Office of the President records, 1904-1980.


Office of the President records, 1904-1980.

Office of the President records cover the administrations of Hugh M. Browne (fourth principal, 1903-1913), Leslie Pinckney Hill (fifth principal, 1913-1933; first president, 1933-1951), James Henry Duckery (president 1951-1965), Leroy Banks Allen (president, 1965-1968), Wade Wilson (president, 1968-1981), and other presidents.

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