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Finding Aid for the William Doyle Collection (MUM00550)

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Finding Aid for the William Doyle Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00550/
Title: William Doyle Collection
Dates: 1865-2002
Collector: Doyle, William, 1957-
Physical Extent: 9 boxes (3.75 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00550
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Research notes, interviews, primary source documents, and photocopies of documents pertaining to Doyle's work entitled An American Insurrection.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by William Doyle, 2002.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

University of Mississippi -- History
Meredith, James, 1933-
University of Mississippi -- Riot, 30 September 1962
College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford
Civil rights -- Mississippi


Formats

research notes
photocopies
photographs
clippings (information artifacts)
sound recordings


Historical Note

William Doyle's American Insurrection: James Meredith and the Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962, is an historic account of James Meredith's journey to integrate the University of Mississippi on 30 September 1962, which exploded into a violent conflict between federal and state authorities in Mississippi.


Scope and Content Note

Includes research notes and subject files for William Doyle's American Insurrection: James Meredith and the Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962, including materials on the integration, riot, aftermath. Materials include information on politicians and segregationist groups, as well. Also includes some materials on the University Greys.


User Information

Prefered Citation

William Doyle Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The William Doyle 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 collections on Civil Rights & the Integration of the University of Mississippi, see the Civil Rights & Race Relations subject guide.

For more collections on the history of the University of Mississippi, see the University of Mississippi subject guide.


Separated Material

Photographs and the J.F.K. tape have been removed to cold storage for preservation.


