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Who was the first librarian at the Universtiy of Alabama?

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2011  |  87 Views

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The first librarian at the University of Alabama was Josiah Gorgas. The position was created for him when he resigned his position as University President in 1879.  After his death in 1883, his wife, Amelia Gayle Gorgas, became the first female librarian of the University.

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