Ackland, William Hayes, 1855-1940Alternative names
Native of Tennessee; author, art collector, and Washington, D.C., lawyer. After his death Ackland's art collection and an endowment for a museum was given to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ackland's name was originally Acklen.
From the guide to the William Hayes Ackland Papers, ., 1847-1937, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)