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Ann Hollingsworth Hamilton, American library director. Certified archives administrator Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1971. Grantee Visiting Professor with Birmingham City Council, Kellogg Foundation, 1978, Sabbatical grantee, Mellon Foundation, 1981; scholar Graduate Teaching Assistantship - Department of History, Mississippi State University, 1969-1970, Graduate Assistantship, Emory University, 1970-1971.


Hamilton, Ann Hollingsworth was born on February 6, 1947 in Bessemer, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Evelyn Virginia and Alonzo Ray Hamilton.


Bachelor, Alabama College, Montevallo, 1968. Master of Arts, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Master of Science, 1970. M.Librarianship, Emory University, Atlanta, 1971.

Diploma for Advanced Study in Librarianship, Emory University, 1988.


Reformed library (assistant professor) Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1971—1985. Library director Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, 1985—1987. Head, circulation department (associate professor) University of Alabama Libraries, Tuscaloosa, 1987—1992.

Associate director libraries, associate professor Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, 1992—1994, associate library, associate professor, 1994—2001, associate dean of the library and associate University library (professor), since 2001.


  • Certified archives administrator Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1971.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books.


Board director Birmingham International Educational Film Festival, Birmingham, Alabama, 1984—1985. Academy and instructional support advisory committee member Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon, Virginia, 1987—1989. Library advisory board Ogeechee Technology Institute, Statesboro, Georgia, 1994—1995.

Georgia history records advisory board Georgia Heritage Planning Committee, Atlanta, 1999—2000. Member Special Olympics Georgia, since 2001, area thirteen management team and secretary, 2001—2005. Task force member Alabama Presidential Elections, 2008—2009.

Member of American Library Association (governing council since 2001, chair, chapter relations committee 2005-2006, LAMA president's program committee chair 2007-2008, Association of College and Research Libraries LAMA designing higher edn.lib. & learning spaces guide task force 2007-2008, council orientation committee since 2007, president task force 2008-2009, Association of College and Research Libraries LLAMA Committee Building Resource since 2008, Association of College and Research Libraries LAMA interdivisional committee member since 2009), Association College & Research Library., LLAMA, Alabama Library. Association, Georgia Library.

Association (president 1998-1999, Bob Richardson awrd for significant contributions 2003), Southeastern Library. Association (secretary 1992-1994, treasurer 1994-1996, president 2002-2004, Mary Utopia Rothrock award 2006), Bulloch County History Society (life), Kappa Mu Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Beta Phi Mu (president beta kappa chapter 1979-1980).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, photography, cross stitch.


Evelyn Virginia

Alonzo Ray Hamilton