HOOLE, WILLIAM STANLEY, 1903-1990

Biography:

Author; librarian. Born– May 16, 1903, Darlington, S.C. Parents– William Brunson and Mary Eva (Powers) Hoole. Married– Martha Anne Sanders, August 2, 1931 (died 1960).¬†Children– Two. Married– Addie Shirley Coleman, May 30, 1970. Education– Wofford College, A.B., 1924, A.M., 1931; Duke University, Ph.D., 1934; North Texas State University, B.S. in L.S., 1943; further study at Columbia University, University of South Carolina and University of Chicago. Teacher, Spartanburg, S.C., High School, 1924-1925; Darlington High School, 1927-1931; teaching fellow, Duke University, 1931-1934; teacher, Birmingham Southern College, 1934-1935; librarian, Birmingham Southern College, 1935-1937; librarian, Baylor University, 1937-1939; director of libraries, North Texas State University, 1939-1944; at University of Alabama, dean of libraries, 1944-1971; professor of librarianship, 1971-1973; dean emeritus of university libraries and professor emeritus of library service after 1973. Library consultant, research consultant to U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Special Education, consultant to U.S. Office of Education, and president, National Committee on Libraries. Honors– Author’s Award, Alabama Library Association, 1958; Wofford College, Litt.D., 1954; University of Alabama, LL.D., 1975. Died December 12, 1990.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1978.

Publication(s):

According to Hoole; the Collected Essays and Tales of a Scholar-Librarian and Literary Maverick. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1973.

Address Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Unveiling of the Darlington County Confederate Monument, Darlington, South Carolina, May 10, 1980. S.l.; s.n., 1980.

Alabama Bibliography; a Short-title Catalogue of the Publications of Peter Alexander Brannon, Former Director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1984.

Alabama Tories; the First Alabama Cavalry, U.S.A., 1862-1865. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1960

Alabama’s Boy Generals of the Confederacy. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1984.

Alabama’s Golden Literary Era; a Survey and Selected Bibliography. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1983.

Alias Simon Suggs; the Life and Times of Johnson Jones Hooper. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1952.

And Still We Conquer; the Diary of a Nazi Unteroffizier in the German Africa Corps Who Was Captured by the United States Army, May 9, 1943, and Imprisoned at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1968.

The Ante-bellum Charleston Theatre. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1946.

The Birmingham Horrors. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1980.

A Check-list and Finding-list of Charleston Periodicals, 1732-1684. Durham, N.C.; Duke University Press, 1936.

Cherokee Indians in Georgia. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1980.

The Classified List of Reference Books and Periodicals for College Libraries. 3rd ed. Atlanta; Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1955.

Confederate Foreign Agent; the European Diary. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1976.

The Diplomacy of the Confederate Cabinet of Richmond and Its Agents Abroad; Being Memorandum Notes Taken in Paris during the Rebellion of the Southern States from 1861 to 1865. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1963.

Early History of Northwest Alabama and Incidentally of Northwest Georgia. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1979.

Foreign Newspapers in Southeastern Libraries. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1963.

Four Years in the Confederate Navy; the Career of Captain John Low on the C.S.S. Fingal, Florida, Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and Ajax. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia, 1964.

It’s Raining Violets; the Life and Poetry of Robert Loveman. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Portals Press, 1981.

The James Boys Rode South; a Thrilling and Authentic New Episode in the Fabulous Lives of the Most Daring Desperadoes of Modern Times, Frank and Jesse James and their Comrades in Crime. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; s.n., 1955.

John Witherspoon DuBose; a Neglected Southern Historian. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1983.

Let the People Read! Spartanburg, S.C.; Band & White, Printers, 1946.

A Library for Lauderdale; Recommendations for the Establishment of a City-County Public Library for Meridian City and Lauderdale County, Mississippi. Meridian, Miss.; s.n., 1948?

Louise Clarke Pyrnelle; a Biography with Selections from Her Writings. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1982.

Margaret Ellen O’Brien (1879-1898); a Neglected Alabama Author- Journalist. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1981.

Martha Young; Alabama’s Foremost Folklorist. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1982.

Ode to a Druid Oak; a Tale of Tuscaloosa and the University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Portals Press, 1979.

Peedee Epiphany. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Portals Press, 1981.

The Saga of Rube Burrow, King of American Train Robbers, and His Band of Outlaws. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1981.

Sam Slick in Texas. San Antonio, Tex.; The Naylor Co., 1945.

Vizetelly Covers the Confederacy. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1957.

Joint_Publication(s):

The Battle of Resaca, Georgia, May 14-15, 1864. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1983.

Confederate Norfolk; the Letters of a Virginia Lady to the Mobile Register, 1861-1862. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1984.

The Yankee Invasion of West Alabama, March-April, 1865. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1985.

Editor:

The Early History of Montgomery and Incidentally of the State of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1979.

Florida Territory in 1844, the Diary of Master Edward C. Anderson, United States Navy. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1977.

Historical Sketches of Barton’s (later Stovall’s) Georgia Brigade; Army of Tennessee, C.S.A. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1984.

A History of Athens and, Incidentally, of Limestone County, Alabama, 1820-1876. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1978.

A History of Madison County and, Incidentally, of North Alabama, 1732-1840. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1976.

History of Shockley’s Alabama Escort Company. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1983.

History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Alabama Volunteers. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1982.

History of the Seventh Alabama Cavalry Regiment; Including Capt. Charles P. Storr’s Troop of University of Alabama Cadet Volunteers. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1984.

A History of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1816-1949. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1977.

The Log of the C.S.S. Alabama and C.S.S. Tuscaloosa, 1862-1863. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1972.

Pee Dee Light Artillery of Maxcy Gregg’s (later Samuel McGowan’s Brigade, First South Carolina Volunteers (Infantry) C.S.A.; a Historical Sketch and Roster. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1983.

A Rebel Spy in Yankeeland; the Thrilling Adventures of Major W.P Gorman Who Was the Emissary of the Confederacy to the Copperheads of the North, 1861-1865. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1981.

Reconstruction in West Alabama; the Memoirs of John J. Hunnicutt. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1959.

Editor_and_Translator

A Visit to the Confederate States of America in 1863; Memoir Addressed to His Majesty Napoleon III. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1962.