Oliver Cromwell Carmichael Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0404

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Carmichael, Oliver Cromwell (1891-1966)


File includes photographs, programs, and other biographical information.


  • 1938 - 1973

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Born in 1891 in Alabama, Oliver C. Carmichael earned his B.A. and M.A. at the University of Alabama and his B.Sc. and Diploma in Anthropology in 1917 as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. Dr. Carmichael was a specialist in languages, with a knowledge of Greek, Latin, and seven modern languages.

After World War I service, public school teaching, and nine years as President of Alabama College, he came to Vanderbilt. He became a Dean at Vanderbilt in 1935, Vice-Chancellor in 1936, and Chancellor in July 1937, serving in the latter post until 1946.


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