of Louisiana student William Young Dixon. Dixon, a member of the college’s Franklin Institute student literary society, delivered this speech at Centenary’s commencement exercises in 1866. Includes original manuscript and typescript copy.

Dates: 1866

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Minutes (administrative records) 63
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Correspondence 46
Church records and registers -- Louisiana 33
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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
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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
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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Rapides Parish 3
Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Sabine Parish 3
Research notes 3
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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
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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Acadia Parish 1
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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
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Church records and registers -- Louisiana -- Terrebonne Parish 1
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Cotton 1
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French Americans -- 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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