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Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Centenary College of Louisiana Chaplain's Office records

Identifier: CCL-1996-047
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Centenary College of Louisiana Chaplain’s Office records. Most were created by Dr. Robert Ed Taylor, who served as the chaplain from 1961 to 1996. The files include programs from the following campus events: chapel, commencement, president’s convocation, and other academic ceremonies. The chaplain’s duty was to participate in many of these events, and these programs include Taylor’s notes. Also included are files from the Beta chapter of the Kappa Chi Fraternity...
Dates: 1945 - 1994

Centenary College of Louisiana Choir collection

Identifier: CCL-1996-044
Scope and Contents

This colection consits of histories, programs, newsletters and clippings about the Centenary College Choir. The material inculdes items created by the choir as well as others.

Dates: 1945 - 2008

Centenary College of Louisiana President's Office records

Identifier: CCL-President's Office
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Louisiana governors consist of letters (1849-1869) identifying students selected by the governor’s office to receive a free education at Centenary College. Act 179, Section 3 of the first session of the second legislature of the state of Louisiana on January 17, 1848, states: “That it shall be the duty of the faculty of said Centenary College to have at all times in the said institution, and to education gratuitously ten indigent young men, to be designated by the...
Dates: 1849 - 1869

Centenary Women's Club records

Identifier: SC-Mss. Coll. 11
Scope and Contents

Centenary Women's Club records include administrative and financial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1927 - 1964

Compton family papers

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

Inman Williams Cooper family papers

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

James Jones Davis family papers

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

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 letter

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 18
Scope and Contents

Letter from Centenary College of Louisiana student William Winans Drake to his father, Rev. Benjamin Michael Drake, who served on Centenary’s board of trustees. Also includes a postscript to his sister, Jane. Letter discusses upcoming meeting of Centenary’s trustees, activities of the college’s literary societies and French Society, student enrollment and attendance, and classroom assignments.

Dates: 1859

Winbourne Magruder Drake family papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 193
Scope and Contents The Winbourne Magruder Drake family papers consist of material about the family and their connections to Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). A typescript copy of William Hezekiah Nathaniel Magruder’s letter (1845) to Benjamin Michael Drake concerns the move of Centenary College (Brandon Springs, Miss.) to the site of the defunct College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). A photocopy of William Winans Drake’s memoir appeared in the “Annual of the Louisiana Conference of the Methodist...
Dates: 1845 - 1983