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Finding Aid for the Reverend Wofford K. Smith Collection (MUM00614)

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Finding Aid for the Reverend Wofford K. Smith Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00614/
Title: Reverend Wofford K. Smith Collection
Dates: 1962-1964
Collector: Smith, Wofford K.
Physical Extent: 4 boxes (1.668 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00614
Location: LL-18
Language of Material: English.
Abstract: Correspondence, ephemera and publications relating to the 1962-1964 activities of the University of Mississippi's Episcopal Chaplain, Wofford Smith.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of Robert F. Smith.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Stephanie McKnight.

Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 30 April 2009.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History
Episcopal Church -- Clergy
Meredith, James, 1933-
University of Mississippi -- History


Formats

clippings (information artifacts)
correspondence
ephemera


Biographical Note

The Reverend Wofford K. Smith was the University of Mississippi Episcopal Chaplain during the integration crisis in 1962. He was a supporter of integration. Rev. Smith left the University of Mississippi for the University of Maryland, retiring as chaplain emeritus in 1986. Smith died 10 August 1990.


Scope and Content Note

The Reverend Wofford K. Smith Collection contains mainly correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to the integration of the University of Mississippi and contemporaneous activities of the University of Mississippi's Episcopal Chaplain. These materials provide details of integrationist attitudes and support.


User Information

Prefered Citation

Reverend Wofford K. Smith Collection, 1962-1964, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Reverend Wofford K. Smith Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

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Arrangement

The first two boxes in the collection are arranged chronologically and the last two boxes are arranged by subject.

