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John B. Entrikin papers


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John B. Entrikin papers, 1911-1975 | Centenary College of Louisiana | Archives and Special Collections

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Title: John B. Entrikin papers, 1911-1975Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: SC/Mss. Coll. 51

Primary Creator: Entrikin, John Bennett (1899-1966)

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 09/26/1977. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Centenary College of Louisiana.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Photographs., Speeches (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Biographical Note

John Bennett Entrikin, PhD, Professor of Chemistry and author; son of James Bennett Entrikin and Addie Mae Powers; born Canton, Kansas, October 6, 1899. Educated, public schools of Canton and of Edna, TX; BA, 1922, MA, 1923, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX; PhD, Iowa State, 1929. Professor and Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, 1929-1966. Consultant, International Paper Co. and other industries, legal firms, and individuals. Well known for his efforts to further the interests of chemistry and the chemist by making talks to civic organizations, study clubs, and student groups. Married Minnie Sue Stewart of Blanket, TX, July 29, 1924. Two daughters: Jean Marie (born 1928), Connie Mae (born 1931). Member: First United Methodist Church, Shreveport (Official Board); American Chemical Society; American Institute of Chemists; American Association for the Advancement of Science; Louisiana Academy of Sciences (president); AAUP; Alpha Chi Sigma; Sigma Xi; Phi Lambda Upsilon; Kappa Alpha Social Fraternity; Omicron Delta Kappa; Fellow, the Chemical Society of London; Rotary International; and the American Legion. Co-Author Textbooks: Semimicro Qualitative Organic Analysis, with N.D. Cheronis and E.M. Hodnett (R.E. Krieger, 3rd Edition, 1965); Identification of Organic Compounds, with N.D. Cheronis (Interscience Pub. ,1963). Died Shreveport, June 17, 1966.

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Centenary College of Louisiana.

Administrative Information

Repository: Centenary College of Louisiana | Archives and Special Collections

Accruals: No further accruals expected.

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Minnie Sue Stewart Entrikin

Appraisal Information: All materials in this collection are appraised as retain permanently.

Preferred Citation: John B. Entrikin papers, Manuscripts Collection 51.  Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections, Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Folder 1: American Chemical Society, 1947-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 2: American Institute of Chemists, Louisiana Chapter, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Centenary Science Division Newsletter, 1943-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Christmas Letters, 1953-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Clippings, ca 1938-1965, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Clippings: Obituaries & Memorials, 1966-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Clippings: Friends and Former Students, 1960-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, General, 1935-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Memorabilia, Personal, 1911-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Research Notes for PhD. Dissertation, 1927-1929Add to your cart.
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