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Historic photo of Ponce Hall circa 1960s

Dr. Thomas Graham

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Description of Research

Dr. Graham has been with Flagler College since 1973. He presently is Professor Emeritus of History in the Humanities Department.

He received his PhD in history from the University of Florida in 1973. His MA and BA degrees came from Florida State University in 1967 and 1965.

Dr. Graham's research interest is in Nineteenth Century United States History. He is the author of Flagler's St. Augustine Hotels (Pineapple Press, 2004), The Awakening of St. Augustine (St. Augustine Historical Society, 1978), Charles H. Jones, Journalist and Politician of the Gilded Age (University Presses of Florida, 1990) and Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine. Jones founded the Jacksonville, Florida Times-Union in the 1880s.

He is a past president and honorary life member of the St. Augustine Historical Society and has served on the Board of Directors of the Florida Historical Society.

Born in Miami in 1943, his family tree reaches back through the Sanchez and Alvarez families to the early 1600s in St. Augustine.