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Welcome to the library guide for history research at the University of Alabama.
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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UA History Trivia: The Gorgas Family

The Gorgas Library is named after Amelia Gayle Gorgas. Mrs. Gorgas "was the first female librarian on the campus, and the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library was the first academic building at the University named for a woman."  In its namesake, the Gorgas Library reflects the history of the campus, while its technology and services reflect the New South.

               Picture of Amelia Gayle Gorgas from Acumen.




    Welcome! This site provides a gateway to library resources for students doing historical research at the University of Alabama. 

    Historical research is an adventure, and I hope you find it rewarding and fun.  Please let me know however I can help!

    Best Wishes,

    Brett Spencer

    History Librarian



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