Thursday, November 16, 2017

Throwback Thursday - 1978 Basketball

Image courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection.

It's basketball time again! A great action shot from the 1978 Jacksonville vs. Samford basketball game. #40 is Robbin Bumbry.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Library Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Image source: Wikimedia Commons

The library will be operating reduced hours next week during the Thanksgiving holiday:

Tuesday, November 21st:  7:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday, November 22nd:  7:30am - 2:00pm
Thursday, November 23rd:  CLOSED
Friday, November 24th:  CLOSED
Saturday, November 25th:  CLOSED
Sunday, November 26th:  6:00pm - midnight

The library will resume its normal operating hours on Monday, November 27th.  For more information about the library's hours of operation, please click here.


We wish all of the members of the Samford family a safe and enjoyable holiday.  
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Throwback Thursday - 1955 Homecoming Parade

Image courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection.

As we prepare to welcome back our alumni for Homecoming this weekend, here's a look back to 1955 when our Howard Homecoming Parade had literary masterpieces as its theme.  Here's hoping our Bulldogs create their own "masterpiece" on the field Saturday!



Thursday, November 2, 2017

Throwback Thursday - 1945 Ladies Gym Class

Photo courtesy of Samford University Library Special Collection

In 1945, gym classes weren't very co-ed.  This photo shows a ladies-only gym class on our East Lake campus.

The photograph was originally published in a promotional brochure advertising Howard College to veterans as an educational opportunity.




Thursday, October 26, 2017

Throwback Thursday - Student Reading on Campus

Photo courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection.

Photo of a female student reading outside in the grass on the Homewood campus circa 1960-1979.  Unfortunately, we don't know anything more about her than that.



Thursday, October 19, 2017

Throwback Thursday - A Capella Choir in England, 1979

Image courtesy of the Samford University Library Special Collection

Today's "Throwback Thursday" photo is from the Samford University a cappella choir's tour of England in 1979.  We don't know who all these students are, but choir director Gene Black is the gent leaning on the sign.