McDonald, William Johnson

McDonald, William Johnson

McDonald, William Johnson
Letters 16:2704 (2008-003)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
Letter (photograph copy) from James A. Weaver, Lieutenant Colonel, 32nd Texas Cavalry Regiment (CSA), to William Johnson McDonald. A soldier under Colonel Weaver's command, Mr. McDonald became a banker following the Civil War. The McDonald Observatory of the University of Texas is named in his honor, having been built with a generous bequest from his estate.
McDonald, William Johnson, 1844-1926 | Weaver, James A., 1826-1898 | Bankers (People) | Philanthropists | Soldiers--Confederate States of America
Glass plate negatives; 22.8 x 17.7 cm
Pittsburg, Upshur County, Texas
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

View information about rights and permissions.

View information about ordering reproductions.