Open Access, 1980-1997


Jamie Whitten Gala Event for the Jamie Whitten Chair of Law and Government at the University of Mississippi (Part 1)

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Turner, R. Gerald (Robert Gerald), 1945-; Mabus, Ray, 1948-



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The Jamie Whitten Gala in Washington D.C. to honor U.S. Representative Jamie L. Whitten and to celebrate the creation of the Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government at the University of Mississippi (Part 1 of 2). Introduction by Chancellor R. Gerald Turner. Tributes by W. Frederick Smith (Chairman of Federal Express Corporation); Ray Mabus (Governor of Mississippi); Mary Ann Mobley (National Chairperson of the Ole Miss Annual Fund). Mississippi Toni Seawright sings "Mississippi, I Love My Home." William F. Winter (former governor of Mississippi) discusses the University of Mississippi Law School. Will Hickman (Board of Trustees, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning) outlines Whitten's education and career. Tribute by U.S. Representative Bob Michel.

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Whitten, Jamie L.; University of Mississippi. Law Center

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Jamie L. Whitten Collection (MUM00732), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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case label: The University of Mississippi, Communication and Resource Center, Bishop Hall, University, Mississippi 38677, (601) 232-5917; Series: Jamie Whitten Gala Dinner, Program: #1 56:45, Runtime: Taped 2/23/88 tape label: Jamie Whitten Gala, Tape #1 of 2, 56:45, Tennessee #4

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