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Finding Aid for the David G. Sansing Collection (MUM00402)

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Finding Aid for the David G. Sansing Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00402/
Title: David G. Sansing Collection
Dates: 1840-1999
Collector: Sansing, David G.
Physical Extent: 10 boxes ( linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00402
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Materials relating to David G. Sansing's The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by Dr. David G. Sansing in 1999.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

University of Mississippi -- History
University of Mississippi -- Centennial celebrations, etc
College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865


Formats

research notes
manuscripts for publication
interviews
correspondence
photographs


Biographical Note

Dr. David G. Sansing is an Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Mississippi. Among his books are A History of the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion (with Carroll Waller) and Making Haste Slowly: The Troubled History of Higher Education in Mississippi.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, notes, source materials, photographs, manuscript drafts and other materials relating to the 1999 publication of The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History.


User Information

Prefered Citation

David G. Sansing Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The David G. Sansing Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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.


Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more University of Mississippi archival collections, see our University of Mississippi subject guide.

For more resources on the integration of the University of Mississippi, see our Civil Rights & Race Relations subject guide.


Separated Material

Photographs have been moved to cold storage for preservation; currently housed in Collection Photographs Box 39.


Container List

Folder 1.1 Chapter 1, 1803-1840. Includes notes and annotated drafts of Chapter I
Folder 1.2 Contains notes related to the founding of the University
Folder 1.3 Contains notes related to the founding of the University
Folder 1.4 Contains notes related to the founding of the University
Folder 1.5 Contains notes related to the life of the first University President, George Frederick Holmes (1848-1849)
Folder 1.6 Contains notes related to the life and career of the second University President, Augustus B. Longstreet (1849-1856)
Folder 1.7 Contains notes related to the life and career of the third University Chancellor, Frederick A.P. Barnard (1856-1861)
Folder 1.8 Contains notes related to the life and career of John Millington, Professor of Natural Science, Chemistry, Geology, Mineralogy, Botany, and Natural Philosophy
Folder 1.9 University of Mississippi Catalogues: 1852-1857
Folder 1.10 University of Mississippi Catalogues: 1857-1859
Folder 1.11 University of Mississippi Catalogues: 1859-1861
Folder 1.12 Notes on members of the Mississippi Legislature, 1817-1908
Folder 1.13 Laws and regulations of the University of Mississippi: 1849-1858
Folder 1.14 Religious controversy, first commencement notes
Folder 1.15 Notes on early transportation in Mississippi
Folder 1.16 Assorted notes on early Mississippi and the University
Folder 1.17 Notes on early Oxford and the University
Folder 1.18 Notes on early Oxford and the University
Folder 1.19 Notes on Albert Taylor Blesdoe, Chair of Mathematics, 1848-1854
Folder 1.20 Notes on Albert Taylor Blesdoe, Chair of Mathematics, 1848-1854
Folder 1.21 Oxford newspaper clippings, June 1860-May 1861
Folder 1.22 Civil War letters from students and faculty
Folder 1.23 Civil War in Oxford
Folder 1.24 Photocopy of John H. Graham journal, 1861
Folder 1.25 John Wesley Johnson Diary, selected transcriptions
Folder 1.26 Notes on John N. Waddel, Chancellor 1865-1874
Folder 1.27 Notes on reorganization and Reconstruction
Folder 1.28 Notes on reorganization and Reconstruction
