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 Record Group
Identifier: RG-030

Scope and Contents

Material related to the 1963 integration of The University of Alabama by Vivian Malone and James Hood. Collection includes pamphlets, newsletters, etc. Included are materials on integration from various sources including The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and segregationist groups like the Tuscaloosa Council on Human Relations. Also included are issues of "The Rebel Underground" - a segregationist pamphlet.


  • 1963

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections ( with questions regarding specific manuscript collections. For more information about copyright policy, please visit: Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Vivian Malone and James Hood were the first African American students to successfully enroll at and attend The University of Alabama.


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Material related to the 1963 integration of The University of Alabama by Vivian Malone and James Hood.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Processing Information

Processed by Tom Land; updated by Kevin Ray, June 2020. Updated by Kendall Hallberg and Alex Boucher, March 2023.
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266