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AUBURN UNIVERSITY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES


Guide to the

AU Presidents' Office Records, RG 533

Listed by:  M. Olliff
Date:  July 17, 1998


Date Span:  1882-Present

Scope / Content:  The collections document the events that occurred, the issues of importance, and the actions taken by the Presidents of Auburn University and its predecessors.

Note:  Although this list contains all the names of the presidents of Auburn University and its predecessors, only a few are linked to their on-line inventories.  Others will be so linked as time progresses.
 
 

CORPORATE NAMES OF THE COLLEGE:
1859-1861  East Alabama Male College 
1866-1872  East Alabama Male College 
1872-1899  Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama 
1899-1960  Alabama Polytechnic Institute (API) 
1960-Present Auburn University
 

 

PRESIDENTS:

[Follow the links to information about each administration]

1859-1861  Rev. William J. Sasnett Records Inventory
1866-1872  Dr. James Ferguson Dowdell Records Inventory
1872-1882  Dr. Isaac T. Tichenor Records Inventory
1882-1883  Dr. William Leroy Broun Records Inventory
1883-1884  Dr. David French Boyd Records Inventory
1884-1902  Dr. William Leroy Broun Records Inventory
1902-1920  Dr. Charles Coleman Thach Records Inventory
1920-1928  Dr. Spright Dowell Records Inventory
1928-1932  Dr. Bradford Knapp Records Inventory
1932-1935 
 

 

Administrative Committee 
(The Triumvirate) 
   John J. Wilmore (Engineering) 
   Bolling H. Crenshaw (Math) 
   Luther N. Duncan (Agriculture) 
Records Inventory
1935-1947  Dr. Luther Noble Duncan Records Inventory
1947-1965  Dr. Ralph Brown Draughon Records Inventory
1965-1980  Dr. Harry M. Philpott Records Inventory
1980-1983  Dr. Hanley Funderburk  Records Inventory
1983-1992  Dr. James M. Martin  Records Inventory
1992-Present Dr. William M. Muse Records Inventory


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