The William K. Livingston Papers were received from his daughter-in-law Katherine
Livingston in 1996 with one additional box on 10 October 1997.
William Kenneth Livingston was born on October 21, 1892, in Sparta, Wisconsin to John W.
Livingston and Sarah F. (Burr) Livingston. He received his BA in 1913 from the University
of Oregon, and married Ruth Forbes Brown shortly thereafter, on February 28, 1914. They
had two sons, Kenneth Edwin (1914-84) and Robert B., both of whom followed their father's
footsteps into neuroscience.
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Collection is open for research, with the following exceptions: Folders in Boxes 3, 4 and
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