A Mansion's Memories / Edition 2

A Mansion's Memories / Edition 2

by Mary Chapman Mathews
     
 

An engaging history of The University of Alabama President’s Mansion
 
As part of The University of Alabama’s 175th anniversary celebration (2006), the new edition of A Mansion’s Memories includes details of the tenures of the four presidents who have served since the Mathews term. Profusely illustrated with 69 black-and-white

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An engaging history of The University of Alabama President’s Mansion
 
As part of The University of Alabama’s 175th anniversary celebration (2006), the new edition of A Mansion’s Memories includes details of the tenures of the four presidents who have served since the Mathews term. Profusely illustrated with 69 black-and-white and 17 color photographs, this classic is sure to be welcomed anew by alumni and friends of the University and all lovers of fine old buildings that still function in their original capacities.
 

   
 
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817315351
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
901,325
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................vii
1. Building a New House for a Young University, 1837-1855....................1
Basil Manly 2. Surviving the Chaos of War, 1855-1878....................11
Landon C. Garland Short-Term and Acting Presidents William R. Smith Nathaniel T. Lupton Carlos G. Smit 3. Rebuilding the Campus around the President's Home, 1878-1897....................25
Josiah Gorgas Burwell B. Lewis Henry D. Clayton Richard C. Jones 4. Greeting a New Century, 1897-1911....................45
James K. Powers William S. Wyman John W. Abercrombie 5. Cementing a Capstone, 1911-1942....................59
George H. Denny Richard C. Foster 6. Battling for the Conscience of the University, an Angel for the House, 1942-1958....................71
Raymond R. Paty John M. Gallalee Oliver C. Carmichael 7. Opening Doors to All of Alabama, 1958-1980....................85
Frank A. Rose F. David Mathews 8. Fostering Research and Restoration, 1981-2003....................103
Joab L. Thomas E. Roger Sayers Andrew A. Sorensen J. Barry Mason (acting) 9. Celebrating the Twenty-first Century, 2003-present....................123
Robert E. Witt Appendix A: Presidents of the University....................129
Appendix B: Chancellors of the University of Alabama System....................131

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