Educator. Born– July 1, 1907, Cullman. Parents– John Henry and Lexer (Grant) Burns. Married– Dorothy Reinstadier, August 27, 1936. Children– Two. Education– University of Alabama, B.S.(1936), M.A. (1941); Columbia University, Ed.D. (1948). Taught in Cullman County Schools, 1930-44;  principal of Jackson County High School in Scottsboro, 1944-45; director of guidance at the University of Alabama, 1945-1946, 1947-1948; Mobile County Schools, assistant superintendent, 1948-1952, superintendent, 1952-1970. Died July 30, 1996.


Who’s Who in America, 1974.


Henry & Lexer Grant Burns Family. Mobile, Ala.; Henley Secretarial Service, 1974.

Our Yesteryears. S.l.; Alabama Retired Teachers Association, 1976.

Values by Which We Live. Mobile, Ala.; s.n., 1981. ; obituary.

BURNS, JEREMIAH M., 1887-1967.


Educator; state representative. Born– September 3, 1887, Delmar, Winston County. Parents– William Riley and Rebecca (Lovett) Burns. Married– Nelsie Victoria Thomas, July 8, 1909. Children– Three. Education– West Alabama Agricultural School at Hamilton and G. R. C. College at Henderson, Tenn., graduating in 1904. Taught in the rural schools for ten years; then served as superintendent of education for Winston County, 1913-1917. Served as a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, 1918-22.  Died March 27, 1967.


Owen’s History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography.


History of the Clear Creek Baptist Association, 1874-1957. Haleyville, Ala.?; Burns, 1958?

BUSBY, ROSA LEE, 1907-1992


Auditor. Born July 9, 1907,  Birmingham. Parents– Robert Lee and Matura (Russell) Busby. Education– Studied at the Graduate School of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Auditor, U.S. Department of Agriculture, after 1931. Served with the U.S. Women’s Air Force from 1943 to 1945, in the 8th and 9th Air Forces in the European, African and Middle East theaters. Decorated with the campaign medal with two battle stars. Member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the American Legion. Died March 12, 1992.


Who’s Who of American Women, 1966.


Some Early Alabama Churches (Established before 1870). Birmingham, Ala.; Alabama Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1973.



Attorney. Born– May 9, 1879, Detroit, Mich. Parents– Francis X. and Carolyn (Van Buskirk) Busch. Married– Jeanette Morrision, 1903 (died 1912). Children– Four. Married– Jean Mapes Lucas, April 28, 1933.  Education– Illinois College of Law, LL.B., 1904, LL.M, 1905; DePaul University, LL.D., 1912. Admitted to the Bar, 1901; practiced as an attorney in Chicago, 1901-1954. Worked as an American trial lawyer, corporation counsel, educator, and author of legal textbooks and books on famous criminal trials.  Founding Dean of DePaul University School of Law, 1912-23. Served on the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners and the Chicago Civil Service Commission. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (president 1931). Moved to Wetumpka after his retirement. Died November 28, 1975.


Contemporary Authors online; obituary


Busch-Dixon Law Examiner. Chicago; Callaghan & Co, 1903.

Busch Outlines of Common Law Pleading. Chicago; Callaghan & Co., 1912.

Case Book of the Curious and True. Bobbs-Merrill,  1958.

Enemies of the State.  Bobbs-Merrill,  1954.

Guilty or Not Guilty. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1948.

In & Out of Court. Chicago; DePaul University Press, 1942.

Law & Tactics in Jury Trials. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1948.

Prisoners at the Bar. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1952.

They Escaped the Hangman.  Bobbs-Merrill, 1953.

Trial Procedure Materials.  Bobbs-Merrill, 1960.


A collection of papers of Frances Xavier Bush is held by the Special Collections Department of the Library at Auburn University Montgomery.



Teacher, postal worker. Born– June 28, 1896, Talladega Springs; grew up in Childersburg. Parents– Jesse W. and Susie (Keith) Ryder. Married– Isaac M. Bush, 1918. Children– Three. Education– Alabama Normal College in Florence, 1917. Taught at Dothan for three years and at Childersburg for fifteen years. Worked as a postal clerk in the Childersburg post office, 1941-1965. Died September 3, 1985.


Memoirs of Childersburg.


Memoirs of Childersburg. Alexander City, Ala.; Bama Printery, 1976.


Presbyterian minister; writer. Born–March 8, 1938, Century, Escambia County, Florida. Parents–William E. and Anna Lee (Vaughan) Bush. Married–Sara Lucile Fulton, December 18, 1959, Birmingham. Children–two. Education: Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, graduated 1956; Howard College, 1960; Midwestern Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO, 1963; San Francisco Theological Seminary, D. Min., 1976. Ordained to the ministry, Clayton St. Baptist Church, Montgomery, 1954; received into the United Presbyterian Church (USA), 1963. Executive Director, Kentucky Council of Churches, Lexington, Ky., 1974-1990. Served Presbyterian churches in Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Michigan, and Alabama. Founding Pastor, Grace Presbyterian Church, Madison, AL., 1991-2001. President, Interfaith Mission Service, Huntsville, 1999-2000; Interim Pastor, Northbrook Presbyterian Church, Beverly Hills, MI, 2001-2003; First Presbyterian Church, Royal Oak, MI, 2003-04; First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, 2005-06; Fellowship Presbyterian Church, Huntsville, 2007-08. Member, Board of Trustees, Miles College, Birmingham, 2013-. Published numerous magazine articles and sermons.

John C. Bush, Decatur, AL.

Disaster Response: A Handbook for Church Action. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 1979.
Living Together: A Consultation on Roman Catholic Participation in State Ecumenical Agencies. New York: Commission on Regional and Locial Ecumenism, 1988.
A New Reformed Catechism: A Shorter Catechism for Today. Topeka, KS: Viaticum Press, 1997.
Patriots and Rebels. CreateSpace, 2014.

Interchurch Families: Resources for Ecumenical Hope. Louisville: WestminsterJohnKnox Press, 2002.
Privileged Clergy Communication and the Law. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1983; revised edition, 1989.



Writer, journalist. Born– October 9, 1923, Crenshaw County. Parents– Jessie Wilson and Martha E. (Wallace) Kimbro. Married– Leon Broughton Butler, October 12, 1940. Children– Three. Education– Dozier High School, 1939. Wrote for the Tallassee Tribune, Wetumpka Herald, and the Alabama Journal. Also wrote commercials for radio. Honors; Stories won first place in Creative Writers of Montgomery’s contest three times; honored by the Alabama Legislature for her contribution to the State through her literary efforts.


Buck Publishing Co., Birmingham, Ala.


The Inverson’s Autumn, The Fallen Dream. Chicago; Adams Press, 1984.

Papa’s Legacy.  Sevgo Press, 1988.

Papa’s Old Trunk. Birmingham, Ala.; Buck Publishing Co., 1981.



University professor. Born August 13,1897,  Davilla, Tex. Mother– Eva G. Doggett. Education– Simmons College, A.B.; University of Illinois, Ph.D.; studied at the University of Colorado, the University of Oklahoma and the State University of Iowa. Captain, U.S. Army Air Force, WWII. Professor of Spanish at the University of Alabama after 1938. Died December 1, 1985.


Files at Alabama Public Library Service.


Jeronimo de Aguilar, Conquistador. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1955.



Dancer; calligrapher. Born– about 1928, Vienna, Austria. Parents– Josef and Olga (Pomaisel) Macalik. Married– William E. Butterworth, July 12, 1950, came to the United States in 1955; naturalized in 1958. Children– Three. Member of the Corps de Ballet of the Vienna State Opera Company, 1936-1944. Attended the University of Vienna, 1945-1950; beginning in 1947, was a calligrapher, engrosser, and illuminator.  Honors; Alabama Library Association, Alabama Author’s Award, 1984. Died 2003.


Contemporary Authors online and jacket to As the Waltz Was Ending.


As the Waltz Was Ending. Chicago; Four Winds Press, 1982.

The Complete Book of Calligraphy. Philadelphia; Lippincott, 1980.



