Professor, journalist. Born– September 7, 1921, in Kansas City, Mo. Parents– McClellan and Dorothy (Rainold) Van Der Veer. Education– Birmingham Southern College, A.B., 1941; University of Alabama, M.A., 1961; Ph.D., 1968. Married– Lowell S. Hamilton, on August 4, 1946. Children– Two. Served as staff writer for Associated Press, Washington, 1942-1946; Birmingham News, 1948-1950. Taught at the University of Montevallo, 1951-1955; Birmingham Southern College, 1955-1965; University of Alabama in Birmingham, 1965-. Member of several historical associations.
Who’s Who of American Women, 1979.
Alabama; a Bicentennial History. New York; Norton, 1977.
Alabama; a History. New York; Norton, 1984.
Hugo Black; the Alabama Years. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University, 1978.
Hugo Black; the Road to the Court. Georgetown, Tex.; Southwestern University, 1978.
Seeing Historic Alabama; Fifteen Guided Tours. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1982.
The Story of Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Viewpoint Publications, 1980.
Your Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Viewpoint Publications, 1986.
Hugo Black and the Bill of Rights; Proceedings of the First Hugo Black Symposium in American History …. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1978.