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Inventory of the George M. Street Collection (MUM00349)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00349/
Collecter:
Street, George M.
Title:
George M. Street Collection
Inclusive Dates:
1914-1985
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Correspondence and printed matter documenting the career of George M. Street at the University of Mississippi, including materials collected by Street pertaining to civil rights and integration, World War II, Street family genealogy, and university administration.
Quantity:
15.36 linear ft.
Number:
MUM00349
Location:
N-4
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library, Archives & Special Collections
University, MS 38677-1848
(662)995-7408; (662)915-5734 (fax)
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
George M. Street Collection (MUM00349). Archives & Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

 Collection Outline
The George Street Collection.
The George Street Collection - Accretion 1.

Biographical & Historical Note
George Street, a native Mississippian, spent the majority of his life in Mississippi. His received his academic training in Mississippi as well, including his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Mississippi. He was employed by the University in February, 1949, and retired in January, 1985. During his tenure he held the following positions, Supervisor of Student Housing, Director of Social Affairs, Assistant Dean of Men, Director of Placement and Financial Aids, Director of Development, Director of University Relations and others. He created and served as administrator of the first office of Placement and Financial Aids and administered the Carrier and Jones Scholarships. In 1993, he was elected to the University of Mississippi Alumni Hall of Fame.

Scope & Content Note
The material in the George M. Street Collection is divided as follows:
The George M. Street Collection: Two boxes of papers related to Street's administrative duties at the University of Mississippi.
The George M. Street Collection - Accretion 1: This accretion consists of correspondence, tapes and other materials documenting the career of George Street at the University of Mississippi. It also includes materials pertaining to the Meredith Crisis, Robert F. Kennedy's speech on campus and civil rights, generally. There is some genealogical information, typed transcriptions of the Civil War correspondence of John Berryman Crawford, and a folder of WWII correspondence between Dean Malcolm R. Guess and his student, Edward Lockard. "Correspondence" refers to personal letters as well as interdepartmental memoranda and other printed materials.

Arrangement
This finding aid describes two units: The George M. Street Collection, consisting of Street's original donation of materials to the University; and Accretion 1, consisting of additional material received at a later date. These two units were processed at different times and are described separately in the Container List below.

Restrictions
Copyright Restrictions
This collection is protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Index Terms
Desegregation in education
McDowell, Cleve
Meredith, James, 1933-
Mississippi--Race relations
Soldiers--Correspondence
Street, George M.

Separated Material
Materials Sent to Cataloging:
1. The Voice of Clarke College Feb. 1968 - Fall 1981
2. Community Plan to Counteract Racial Agitators
3. The Alpha Tau Omega Challenge Vol. 1 No. 2
4. Precept various issues
5. Annual Freedom Fund Banquet & Celebrity Tennis Matches April 29, 1983
6. A Tour of Yoknapatawpha County by Seiya Nishi. This appears to be a reprint and is written in Japanese.
7. The Dan Smoot Report October 8, 1962 "The Mississippi Tragedy"
8. University of Mississippi "Liberty Bulletin" Fall Semester 1962 1st Edition - 2 copies
9. Broadside "Rebel Resistance"
10. "The Founding and Early History of College Hill Presbyterian Church" by Will Lewis
11. "A History of Thaxton High School" October 9, 1982
12. "Conservative Students' Association" pamphlet 1964-65
13. "The Mississippi Story" Published and Distributed by Mississippi Municipal Association
Materials Sent to the Music Library/Blues Archive:
1. 2 - 45 rpm phonodisks The Rebel Band Plays Dixie
2. 2 - 45 rpm phonodisks Mississippi
3. Several copies of sheet music for the above

Container List
The George Street Collection.
b1f1
Guess Memorial Award.
b1f2
Forest Lands-Interior Department.
b1f3A
Land Acquisition Agricultural Department U.S. Forest Lands #2.
b1f3B
Land Acquisition Agricultural Department U.S. Forest Lands #2.
b1f4
Highway Six Four-Lane Opening Ceremony. September 10, 1980.
b1f5
GRANITE (YAF 1969).
b1f6
Faculty-Swartzbaug Case.
b1f7
HEW, Office of Civil Rights On-Site Inspection.
b1f8
First Federal Awards Forms.
b1f9
First Federal Awards. March 30, 1965.
b2f1
Geographical Survey Data. 1985.
b2f2
First Federal Awards. 1964.
b2f3
First Federal Awards. 1965.
b2f4
First Federal Awards. February 18, 1967.
b2f5
First Federal Awards. February 26, 1966.
b2f6A
First Federal Awards. 1969.
b2f6B
First Federal Awards. 1969.

Accession #95-134. The George Street Collection - Accretion 1.
b1
Inventory and Biographical Information.
 
Correspondence. 1914 through 1960.
b1
Correspondence, Misc. University of Mississippi. 1914-1941.
b1
Correspondence. 1942, 1948.
b1
Correspondence. 1950-1954.
b1
Correspondence. 1955.
b1
Correspondence. 1956.
b1
Correspondence. 1957-1958.
b1
Correspondence. 1959.
b1
Correspondence. 1960.
 
Correspondence. 1961-1964.
b2
Correspondence. 1961.
b2
Correspondence. 1962.
b2
Correspondence. 1963.
b2
Correspondence. 1964.
 
Correspondence. 1965-1968.
b3
Correspondence. 1965.
b3
Correspondence. 1966.
b3
Correspondence. 1967.
b3
Correspondence. 1968.
 
