University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa


University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa


Campus views and buildings, and campus leaders, followed by student and athletic events listed in chronological order.

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University of the State of Alabama, 1838
The original university master plan featured an academic village centered on a park-like green. This 1838 engraving depicts what the campus would have looked like if the original plan had been finished. Only six of the buildings seen were ever…

The University of Alabama Advertisement, 1897
Advertisement for the University of Alabama for the session staring October 6, 1897, targeting Alabama residents, cadets, and women "of good character."

The Corolla, v. 4, 1897

University of Alabama, circa 1905
A view across the today's Quad to Clark Hall on the University of Alabama campus.

University of Alabama Woodland Scene, circa 1905
This postcard shows people enjoying a day on Marr’s Spring. Named for William M. Marr, Marr's Spring was the water supply for the University for over 75 years. The site of Marr’s Spring was chosen by the Trustees of the University of Alabama to erect…

University of Alabama Advertisement, 1916
This advertisement found in the 1916 "Black Warrior" yearbook for Tuscaloosa High School invites students to apply for admission to the University of Alabama, touting 100 instructors and 1,350 students. George H. Denny was president of the…

University of Alabama in the Snow, 1934
Denny Chimes and the campus of the University of Alabama following a March snowfall.

Denny Chimes, on the Quad at the University of Alabama, was built in 1929 to honor longtime University of Alabama President George H. Denny, who served as the…

Aerial Photo of the University of Alabama, circa 1960
An aerial picture of the University of Alabama including what was then Denny Stadium.

Aerial View of University of Alabama Campus and Stadium
Aerial view of the campus and Bryant-Denny Stadium at the University of Alabama.

Aerial View of Woods Quad
Aerial view of Woods Quad on the University of Alabama campus. The buildings are from left to right in the front, Manly Hall, Clark Hall, and Garland Hall. Woods Hall is the building along the back of the Quad.

Alabama Museum of Natural History, Smith Hall, 1928
The Alabama Museum of Natural History, with thousands of invaluable specimens from all lines of scientific research, is a lasting monument to the energy, labor and love exhibited by Dr. Eugene Allen Smith. He was appointed as state geologist in 1873…
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