Harwell Goodwin Davis Library: Major Harwell Davis
Published on November 8, 2017
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Harwell Goodwin Davis Library, constructed in 1956, is named for Samford's president from 1939 to 1958. Major Davis won commendation for his service in World War I, during which he witnessed a scene in the Argonne Forest in France that altered his calling in life. Listen to Davis explain his inspiration and conviction to accept the presidency of Howard College.
Major Harwell G. Davis
Samford University Oral History Collection
University Library, Special Collection and University Archives