Container List

Box 1
Folder 1.1 ALS. 4 February 1962. “Bill Temple” to “My Dear Rev. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Leaving Ole Miss to go to another university, asks Rev. Smith to write him.
Folder 1.2 TL. 29 June 1962. “Clifford A. McKay, Jr.” to “Dear Tom” (Thomas L. Jones). (3pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Thanks him for helping with party, describes students on campus, list of party activities.
Folder 1.3 TL. 25 September 1962. “Phil Zabriskie, Ted Bennett” to “The Reverend Wofford Smith”. (1 p.)
Scope: Thinking of him during hard times.
Folder 1.4 TLS. 26 September 1962. “Phil” (Philip T. Zabriskie) to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Keeping Oxford in his thoughts.
Folder 1.5 ALS. 27 September 1962. “Bess J. McCoy” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Thanks him for his actions, believes African Americans should have choice of education but also has complaints.
Folder 1.6 ALS. 27 September 1962. “Struter Shining” to “Father Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Wishes him luck, asks him to come visit in Alaska.
Folder 1.7 TLS. 27 September 1962. “C. William Billingslea” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.)
Scope: Asks him about hosting a conference for religious leaders.
Folder 1.8 ALS. 30 September 1962. “Mrs. Halter L. Pratt” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Dissatisfied with his involvement on campus, supports Gov. Barnett.
Folder 1.9 ALS. 1 October 1962. “John Kamas” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (3pp.)
Scope: Shares with Smith a prayer he wrote.
Folder 1.10 TLS. 1 October 1962. “Jacob David Beck” to “Dear Chaplain Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Sympathy from the University of Washington.
Folder 1.11 ALS. 1 October 1962. “Charles Forbes” to “Dear Fr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Sympathy and prayers.
Folder 1.12 TLS. 1 October 1962. “Lamar Davis” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Appreciation of Smith’s actions.
Folder 1.13 ALS. 2 October 1962. “Linda Youngquist” to “Dear Father Smith and Canterbury”. (1p.)
Scope: Expresses support for Meredith, enclosed newspaper clipping from University of Washington.
Folder 1.14 ALS. 2 October [1962]. “Jane” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and anger toward Gov. Barnett.
Folder 1.15 TLS. 3 October 1962. “Vivian L. Brewer” to “Dear Reverend Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support, feels media is not showing liberal side of Mississippi.
Folder 1.16 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Henry P. Turner” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support, relates own experiences to current crisis, enclosed newspaper clippings.
Folder 1.17 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Ted” (Theodore McEachern) to “Dear Duncan and Wolford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.18 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Henry Golson” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.19 ALS. 4 October 1962. “Margaret McCulloch” to “My dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Support and prayers.
Folder 1.20 TLS. 4 October 1962. “W. Arlington Jones” to “Dear Reverend Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Tells Smith to stay out of the integration crisis.
Folder 1.21 ALS. 4 October 1962. “L. T. Dempsey” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Concerned about Smith’s political involvement and T.V. interview.
Folder 1.22 ALS. 4 October 1962. “Mrs. Samford Graham” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Expresses dislike of integration.
Folder 1.23 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Eliz G. Kirschten” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Dislikes Smith’s involvement in integration, afraid of miscegenation.
Folder 1.24 ALS. 4 October 1962. “Charles Fairman” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support, respect for Senator L.Q.C. Lamar.
Folder 1.25 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Vivian L. Brewer” to “Dear Reverend Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and newspaper clipping.
Folder 1.26 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Mrs. John D. Coffey, Jr.” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Donation and pamphlet from meeting of Bishops.
Folder 1.27 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Ensley Tiffin” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Thanks and support for equality.
Folder 1.28 TLS. 4 October 1962. “Sidney Pugh Ingram” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Justifications of segregation and disobeying federal laws.
Folder 1.29 TLS. 5 October 1962. “H. A. Wilday” to “Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Feels that without the white race, blacks would still be barbarians.
Folder 1.30 TLS. 5 October 1962. “Charles F. Rehkopf” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and prayers.
Folder 1.31 TLS. 5 October 1962. “Fred S. Flurry” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and prayers.
Folder 1.32 TLS. 5 October 1962. “Pat House” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from the Women’s Emergency Committee.
Folder 1.33 ALS. 5 October 1962. “Virgil P. Deatherage” to “Dear Sir”. (8pp.)
Scope: Does not see how Christianity can justify segregation, thanks him for his courage.
Folder 1.34 TLS. 5 October 1962. “Leighton Nugent” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and thanks.
Folder 1.35 TLS. 5 October 1962. “Gloria Stewart” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Support for segregation, does not see why Mississippi needs to repent.
Folder 1.36 TLS. 5 October 1962. “Claude” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Recollections of seminary, Letter of Support.
Folder 1.37 ALS. 5 October 1962. “Bill H.” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.38 ALS. 5 October 1962. “Nameless” to “Mr. Preacher”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Discontent with Smith’s actions, fears of miscegenation.
