More than 1 million documents have been donated to the University of South Alabama, opening a window into Alabama’s history, from early statehood through the Civil War and into the early 1900s.
The Doy Leale McCall Collection is valued at an estimated $3.1 million. The McCall family has “given the university a wonderful treasure that underscores the institution’s role as an interpreter and preserver of our history and culture,” said USA President Gordon Moulton.
You can read more in an article by Renee Busby in the al.com web site at http://goo.gl/zOzoZ
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