Johnston, William Preston
- Existence: 1831-1899
A.M., (Yale, 1852?); LL.B., University of Louisville, 1853; (LL.D., W&L, 1875). Professor of history and english literature, W&L, 1866; Kentucky professor of history and political economy, 1868-74; professor of history and science of law, W&L, 1875-1880. President, LSU, 1880-83; Tulane University, 1883-99. See DAB; Trustees' Papers; MSS catalog; A.M., Shaw, William Preston Johnston, 1943.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes secretary's books with minutes of meetings, treasurer's books, library books (with records of books lent), roll books, and copies of the Society's constitution. Contains accounts of student debates on current political and social questions.
File — Box: 5, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents File includes photocopy of biography from "Dictionary of American Biography."
Dates: 1700 - 2018
File — Box: 13, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Reminiscences of Robert E. Lee including manuscripts, typescripts, newspaper clippings, and published materials by subjects with surnames begininng with letters B through J. See agents list for authors.
Dates: 1900 - 1960