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Speeches (documents)

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Henry Bowdon Sr. papers

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

William Young Dixon speech

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

Collection of James B. Dodd materials

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 17
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of photocopied material about James B. Dodd. It includes a letter appointing him professor of mathematics at Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Miss.) dated 1841. Also included are the following publications by Dodd: “Address, delivered at the opening of the Centenary College, on the 9th of November, 1841,” (Jackson, MS: Southron Office, 1841); “An essay on the nature of arithmetical science and the proper method of teaching this science, in opposition...
Dates: 1841 - circa 1970

William Winans Drake, Jr. papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 56
Scope and Contents William Winans Drake, Jr. papers primarily consist of his writings. Also included are a small amount of clippings and correspondence. Much of the material relates to Drake’s activities with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South in Louisiana during the twentieth century. His writings largely consist of sermons about biblical verses; other topics include temperance and gambling. Many of Drake’s writings were handwritten on the back of scrap sheets of paper. The reverse side of these papers...
Dates: 1888 - 1933

John Bennett Entrikin papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 51
Scope and Contents

John Bennett Entrikin papers include clippings, correspondence, photographs, and writings that primarily document his time as professor of chemistry at Centenary College of Louisiana (1929-1966).

Dates: 1911 - 1975

John Thomas Heath speech

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 139
Scope and Contents

Manuscript photocopy facsimile of John Thomas Heath’s speech given in 1855 to the Alumni Association of Centenary College of Louisiana.

Dates: 1855

Nicholas Everett Joyner papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 72
Scope and Contents

The Nicholas Everett Joyner papers include his manuscript copy of an oration titled “The New Chivalry,” which he presented during Centenary College of Louisiana’s student oration contest in 1892. Also included is a medal that Joyner won for the oration.

Dates: 1892

Walter McGehee Lowrey papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 77
Scope and Contents This collection relates to the professional life of history professor Walter McGehee Lowrey. This includes research notes, writings and speeches, Centenary College of Louisiana material, and Louisiana United Methodist material.Series 1: Research notes (1818-1989) contains seven indexes of notecards as well as additional folders with notes. Index Box 1 contains Centenary College of Louisiana and predecessor institutions’ board of trustees members (1825-1989). Index Box 2 contains...
Dates: 1818 - 1989

Joe Mickle papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 19
Scope and Contents

Joe Mickle papers consist of personal files including correspondence, speeches, photographs, and clippings.

Dates: 1935 - 1964

Robert Edward Smith papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 24
Scope and Contents

Robert Edward Smith papers contain correspondence, speech material, pamphlets, and printed material about the Shreveport Local Option Election of 1952, temperance, and the Four Square Bible Class (1937-1954).

Dates: 1920 - 1964