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William E. Walsh Collection, 1920s - 1950s | University of Miami University Archives

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ID: ASU0256

Creator: William E. Walsh (1879-1968)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

Folders

1: Correspondence (1950s-1960s)

2: Essays - "The Founding of the Univesity of Miami" and "Autobiography of Willam Edward Walsh"

3: Honorary Degree of Doctor of Law, UM, 1956

4: Misc. Items

5: Press Clippings - Walsh and Others

6: Press Clippings - University of Miami

7: Publications (UM)

8: Speech on December 8, 1925 at First Presbyterian Church in Miami

9: Photographs - University of Miami

10: Photographs - Walsh

11: Universtiy of Miami Charter Application

Languages: English

Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, essays, press clippings, and photographs collected by William E. Walsh on founding of the University of Miamia.  Walsh was one of the founders of the uniersity and the first chairman of the Board of Regents.

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This collection consists of correspondence, essays, press clippings, and photographs collected by William E. Walsh on founding of the University of Miamia.  Walsh was one of the founders of the uniersity and the first chairman of the Board of Regents.

Biographical Note

William E. Walsh, 1879-1968, was one of the founders of the University of Miami and served as the first Chairman of the Board of Regents from 1925 to 1929.  He was a judge of Miami Beach from 1923 to 1935 and successful lawyer.  In February 1956, the university awarded him the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws, and on June 7, 1964, he received the gold cross of the Order of Merits.  Subsequent to his death, one of the residential towers was given his name.

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University of Miami - History
Walsh, William E., 1879-1968




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