Container List

Folder 1.1 Research Notebook (1)
Folder 1.2 Research Notebook (2), includes interview notes
Folder 1.3 Edits
Folder 1.4 Interviews-Notes
Folder 1.5 Correspondence (1)
Folder 1.6 Correspondence (2)
Folder 1.7 Correspondence (3)
Folder 1.8 RESTRICTED: David Sansing Notes (1)
Folder 1.9 RESTRICTED: David Sansing Notes (2)
Folder 1.10 RESTRICTED: David Sansing Interviews
Folder 1.11 Mississippi Department of Archives and History (1)
Folder 1.12 Mississippi Department of Archives and History (2)
Folder 1.13 Mississippi Department of Archives and History (3)
Folder 1.14 University of Mississippi Archives and Special Collections (1)
Folder 1.15 University of Mississippi Archives and Special Collections (2)
Folder 1.16 Library of Congress (1)
Folder 1.17 Library of Congress (2)
Folder 1.18 Press Coverage on Book
Folder 1.19 Public Notice for Book
Folder 1.20 Book Website
Folder 1.21 Book Reviews (1)
Folder 1.22 Book Reviews (2)
Box 1 Author's Research Yellow notepad with notes about collection upon acquisition
History and Early Civil Rights Movement
Folder 2.1 University Grays and Gettysburg (1)
Folder 2.2 University Grays and Gettysburg (2)
Folder 2.3 1865
Folder 2.4 Historical Background (1)
Folder 2.5 Historical Background (2)
Folder 2.6 Historical Background (3)
Folder 2.7 Historical Background (4)
Folder 2.8 Historical Background (5)
Folder 2.9 Historical Background (6)
Folder 2.10 William Faulkner (1)
Folder 2.11 William Faulkner (2)
Folder 2.12 Eisenhower-Little Rock
Folder 2.13 Little Rock (1)
Folder 2.14 Little Rock (2)
Folder 2.15 Little Rock (3)
Early Civil Rights Movement and Events leading up to James Meredith's Entrance to University of Mississippi
Folder 3.1 Medgar Evers Assassination
Folder 3.2 Medgar Evers
Folder 3.3 New York Segregation (2001)
Folder 3.4 Harry Murphy (1st Black Student at Ole Miss) (1)
Folder 3.5 Harry Murphy (1st Black Student at Ole Miss) (2)
Folder 3.6 Clyde Kennard
Folder 3.7 Clennon King
Folder 3.8 Maps (1)
Folder 3.9 Maps (2)
Folder 3.10 Maps (3)
Folder 3.11 Maps (4)
Folder 3.12 Map of MP Entry by Donnie Bowman
Folder 3.13 University of Mississippi (1)
Folder 3.14 University of Mississippi (2)
Folder 3.15 University of Mississippi (3)
Folder 3.16 Oxford (1)
Folder 3.17 Oxford (2)
Folder 3.18 Oxford (3)
Folder 3.19 Oxford (4)
Folder 3.20 Oxford (5)
Folder 3.22 Chronologies
Folder 3.23 Buildup (1)
Folder 3.24 Buildup (2)
Folder 3.25 Buildup (3)
Folder 3.26 Buildup (4)
Folder 3.27 Buildup (5)
Folder 3.28 Buildup (6)
Folder 3.29 Buildup (7)
Folder 3.30 Buildup (8)
Folder 3.31 Buildup (9)
The Riot and Aftermath following James Meredith's Integration of the University of Mississippi
Folder 4.1 The Riot (1)
Folder 4.2 The Riot (2)
Folder 4.3 The Riot (3)
Folder 4.4 The Riot (4)
Folder 4.5 The Riot (5)
Folder 4.6 The Riot (6)
Folder 4.7 The Riot (7)
Folder 4.8 Aftermath (1)
Folder 4.9 Aftermath (2)
Folder 4.10 Aftermath (3)
Folder 4.11 Aftermath (4)
Folder 4.12 Aftermath (5)
Folder 4.13 Aftermath (6)
Folder 4.14 Aftermath (7)
Folder 4.15 Aftermath (8)
Sources concerning James Meredith's Entrance to the University of Mississippi and Official Responses to the Event
Scope: Includes legal investigations and cases
Folder 5.1 Ray Gunter and Paul Guihard
CPB41F3-10 Photographs
Separated Material: Original photographs removed for to cold storage for preservation--CPB41F3-10
CPB41F3 JFK-Barnet Tape
