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William S. Pattee Collection M/A 1998.16.01

William S. Pattee Collection M/A 1998.16.01

Title: William S. Pattee Collection
Dates:1898-1911
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

Biography

William Sullivan Pattee was born in Maine in 1846. While attending Bowdoin he taught in public schools in Brunswick. He was a professor of Greek at the University of Lake Forrest. In 1874, he became the superintendent of schools at Northfield, MN. While pursuing his career in education, he was studying law, and he was accepted to the bar in 1878. For 10 years, he had a successful career as an attorney and served in the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1884-1885. In 1888, he was named the first dean and faculty member of the University of Minnesota School of Law, a position he held until his death in 1911.


Collection Description

One box. Collection includes several letters, booklets; including baccalaureate address, In Memoriam -- Wm. S. Pattee, College of Law bulletin (1898), clippings (obit), and pamphlet, "Theories of knowledge and theories of being."


Subject Headings

Persons

Pattee, William S., 1846-1911

Subjects

Education --Minnesota --History.
Educators--Minnesota--Biography
Lawyers--Minnesota--Biography.
Politicians -- Minnesota.

Table of Contents


Booklets: Memorial speech, U of M College of Law Bulletin, Baccalaureate speech. Philosophical treatise 1898-1911 -- Box 1, Folder 1
Letters, photo, obituary 1898-1911 -- Box 1, Folder 2


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