Thursday, May 25, 2017

Throwback Thursday - Howard College Sorority Girls

Image courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection.

This week's image appeared in the July 1930 edition of the Howard College bulletin Campus Views.  Unfortunately, we don't know which sorority is being represented here -- but at least they seem to be enjoying themselves.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Throwback Thursday - Filming in Reid Chapel

Image courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection.

On this date in 1961, the half-hour documentary Who Speaks for Birmingham? aired on CBS.  Parts of the documentary were filmed in our own Reid Chapel where Howard College students were interviewed.



Thursday, May 11, 2017

Post-Finals Hours for May 2017


HUZZAH!  We've made it through the end of another Spring Term!  We hope that everyone aced their finals and congratulations to all those seniors who are graduating!

Now that finals are over, the library will be operating on reduced hours between now and the start of summer classes:
  • Thursday, May 11th:  7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday, May 12th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, May 13th:  CLOSED

  • Sunday, May 14th:  CLOSED
  • Monday, May 15th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 16th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 17th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday, May 18th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday, May 19th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, May 20th:  CLOSED

  • Sunday, May 21st:  CLOSED
  • Monday, May 22nd:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 23rd:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 24th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday, May 25th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday, May 26th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, May 27th:  CLOSED

  • Sunday, May 28th:  CLOSED
  • Monday, May 29th:  CLOSED for Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, May 30th:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 31st:  7:30am - 5:00pm

  • Thursday, June 1st:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday, June 2nd:  7:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, June 3rd:  CLOSED
  • Sunday, June 4th:  CLOSED

The library will resume its normal summer hours on Monday, June 5th.

For more information on the library's hours of operation, please click HERE.


Friday, April 28, 2017

Extended Library Hours for Finals


It seems like the semester started only yesterday (at least for us), but the spring has flown past and final exams are right around the corner.  And once again, the library will be operating under extended hours to accommodate your late-night study needs.

  • Sunday, April 30th:  1pm - 2am
  • Monday, May 1st:  7:30am - 2am
  • Tuesday, May 2nd:  7:30am - 2am
  • Wednesday, May 3rd:  7:30am - 2am
  • Thursday, May 4th:  7:30am - 2am
  • Friday, May 5th:  7:30am - 8pm
  • Saturday, May 6th:  10am - 8pm
  • Sunday, May 7th:  1pm - 2am
  • Monday, May 8th:  7:30am - 2am
  • Tuesday, May 9th:  7:30am - 2am
  • Wednesday, May 10th:  7:30am - 2am

And in case you get a case of the munchies while burning the midnight oil, the Einstein Bros. Bagels location in the library will be operating under extended hours during finals as well:
  • Monday, May 1st:  7:30am - 1am
  • Tuesday, May 2nd:  7:30am - 1am
  • Wednesday, May 3rd:  7:30am - 1am
  • Thursday, May 4th:  7:30am - 1am
  • Friday, May 5th:  7:30am - 2pm
  • Saturday, May 6th:  CLOSED
  • Sunday, May 7th:  4pm - 12am
  • Monday, May 8th:  7:30am - 12am
  • Tuesday, May 9th:  7:30am - 12am
  • Wednesday, May 10th:  7:30am - 12am

For more information about the library's hours of operation, click here.




Thursday, April 27, 2017

Throwback Thursday - 1945 Chemistry Students

Image courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection

Three female students work around a table together in the Howard College Biology Lab. The photograph was originally published in a 1945 promotional brochure advertising Howard College to veterans as an educational opportunity.  Its caption describes them as "Neophyte Scientists."

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Throwback Thursday - 1941 Male Quartet

Image courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection.

The Male Quartet of Howard College in 1941.

From left to right: Milton Pope, L.A. Rattey, Billy Gwin, and Bill Dewitt.