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Finding-Aid for the William Murphy Collection (MUM00326)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00326/
Creator:
William P. Murphy
Title:
William Murphy Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1954-1978
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection contains articles, correspondence, and clippings related to the life of William Murphy. Items were created 1954-1978.
Quantity:
1 box.
Number:
MUM00326
Location:
D-16.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
William Murphy Collection (MUM00326). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection contains articles, correspondence, and clippings related to the life of William Murphy. Items were created 1954-1978.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
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Container List

WILLIAM MURPHY (XEROGRAPHIES) COLLECTION
CONTROL NO: 85-3


BOX 1

FOLDER NO.: 1 (1954)

Article from The Summit Sun, 15 July 1954.

Plan of William Murphy of June 30, 1954 regarding Supreme Court decision banning segregation.

Anonymous letter from "A True and Faithful Ole Miss Rebel" to Murphy, 29 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Senator John Stennis from Murphy, 29 June 1954; with carbon copy of W. M. letter)

T. L. S. from Senator Russell Long to Murphy, 28 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Olin Johnston to Murphy, 28 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Burnet R. Maybank to Murphy, 28 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Senator Willis Robertson to Murphy, 29 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Senator Albert Gore to Murphy, 30 June 1954.

T. L. S. from assistant to Senator William Fulbright to Murphy, 30 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Lister Hill to Murphy, 30 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Florence Le Compte, staff of Senator Allen Ellender to Murphy, 5 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Senator John Sparkman to Murphy, 9 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Senator John Stennis to Murphy, 9 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Hunter Gholson to Mary Cain, editor of Summit Sun, 19 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Ralph White to Mary Cain, editor of Summit Sun, 21 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Tom L. Gibson to Murphy, 20 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Walter F. George to Murphy, 8 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Mary Cain, editor of Summit Sun to Ralph White, 23 July 1954.

T. L. S. from Murphy to John Stennis, 29 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Dick Russell to Murphy, 30 June 1954.

T. L. S. from Lyndon B. Johnson to Murphy, 29 June 1954.

T. L. from Murphy to John Stennis, 16 July 1954.

A. L. S. from Boyce Henderson to Murphy, 8 August 1954.


FOLDER NO.: 2 (1957)

Letter written by William Murphy, August 1957 to Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Review of The Sovereign States by J. J. Kilpatrick written by Murphy in Mississippi Law Journal, Volune XXIX.

Article in Mississippi Law Journal "reviewing a review" by William Ward.

FOLDER NO.: 3 (1958-1959)

Reply of Murphy to criticisms made by Edwin White, Lexington, Mississippi, 7 pp.

Statement of University of Mississippi, Board of Trustees, 27 August 1959, 2 pp.

"The School of Law," part of document by Edwin White, 9 pp.

T. L. from Wilburn Hooker to R. D. Morrow, chairman of Board of Trustees, 18 November 1958.

Part of document from Edwin White, 30 November 1958.

T. L. S. from Natie Caraway to Murphy, 10 July 1959, with response from Murphy, 13 July 1959.

T. L. S. from Les Prichard to Murphy, 10 July 1959, with response from Murphy, 13 July 1959.

T. L. S. from Mrs. Bobby Payne to Murphy, 10 July 1959, with response from Murphy, 14 July 1959.

T. L. S. from Thomas Jones to Murphy, 15 July 1959, with response from Murphy, 17 July 1959.

Carbon Copy of letter to J. D. Williams from Lawrence Franck, 22 July 1959, with response to Franck from Murphy, 28 July 1959.

Clippings.

FOLDER NO.: 4 (1960)

Clippings

Student petition from University of Mississippi Law School, 28 May 1960.

T. L. S. from Fred DeLong to Murphy, 23 March 1960, with response from Murphy, 28 April 1960.

Carbon copy of letter from Murphy to Hodding Carter, 28 March 1960, with response from Carter, 4 May 1960.

T. L. S. from Allen Gardner to Murphy, 22 March 1960, with response from Murphy, 4 May 1960.

T. L. S. from Howard Dyer Jr. to Murphy, 28 April 1960, with response from Murphy, 2 May 1960.

T. L. S. from Frank England to Murphy, 29 April 1960, with
response from Murphy, 2 May 1960.

T. L. S. from S. Burbage to Murphy, 29 April 1960, with response from Murphy 2 May 1960.

T. L. S. from W. Scott Thompson to Murphy, 2 May 1960, with response from Murphy, 4 May 1960.

T. L. S. from Mersky to Murphy, 6 May 1960, with response from Murphy, 12 May 1960.

T. L. S. from Robert Childres to Murphy, 6 May 1960, with response from Murphy, 12 May 1960.

T. L. S. from William F. Winter to Murphy, 19 May 1960, with response from Murphy, 20 May 1960.

A. L. S. from Cliff Sessions to Murphy, n. d.

FOLDER NO.: 5 (1961)

Letters, correpondence and memoranda file re: Murphy's summer 1961 contract with University of Missouri; 1961-62 contract; 1961-62 leave of absence; and denial of tenure status by Chancellor Williams.

FOLDER NO.: 6 (1962)

Letters, correspondence and memoranda file re: Murphy's resignation from the University of Mississippi Law School, 1 September 1962; and new position at University of Missouri.

FOLDER NO.: 7

"Shake-up at Ole Miss," by John Egerton - article from Change (Winter 1972-73).

"Tiger at Ole Miss," by Reese Cleghorn - article from "The Progressive" (June 1962).

"The report of the Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure," from Association of American Law School programs, 1962-63.

"The unreported crisis in the Southern Colleges," by C. Vann Woodward, reprinted in Harper's Magazine.

FOLDER NO.: 8

Letters and correspondence of Murphy re: allegations of 1957- 62 and Murphy's membership in the American Civil Liberties Union.

FOLDER NO.: 9

Transcript of an interview with William Murphy, 17 January 1978, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by Sean Devereux, 29 pp.