Integration correspondence

Identifier

holmes_verner_b4f5

Publication Date

9-29-1962

Description

Telegram from Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy regarding Meredith's arrival in Oxford and stating that any refusal to enroll Meredith would be in violation of District Court, the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. Dr. Verner S. Holmes was a member of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning from 1956 to 1980.

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford; Meredith, James, 1933-; University of Mississippi -- History; Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning;

Relational Format

archival material

Original Format

telegrams

Original Collection

Verner S. Holmes Collection. Archives and Special Collections. University of Mississippi Libraries.

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