Writer of military and detective fiction. Born– November 10, 1929, Newark, N.J. Parents– William Edmund and Gladys (Schnable) Butterworth. Married– Emma Josefa Macalik, July 12, 1950. Children– Three. Married Maria del Pilar Menendez, August 12, 1994. Attended Philipps Universitat Marburg in Marburg-an Oder-Lahn, Germany.  Served in the U.S. Army, 1946-1947, 1951-1953.  Chief of the Publication Division of the U.S. Army Signal Aviation Test and Support Division at Fort Rucker, Al, 1953-55. Lived at Ozark, then at Fairhope, Ala. Wrote under the pseudonyms of Alex Baldwin, Webb Beech, Walker E. Blake, James McM. Douglas, W.E.B. Griffin, Eden Hughes, Edmund O. Scholefield and Patrick J. Williams.   Member American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association. Honors; Alabama Library Association, Alabama Authors Award, 1982; inducted into Alabama Academy of Distinguished Authors, 1982; ALA Best Books for Young Adults, 1980; Brigadier General Robert L. Dening Memorial Distinguished Service Award, U. S. Marine Corps  Combat Correspondents Association, 1991; Veterans of Foreign Wars News Media Award, 1999.  Awarded honorary doctorates by Norwich University  and Troy State University.


Contemporary Authors online and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.


Air Evac. New York; Norton, 1967.

The Air Freight Mystery. New York; Four Winds Press, 1978.

An Album of Automobile Racing. New York; Watts, 1977.

Black Gold; the Story of Oil. New York; Four Winds Press, 1975.

Careers in the Service. New York; Watts, 1976.

Christina’s Passion. New York; Playboy Press, 1977.

Comfort Me With Love. New York; New American Library, 1961.

The Court-Martial. New York; New American Library, 1962.

Crazy to Race. New York; Grossett, 1971.

Dateline; Talladega. New York; Grossett, 1972.

Dave White and the Electric Wonder Car. New York; Four Winds Press, 1974.

Le Falot. Paris; Gallimard, 1963.

Fast and Smart. New York; Norton, 1970.

Fast Green Car. New York; Norton, 1965.

Flunking Out. New York; Four Winds Press, 1981.

Flying Army; the Modern Air Arm of the U.S. Army. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1971.

The Girl in the Black Bikini. New York; Berkeley Publishing Co., 1962.

Grand Prix Driver. New York; Norton, 1969.

Helicopter Pilot. New York; Norton, 1967.

Hell on Wheels. New York; Berkeley Publishing Co., 1962.

Hi-fi; From Edison’s Phonograph to Quadraphonic Sound. New York; Four Winds Press, 1977.

The High Wind; the Story of NASCAR Racing. New York; Grossett, 1972.

Hot Seat. New York; New American Library. 1961.

Hot Wire. New York; Harvey House, 1982.

The Hotel Mystery. New York; Scholastic Press, 1979.

The Image Makers. Melbourne; Scripts Publishing, 1967.

LeRoy and the Old Man. New York; Four Winds Press, 1980.

The Love-Go-Round. New York; Berkeley Publishing Co., 1962.

Marty and the Micromidgets. New York; Norton, 1970.

A Member of the Family. New York; Four Winds Press, 1982.

Mighty Minicycles. New York; Harvey House, 1976.

Moose, the Thing, and Me. Boston; Houghton, 1982.

Moving West on 122. Boston; Little, Brown, 1970.

My Father’s Quite a Guy. Boston; Little, Brown, 1971.

The Narc. New York; Four Winds Press, 1972.

Next Stop Earth. New York; Walker, 1978.

Orders to Vietnam. Boston; Little, Brown, 1968.

Race Car Team. New York; Grossett, 1973.

The Racedriver. New York; Scholastic Book Service, 1972.

Redline 7100. New York; Norton, 1968.

Return to Daytona. New York; Grossett, 1974.

Return to Racing. New York; Grossett, 1971.

Road Racer. New York; Norton, 1967.

The Roper Brothers and Their Magnificent Steam Automobile. New York; Four Winds Press, 1976.

Skyjacked! New York; Scholastic Book Service, 1972.

Slaughter by Auto. New York; Four Winds Press, 1980.

Soldiers on Horseback; the Story of the United States Cavalry. New York; Norton, 1966.

Steve Bellamy. Boston; Little, Brown, 1970.

Stock Car Racer. New York; Norton, 1966.

Stop and Search. Boston; Little, Brown, 1969.

Stop, Thief! New York; Scholastic Book Service, 1975.

Susan and Her Classic Convertible. New York; Four Winds Press, 1970.

Tank Driver. New York; Scholastic Book Service, 1978.

Team Racer. New York; Grossett, 1972.

Tires and Other Things; Some Heroes of Automotive Evolution. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1974.

Under the Influence. New York; Four Winds Press, 1979.

Wheel of a Fast Car. New York; Norton, 1969.

Wheels and Pistons; the Story of the Automobile. New York; Four Winds Press, 1971.

Where We Go From Here. New York; New American Library, 1962.

The Wonders of Astronomy. New York; Putnam, 1964.

The Wonders of Rockets and Missiles. New York; Putnam, 1964.

Wrecker Driver. New York; Scholastic Book Service, 1979.

Yankee Driver. New York; Grossett, 1973.


Leroy and the Wolves. New York; Four Winds Press, 1980.

The Selkirks. New York; New American Library, 1982.

The Wiltons. New York; New American Library, 1980.


The Last Heroes. New York; Pocket Books, 1985.


Article 92; Murder-Rape. New York; Fawcett, 1965.

Make War in Madness. New York; Fawcett, 1966.

No French Leave. New York; Fawcett, 1960.

Warrior’s Way. New York; Fawcett, 1965.


Doing What Comes Naturally. Derby, Conn.; Monarch, 1965.

The Loved and the Lost. Derby, Conn.; Monarch, 1962.

Once More With Passion. Derby, Conn.; Monarch, 1964.


Drag Race Driver. New York; Putnam, 1971.

Hunger for Racing. New York; Putnam, 1967

A Long Ride on a Cycle. New York; Putnam, 1972.

Racing to Glory. New York; Putnam, 1969.

The Twelve-cylinder Screamer. New York; Putnam, 1970.


The Aviators. New York; Putnam, 1988.

Battleground. New York; Putnam, 1991.

The Berets. New York; Jove, 1984.

Call To Arms. New York; Jove, 1987.

The Captains. New York; Jove, 1982.

The Colonels. New York; Jove, 1983.

Counterattack. New York; Putnam, 1990.

The Generals. New York; Jove, 1986.

The Lieutenants. New York; Jove, 1982.

Line Of Fire. New York; Putnam, 1992.

The Majors. New York; Jove, 1983.

Men in Blue. New York; Jove, 1991.

The New Breed. New York; Putnam, 1987.

Semper Fr. New York; Jove, 1986.

Special Operations. New York; Jove, 1991. (Originally published under pseudonym John Kevin Dugan.)

The Victim. New York; Jove, 1991.

The Witness. New York; Jove, 1992.


Bryan’s Dog. Cleveland; World Publishing, 1967.

L’il Wildcat. Cleveland; World Publishing, 1967.

Maverick on the Mound. Cleveland; World Publishing, 1968.

Tiger Rookie. Cleveland; World Publishing, 1966.

Yankee Boy. Cleveland; World Publishing, 1971.


Fastest Funny Car. New York; Four Winds Press, 1967.

The Green Ghost. Scholastic Book Services, 1969.

Grand Prix Racing. New York; Four Winds Press, 1968.

Racing Mechanic. New York; Scholastic Book Services, 1969.

Up to the Quarterdeck. New York; Four Winds Press, 1969.


M*A*S*H Goes to Hollywood. New York; Pocket Books, 1976.

M*A*S*H Goes to Las Vegas. New York; Pocket Books, 1976.

M*A*S*H Goes to London. New York; Pocket Books, 1976.

M*A*S*H Goes to Miami. New York; Pocket Books, 1976.

M*A*S*H Goes to Montreal. New York; Pocket Books, 1977.

M*A*S*H Goes to Morocco. New York; Pocket Books, 1975.

M*A*S*H Goes to Moscow. New York; Pocket Books, 1978.

M*A*S*H Goes to New Orleans. New York; Pocket Books, 1975.

M*A*S*H Goes to Paris. New York; Pocket Books, 1974.

M*A*S*H Goes to San Francisco. New York; Pocket Books. 1976.

M*A*S*H Goes to Texas. New York; Pocket Books, 1977.

M*A*S*H Goes to Vienna. New York; Pocket Books, 1976.