Folder 1.39 TLS. 5 October 1962. “Ralph” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Understanding and Letter of Support.
Folder 1.40 ACS. 5 October [1962]. “Mrs. Johnston” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Wishes ministers would stay out of politics.
Folder 1.41 TLS. 7 October 1962. “Mike Yarrow” to “Dear Wofford Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Solutions to student violence.
Folder 1.42 TLS. 7 October 1962. (Illegible) to “Dear Reverend Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Fears of miscegenation and communism.
Folder 1.43 ALS. 7 October 1962. “H.R. Schreiber, Mrs. H.V.S” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.44 TLS. 7 October 1962. “Lewis S. Doherty” to “Dear Governor Barnett”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Fears of socialism in the Church, Letter of Support.
Folder 1.45 TLS. 8 October 1962. “J.C. Rhodes” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Fears of desegregation and communism in the U.S.
Folder 1.46 ALS. 8 October 1962. “Mrs. Stevens” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disapproves of his actions concerning violence in Oxford.
Folder 1.47 ALS. 8 October 1962. “Jackie Boudreaux” to “Dear Sir”. (4pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Justification for not obeying federal law, criticizes President, Enclosed newspaper clippings.
Folder 1.48 TLS. 8 October [1962]. “Dick Foster” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and praise.
Folder 1.49 TLS. 8 October 1962. “C. William Billingslea” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Suggestions and Letter of Support.
Folder 1.50 TLS. 8 October 1962. “James Y. Perry, Jr.” to “Dear Chaplain Williams”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.51 TLS. 8 October 1962. “C.S. Rankin” to “Dear Reverand Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Accusations toward President Kennedy and NAACP.
Folder 1.52 ALS. 8 October 1962. “Mrs. W.E. Gore Sr.” to “Dear Brother Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Anger toward support of desegregation from Oxford ministers.
Folder 1.53 TLS. 8 October 1962. “Harry W. Shipps” to “My dear Father Wofford”. (2pp.)
Scope: Support and calendar of St. Mark’s Church.
Folder 1.54 ALS. 8 October 1962. “William J. Pickett” to “Rev. Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Feels that Smith has not given both sides of the story.
Folder 1.55 ALS. 9 October 1962. “A True Mississippian” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.) (3 copies of letter)
Scope: Discontent with Smith’s actions and words to the press.
Folder 1.56 TLS. 9 October 1962. “Emile” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.57 ALS. 9 October 1962. “Johnnie P. Sandifer” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Discontent over Supreme Court and NAACP.
Folder 1.58 ALS. 9 October 1962. “The Washington AT Keson” to “Dear Children”. (2pp.)
Scope: Support and pride.
Folder 1.59 ALS. 9 October 1962. “Mrs. A. H. Mangam” to “Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Writes that Bible justifies segregation.
Folder 1.60 TLS. 9 October 1962. “J. H. Ware” to “Dear Father Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Upset at Smith’s statement urging repentance, states suffrage should be gradual.
Folder 1.61 ALS. 10 October 1962. “George M. Keiser” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (4pp.)
Scope: Support and gratitude, describes his church in the North, newspaper clipping.
Folder 1.62 ALS. 10 October 1962. “Kevin Parvis” to “Dear Wofford”. (2pp.)
Scope: Letter of Thanks and Support.
Folder 1.63 ALS. 10 October 1962. “Thomas G. Greaves Sr.” to “The Episcopal Minister (Chaplain) of the Univ. of Miss.” (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Fears of miscegenation.
Folder 1.64 ALS. 11 October 1962. “Bill Casey” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Hopes that things in Oxford will improve.
Folder 1.65 TLS. 11 October 1962. “John Smoot”, “A. Brown Caldwell”, “Fred M. Webber”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from the Presbytery of Baltimore.
Folder 1.66 ALS. 11 October 1962. “James T. Smith” to “Sir”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disapproves of telegram to Gov. Barnett, newspaper clipping.
Folder 1.67 TLS. 11 October 1962. “Chapel Committee” to [Wofford K. Smith]. (1p.)
Scope: Support, admits that discrimination takes place in North.
Folder 1.68 TLS. 12 October 1962. “T. M. Nakayama” to “Dear Fr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Concerns about media, Letter of Support.
Folder 1.69 ALS. 12 October 1962. “Kamal” to “Dear Wofford”. (2 pp.)
Scope: Describes new job in Jordan, sympathy.
Folder 1.70 TLS. 12 October 1962. “Fred H. (Illegible)” to “Dear Reverend Smith”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Justifications for not letting Meredith into Ole Miss ; Pamphlet "Responsibility for Bloodshed at Ole Miss and Oxford, Mississippi”.
Folder 1.71 TLS. 12 October 1962. “Gordon Brown” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Upset with Episcopal ministers.
Folder 1.72 TLS. 13 October 1962. “David E. Nyberg” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.73 TLS. 14 October 1962. “William R. Richerson” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from First Methodist Church, Belzoni, MS.
Folder 1.74 TLS. 15 October 1962. “Terry” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Thanks him for talking in Baton Rouge, Letter of Support.
Folder 1.75 ALS. 15 October 1962. “Shannon Ritchey” to “Dear Father Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from the L.S.U. Canterbury Association.
Folder 1.76 ALS. 15 October 1962. “Frederick P. Woodruff” to “Reverend and Dear Sir”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Saint Peter’s Church, Auburn, N.Y.
Folder 1.77 TLS. 16 October 1962. (Illegible) to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Bishop of Washington.
Folder 1.78 TLS. 16 October 1962. “David Bowring” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from University of Toronto.
