Category Archives: Kevin Ray

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

Battle of Mobile Bay, Part I

By: Kevin Ray, Archival Technician This week, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay, Kevin Ray gives an three-part account of the battle drawn from a combination of secondary sources and two diaries held in the Division … Continue reading

Battle of Mobile Bay, Part II

By: Kevin Ray, Archival Technician This week, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay, Kevin Ray wrote a three-part account of the battle drawn from a combination of secondary sources and the two Union diaries by Ellsworth … Continue reading

Battle of Mobile Bay, Part III

By: Kevin Ray, Archival Technician This week, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay, Kevin Ray gives an three-part account of the battle drawn from a combination of secondary sources and the two diaries held in the … Continue reading

CSS Alabama, Part I

By: Kevin Ray, Archival Technician This post is the first of three posts in a week-long series describing the history of the CSS Alabama and the resources available in the Division of Special Collections on both this ship and the … Continue reading

CSS Alabama, Part II

By: Kevin Ray, Archival Technician This post is the second of three posts in a week-long series describing the history of the CSS Alabama and the resources available in the Division of Special Collections on both this ship and the naval … Continue reading

CSS Alabama, Part III

By: Kevin Ray, Archival Technician This post is the third of three posts in a week-long series describing the history of the CSS Alabama and the resources available in the Division of Special Collections on both this ship and the naval … Continue reading

Interview with Kevin Ray, Archival Technician

By: Kevin Ray, Archival Technician Hello! Thank you for agreeing to talk to us about your role at in the Division of Special Collections. First off, can you tell us a bit about your position? My current title is Archival Technician, … Continue reading

Kevin Ray promoted to Institutional Records Analyst

By: Donnelly Walton, Archival Access Coordinator This fall, two Special Collections staff members received honors and promotions. Kevin Ray first started working at the Hoole Library in 1993 and stayed until 1998, when he received his MLIS and left UA … Continue reading

Remembering Dr. Wade Hall (1934-2015)

It’s been difficult putting together this post commemorating Wade Hall’s life and meditating on his legacy. It’s not because there’s nothing to say; in fact, it’s just the opposite. “When I began working at the Hoole Library in 2001,” wrote Archivist … Continue reading