Collections of the papers of William Edmund Butterworth is held by the library at Samford University and at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

BUTTS, CHARLES, 1863-1946


Geologist.  Born– September 18, 1863, Portville, N. Y.  Parents– William and Eliza Jane (Southworth) Butts.  Married Mellye Arledge, November, 1902 (died 1907).  Married Ella Virginia Rickles Pearson, November 30, 1909.  Education–Alfred University, B.S., 1899; M.S., 1900.  Employed by the United States Geological Survey, 1901-1933; by the Virginia Geological Survey, 1933-46.  An authority on the Paleozoic Formations of the Appalachian Valley. Honorary D. Sc., University of Alabama, 1927.  Died October 4, 1946.


Website of the Smithsonian Institute Archives, ancestry.com


Analyses of Alabama Coals.  Birmingham, AL;  Birmingham Printing Co., 1926.

Birmingham Folio, Alabama.  Washington, DC; U. S. Geological Survey, 1910.

The Coal Resources and General Geology of the Pound Quadrangle in Virginia:  Charlottesville; University of Virginia, 1914.

Ebensburg Folio, Pennsylvania.  Washington, DC; U.S.Geological Survey, 1905.

Economic Geology of the Kittanning and Rural Valley Quadrangles, Pennsylvania.  Washington,DC; GPO, 1906.

Fensters in the Cumberland Overthrust Block in Southwestern Virginia.  Charlottesville; Va. Geological Survey, 1927.

Geologic Map of the Appalachian Valley of Virginia with explanatory Text.  Charlottesville; Va. Geological Survey, 1933.

Geology and Mineral Resources of the Bellefonte Quadrangle, Pennsylvania.  Washington, DC; GPO, 1936.

Geology and Oil Possibilities of the Equity-Shawneetown Area (Parts of Gallatin and Saline Counties). Urbana, Ill: State Geological Survey.

Geology and Oil Possibilities of the Northern Part of Overton County, Tennessee, and adjoining parts of Clay, Pickett, and Fentress Counties.  Nashville; Williams Printing Co., 1919.

Geology of Jefferson County, Kentucky.  Frankfort, Ky, 1914-15.

Geology of the Applachian Valley in Virginia.  Richmond:  Va. Conservation Commission, 1940.

Hollidays-Huntingdon Folio, Pennsylvania.  Washington, DC; U. S. Geological Survey, 1945.

Kittanning Folio, Pennsylvania.  Washington, DC; U. S. Geological Survey, 1904.

The Mineral and Forest Resources of Kentucky, vol. 1.  Frankfurt, KY; Kentucky Dept. of Geology and Forestry, 1919.

Mississippian Formations of Western Kentucky.  The State Journal Company, 1917.

The Mississippian Series of Eastern Kentucky.  Lexington, KY: Kentucky Geological Survey, 1922.

Montevallo-Columbiana Folio, Alabama.  Washington, DC; U.S. Geological Survey, 1940.

Oil and Gas Possibilities at Early Grove, Scott County, Virginia.  Charlottesville, Michie Co., 1927.

Reconnaisance Geological Map of Barren County, Kentucky.  Lexington; Kentucky Geological Survey, 1919.

Rural Valley Folio, Pennsylvania.  Washington; U.S.Geological Survey, 1905.

Warren Folio, Pennsylvania-New York.  Washington; U.S.Geological Survey, 1910.


Geology and Mineral Resources of the Crossville Quadrangle, Tennessee.  Nashville; Department of Education, Division of Geology, 1925.

Geology and Mineral Resources of the Paleozoic Area in Northwest Georgia.  Atlanta; Atlanta Government Printing Office and Tennessee Valley Authority, 1948.

Geology of Alabama.  Birmingham Printing Co., 1926.

The Geology of Hardin County and Adjoining Part of Polk County.  Springfield, Ill:  Illinois State Journal Co., 1920.

Guidebook, Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists, Virginia.  Charlottesville; Virginia Geological Survey, 1938.

Iron Ores, Fuels and Fluxes of the Birmingham District, Alabama.  Washington; U. S. Geological Survey, 1910.

Southern Appalachian Region.  Washington, DC: GPO. 1932.

Tyrone Quadrangle; Geology and Mineral Resources.  Harrisburg, PA; Department of Internal Affairs, Topographic and Geologic Survey, 1939.


 Papers of Charles Butts are held by the Archives Department of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.



United Methodist Clergyman. Born April 15, 1930, Bermuda, Conecuh County. Parents– Thomas L. and Pauline Butts. Married– Hilda A. Tidwell. Education– Troy State University, B.A., 1951; Emory University, B.D.; Northwestern University, Theology School, M.A. in Pastoral Psychology; Garrett-Evangelical Seminary, graduated 1957. Served churches in Panama City, Fla.; Canoe, Mobile, Foley, and Brewton, Ala.; superintendent of the Dothan district for the Methodist Church; pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Montgomery, 1978-1983; pastor, Trinity Methodist Church in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Monroeville United Methodist.  Taught psychology at the University of West Florida and at Jefferson Davis State Junior College. In 1978 wrote and broadcast a fifteen part series on “The Protestant Hour.”  Preached in many churches and radio and television series. Pastor emeritus of Monroeville Church on his retirement in 1998.


Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.


The Bible and Living in the World. Nashville; Graded Press, 1978.

Tiger in the Dark. New York; Abingdon, 1978.



Clergyman; editor; writer. Born–Buccatunna, Wayne County, Mississippi. Married– Mary Buxton, 1951.  Children–one. Education– Attended Lee College in Cleveland, Tenn.; Samford University, BA in journalism, 1962. Church of God minister; served as pastor in Canada and Alabama;    state director of youth and Christian education for the Church of God in Alabama for six years;  director of Sunday School and Youth literature at Pathway Press, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1962-78.  Edited The Lighted Pathway, a publication for youth, and a quarterly ministerial journal. Wrote a weekly column, “The Bible and Today’s News,”  for the Cleveland Daily Journal beginning in October 2011.


Files at Birmingham Public Library; article in The Cleveland Daily Banner, June 6, 2015.


The Bible and Today’s News.  Pathway Press, 2004.

The Bible Says You Can Expect These Things. Old Tappan, N.J.; F. H. Revell Co., 1973.

End Times:  A Biblical Study of Current and Future Events..  Pathway Press, 1994.

Enjoy the Journey, 2015.

Ministers Service Manual.  Pathway Press, 1994.

This Way to Better Teaching. Cleveland, Tenn.; Pathway Press, 1974.

What About Tomorrow?  Cleveland, Tenn.; Pathway Press, 1974.

BYNUM, JASPER E., 1839-1923


Farmer, businessman. Born– May 21, 1839, in a log cabin one-half mile northest of Oneonta. Parents– Tapley and Eliza (Cornelius) Bynum. Married– Frances Shockley, 1856. Children–four.  Married– Dicie Loucretia Glover Moody, 1864. Married– Martha Smith, 1905.  Served in the Confederate Army; farmed until 1867; after 1867, operated a merchantile business and owned a hotel in Oneonta. Died January 14, 1923.


Ruth A. Estes, Oneonta Public Library.


Historical Sketches of the Bynum Family. Vol. 1. S.l.; s.n., s.d.

BYNUM, MIKE, 1957-


Sportswriter. Education– University of Alabama. Served as student manager of the football team in 1977; student body president of the New College Division of the University. Member Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Theta Chi fraternity. Also a member of the Diamond Century Club at Texas A & M and the Gold Club at the University of Mississippi.


The William Stanley Hoole Special Collections of the University of Alabama.


Aggie Pride. College Station, Tex.; We Believe Trust Fund at the Bank of A & M, 1980.

Bear Bryant’s Boys of Autumn. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Autumn Football, 1988.

The Best There Ever Was:  The History of the Heisman Trophy and the Men who Made It Famous.  Gridiron Football Corporation, 1994.

BO: The Memories and the Glory.  Detroit News, 2006.

Bryant, the Man and the Myth. Atlanta; Cross Road Books, 1979.

Canada’s Quest for the Stanley Cup.  Canada Hockey, 2005.

Canada’s 50 Unfortgettable Moments in Hockey.  Canada Hockey, 2005.

Champions:  Chicago’s Greatest Sports Moments.  2011.

Comeback Cats:  The 1997-98 Kentucky Wildcats’ Unforgettable National Championship Season.  Courier-Journal, 1998.

Football’s Finest Hour:  The History of the Shrine East-West All-Star Game.  Gridiron Football, 1998.

Greatest Moments in Missouri Tigers Football History.  Epic Sports, 2008.

High tide, a Story of Class and Courage. Atlanta; Cross Road Books, 1978.

King Football:  The Greatest Moments in Texas High School Football History.  Epic Sports Classics, 2003.

