James Meredith's correspondence related to his 1962 enrollment in the University of Mississippi.
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Date of Original
African American civil rights workers--Mississippi
University of Mississippi--History
University of Mississippi--Riots
Government, Resistance to--Mississippi--Oxford
Meredith, James, 1933-
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.
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.
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