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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder papers

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 17
Scope and Contents

William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder papers consist of lecture notes, writings, and a diary (1849-1850) during Magruder's employment on the faculty of Centenary College of Louisiana. The lecture notes and writings include topics about philosophy and temperance. The collection also includes printed items related to the Collegiate Institute of Baton Rouge.

Dates: 1828 - 1860

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