Many Autumns Ago:  The Frank Leahy Era at Boston College and Notre Dame.  October Football Corporation, 1988.

Pop Warner:  Football’s Greatest Teacher.  Gridiron Football Properties Corporation, 1993.

The Road to Ann Arbor:  Appalachian State’s Unforgettable Football Journey.  Canada Hockey, 2007.

The Road to No. 1:  The Michigan Wolverines’ Unforgettable Championship Season.  Triumph Books, 1998.

The Road to the Heisman Trophy: 75 Years of College Football Excellence.  MVP Books, n.d.

Vince Lombardi; Memories of a Special Time. S.l.; October Football, 1988.

Woody Hayes:  The Man and His Dynasty.  Gridiron Football Corporation, 1991.


Bound for Glory. College Station, Tex.; We Believe Trust Fund at the Bank of A & M, 1980.

Never Say Quit. Atlanta; Cross Road Books, 1979.

We Believe – Bear Bryant’s Boys Talk. College Station, Tex.; We Believe Trust Fund at the Bank of A & M, 1980.


Knute Rockne; His Life and Legend; Based on the Unfinished Autobiography. S.l.; October Football, 1988.


The William Stanley Hooler Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama holds a collection of papers of Mike Bynum, including the manuscript of High Tide.



University Professor; historian. Born– November 23, 1923, Montgomery. Parents– Ivie and Annie (Slocombe) Cadenhead. Married– Margaret Shugart, 1947. Children– Four. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1946, M.S., 1947; University of Missouri, Ph.D., 1950. US Army Air Force, World War II.  Part-time instructor in math, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1946 and 1947-1948; assistant editor of the Baldwin Times, 1947-48; taught history at the University of Tulsa beginning in 1950; professor of history, 1963-85. Member Conference on Latin American History, Organization of American Historians, Midcontinent American Studies Association, Southern Historical Association.  Democratic nominee for Congress from Oklahoma, 1966. Died September 25, 1985.


Contemporary Authors online.


Benito Juarez. Boston; Twayne, 1973.

Jesus Gonzalez Ortega & Mexican National Politics. Ft. Worth, Tex.; Texas Christian University Press, 1972.

Juarex y sy Obra.  Colegio de Mexico, 1973.

Literature and History. Tulsa, Okla.; University of Tulsa, 1970.


Morelos.  Mexico; Promexa, 1980.


Theodore Roosevelt; the Paradox of Progressivism. Hauppauge, N.Y.; Barron’s Educational Series, 1974.



University professor; historian. Born– July 2, 1943, Pensacola, Fla. Parents– Drexel Pascal and Gladys Edna (Enfinger) Caldwell. Married– Sandra Moffett Marshell, August 14, 1966. Children– Two. Education– Attended Pensacola Junior College; Florida State University, B.S., 1965, M.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1971. Taught history at Orlando Junior College, 1966-1968, and at Jacksonville State University after 1971; awarded emeritus status on his retirement.


Ronald Caldwell, Jacksonville, Ala.


The Era of the French Revolution; a Bibliography of the History of Western Civilization, 1789-1799. 2 vols. New York; Garland, 1985.

The Era of Napoleon; a Bibliography of the History of Western Civilization, 1799-1815. New York; Garland, 1991.


The History of the Episcopal Church in America, 1607-1991; A Bibliography.  New York; Garland, 1993.



Physician; medical administrator;  philanthropist. Born– Vicksburg, Miss., March 16, 1911.   Parents– Neil and Effie (Alston) Callahan. Married– Eivor Holst, 1941. Children– Six. Education– Mississippi College, A.B., 1929; Tulane University, M.D, 1933, M.S. in Opthalmology, 1936. U.S. Army Medical Corps, 1942-46.   Served on the staff of the Eye Foundation, Carraway Methodist and University Hospitals; founder and first department chair of the Department of Opthamology at UAB.Raised funds and helped to found the Eye Foundation Hospital, beginning in 1962 (Hospital was named in his honor in 1997); founded the International Retinal Research Foundation in 1997.  Supported civic and charitable causes including the Alabama Lions Sight Conservation Association and the Birmingham Museum of Art;  the Indian and Southeast Asian Art Gallery at the Museum was named in his honor in 1996.  Inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor, 1996; elected to the Gallery of Distinguished Citizens of Birmingham, 2000.  Died October 28, 2005.


Who’s Who in America, 1978; website of the Alabama Academy of Honor.


Reconstructive Surgery of the Eyelids and Ocular Andexa. Springfield, Ill. ; Thomas, 1966.

Surgery of the Eye, Diseases. Springfield, Ill. ; Thomas, 1956.

Surgery of the Eye, Injuries. Springfield, Ill. ; Thomas, 1950.


Opthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery. Birmingham, Ala.; Aesculapius Pub. Co., 1979

Opthalmic Plastic Surgery–up-to-date. Birmingham, Ala.; Aesculapius Pub. Co., 1970.



Journalist, writer, editor. Born– October 1, 1883. Parents– Arigan Elia and Mary McMillian Calloway. Married– Effie Pierce, October 21, 1914. Worked as reporter and editor for the Birmingham Ledger and the Birmingham News.  Wrote about 400 stories, novelettes, and serials, published in  Hollands, Country Gentleman, All Story, the Chicago Tribune, and other magazines and newspapers. Wrote more than three thousand stories for a bedtime feature which ran in the Birmingham News. Wrote feature acts for the Neil O’Brien Minstrels for four years. During the 1920s and 1930s started and headed the Birmingham News-Age-Herald short story department in which he purchased and published stories from young writers. Instructed and encouraged many young writers in that capacity. Worked with oratorical contests in the State and began a book exchange which supplied books to schools throughout the state. Member of the Loafers Club, a Birmingham literary society active in the 1920s.  Died April 7, 1948.


Birmingham News-Age-Herald, June 4, 1939; ancestry.com


A.B.C.s of Short Story Writing. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Pub. Co., 1932.



Literary scholar, University professor, administrator. Born– July 3, 1901, Pittsboro, N.C. Married– Palmer Daugette. Children– One. Education– Virginia Military Institute, A.B., 1920; Harvard University, A.M, 1922, Ph.D., 1929. Taught at Washington & Lee University, 1922-1923, at University of California at Los Angeles, 1924-1926; Williams College, 1928-1930; Jacksonville State University, 1933-1973, where he served as head of the English Department and dean of the School of Humanities (1972-73).  Published many articles in professional journals. The William and Palmer Calvert Amphitheater at Jacksonville State is named in honor of Professor Calvert and his wife, who was head of the physical education department at the school. Died April 7, 1987.


Directory of American Scholars, 1978; The First Hundred Years: The History of Jacksonville State University (1983) by Effie White Sawyer.


Byron; Romantic Paradox. Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1935.

Saul. Nashville; Blue & Gray Press, 1973.



Printer; archaeologist. Born– May 6, 1920, Dellwood, N.C. Parents– John Franklin and Carrie (Campbell) Cambron. Married– Doris Damron, March 9, 1945. Children– Two. Education– Public schools of Buncombe, N.C.  Military service WWII. Employed in the printing business. Active as an avocational archaeologist. Served as president of the local archaelogical society chapter and of the Alabama State Archaelogical Society. Awarded the recognition of Master Archaeologist by the Guild of American Prehistorians. Died September 23, 1982.


Mrs. James W. Cambron, Decatur.


A Field Guide to Southeastern Point Types. Decatur, Ala.; Author, 1973.


Handbook of Alabama Archaeology; Pt. I, Point Types; Pt. II, Uniface Blades and Flake Tools.  Moundville, Ala.; Archaeological Research Association of Alabama, 1964-1967.

Stanfield-Worley Bluff Shelter Excavations. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1962.



Playwright and advertising writer. Born–April 17, 1896, Montgomery. Parents– Charles L. and Myrtle (Booth) Campbell. Grew up on Sayre Street in Montgomery. Education– Attended Lanier High School; Princeton University, 1916. Worked as a reporter for the Journal of Commerce; served in the U.S. Army during both World Wars, holding the rank of colonel in World War II; worked for a New York advertising agency; advertising director for U.S. Rubber Company; advertising director of General Foods Corporation. Charter member and  chairman of the Board of the American National Theater and Academy. Died 1980.


Files at Birmingham Public Library and at Alabama Department of Archives and History.


The Bachelor Queen (a play). 1927.

Foolish Sunset (a play). S.l.; s.n., s.d.

Gestures; a Comedy in One Act. New York; s.n., 1925.

