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Treasure Chest

The Treasure Chest is updated several times a year to feature different materials housed in the Special Collection department.

Previous Treasures

1888 Commencement Invitation

In June, 1888, the first Commencement of Howard College in its new location in Birmingham was held at the pavilion on the border of East Lake. Seven Young men received diplomas of graduation that day.


SC 36, #29 Howard College Commencement Invitation, 1888

Garrett, Mitchell Bennett. Sixty Years of Howard College 1842 - 1902