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  • Collection: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

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A drawing of the University of Alabama President’s Mansion.

When Reverend Basil Manly accepted the post as president in 1838, the Board of Trustees appointed a committee to gather the required funds for a presidential home. As the original design…

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A view of the President's Mansion looking across what is now the University of Alabama quad.

When Reverend Basil Manly accepted the post as president in 1838, the Board of Trustees appointed a committee to gather the required funds for a…

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Woods Hall, built between 1867 and 1868, was named Alva Woods Hall in 1884 in honor of UA's first president and was the first building constructed after the Civil War. Prior to 1884 it was just called the "barracks". It was first used as dorm for…

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Professor William J. Vaughn (seated, right) and members of his engineering class, circa 1881-1882.

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

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This is a photograph of the Alabama Union Building located on the corner of University Boulevard and Colonial Drive on the University of Alabama campus. Constructed in 1929 and occupied in 1930, it served as the student union for more than 40 years.…

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This is a photo of the University of Alabama cheerleaders at Legion Field in Birmingham Alabama.

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Built in 1829, two years before the University of Alabama opened, the Gorgas House was the first structure on campus and one of the few to survive the Civil War. It was used as a guest house for visiting dignitaries and professors, as well as a…

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Garland Hall sits on the southeast corner of the 19th century University quadrangle, commonly known as Woods Quad. It was completed in 1888 and named in honor of the University's third president, Landon Garland, who served from 1854 until…

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Two University of Alabama baseball players pose for the camera around 1900.

The University of Alabama had its first baseball team in 1892.
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