The Girl Who Slipped (a play). S.l.; s.n., s.d.

Madam Malissa (a play). S.l.; s.n., s.d.

Isabella (a play). S.l.; s.n., 1927.

Shakespeare Smiles, a Comedy in One Act. New York; D. Appleton and Co., 1924.

Solid South, a Play in Three Acts. New York; S. French, 1931.


Papers of Charles Lawton Campbell are held by the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Princeton University.



Grocer. Born November 29, 1889.  Parents– Nora and George Campbell. Married–Flora Beach, November 14, 1914 (died 1928). Children–one. Married–Eva Winn, 1939. -  Education–Georgia Military Academy; Graduated from Mercer University; attended Eastman Business College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Manager of the Chattahoochee Grocery Company of Columbia; established a wholesale grocery business in Hollywood, Fla., worked as a sales representative for Hormel and Company. Died May 1976.


Biographical sketch in Lest We Forget; Files at the Alabama Public Library Service.


Lest We Forget; Pen Sketches of Columbia, Alabama, pertaining partly to its early history, its churches, professional men, and to the Campbell and Davis Families.   Columbia, Ala.; s.n., 1952



Professor of pharmacy and university administrator. Born– June 5, 1932, New Orleans, La. Parents– George Alexander and Nell Ruble Campbell.  Married– Bettye Bryan, June 10, 1961.  Children– two. Education– Mississippi State University, B.S., 1954; University of Mississippi, M.A., 1964, Ph.D., 1967. U.S. Navy, 1955-58.Taught at the University of Tennessee at Martin and at Arkansas College; Auburn University, assistant dean of the School of Arts and Sciences 1968-72, associate dean, 1972-1992. Member Alabama Association of University Administrators and American Association of University Administrators.  National Science Foundation fellow, 1966. Associate Dean emeritus, 1992.   Received the Commendation Award from the American Institute of Historical Pharmacy, 1977.


Directory of American Scholars, 1982.


History of the Mississippi State Pharmaceutical Association. Oxford, Miss.; University of Mississippi, 1964.

Two Hundred Years of Pharmacy in Mississippi. Oxford, Miss.; University of Mississippi, 1974.



Writer; business executive; art collector. Born– September 18, 1893, Mobile. Parents– John and Suzy (March) Campbell. Education– Studied at Valparaiso University, 1913-1914; studied law at the University of Alabama, 1915-1916. Served In the US Marines in World War I;  wounded and gassed and never completely recovered from his wounds. Received the Navy Cross, the Distinguished Service Cross, and the Croix de Guerre. Worked for  the Waterman Steamship Company, 1920-1938; rose from a secretarial job to become vice-president of the company; in 1939 retired to become a freelance writer.  Wrote novels and short stories, many set in Alabama; he signed his fiction “William March.” Acquired an impressive collection of modern French art. Died May 15, 1954.


Dictionary of American Biography online; Contemporary Authors online.


99 Fables.  University of Alabama Press, 1960.

The Bad Seed. New York; Rinehart, 1954.

Come In At The Door. New York; Smith & Haas, 1934.

Company K. New York; Random House, 1933.

The First Sunset. Cincinnati; Little Man Press, 1940.

The Little Wife and Other Stories. New York; Smith & Haas, 1935.

The Looking Glass. Cincinnati; Little, 1943.

October Island. Cincinnati; Little, Brown, 1952.

Some Like Them Short. Cincinnati; Little, 1939.

The Tallons. New York; Random House, 1936.

Trial Balance; the Collected Short Stories. New York; Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1945.

William March Omnibus.  New York; Rinehart, 1956.


The Last Letters of Blessed Thomas Moore.  London; Manresa, 1924.


Papers of William Edward March Campbell, including correspondence, typescripts, drafts and revisions, are held by the Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama.  A collection of his correspondence is housed at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscripts Library at Yale University.



Reporter, editor; political aide. Born–February 26, 1981, Sylacauga. Parents:  James M. and Anne Hollingsworth Cannon.  Married–Cherie Dawson, May 17, 1952.  Children– two.  University of Alabama, B.S., 1939.  Served in the US Army, World War II.  Reporter for the Potsdam (N.Y.) Herald-Recorder, the Gloverville (N.Y.) Leader-Republican, and the Baltimore Sun.  Contributing editor for Time magazine, 1954-56; worked for Newsweek as general editor, senior editor, and vice-president, 1956-1969.  Aide to Governor Nelson Rockefeller, 1969-75; to President Gerald Ford, 1975-76; chief of staff for Senator Howard Baker, 1976-84. Died September 15, 2011.


Contemporary Authors online.


Politics USA. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1960.

American Asenda (Book of the Month Club, 1989)

Time and Chance: Gerald Ford’s Appointment with History (HarperCollins, February, 1994)
(University of Michigan Press, re-published, February, 1998)


Character Above All (Simon & Schuster, 1995)


Papers of James M. Cannon’s years with Gerald Ford are held by the Gerald Ford Library.



University professor, home economist, television hostess. Born– October 21, 1918, Morgantown, W.Va. Parents–Emil and Philomena Purificato Ferrara. Married– Robert Y. Cannon, June 10, 1948. Children– Three. Education– West Virginia University, B.A., 1940; University of Wisconsin, M.S., 1944, postgraduate work, 1944-1948. High school home economics teacher in Osage, W.Va., 1941-1944; nutrition researcher in the School of Home Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1944-1948; assistant professor in the School of Home Economics, Auburn University, 1948-1970; home economics specialist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, 1970-1984. Associate producer and hostess of “Today’s Home,” on Alabama Public Television from Auburn beginning in 1955; the longest-running home show on public television. Author of food columns in several newspapers.  Member of Dean’s Advisory Board, Auburn University College of Human Sciences. Member American Home Economics Association, International Platform Association, American Women in Radio and TV, Women in Communications. With her husband, winner of the Eagle Award for community service, awarded by the City of Auburn and the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Died May 9, 2014.


Marquis Who’s Who online; obituary

Jacque Kochak,  ”A Culinary Luminary,” The Auburn Villager, December 29,2010.


Menu Celebrations; Meal planning for the family every day of the year.  Montgomery; Owl Bay Publishers, 1995.

The Quick and Easy Cookbook. Birmingham, Ala.; Oxmoor House, 1979.

Quick and Easy Recipes.  Birmingham,; Southern Living, 1981.

Recipes by Lee.  Auburn, AL., 1965.

Today’s Home Idea Book. 3 vols. S.l.; s.n., 1972-1975.



Bookstore proprietor. Born– March 12, 1900,  Mobile. Parents– Peter Joseph and Rachel (Burgett) Hamilton. Operated Colonial Mobile Book Shop.  President of the Mobile Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. Died December 11, 1987.


Files at the Alabama Public Library Service and Mobile Public Library.


Book Shop Odograph. Mobile, Ala.; David F. Sellers Publisher, 1969.

Higgie, A Birthday Story. Mobile, Ala.; s.n., 1954.


Peter Joseph Hamilton, A Little Boy in Confederate Mobile. Mobile, Ala.; Colonial Mobile Book Shop, 1947.



Clergyman, editor. Born– Dececember 16, 1918, Meridian, Miss. Parents– Willis Street and Angela (Schlevoight) Cannon. Married– Nelwyn Nesmith, November 10, 1943. Children– Three. Education– University of Alabama, B.A., 1942; Baptist Theological Seminary, B.D., 1956. Reporter for the Meridian (Miss.) Star, 1936-1938; retail advertising manager for Sears, Roebuck and Company in Mississippi and North Carolina, 1946-1953; pastor of Southern Baptist churches in North Carolina and Texas, 1954-1965; editor of inspirational books, Broadman Press, 1965-1974; senior editor for Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1974-1977; and a ghostwriter and contract editor after 1977. Died November 27, 2012.


W. S. Cannon, Hartsville, Tenn.


Everyday, Five Minutes With God. Nashville; Broadman Press, 1969.

How High Are The Stars! Nashville; Broadman Press, 1970.

The Jesus Revolution. Nashville; Broadman Press, 1970.

One Last Christmas. Nashville; Broadman Press, 1966.

“Tomorrow the World,” a drama in one act. University, Ala.; L. Raines, 1942.