Correspondence. 1969-1971.
b4
Correspondence. 1969.
b4
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1970.
b4
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1970.
b4
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1971.
b4
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1971 .
 
Correspondence. 1972-1975.
b5
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1972.
b5
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1972.
b5
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1973.
b5
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1973.
b5
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1974.
b5
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1974.
b5
Correspondence. 1975.
 
Correspondence. 1976-1978.
b6
Correspondence. 1976.
b6
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1977 .
b6
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1977.
b6
Correspondence. 1978.
 
Correspondence. 1979-1980.
b7
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1979.
b7
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1979 .
b7
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1980.
b7
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1980.
 
Correspondence. 1981-1982.
b8
Correspondence. Jan - March, 1981.
b8
Correspondence. April - Sept, 1981.
b8
Correspondence. Oct - Dec, 1981.
b8
Correspondence. Jan - April, 1982.
b8
Correspondence. May - Dec. 1982.
 
Correspondence. 1983-1985.
b9
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1983.
b9
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1983.
b9
Correspondence. Jan - June, 1984.
b9
Correspondence. July - Dec, 1984.
b9
Correspondence. Jan - Feb, 1985.
 
Correspondence. undated.
b10
Correspondence. undated.
b10
Correspondence - cards, misc.. undated.
 
Miscellaneous Items.
b11
Guess-Lockard letters, misc.. 1940-1948.
b11
Guess-Lockard letters (World War II letters - includes letters exchanged between Dean Malcolm R. Guess and his student, Edward Lockard, then serving in the U.S. Army. Lockard was later killed in action). undated.
b11
Lockard clippings.
b11
Death of Malcom R. Guess.
b11
Street's farm file.
b11
Street's business file.
 
Sons of Confederate Veterans and Miscellaneous Legal Docs.
b12
Sons of Confederate Veterans - includes Street's membership information. ca. 1975-1988. 3 folders.
b12
Misc Legal Documents and correspondence.
 
Miscellaneous Items.
b13
Street's military service records.
b13
Letters on behalf of Robin Street Walker, his daughter. 1975, 1978.
b13
Speech material.
b13
Speeches correspondence.
 
Speeches and Speech Material.
b14
Five folders of speeches and related material.
 
Speeches and Speech Material.
b15
Six folders of speeches and speech material.
 
Speeches and Speech Material.
b16
Five folders of speeches and speech material.
 
Meredith Crisis.
Scope Note: Nine folders on Meredith Crisis - includes court documents, eyewitness accounts of the turmoil on campus, complete lists of those detained and arrested, letters from students, parents, and supporters and chronology of the events of 9/30-10/1.
b17
Miscellany. 1959, 1962.
b17
Meredith Crisis. Sept, 1962.
b17
Meredith Crisis. Oct, 1962.
b17
Meredith Crisis. Nov. 1-19, 1962.
b17
Meredith Crisis. Nov. 20-30, 1962.
b17
Meredith Crisis. Dec, 1962.
b17
Meredith Crisis. undated.
b17
Meredith Crisis Craig Knobles.
b17
Meredith Crisis clippings.
 
Meredith, Civil Rights. 1963-1966.
Scope Note: Folders deal with campus unrest - includes documents pertaining to the arrest and expulsion of Cleve McDowell, a black law student.
b18
Meredith, civil rights correspondence, includes Cleve McDowell correspondence. 1963.
b18
"The University and Integration" by J.D. Williams, largely correspondence in response to the above speech.
b18
Meredith, civil rights clippings, includes Cleve McDowell correspondence. 1963.
b18
Meredith, civil rights correspondence. 1964.
b18
Meredith, civil rights correspondence. 1965.
b18
Meredith, civil rights correspondence, misc. undated.
b18
Misc. civil rights-related publications. 1962-1965.
b18
Meredith, civil rights clippings. 1964-65, 1969.
 
Civil Rights. 1966-1983.
Scope Note: Seven folders on Civil Rights matters - includes the speech of Robert F. Kennedy on campus in 1966; the closing of Mississippi Valley State University in 1970; and reminisces and newspaper accounts of later years that Street filed under the heading, "U.S. v. Mississippi, revisited."
b19
Civil rights. 1966-1979.
b19
Civil rights clippings. 1966.
b19
Robert F. Kennedy speech on campus, correspondence, docs. 1966.
b19
Robert F. Kennedy speech on campus, clippings. 1966.
b19
Closing of Mississippi Valley State. 1970.
b19
US vs. MS. revisited. 1983.
b19
US vs. MS. revisited clippings.
 
Miscellaneous University, Genealogical Materials.
b20
Hugh Clegg correspondence, misc. 1954-1980 .
b20
University Police Dept., largely correspondence and legal docs pertaining to a lawsuit for salary increases. 1974-1975.
b20
Civil War letters of John Berryman Crawford, Company F 16th MS. infantry. 1863-1864. photocopies of typed transcriptions.
b20
Street genealogy.
b20
Street genealogical materials.
 
Clippings.
b21
Two folders of newspaper and magazine clippings.
 
Miscellaneous Oversize.
b22
An oversized box containing miscellaneous scrapbooks and other university-related material e.g. Dormitory Manager's Handbook. Also includes several campus flyers -- some obscene, some merely humorous -- drawn by students of the mid- and late 1960s..
 
Miscellaneous Oversize.
b23
Two notebooks of speech material; plus several reel-to-reel tape recordings of court hearings pertaining to civil rights..