Category Archives: UA Buildings

The Acquisition History of the papers of Confederate Brigadier General Johnston

By: Amy Chen and Mary Bess Paluzzi Did you read our earlier post on Confederate Brigadier General Johnston’s career? If you haven’t yet, be sure to check it out to learn more about the history this collection represents.  The George … Continue reading

Tuscaloosa, The Nineteenth Century City (HY 300) Film Debuts

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This semester, History professor Dr. Sharony Green taught “The Nineteenth Century City” (HY 300) about the development of urban culture in the United States. As a final class project, her students developed a film … Continue reading

Two Birds: Moving In and Happy Birthday

Julia Tutwiler Hall, March 1950, from UA Libraries Digital Collections Yesterday marked the 169th anniversary of the birth of the pioneer educator and reformer, Julia Strudwick Tutwiler. Born in Tuscaloosa on August 15, 1841, she brought higher education for women … Continue reading