Biography and History

Woodrow Wilson, having received his doctorate degree in 1886 from Johns Hopkins University, taught briefly at Bryn Mawr College and Wesleyan College before joining the Princeton University faculty in 1890. Wilson served as president of Princeton University (1902-1910) before he became governor of New Jersey (1911-1913). In 1913, Wilson became the 28th president of the United States and served two terms in office.

Source: From the finding aid for C0595