When librarian William Stanley Hoole retired from the University of Alabama in 1973, he left a legacy of achievement worthy of consideration among librarianship's most capable pioneers. In twenty-nine years at the institution, Hoole improved the university's library service and holdings and won intellectual acclaim for the school through his numerous publications covering a wide range of topics. He addressed an organizational problem within the archival collection that resulted in the creation of a separate wing boasting his name today, the William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library (WSHSCL). Capitalizing on the freedom of retirement, he moved from one stage of a prolific publishing career to another, producing works from his own Confederate Publishing Company.
"William Stanley Hoole: Scholar-Librarian,"
Provenance, Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists
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