Librarian. Born– Sept. 23, 1906, Caroleen, N.C. Parents– James Volney and Sarah Nancy Florence (Hull) Cantrell. Married– Ethel Marie Williams. Children– One. Education– University of North Carolina, A.B., 1933, A.M., 1936, M.S.L.S., 1937; post-graduate work at West Virginia University, 1941-1942; University of Illinois, Ph. D., 1960. Worked in various capacities in the libraries of  North Carolina State University and the University of West Virginia; taught Spanish at Birmingham Southern College, 1943-1944; director of libraries, Auburn University, 1944-1973;  1973-1977, professor of foreign languages and a special library consultant at Auburn University.  Member American Library Association, Alabama Library Association, Alabama Academy of Science, and other professional associations.  Died February 13, 2005.


Who’s Who in America, 1980; ancestry.com; obituary


Checklist of the Gifts of Lawrence Sidney Thompson to the Libraries of Auburn University.  Auburn, 1985.

Graduate Degrees Awarded and Titles of Theses, 1894-1940. Raleigh, N.C.; North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering, 1941.

Southern Literary Culture:  A Bibliography of Master’s and Doctor’s Theses. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1955.


A History of the Alabama Academy of Science. Auburn, Ala.; Alabama Academy of Science, 1963.


The papers of Clyde Hull Cantrell are held by the Special Collections Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.

CAPOTE, TRUMAN, 1924-1984


Writer; celebrity personality. Born– September 30, 1924, New Orleans, La. Parents–Archulus and Lillie Mae Persons;  adopted by his stepfather Joseph G. Capote. Education– Trinity School; St. John’s Academy in New York and the schools of Greenwich, Conn. Reared mostly by relatives in Alabama, New York and New England until the age of nine.  Began work sorting cartoons at the New Yorker at the age of 17.  Wrote novels, plays, and short stories;  published in many periodicals and anthologies.  Received O. Henry Memorial Awards for short stories, 1946, 1949, 1951; received the creative writing award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1959; nominated for the National Book Award in 1967, for In Cold Blood.   Became a well-known socialite and celebrity personality.  Died August 25, 1984.


Contemporary Authors online and The Anniston Star, August 26, 1984.


Answered Prayers; the Unfinished Novel. New York; Random, 1987.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s. New York; Random, 1958.

A Christmas Memory. New York; Random, 1966

Complete Stories of Truman Capote.  New York; Random House, 2004.

The Dogs Bark. New York; Random, 1973.

I Remember Grandpa; a Story. Atlanta; Peachtree, 1987.

In Cold Blood.  New York:  Random House, 1966.

The Grass Harp. New York; Random, 1951

House of Flowers. New York; Random, 1968.

House on the Heights.  New York:  Little Bookroom, 2002.

Jug of Silver. Mankato, Minn.; Creative Education, 1986.

Local Color. New York; Random, 1950.

Miriam.  Mankato, MN:  Creative Education, Inc., 1982.

The Muses are Heard; An Account. New York; Random, 1956.

Music for Chameleons:  New Writing.  New York; Random House, 1983.

One Christmas. New York; Random, 1983.

Other Voices, Other Rooms. New York; Random, 1948.

Portraits and Observations; The Essays of Truman Capote.  New York; Random House, 2004.

Selected Writings.  New York:  Random House, 1963.

Summer Crossing.  New York; Random House, 2006.

The Thanksgiving Visitor. New York; Random, 1968.

Too Brief a Treat; The Letters of Truman Capote.  New York;  Random House, 2004.

A Tree of Night and Other Stories. New York; Random, 1949.

The White Rose. Newton, Iowa; Tamazunchala Press, 1987.



Bookkeeper. Born –Mt. Vernon, Fayette County, January 16, 1933.  Parents– Clyde Chandler and Lottie Mavis Collins Cargile.  Married– Betty, about 1964. Children– Two. Education– Florence State Teachers College. Farmed until 1953; served in the U.S.Army in the Korean Conflict, 1953-55.; worked as bookkeeper. Living in Tuscaloosa in 1984. Died December 30, 1995.


Book jacket of Three Bells Told Again.


Bible Melodies Chosen. Parsons, W.V.; McClain Printing Co., 1971.

Random Giblets Written.  Parsons, West Virginia:  McLain Printing, 1973.

Three Bells Told Again. New York; Carleton Press, 1969.

The White Horse and the Mustard Seed.  Tuscaloosa, 1972.



Literary scholar; University professor; art collector. Born– November 20, 1933, Hanceville. Parents–John T. and Mildred Cargo. Married– Helen McCain. Children– Two. Education– Birmingham Southern College, B.A., 1955; University of Alabama, M.A., 1956; University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1965. Taught at Snead State Junior College, 1956-1959; Fulbright scholar in France, 1959-1961, served on the faculty of the University of Caen, 1960-1961; and taught at the University of North Carolina, 1963-1965; taught French at the University of Alabama, 1965-1990. Received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant, 1971. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of Teachers of French; Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers;  associate editor of South Atlantic Bulletin and Oeurves et Critiques. An avid collector of Southern and folk art and a supporter of many artists;  operated the Robert Cargo Folk Art Gallery in Tuscaloosa, 1984-2004.  Accumulated an extensive collection of African-American quilts, now held by the International Quilt Study Center in Nebraska and the Birmingham Public Library. Died December 23, 2012.


Contemporary Authors online; Obituary, Tuscaloosa News, December 30, 2012.


Baudelaire Criticism, 1950-1967 ;  A Bibliography with Critical Commentary . Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1968.

A Concordance to Baudelaire’s “Les Fleurs de Mal”. University of North Carolina Press, 1965.

A Concordance to Baudelaire’s “Petits Poems en Prose”. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1971.


Studies in Honor of Alfred G. Engstrom.  University of North Carolina Press, 1972.


Emmanuel, Pierre.  Baudelaire:  The Paradox of Redemptive Satanism.  University of Alabama Press, 1970.

Updated 01-08-2013; Nancy DuPree



Payne, Pierre Stephen Robert



Publicist, editor. Born– December 3, 1892, Griffin, Ga. Parents– Richard E. and Vara (Hightower) Carlisle. Married– Susan Cecile Bryan, January 15, 1924. Children– One. Education– Emory University, A.B., 1915. Publicity manager, American Cast Iron Pipe Company, 1915-1957. Editor of the Acipco Pipe Progress and the Acipco News. Member of the Alabama Historical Association, and the Birmingham Historical Society.  Died November 30, 1967.


Library of Alabama Lives.


Carlisle Family History Particularly as it Pertains to the Descendants of Richard Carlisle; Allied Families. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., 1961.



Office assistant, poet. Born– December 11,1871, Brundidge. Parents–Moses Napoleon and Ella B. Carlisle. Married–Vera Harris.  Children–two.   Taught in Alabama schools; principal of Center Point School;  aide in the U.S. Capitol Architect’s office for twenty-odd years.  Published many poems in the Congressional Record. Died November 27, 1957.


Files at Alabama Public Library Service.


Poems of Purpose. Baltimore; Williams and Wilkins Co., 1915.

Washington in Poems and Pictures. Washington, D.C.; s.n., 1929.


A collection of the papers of Horace Carlisle is held by the Manuscript Division of the U.S.Library of Congress.

CARLSON, WARNER W., 1913-1994.


Chemist, educator. Born– November 2, 1913, Lincoln, Neb. Parents–William and Ollie H. Carlson. Married– Virginia Whiteside. Education– University of Nebraska, B.S., 1933, M.S., 1935; attended Iowa State University, 1935-1936; Ohio State University, Ph.D., 1939. Toulmin fellow at Ohio State University, 1937-1939; fellowship at the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, Pittsburgh, 1939-1948. Employed by the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Alabama Medical-Dental School, 1948-1957; director of medical education and research at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., after 1957. Published more than thirty articles in journals.  Died October 4, 1994.


American Men and Women of Science, 11th ed. and files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.


Laboratory Manual of Biochemistry. Birmingham; Medical College of Alabama, 1949.

Potassium Metabolism in Health and Disease. New York; Grune & Stratton, 1955.



University professor, folklorist. Born– October 16, 1893, Cortland, N.Y. Parents– Willis Griswold and Mary (Lamson) Carmer. Married– Doris Gere, 1914; Married– Elizabeth Black, December 24, 1928. Education– Hamilton College, Ph.B., 1914, Ph.M., 1917; Harvard University, M.A.,1915. U.S. Army, WWI and WWII.  Taught at Syracuse University, 1915-16; the University of Rochester, 1919-21; University of Alabama, 1921-27; assistant editor, Vanity Fair, 1928-29; associate editor, Theatre Arts Monthly, 1929-33; Freelance author and folklorist, 1933-76. Member Society of American Historians; Authors Guild; Poetry Society of America. Won the New York Herald Tribune’s Children’s Book Festival Award for Windfall Fiddle; cited for contributions to children’s literature by the New York State Association for Curriculum Development.  Awarded honorary degrees by Elmira College, Susquehanna University, and the University of Buffalo. Died September 11, 1976.


