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Bowman Foster Ashe family papers, 1869-1952 | University of Miami University Archives

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ID: ASU0655

Creator: Ashe, Bowman Foster (1885-1952)

Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Abstract

The Bowman Foster Ashe family papers include correspondence, photographs, diaries, and other personal items belonging to Bowman Foster Ashe, first president of the University of Miami, and his family.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Bowman Foster Ashe family papers include correspondence, photographs, diaries, and other personal items belonging to Bowman Foster Ashe, first president of the University of Miami, and his family.

Biographical Note

Dr. Bowman Foster Ashe was the first President of the University of Miami from 1926 to 1952.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics in 1912 from the University of Pittsburgh, taught English and history in public schools, and later received an appointment to the University of Pittsburgh's faculty and administration.  The University awarded Dr. Ashe an honorary LL.D. degree in 1927 for his many achievements.

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Ashe, Bowman Foster, 1885-1952
University of Miami - History




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