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William Henry Wait

William Henry Wait

Years at Michigan: 1895 - 1925
| Humanities |
Professor of Engineering Modern Languages

Faculty Member Resources

Hinsdale and Demmon, History of the University of Michigan


November 1, 1904
The Michigan Alumnus
November 5, 1938
The Michigan Alumnus