Note: Recorded 1962 on Dictaphone-Oval Office phone line, released by JFK Library in 1982, except final cut which was withheld by Evelyn Lincoln and released in 1998. "4A.1", etc. is JFK Library tape reference. There are other tapes of lower quality, of Cabinet Room meetings Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Times + dates are estimates by Doyle, Oxford time, then 2 hours before D.C.
Separated Material: Tape removed to cold storage for preservation
Item 1 (9/28) 4A.1 JFK, Barnett-negotiations
Item 2 (9/29) 4C.1 JFK, Barnett, RFK-negotiations
Item 3 (9/30) 4E.1+4F.1 JFK, Barnett, about 10:00PM-riot underway
Item 4 (9/30) 4F.2 Jack Rosenthal (Justice Dept.) and White House Secretary
Item 5 (9/30) 4F.3 RFK, Army Secretary Cyrus Vance, about midnight
Item 6 (9/30) 4F.4 JFK, Barnett, about midnight-riot underway
Item 7 (9/30) 4F.5 JFK, Barnett, about midnight-riot underway
Item 8 (10/1) 4F.6 Burke Marshall, Ramsey Clark (Justice Dept.) early AM
Item 9 (10/1) 4F.7+4G.1 RFK, General Creighton Abrams, early AM
Item 10 (10/1) 4G.2 JFK, General Abrams, 2:30AM-arrival of MPs
Item 11 (10/1) 4G.3 JFK, Barnett, approx. 8:00AM-'state police'
Item 12 (10/1) 4G.4 JFK, Solicitor General Archibald Cox, approx. 8:00AM
Item 13 (10/1) 4H.1 JFK, Cyrus Vance, Robert McNamara-20,000 troops
Item 14 (10/2?) 4J1 JFK, Cyrus Vance
Item 15 (10/9?) 50.2 JFK and ?gvt. official-segregation of troops
Folder 5.4 RFK-Barnett Calls (transcript)
Folder 5.5 Barnett Interposition Speech 9/13/62
Folder 5.6 5th Circuit Injunction 9/14/62
Folder 5.7 FBI Transcript of 9/25/62 Showdown
Folder 5.8 Barnett Proclamation 9/25/62
Folder 5.9 Rebel Resistance Flyer (Photocopy)
Folder 5.10 Military Police Raid on Sigma Nu House 10/1/62
Folder 5.11 Daily Mississippian 10/1/62
Folder 5.12 Ellis Nassour Dispatch 10/1/62
Folder 5.13 RFK Statement 10/2/62
Folder 5.14 Board of Trustees Statement
Folder 5.15 University Report 10/15/62
Folder 5.16 Meredith Class Schedule 2/5/63
Folder 5.17 Justice Department Statement 4/24/63
Folder 5.18 Mississippi Legislative Investigation
Folder 5.19 Mississippi Legislative Report (1)
Folder 5.20 Mississippi Legislative Report (2)
Folder 5.21 Grand Jury Report
Folder 5.22 Indictments (1) 10/2/62
Folder 5.23 Indictments (2) 1/63
Folder 5.24 Murder Investigations
Folder 5.25 RESTRICTED: William Lamb Papers (1) copy
Folder 5.26 RESTRICTED: William Lamb Papers (2) Falkner, Murry C. vs. USA
Folder 5.27 RESTRICTED: William Lamb Papers (3) State vs. McShane
Press & Personal Accounts of James Meredith's Entrance to the University of Mississippi
Folder 6.1 Faulkner-Holiday Magazine April 1954
Folder 6.2 World Events 9/62
Folder 6.3 Life Magazine Article 10/12/62
Folder 6.4 LOOK Magazine Article
Folder 6.5 "Oxford!" The National Guardsman Article November 1962
Folder 6.6 Newsweek 10/15/62 (1)
Folder 6.7 Newsweek 10/15/62 (2)
Folder 6.8 Saturday Evening Post Article
Folder 6.9 Time Inc. Dispatches (1)
Folder 6.10 Time Inc. Dispatches (2)
Folder 6.11 Time Magazine Article 10/12/62
Folder 6.12 US News and World Report (1)
Folder 6.13 US News and World Report (2)
Folder 6.14 Walter Lord Book
Folder 6.15 "A Long Night" Ellen Douglas (1)
Folder 6.16 "A Long Night" Ellen Douglas (2)
Folder 6.17 Daily Mississippian 1972, 1982
Folder 6.18 Dan Rather Book 1977
Folder 6.19 Parting the Waters
Folder 6.20 Willie Morris Article LIFE June 1981
Folder 6.21 Meredith (1)
Folder 6.22 Meredith (2)
Folder 6.23 Meredith (3)
Folder 6.24 Meredith (4)
Folder 6.25 Meredith (5)
Folder 6.26 James Meredith Oral History
Folder 6.27 James Meredith vs Ole Miss, Book by James Meredith
Folder 6.28 Meredith Book: Return to Japan