Contemporary Authors online; Something about the Author online.


The Boy Drummer of Vincennes. New York; Harvey House, 1972.

Dark Trees in the Wind. New York; Sloane, 1949.

Deep South. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1930.

Eagle in the Wind. New York; Aladdin, 1948.

The Farm Boy and the Angel. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1970.

A Flag for the Fort. New York; Messner, 1952.

For the Rights of Men. New York; Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge, 1947.

French Town, a Book of Poems. New Orleans; Quarter’s Book Shop, 1928.

Genesee Fever. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1941.

Henry Hudson; Captain of Ice-bound Seas. Champaign, Ill.; Garrard Press, 1960.

The Hudson. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1939.

Hurricane Luck. New York; Aladdin, 1949.

The Hurricane’s Children. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1937.

The Jesse James of the Java Sea. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1945.

Listen For A Lonesome Drum. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1936.

My Kind of Country; Favorite Writings About New York. New York; McKay, 1966.

An Outline Course in Contemporary American Poetry. University, Ala.; University of Alabama, Extension Division, 1924.

Pets at the White House. New York; Dutton, 1959.

The Pirate Hero of New Orleans. New York; Harvey House, 1975.

Rebellion at Quaker Hill; a Story of the First Rent War. Minneapolis; Winston, 1954.

The Screaming Ghost & Other Stories. New York; Knopf, 1956.

Stars Fell On Alabama. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1934.

The Susquehanna. New York; Rinehart, 1955.

Thomas Jefferson and the Mockingbird Motif. Macon, Ga.; Southern Press, 1964.

Too Many Cherries. New York; Viking Press, 1949.

Wildcat Furs to China. New York; Knopf, 1945.

Windfall Fiddle. New York; Knopf, 1950.

The Years of Grace, 1808-1958. New York; Grace Church, 1958.


Captain Abner and Henry Q.. Chamapaign, Ill.; Garrard, 1965.

College English Composition; …. Richmond, Va.; Johnson Publishing Co., 1927.

Francis Marion; Swamp Fox of the Carolinas. Champaign, Ill.; Garrard Pub. Co., 1962.

Mike Fink and the Big Turkey Shoot. Champaign, Ill.; Garrard, 1965.

Pecos Bill and the Long Lasso. Champaign, Ill.; Garrard, 1968.

Tony Beaver; Griddle Skater. Champaign, Ill.; Garrard, 1965.


A Cavalcade of Young Americans. New York; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1958.

Some University of Alabama Poets. Birmingham, Ala.; Studio Book Shop, 1924.

Songs of the Rivers of America. New York; Farrar & Rinehart, 1942.

The Tavern Lamps are Burning; Literary journeys Through Six Regions and Four Centuries of New York State. New York; D. McKay, 1964.

The War Against God. New York; Holt & Co., 1943.


America Sings; Stories and Songs of our Country’s Growing. New York; Knopf, 1942.


Papers of Carl Carmer are held by the Fenimore Art Museum in Otsego, New York. A collection of his letters is held by the library at Syracuse University.



Physician. Born– May 26, 1932, Birmingham. Parents– John Leslie and Grace Donald Carmichael. Married– Andrea, 1964. Children– Two. Education– Vanderbilt University, A.B., 1952; Duke University, M.D., 1956. Physician in Birmingham. Made an honorary citizen of Kymi, Greece.


Dr. Erskine Carmichael, Birmingham.


The Pap Smear; the Life of George N. Papancolaou. Springfield, Ill.; Thomas, 1973.



Biochemist. Born– September 4, 1895, Shelbyville, Mo. Parents– George Frank and Amelia Grant (Tingle) Carmichael. Married– Lelah Marie Van Hook. Education– University of Colorado, A.B, 1918, M.S., 1922; University of Cincinnati, Ph.D., 1927.  Served in U.S. Army, WWI. Taught at the University of Colorado, 1919-1924; at the University of Cincinnati, 1926-27;  at the University of Alabama, 1927-45; and at the Medical College of Alabama, 1945-66. Served as assistant dean of the School of Dentistry at the Medical College. Author of many articles in journals; member of several professional and civic organizations.  Helped found the Alabama Academy of Honor. Recipient of citations from Central College, 1954, and the University of Alabama, 1966. Received the William Crawford Gorgas Award from the Medical Association of Alabama, 1966. Named to the Alabama Academy of Honor, 1973. Received the American Institute of Chemists’ Gold Medal, 1971.  Died November 14, 1985.

Source: Who’s Who in America, 1980.

Publication(s): Laboratory Manual of Physiological Chemistry. University, Ala.; University of Alabama, 1932.

Compiler_and_Editor: Bibliographies of the Members of the Faculty of the University of Alabama. University, Ala.; s.n., 1935. (annual supplements 1935-1940.)



Physician. Born– May 22, 1897, Goodwater. Parents– Daniel Monroe and Amanda (Lessley) Carmichael. Married– Grace Donald, April 28, 1928. Children– Five. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1916; Tulane University, M.D., 1924. Practiced in Fairfield; attending physician at Birmingham Baptist Hospital after 1927, and at St. Vincent’s from 1934 until his retirement. Professor of clinical surgery in the Medical College of the University of Alabama after 1955. Author of numerous articles in medical journals. Served on the city council for Fairfield and on the Jefferson County Board of Health. Member of the local, state, regional and national medical societies. Died December 26, 1990.


Marquis Who’s Who online


His Many Mansions; a Christian Physician’s View of Humanity’s Quest For the Divine. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Portals Press, 1977.



University and foundation administrator. Born– October 3, 1891, Goodwater. Parents– Daniel and Amanda Delight (Lessley) Carmichael. Married– Ruth Mae Crabtree, July 13, 1918. Children– Two. Education–Alabama Presbyterian College, Anniston, for two years; University of Alabama, B.A., 1911, M.A., 1914; Rhodes Scholar at  Oxford University, B.S., 1917.  Served in the U.S. Army, WWI; a volunteer in Herbert Hoover’s Commission for Belgian Relief; worked for the YMCA in India and East Africa.  Teacher and principal in the Birmingham City Schools, 1919-1922;  assistant to the president, dean, and president of  Alabama College at Montevallo, 1922-1935;  dean of the graduate school,  vice chancellor and chancellor, Vanderbilt University, 1937-46; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, president, 1946-53; president of the University of  Alabama, 1953-57.   A consultant to the Fund for the Advancement of Education and a member of President Truman’s Commission on Higher Education, 1946-47; chairman of the board of trustees of the New York State University System, 1948-53.  Awarded the Queen’s Medal, King Albert’s Medal, and the medal of the Belgian National Relief Committee, by the Belgian government; awarded the British Army Service Medal; and the American Service Medal. Received the American Council Book Award Gold Medal and the higher education prize of the American Council on Education, 1962. Honorary doctorates from many institutions, including the University of Alabama (1937). Carmichael Library at Montevallo,  Carmichael Towers at Vanderbilt, and Carmichael Hall at the University of  Alabama are named in his honor.  Died September 25, 1966.


Current Biography; American National Biography online; Who’s Who online


The Changing Role of Higher Education. New York; Macmillan, 1949.

Graduate Education– a Critique and a Program. New York; Harper, 1961.

Racial Tensions: A Study in Human Reactions.  University of New Hampshire Press, 1959.

Universities, Commonwealth and American; a Comparative Study. New York; Harper, 1959.


Collections of the papers of Oliver Cromwell Carmichael are held at the University of Alabama, Vanderbilt University, and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in New York.



Teacher, school administrator. Born– March 7, 1893, Hollins. Parents– William and Lucy (Wilson) Carmichael. Married– Elnora Reed Blanchard, October 9, 1926. Children– Three. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1914; Columbia University, A.M., 1924, Harvard University, A.M., 1957; Yale University, A.M., 1957.  Teacher in Tallapoosa County, 1911-14; in Selma, 1914-1926; Superintendent of Schools in Tampa, 1926-30; in Lynchburg, Va., 1932-45; in Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1960. Led the Louisville school system when it was first integrated; introduced a freedom-of-choice approach which was widely copied throughout the South.  Taught in summer sessions at many institutions including the University of Florida, the University of Alabama, Duke University , and the University of Louisville. President of the Alabama Education Association. Member of the American Association of School Administrators and other professional and civic organizations. Recipient of the Fiorella H. LaGuardia award, 1957; Brotherhood Award from the National Council of Christian and Jews, 1958.   Dartmouth College, L.H.D.; University of Kentucky, LL.D., 1957. Died January 9, 1960.


