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Commencement ceremonies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Felicia Cornelius Honeycut papers

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 3
Scope and Contents The Felicia Cornelius Honeycut papers consist of newspaper clippings and photographs connected to the McVea family and Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). The newspaper clippings include an obituary for Judge John McVea (1821-1876) and an article describing Centenary College of Louisiana’s commencement activities (1880 July). These clippings may have originally been published in the Southern Watchman (Clinton, La.). The photographs depict Charles McVea (1831-1886; Centenary...
Dates: circa 1860 - 1880

Richard Lloyd Pugh letter

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 527
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of digital facsimile printout of letter from Richard Lloyd Pugh to his mother, Elizabeth Catherine Foley Pugh. Includes request for his father to attend commencement at Centenary College of Louisiana. Also mentions news regarding family and friends.

Dates: 1852