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Correspondence in this digital collection originates in the James Howard Meredith Collection and pertains solely to his presence at the University of Mississippi. Written from across the world in 1962-1963, these materials contain pro- and anti-Integration sentiment. The items housed at the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections represent a fraction of the correspondence Meredith received during his time in Oxford, MS. This collection does not include personal and business correspondence from the Meredith Collection. Much of the anti-Integration correspondence in this collection contains racial slurs and death threats.
|Types:||Correspondence | Text|
|Subjects:||Meredith, James, 1933- | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | College integration--Mississippi--Oxford | University of Mississippi--History | University of Mississippi--Riots | Race riots--Mississippi--Oxford | Federal-state controversies--Mississippi | Government, Resistance to--Mississippi--Oxford | United States, Mississippi, Oxford, 34.366495, -89.519248 | United States, Mississippi, Lafayette County, 34.3567578, -89.4849193|
|Institution:||University of Mississippi Libraries|
|Contributors:||John Davis Williams Library. Dept. of Archives and Special Collections|
|Rights and Usage:|
This collection may not be used for any purposes not protected by the Fair Use clause and academic exemptions of U.S. Copyright Law, which allows for duplication & reproduction solely for personal scholarly use. Since copyright remains with the authors in this collection, these items may not be re-posted on other websites or published.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://clio.lib.olemiss.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/jm_corr|