Folder 1.29 Notes on reorganization, 1886-1910
Folder 1.30 Notes on La Bauve Trustee
Folder 2.1 Notes on William Forbes Stearns
Folder 2.2 Notes on William Forbes Stearns
Folder 2.3 Notes on William Forbes Stearns
Folder 2.4 Notes on William Forbes Stearns
Folder 2.5 Notes on William Forbes Stearns
Folder 2.6 Notes on William Forbes Stearns
Folder 2.7 Notes on William Forbes Stearns
Folder 2.8 Notes on the "Changing Role of the University, 1910-1928"
Folder 2.9 Notes on Blind Jim Ivy
Folder 2.10 Notes from "The Bilbo Years"
Folder 2.11 The "Bilbo File"
Folder 2.12 Notes on Bilbo reforms
Folder 2.13 Notes on the Bilbo "purge", 1928-1932
Folder 2.14 Notes on the Bilbo "purge", 1928-1932
Folder 2.15 Notes on the Bilbo "purge", 1928-1932
Folder 2.16 Notes on Bilbo, 1930
Folder 2.17 "Depression and War, 1932-1945"
Folder 2.18 "1934-35, UM"
Folder 2.19 "1935-1936, UM"
Folder 2.20 "1936-1937, UM"
Folder 2.21 "1937-1938, UM"
Folder 2.22 "1938-1939, UM"
Folder 2.23 "1939-1940, UM"
Folder 2.24 "1940-1941, UM"
Folder 2.25 "1941-1942, UM"
Folder 2.26 "1942-1943, UM"
Folder 2.27 "1943-1944, UM"
Folder 3.1 "1944-1945, UM"
Folder 3.2 "1945-1946, UM"
Folder 3.3 "1946-1947, UM"
Folder 3.4 "1947-1948, UM"
Folder 3.5 "College Boom, 1945-1962"
Folder 3.6 "Speaker Ban Cases"
Folder 3.7 "Conflict and Continuity, 1961-1968"
Folder 3.8 Meredith case
Folder 3.9 "Chapter 9--Meredith"
Folder 3.10 "Chapter 12: 1962-1972"
Folder 3.11 "Images of Ole Miss"
Folder 3.12 Clippings regarding the flag controversy
Folder 3.13 University flag and symbols
Folder 3.14 "Search for a Southern Eden." Regarding symbols
Folder 3.15 "Search for a Southern Eden." Regarding symbols
Folder 3.16 "Search for a Southern Eden." Regarding symbols
Folder 3.17 "African American presence at the University"
Folder 3.18 Black Student Union, 1983
Folder 3.19 "Porter Fortune years, 1968-1984"
Folder 3.20 Verner Holmes, miscellaneous
Folder 3.21 Verner Holmes' retirement
Folder 3.22 Verner Holmes' children
Folder 3.23 Verner Holmes' Day, 1978
Folder 3.24 "R. Gerald Turner Years, 1984-1995"
Folder 3.25 "Robert Khayat Years, 1995-"
Folder 3.26 Khayat Inauguration Packet, 11 April 1996
Folder 3.27 Khayat Inauguration Packet, 11 April 1996
Folder 4.1 Studies of the Institute of Higher Learning
Folder 4.2 Studies of the Institute of Higher Learning
Folder 4.3 Studies of the Institute of Higher Learning
Folder 4.4 Board of Trustees--Membership and Biography
Folder 4.5 Board of Trustees, 1840-1904
Folder 4.6 Board of Trustees, 1910-1932
Folder 4.7 Notes on Board Minutes, 1930-1956
Folder 4.8 Notes on Board Minutes, 1956-1970
Folder 4.9 Notes on Board Minutes, 1971-1980
Folder 4.10 Board of Trustees, 1932-1944
Folder 4.11 Board of Trustees, 1944-1956
Folder 4.12 Board of Trustees, 1956-1961
Folder 4.13 Board of Trustees, 1963-1971
Folder 4.14 Board-Meredith-Mounger material
Folder 4.15 Board-Chronology
Folder 4.16 Board- Laws
Folder 4.17 Board- General Statements
Folder 4.18 Board Chapter, 1962-1972
Folder 4.19 Board Chapter, 1962-1972
Folder 4.20 Board of Trustees, 1972-1980
Folder 4.21 Board of Trustees, 1972-1980
Folder 4.22 Board- People to interview
University of Mississippi Publications
Folder 5.1 Fall 1995. University of Mississippi Museums, The Mockingbird
Folder 5.2 2 February-30 October 1995. University of Mississippi Library, "Library Update"
Folder 5.3 Spring 1995-1998. University of Mississippi Foundation, "Foundation News"
Folder 5.4 Center for the Study of Southern Culture, "The Southern Register"
Folder 5.5 Center for the Study of Southern Culture, "The Southern Register"
Folder 5.6 Center for the Study of Southern Culture, "The Southern Register"
Folder 5.7 University of Mississippi, "The Monday Report"
Folder 5.8 University of Mississippi School of Education, "Visions"
Interviews
Folder 5.9 20 October 1978. "1963, 1964, and 1965"/ Dr. E.R. Jobe and Verner Holmes
Folder 5.10 24 August 1978. Dr. Holmes, Dr. E.R. Jobe, and Mr. Scott
Folder 5.11 18 September 1978. David Sansing and Thomas J. Tubb
Folder 5.12 18 September 1978. David Sansing and Charles Dixson Fair
Folder 5.13 20 September 1978. David Sansing and William O. Stone
