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Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1864-1939

biographical statement

Dwight Bryant Waldo served as Western Michigan University's first president for 32 years until his retirement in 1936. He was born in Arcade, N.Y., June 13, 1864, in the final year of the American Civil War and was noted for his scholarship on the life of Abraham Lincoln. He died Oct. 29, 1939, at age 75.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dwight B. Waldo Lincoln Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3651
Abstract Lincolniana collected by Dwight B. Waldo (1864-1936), the first president of Western Michigan University (the books associated with this collection are cataloged individually and searchable through the Western Michigan University Libraries online catalog)
Dates: 1860-1960; bulk 1865-1931; Other: Date acquired: 1947