Archives & Special Collections: Finding Aids


Document Type

Finding Aid

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Silver, James W. (James Wesley), 1907-; Meredith, James, 1933-; University of Mississippi; Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History -- 20th century; College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History; Segregation; Mississippi -- Politics and government; Mississippi -- Race relations; Mississippi -- Social conditions

General Physical Description Note

50 boxes (approximately 25 linear feet)


The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, audio, and printed material produced and collected by James Wesley Silver. Silver was a professor of history at The University of Mississippi from 1936 to 1964 and author of Mississippi: The Closed Society.


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