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Michael Alan Breedlove, American archivist. Recipient Graduate assistantship University Alabama, Birmingham, 1979-1980, Daughters of the American Revolution scholarship, 1980, Graduate teaching assistantship American University, 1981-1982, 82-83, Hurst fellowship American University, 1981-1982, 82-83.


Breedlove, Michael Alan was born on January 7, 1952 in Selma, Alabama, United States. Son of John Will and Mary Watson (Griffith) Breedlove.


Bachelor in History, University Alabama, 1979. Master of Arts in History, University Alabama, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in the United States History, American University, Washington, 1990.


Archivist, music curator, Alabama Power Company, 1984-1985;archivist, Alabama Department Archives and History, Montgomery, 1985-1988;archivist, head special collections, Alabama Department Archives and History, Montgomery, 1988-1991;archivist, head government records description, Alabama Department Archives and History, since 1991;supervisor Records Center State Alabama, Microform Storage Preservation Vault, 1996-1997. Adjunct professor of history U. Alabama, Birmingham, 1984-1985, Auburn U., Montgomery, since 1991, Troy State University, Montgomery, 1992, Alabama State University, since 1992. Mem.adv. county Biographical Guide to Alabama Literature, 1991-1995.

Presenter in field.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Journal of History Studies, 1982-1983. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Statewide judge Citizen Bee Competition, Montgomery, 1993. Member Society of America Archivists (participated as member steering committee government records section, 1994-1997, vice chair, 1995-1996, chair 1996-1997), Alabama History Association (treasurer since 1992, local history society award committee 1990-1991), Southern History Association (membership committee 1989-1990), Society Alabama Archivists (chairman local arrangements 1987, treasurer 1987-1992), Alabama Association Historians, West Elmore County History Society, Montgomery County History Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cards, checkers.


Married E. Brooks Taylor, August 29, 1992.

John Will Breedlove

Mary Watson (Griffith) Breedlove

E. Brooks Taylor