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Brown, William G.


B.S.; Ph.D.; William Brown was an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, who later taught at the university. He was a Robinson Professor of Chemistry and Geology in 1886 and a Bayley Professor of General and Applied Chemistry from 1888-1894. He also served on the institution's Board of Trustees from 1853-1894. See Crenshaw, TS, II, 203-204.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George A. Baxter Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0003
Scope and Contents Includes letters from G.A. Baxter to his wife, Anne Fleming Baxter, and 104 letters from miscellaneous correspondents dealing with the Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian affairs; reminiscences of Louise Baxter, and letters to her; citations, certificates, and business receipts.Includes three generations of Baxter family correspondence. Also includes a biography of George A. Baxter, sermons written by George A. Baxter, assorted Presbyterian newspaper articles, and three...
Dates: Inclusive 1797-1893

William G. Brown Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0480
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript draft of William Brown's protest to the Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees related to issues of religious life on campus and a handwritten response from Rev. F. B. Converse (Francis Bartlett Converse) to Brown.
Dates: 1866