acumen 3.0ɑ
W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the William Graham Echols papers MSS.0471


University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266

February 2008


This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-08T08:55-0600

Language Usage:


Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

January 2013
Collection Title:

William Graham Echols papers

Unit ID:



University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama


0.05 Linear feet (3 items, 7 pieces)


after 1892


Contains articles written about and by this Methodist minister and professor of religion at the University of Alabama


Echols, William Graham

Preferred Citation:

William Graham Echols papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a paper entitled, A Story about an Incident at Shake Rag Church (Methodist), a short biographical sketch of Echols titled, William Graham Echols, A.B., M.A., D.D. and an article titled Lecture Topics of William Graham Echols, M.A., D.D., Lecturer Emeritus, University of Alabama."

Biographical/Historical note

William Graham Echols was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, on 11 November 1892. He attended Birmingham Southern College, the University of Alabama, and Emory University and married Anna Virginia Hale in 1916. They had three children: Mary Lillie (Mrs. K.T. Blackman); William Jr.; and John Hale. He served as a minister in the North Alabama Methodist Conference, was a member of the faculties of Athens College, Birmingham Southern College, Illinois Weslyan University, Stillman College, and for twenty-five years was a faculty member at the University of Alabama in the Department of Religion. He died in Birmingham, Alabama, on 24 December 1982.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Unknown; updated by Andrew Harris, 2013

Acquisition Information:


Access Restrictions:


Usage Restrictions:



Biography (lcsh)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Education (localbroad)

Lectures (aat)

Methodist Church (lcsh)

Methodist Church--Clergy (lcsh)

Religion and Spirituality (localbroad)

Teacher (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

University of Alabama--Faculty/Staff (Local)

Papers Box 2824