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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Chris Thomas Barnette family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material related to the personal and professional life of Chris Thomas Barnette and his family.Series 1: Chris Thomas Barnette papers, circa 1910-1983. This series primarily consists of material documenting Barnette’s profession as a judge. This includes judicial opinions (1963-1970), correspondence (1925-1983), a scrapbook (1937-1941), clippings (1930-1982), printed items (1911-1982), photographs (circa 1910-1980), meeting minutes (1960-1964), and a...
Dates: 1888 - 2000

Beta Pi Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

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

Athletic Department records - Curtis Parker files

 Collection
Identifier: CCLA-Athletic Department-Curtis Parker
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Athletic Department records about the football program at Centenary College of Louisiana during the 1930s. The files were maintained by Centenary’s athletic director and head football coach, Curtis Parker.Series 1: Office records (1934-1939) largely consists of Parker’s correspondence and subject files. Much of the information relates to football players and games.Series 2: Scouting reports (1939) contains information collected about...
Dates: 1934 - 1939

Centenary College of Louisiana Board of Trustees records

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Identifier: CCL-Trustees
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of the board of trustees of Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Mississippi) and Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, Louisiana). It includes administrative records (1843-1882), minutes (1841-1906), resolutions (1842-circa 1905), and correspondence and reports (circa 1845-1904).The administrative records include bylaws (1843), acts of incorporation (1848-1882), property records (1845-1871), and a construction contract for the Center/Centre...
Dates: 1841 - 1906