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Finding Aid for the Open Doors Collection
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|Title:||Open Doors Collection|
|Collector:||University of Mississippi|
|Physical Extent:||1 box (0.5 linear feet)|
|Repository:||University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections.University, MS 38677, USA|
|Language of Material:||English|
|Abstract:||Open Doors was a series of events held in 2002 at the University of Mississippi to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the university's integration. The collection contains materials relating to the integration and surrounding events, mostly created by individuals who were present at the integration.|
The Jordan Collection and the M. C. Falkner Collection were donated during the Open Doors events of September-October 2002. Other collections materials were acquired from various sources.
Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, April 2009, and Kathryn Michaelis, September 2011.
No further additions are expected to this collection.
Open Doors was a series of events held in 2002 at the University of Mississippi to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the university's integration.
Manuscripts, letters, newspapers, and other materials documenting the experiences of individuals present during the integration of the University of Mississippi.
Open Doors Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi
The Open Doors Collection is open for research.
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Resources at the University of Mississippi
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For more materials concerning the University of Mississippi, housed in the Archives & Special Collections, see our University of Mississippi subject guide.
|The Jordan Collection|
|Photocopy. TL. 19 October 1962. Jesse Dale Jordan, Deputy U.S. Marshal, So. District of Indiana to Chief U.S. Marshal James McShane (2p.)|
|Scope: Concerning University of Mississippi riot of 30 September-1 October 1962|
|The Jerry L. Stephens Collection|
|TMS. [23 March 2003]. Recollections of Jerry L. Stephens. 501st Airborne Division on the University of Mississippi campus, Fall 1962 (5p.)|
|F.E. Beemon Collection|
|TMS. [28 March 2003]. “Scenes in Black and White: The Youth of States Rights’ Grandson”/ F.E. Beemon (6p.)|
|J. Ralph Noonhester Coll.|
|TM. “Chapter V: A Firebomb and a Burning Cross” / J. Ralph Noonhester. (28pp.) Concerning William Carey College, South Mississippi and racism, Dahmer Family|
|Mrs. Clyde B. Everett Collection|
|ALS. [5 September 2002]. Mrs. Clyde B. Everett to Mississippi Arts for Southern Culture|
|Scope: Concerning Mississippi Economic Council, Frank Everett, and the integration of the University of Mississippi.|