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.
Contents Acknowledgments 000 1. Building a New House for a Young University, 18371855 000 Basil Manly 2. Surviving the Chaos of War, 18551878 000 Landon C. Garland Short-Term and Acting Presidents William R. Smith Nathaniel T. Lupton Carlos G. Smith 3. Rebuilding the Campus around the President's Home, 18781897 000 Josiah Gorgas Burwell B. Lewis Henry D. Clayton Richard C. Jones 4. Greeting a New Century, 18971911 000 James K. Powers William S. Wyman John W. Abercrombie 5. Cementing a Capstone, 19111942 000 George H. Denny Richard C. Foster 6. Battling for the Conscience of the University, an Angel for the House, 19421958 000 Raymond R. Paty John M. Gallalee Oliver C. Carmichael 7. Opening Doors to All of Alabama, 19581980 000 Frank A. Rose F. David Mathews 8. Fostering Research and Restoration, 19812003 000 Joab L. Thomas E. Roger Sayers Andrew A. Sorensen J. Barry Mason (acting) 9. Celebrating the Twenty-first Century, 2003 000 Robert E. Witt Appendix A: Presidents of the University 000 Appendix B: Chancellors of the University of Alabama System 000