1888 Commencement Invitation

Special Collection Treasures

Published July–August 2009 by Special Collection

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