Category Archives: A.S. Williams III Collection

2014 Cool@Hoole Year in Review

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow 2014 was the first calendar year I edited Cool@Hoole! Take a moment to revisit my favorite post from each month this year if you haven’t been following us for very long or if you’d like … Continue reading

Bring your class to the Division of Special Collections

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Every semester, the Division of Special Collections invites University of Alabama faculty members as well as local teachers and group leaders to bring their students to visit either the W.S. Hoole Library in Mary … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy I: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When this Cruel War is Over

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow On April 13, 2015, two exhibitions dedicated to Confederate imprints will open at the University of Alabama. Lindsay Smith and Melissa Farah … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy II

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the second in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy III

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the third in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy IV

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the fourth in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy V

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the final entry in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy: Curator’s Talk Tuesday, April 21 3:30-4:30 PM

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Please join the Division of Special Collections and the Department of History for a curator’s talk next Tuesday, April 21, from 3:30-4:40 PM in the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection reading room on the … Continue reading

Interview with Chris Sawula

By: Chris Sawula, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Hi Chris! Thanks for agreeing to speak to us about your role in the University Libraries. We’re so glad to have you on board. First off, tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m … Continue reading

Interview with Stephen Rowe, author of From a Love of History

By: Christa Vogelius, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Editor’s Note: This is the first of three posts serializing an interview between Christa Vogelius, the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in the A.S. Williams collection, and Stephen Rowe, author of From a Love of History: … Continue reading