Who Was Who in America online


The Louisville Story. New York; Simon & Schuster, 1957.



College professor of philosophy. Born– April 19, 1897, Anniston. Parents–Archie and Mary Carmichael.  Married Louise Swannanoa Harris. Education– Johns Hopkins University, B.S., 1927; Columbia University, A.M., 1928; University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1930. Taught at William and Mary; Converse College, 1931-1934; served with the U.S. Department of Labor, 1934-1935; dean of men at Marshall College, 1935-1936; taught at Louisiana State University, 1936 until his retirement. Arbitrator of labor disputes beginning in 1942. Visiting scholar at Clemson University, 1968-1969. Member of the American Philosophical Association, American Arbitration Association, Southern Society of Philosophers and Psychologists, and the Southwestern Philosophical Society. Awarded emeritus status on his retirement at LSU. Died April 19, 1981.


Directory of American Scholars, 1974.


The South and Segregation. Washington, D.C.; Public Affairs Press, 1965.

Reasoning; a Textbook of Elementary Logic. New York; Philosophical Library, 1978.



Artist, writer. Born– February 1, 1940, Greenville. Parents– Stirling and Edwina (Whiddon) Hamilton. Married– Andy Strickland, February 13, 1960. Children– Two. Married– Glenn Carmichael, May 3, 1975. Education– Graduated from high school in Staunton, Virginia; University of Alabama, B.A., 1963; graduate work at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Self-employed writer, painter and publisher. Published several poetry collections written by Alabama poets; staged an annual poetry contest, The Kudzu Competition; had several art showings of her paintings, at the Art Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City and at galleries in various locales. Some works were published in Aura, the University of Alabama at Birmingham arts magazine, and in Contemporary Literature in Birmingham.  Received the Silver Bowl Award for Literature at the Birmingham Festival of the Arts, 1985.


Peyton Carmichael, Birmingham.


The Donkey of Tarsus.  Pelican, 2010.

The Donkey’s Easter Tale.  Pelican, 2008.

The Donkeys’ Tales.  Pelican, 2008.

The Moonpeelers. Birmingham, Ala.; Minerva Press, 1973.



Poet. Born– 1936, Snow Hill. Education– Snow Hill Institute; attended Harvard for one summer. During World War I served in France with the 37th Regiment, “The Buffaloes.” After WWI worked as a postal clerk in Boston. His poetry included in several anthologies. Died 1936.


Black American Writers Past and Present.


From the Heart of a Folk; a Book of Songs. Boston; Cornhill Press, 1918.



Publicity director, editor. Born– March 22, 1922, Birmingham. Parents– Robert Edward and Annie Louis (Noyes) Carmichael. Education– University of Alabama, B.A., 1942; graduate study at Princeton University, 1944. Associate editor for Tricolor Magazine in New York City, 1944-46; Fascination magazine, 1946-48; Latin American correspondent for Holiday Magazine, 1948-49; director of advertising and public relations for the National Symphony Orchestra, 1950-53; director of advertising and public relations for Philadelphia and Boston symphony orchestras on tour in Washington, D.C., 1953-56; professional lecturer on collecting and collectors; freelance writer; publicity director for Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Va. Also wrote under the pseudonum Adam Best. Died December 29, 2013.


Contemporary Authors online


The Best Years. S.l.; New Athaeneum, 1960.

Incredible Collectors, Weird Antiques and Odd Hobbies. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice Hall, 1971.

Spaniel in the Lion’s Den. Westport, Conn.; Hyperion Press, 1947.



Reporter. Born– Jan. 12, 1921, Dayton, Ohio. Parents– Harry Aubrey and Margaret (McCarty) Toulmin. Married– Fletcher Burchnall Carney, 1943. Education– Smith College, cum laude in history; University of Alabama, 1949. Cub reporter for the Dayton Daily News; reporter for the Albuquerque Tribune; research assistant for her father; and an assistant dormitory director at the University of Alabama. Settled in Birmingham after 1947.  Died December 2,  1989.


Files at the Alabama Public Library Service.


No Certain Answer. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1974.

No Odds, No Victory. New York; Scribner, 1951.


A collection of the papers of Margaret Aubrey Carney is held at the Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama.



Herpetologist, ecologist, college professor.  Born– June 16, 1909, Mobile. Parents–Archibald and Louise Deadrick  Carr. Married–Marjorie Harris, 1937.  Children–five. Education– University of Florida, B.S., 1933, M.S., 1934, Ph.D., 1937. Associate of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 1937-43. Taught biology at the University of Florida after 1933. Principal investigator, National Science Foundation marine turtle migration project, 1955-87.  Founder of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation, 1959 and the Sea Turtle Conservancy.  The foremost authority of his time on the sea turtle;  credited with helping save the species from extinction.  Wrote numerous articles in scientific journal and participated in numerous scientific expeditions. Member American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists; American Society of Naturalists; Smithsonian Associates; Florida Academy of Science. Awarded the Daniel Giraud Elliott Medal by the National Academy of Science, 1955; John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing, 1956; O. Henry Award for best American short stories, 1956; Gold Medal from the World Wildlife Fund, 1973; and Edward W. Browning Award, 1975.  The Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Melbourne, Florida, and the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research at the University of Florida are named in his honor. Died May 21, 1987.


American Men and Women of Science, 1979.

contemporary authors online

Davis, Frederick Rowe.  The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles; Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology.  Oxford University Press, 2007.

Sea Turtle Conservancy website.



Africa. Westport, Conn.; H. S. Stuttman, 1980.

A Contribution to the Herpetology of Florida. Gainesville, Fla; University of Florida, 1940.

The Everglades. Chicago; Time-Life Books, 1973.

The Green Turtle in the Caribbean Sea. New York; American Museum of Natural History, 1978.

Guideposts of Animal Navigation. Boston; Heath, 1962.

Handbook of Turtles; the Turtles of the United States, Canada, and Baja, California. Ithaca, New York; Comstock, 1952.

High Jungles and Low. Gainesville, Fla.; University of Florida Press, 1953.

The Land and Wildlife of Africa. Chicago; Time, 1964.

A Naturalist in Florida: A Celebration of Eden.  Yale University Press, 1994.

Outline for a Classification of Animal Habitats in Honduras. New York; American Museum of Natural History, 1950.

The Reptiles. Chicago; Time, 1963.

So Excellent a Fishe. Garden City, N.Y.; Natural History Press, 1967.

The Turtle, A Natural History of the Turtle. London; Cassell, 1968.

Ulendo. New York; Knopf, 1964.

The Windward Road. New York; Knopf, 1956.


The Ecology and Migration of Sea Turtles; the West Caribbean Green Turtle Colony. New York; American Museum of Natural History, 1978.

The Green Turtle in the Gulf of Aden and the Seychelles Islands.  Amsterdam:  North Holland Publishing, 1970.

Guide to the Reptiles, Amphibians, and Freshwater Fishes of Florida.  University of Florida Press, 1955.

Questions and Answers on Sea Turtle Conservation. Tallahassee, Fla.; The Caribbean Conservation Corporation, 1975.

Surveys of Sea Turtle Populations and Habitats in the Western Atlantic. Panama City, Fla.; U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 1982.

Turtle Farming Project in Northern Austalia. Canberra; Australian Government Publishing Service, 1973.


A large collection of the papers of Archie Fairly Carr is held by the Special and Area Collections Department of the Smathers Library System at the University of Florida.



Author; clubwoman. Born– February 16, 1885, Bullock County. Parents– Milton and Sarah Bass Tarver. Married– Major Oscar Carroll, November 25, 1902. Charter member of the Pen Women of Alabama and of the Ozark Study Club. Vice president of the Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs.  Awarded the Poetry Prize by the Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs. Died January 12, 1955.


Owen’s Story of Alabama; Ancestry.com


Keep My Flags Flying. Longmans, Green, 1945.

The Man Who Dared to Care; the Story of James Edward Oglethorpe, 1696-1785. New York; Longmans, Green, 1942.

The Man Who Would Not Wait; the Story of Aaron Burr. New York; Longmans Green, 1941.


A small collection of the papers of Mary Tarver Carroll is held by the Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama.