Sullivan elected president

by MBJ Staff

Published: March 29,2013

Tags: Charles Sullivan, education, Mississippi Historical Society

Sullivan

Sullivan

Charles L. Sullivan, professor emeritus and archivist at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, has been elected president of the Mississippi Historical Society. He was named vice president in 2012 and elevated to the presidency during the most recent annual meeting. He will serve as president for one year.

Sullivan is the author of “The Mississippi Gulf Coast: Portrait of a People” (1985), “Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast” (1986), “Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast: Three Centuries of Destruction” (2009), “Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College: A History, 1911-2000″ (2002), “Down South with the Dixie Press” (2006) and “Gulf Coast Album: A Journey in Historic Photographs 1899-2011 From New Orleans Across the Mississippi Gulf Coast to Mobile” (2011). In collaboration with Bourbon Hughes, he produced “Valor Remembered: 20th Century War Dead of the State of Mississippi” (1996).

Named Biloxi Historian of the Year in 1987, Sullivan was also the recipient of the Director’s Award for Preservation of Mississippi Culture by the Mississippi Humanities Council (2008), the Dunbar Rowland Award from the Mississippi Historical Society in recognition of his lifelong contributions to the preservation, study and interpretation of Mississippi history (2010) and the Mary Ellen Alexander Award from the Long Beach Historical Society (2013).

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