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William Louis Poteat Collection

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William Louis Poteat was an educator, Wake Forest alumnus (Class of 1877), biology professor, and President of Wake Forest College from 1905-1927. This collection includes digitized materials from the William Louis Poteat Papers collection. The full collection (wakespace.lib.wfu.edu/handle/10339/27725), which can be physically accessed at Special Collections and Archives, contains biographical information; correspondence, 1878-1938; writings, addresses, and speeches, 1876-1937; family papers, 1837-1936; and several book volumes from his library.