Folder 5.14 21 September 1978. David Sansing and W.H. Mounger
Folder 5.15 23 September 1978. David Sansing and M.M. Roberts
Folder 5.16 12 October 1978. David Sansing and Harry G. Carpenter
Folder 5.17 13 October 1978. David Sansing and S.R. Evans
Folder 5.18 10 June 1980. David Sansing and Tally Riddell
Folder 5.19 10 June 1980. David Sansing and Bobby Chain
Folder 5.20 11 June 1980. David Sansing and George Watson
Folder 5.21 12 June 1980. David Sansing and Bobby J. Garraway
Folder 5.22 Undated. Interview with Dr. Chuck Noyes
Folder 5.23 Undated. Unidentified interview letter
Folder 5.24 24 March 1998. David Sansing and former University of Mississippi Chancellor Gerald Turner
Folder 5.25 20 March 1998. David Sansing and Chancellor Robert Khayat
Audio Cassettes
Box 5 Dr. Eugene Morrison, 23 August 1995
Box 5 Dr. Arthur Guyton 19 August 1995
Box 5 Dr. Julius Cruse, 19 August 1995
Subject Files
Folder 6.1 University of Mississippi Medical Center
Folder 6.2 University of Mississippi Medical Center
Folder 6.3 University of Mississippi Medical Center
Folder 6.4 University of Mississippi Medical Center
Folder 6.5 University of Mississippi financial documents sent by Mary Duvall to Dr. Sansing
Folder 6.6 University of Mississippi related correspondence given by Mary Duvall to David Sansing, Undated-21 December 1925
Folder 6.7 University of Mississippi related correspondence given by Mary Duvall to David Sansing, 11 June 1936-14 May 1962
Folder 6.8 University of Mississippi related correspondence given by Mary Duvall to David Sansing. 16 May 1962-21 October 1980
Folder 6.9 University of Mississippi related documents sent from Mary Duvall to David Sansing
Folder 6.10 University of Mississippi Foundation information
Folder 6.11 Athletics
19th century sources
Folder 6.12 Bound post 1865 University of Mississippi faculty minutes
Folder 6.13 Photocopy. 1873. Historical Discourse Delivered on the Quarter-Centennial Anniversary of the University of Mississippi on Wednesday, June 25th, 1873 by John N. Waddel, D.D., LL.D., Chancellor of the University
Folder 6.14 Photocopy. 1879. All the Laws and Regulations in Relation to the University of Mississippi Carefully Compiled and Chronologically Arranged by H.M. Sullivan, Esq., Attorney at Law and Secretary Board of Trustees, Oxford, Mississippi
Folder 6.15 Photocopy. 1899. History of Education in Mississippi by Edward Mayes, LL.D., Ex-Chancellor of the University of Mississippi, President of the State Historical Association of Mississippi
20th century sources
Folder 6.16 "We Must Educate, Not Be Educated By Others:" The Founding of Mississippi Industrial College and the Problems of African American Education in the South"/ Matthew McMillen, Southern Studies Seminar 601
Folder 6.17 Bibliography notes
Folder 6.18 Sources to check
Folder 6.19 "A History of the Founding and Early Growth of the University High School, Oxford, Mississippi"
Folder 6.20 Resumes of histories
Folder 6.21 Untitled manuscript written by University of Mississippi Administrator Hugh Clegg about the integration of the University in 1962
Folder 6.22 Undated manuscript. "150 Years of Leadership: The University of Mississippi 1844-1944, Ole Miss by Franklin Edwin Moak"
Manuscript drafts
Folder 7.1 Unidentified manuscript materials
Folder 7.2 Drafts of preface
Folder 7.3 Draft of chapter one
Folder 7.4 Draft of chapter two
Folder 7.5 Draft of chapter three
Folder 7.6 Draft of chapter four
Folder 7.7 Draft of chapter four
Folder 7.8 Draft of chapter five
Folder 7.9 Draft of chapter seven
Folder 7.10 Draft of chapter seven
Folder 7.11 Draft of chapter seven
Folder 7.12 Draft of chapter eight
Folder 7.13 Draft of chapter eight
Folder 7.14 Readers remarks
Box 8 "The University of Mississippi: A Bi-centennial History"/ David Sansing
Illustrations
Folder 7.15 Mississippi counties with islands
Folder 7.16 Mississippi votes for governor, 1951-1979
Folder 7.17 Mississippi votes for president, 1948-1980
Folder 7.18 Mississippi counties
Folder 7.19 Mississippi counties
Folder 7.20 Mississippi counties
Folder 7.21 Illustrations
Oversize
Box 9
Box 10
Photographs
Separated Material: Removed to Collection Photographs, Box 39, for preservation