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Guide to the Omer Carmichael 1914 University of Alabama Commencement Program MSS.3692

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

October 2012

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-19T16:02-0500

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English

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Collection Title:

Omer Carmichael 1914 University of Alabama Commencement Program

Unit ID:

MSS.3692

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

SC0086 3692.01
Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1914

General Physical Description note

good

Abstract:

The 1914 University of Alabama commencement program of Omer Carmichael.

Scope and Contents note

1914 University of Alabama commencement program that belonged to Omer Carmichael, a 1914 graduate of the University. Omer Carmichael was the cousin of Dr. Oliver Carmichael, president of The University of Alabama. This was donated to us by Donald Carmichael, son of Omer. Omer Carmichael was a school teacher who later became school superintendent in Selma, Alabama; Tampa, Florida; Lynchburg,Virginia; and Louisville, Kentucky, where his successful integration of the school in 1956 earned him national attention and honorary degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth in 1957.

Acquisition Information:

gift of David Carmichael, 2012

Biographical/Historical note

Omer Carmichael was a 1914 graduate of the University of Alabama. He was also the cousin of Dr. Oliver Carmichael, president of The University of Alabama. Omer Carmichael was a school teacher who later became school superintendent in: Selma, Alabama; Tampa, Florida; Lynchburg,Virginia; and Louisville, Kentucky, where his successful integration of the school in 1956 earned him national attention and honorary degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth in 1957.

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Preferred Citation:

Omer Carmichael 1914 University of Alabama Commencement Program, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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Martha Bace

Source(s)

Carmichael, Donald M. (local)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Program Box 260