Charles I. Walker Collection

Professor Charles I. Walker, 1860

"Professor Charles I. Walker, 1860." Walker,
Charles I., Box 4, University of Michigan
Faculty and Staff Portraits, Bentley Historical
Library, University of Michigan.

Charles Irish Walker was an amateur historian, practicing attorney, and a professor of law at the University of Michigan (1859-1887). This digitized collection contains materials relating to the founding of the University, including the original draft of the act to establish the "Catholepistemiad"; a table explaining meaning of names of professorships; and correspondence, reports, and minutes documenting the early years of the University (with papers drafted or signed by Augustus B. Woodward, John Monteith, and William Woodbridge).