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University of Louisville presidents portraits

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021_048

Framed, painted portraits of the first presidents of the University of Louisville and its predecessor institutions. Portraits include Jefferson Seminary's Mann Butler (1813-1816); Louisville Collegiate Institute's Rev. Benjamin F. Farnsworth (1838-1840) and John Hopkins Harney (1840-1844); Louisville Medical Institute's John Rowan (1837-1842); and University of Louisville's Samuel Smith Nicholas (1846-1847), James Guthrie (1847-1869), Isaac Caldwell (1869-1886), James Speed Pirtle (1886-1905), Theodore L. Burnett (1905-1911), and David William Fairleigh (1911-1914).


  • circa 1813-1914


10 items (10 portraits)