Folder 6.29 Felix Bolo Letter (Paul Guihard's Boss)
Folder 6.30 Brunini document
Folder 6.31 Doubleday
Folder 6.32 Dr. Clare Marquette Statement
Folder 6.33 Constance Baker Motley
Folder 6.34 Ellis Nassour Statement
Folder 6.35 Tally Riddell Statement
Folder 6.36 Gene Same Statement (wounded marshall)
Folder 6.37 Chuck Shockley Papers
Folder 6.38 Shockley Document
Folder 6.39 Gerald Walton Riot Diary
Folder 6.40 Role of St. Peter's Church
Folder 6.41 Duncan Gray
Local and State Officials and Organizations involved in the Integration of the University of Mississippi, Ku Klux Klan, Sovereignty Commission, and Citizens Council
Folder 7.1 Barnett (1)
Folder 7.2 Barnett (2)
Folder 7.3 Barnett (3)
Folder 7.4 Barnett Book Draft
Folder 7.5 Barnett's Children
Folder 7.6 Paul Johnson (1)
Folder 7.7 Paul Johnson (2)
Folder 7.8 Minutemen
Folder 7.9 William Simmons
Folder 7.10 Edwin Walker (1)
Folder 7.11 Edwin Walker (2)
Folder 7.12 Edwin Walker (3)
Folder 7.13 (Gen.) Edwin Walker (4)
Folder 7.14 Klan (1)
Folder 7.15 Klan (2)
Folder 7.16 Sovereignty Commission (1)
Folder 7.17 Sovereignty Commission (2)
Folder 7.18 Sovereignty Commission (3)
Folder 7.19 Sovereignty Commission (4)
Folder 7.20 Sovereignty Commission Report on Meredith 2/14/61
Folder 7.21 Sovereignty Commission Report on Riot
Folder 7.22 Citizens Council (1)
Folder 7.23 Citizens Council (2)
Folder 7.24 Citizens Council (3)
Folder 7.25 Citizens Council (4)
Folder 7.26 Citizens Council (5)
Folder 7.27 Citizens Council (6)
Folder 7.28 Citizens Council (7)
Folder 7.29 Citizens Council (8)
Folder 7.30 Citizens Council (9)
Folder 7.31 Reverse Freedom Rides
National leaders and organizations involved in the integration of the University of Mississippi
Scope: Includes Kennedy Administration, Federal Marshals, Military Police, and the United States Army
Folder 8.1 JFK, RFK + Administration
Folder 8.2 Nicholas Katzenbach
Folder 8.3 Burke Marshall Profile
Folder 8.4 Burke Marshall/Theodore Sorensen Interviews
Folder 8.5 Burke Marshall Interview
Folder 8.6 Marshals (1)
Folder 8.7 Marshals (2)
Folder 8.8 Marshals (3)
Folder 8.9 Marshals (4)
Folder 8.10 Marshals-Birmingham
Folder 8.11 Marshals 1962 Riot Manual
Folder 8.12 Marshals Manual 1962
Folder 8.13 Marshals Riot Manual
Folder 8.14 Photo of Marshal w/ Shotgun
Folder 8.15 McShane
Folder 8.16 Highway Patrol
Folder 8.17 Major Ray Le Van 503rd MP
Folder 8.18 503rd MP Battalion (1)
Folder 8.19 503rd MP Battalion (2)
Folder 8.20 503rd MP Battalion (3)
Folder 8.21 503rd MP Battalion (4)
Folder 8.22 503rd MP Battalion (in action) (5)
Folder 8.23 716th MP Battalion
Folder 8.24 720th MP Battalion
Folder 8.25 Military Police
Folder 8.26 Mississippi National Guard (1)
Folder 8.27 Mississippi National Guard (2)
Folder 8.28 Mississippi National Guard (3)
Folder 8.29 National Guard (1)
Folder 8.30 National Guard (2)
Folder 8.31 Army History (1)
Folder 8.32 Army History (2)
Folder 8.33 Army (1)
Folder 8.34 Army (2)
Folder 8.35 Army Memo Denying Medals
Folder 8.36 Army Report
Folder 8.37 William Johnson Interview 82nd Airborne
Segregation of Troops, FBI, and Miscellaneous
Folder 9.1 Segregation of Troops (1)
Folder 9.2 Segregation of Troops (2)
Folder 9.3 Segregation of Troops (3)
Folder 9.4 Segregation of Troops (4)
Folder 9.5 FBI Files (1)
Folder 9.6 FBI Files (2)
Folder 9.7 FBI Files (3)
Folder 9.8 FBI Files (4)
Folder 9.9 Miscellaneous (1)
Folder 9.10 Miscellaneous (2)
Folder 9.11 Miscellaneous (3)
Folder 9.12 Miscellaneous (4)
Folder 9.13 Miscellaneous (5)

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