Folder 1.79 ACS. 17 October 1962. (Illegible) to (The Episcopal Chaplain). (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.80 TLS. 18 October 1962. “A.D. Beittel” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Support, concern with Citizens Council.
Folder 1.81 ALS. 18 October 1962. “Edward C. Lewis” to “Dear Father”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from The Church of the Intercession, Wisconsin.
Folder 1.82 ALS. 19 October 1962. “Louis” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Advises him to not get caught up in politics.
Folder 1.83 TLS. 19 October 1962. “Frederick Warnecke” to “My dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Apology and gratitude.
Folder 1.84 TLS. 21 October 1962. “Charlotte Millis” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from St. Paul, Minnesota.
Folder 1.85 ALS. 21 October 1962. “Dorathy Hadley” to “Dear Wofford”. (2pp.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 1.86 TLS. 22 October 1962. “Harry” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Diocese of Western Massachusetts.
Folder 1.87 TLS. 23 October 1962. “Stan Persons” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Thanks and support from Foley, Alabama.
Folder 1.88 TLS. 25 October 1962. “Mike Yarrow” to “Dear Wofford Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Des Moines, Iowa.
Box 2
Folder 2.1 ALS. November 1, 1962. “Mary Lyman, Linnea Stromberg, Fon Ruisch, Jean Gaalaas, and Jeff Westfield” to [Wofford K. Smith]. (1p.)
Scope: Clipping. Thanks for participating in discussion, newspaper
Folder 2.2 TLS. November 5, 1962. “M.T. Bird” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Looking for information.
Folder 2.3 TLS. November 5, 1962. “J. English Austin” to “Dear Canterbury”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Providence, Rhode Island.
Folder 2.4 TLS. November 5, 1962. “JBM” to “Dear Duncan”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity, Pamphlet enclosed.
Folder 2.5 ACS. [November 8, 1962]. “Dan Ecroyd” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.6 TLS. November 10, 1962. “William H. Worrilow, Jr.” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Enclosed copy of letter to Gov. Barnett.
Folder 2.7 TLS. November 12, 1962. “Marion T. Bird” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.8 TLS. November 13, 1962. “R. Brent Foreman” to “Dear Bishop Gray”. (4pp.)
Scope: Disagreements within Episcopal Church about segregation.
Folder 2.9 TLS. November 14, 1962. “Ottis E. Ragland” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disagreements.
Folder 2.10 TLS. November 19, 1962. “Frank Persons” to “Dear Father”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.11 TLS. November 22, 1962. “Mike Yarrow” to “Dear Friends”. (1p.)
Scope: Concerns about press attention.
Folder 2.12 TLS. November 22, 1962. “Mike Yarrow” to “Dear Friends”. (1p.)
Scope: Copy of Box 2.11 letter.
Folder 2.13 TLS. November 24, 1962. “F. Lewis” to “Dear Rev. Gray”. (1p.)
Scope: Upset with Mississippi Senate.
Folder 2.14 TLS. November 25, 1962. “Bert Honea, Jr.” to “Dear Sirs”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.15 TLS. December 3, 1962. “Duncan M. Gray” to “Dear Doctor”. (1p.)
Scope: Gratitude.
Folder 2.16 TCS. [December 10, 1962]. “Betty, Scott, Scott III, Bill and Geoffrey” to [The Rev and Mrs. Wofford K. Smith]. (1p.)
Scope: Christmas greetings and updates on family.
Folder 2.17 TLS. Published December 12, 1962. “David Calderwood” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.)
Scope: Outrage toward controversial book in library, published in Santa Ana Register, advertisement of Keep America Committee.
Folder 2.18 ALS. December 13, 1962. “Gerry Wright” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.19 TLS. December 19, 1962. “Julia Wiech Lief” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.20 ALS. December 21, 1962. “Don Warner” to “Dear Rev. Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Describes a visit with Meredith.
Folder 2.21 ALS. December 23, 1962. “John C. Bregger” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.22 TLS. December 1962. “Bob and Thelma” to “Dear Wofford and Virginia”. (2pp.)
Scope: Christmas greetings, recollection of trip.
Folder 2.23 ACS. December 1962. “Kamal” to [Mr. Wofford Smith]. (1p.)
Scope: Christmas greetings.
Folder 2.24 TLS. [1962]. “Wofford K. Smith” etc. to “Governor Ross Barnett”. (1p.)
Scope: Urge Governor and state to obey federal law.
Folder 2.25 TLS. January 4, 1963. “Wofford K. Smith” to “the Editor”. (1p.)
Scope: Upset with leaders of Mississippi.
Folder 2.26 TLS. January 8, 1963. “William H. Marmion” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Diocese of Southwestern Virginia.
Folder 2.27 TLS. January 9, 1963. “Phil” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Protestant Episcopal Church.
Folder 2.28 TL. January 10, 1963. (Not Signed) to “Rev. Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Upset at clergies actions, newspaper clipping.
Folder 2.29 TLS. January 11, 1963. “James” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Brandon Methodist Church.
Folder 2.30 ALS. January 13, 1963. “Cecil E. Edwards” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disapproval of integration.
Folder 2.31 AL. January 19, 1963. (Not Signed) to “Dear Smith”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disapproval of integration.
Folder 2.32 TLS. January 21, 1963. “Jack Vance” to “Dear Sir”. (3pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Problems with Federal Government and Communism.
Folder 2.33 TLS. January 23, 1963. “H. Albion Ferrell” to “Dear Father”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Howard University.
Folder 2.34 ALS. January 23, 1963. “Elizabeth J. Keller” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.)
Scope: Criticisms and newspaper clippings.
Folder 2.35 ALS. January 28, 1963. “Frederic Fox” to “Dear Chaplain Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Asks to see some of Smith’s writings.
Folder 2.36 TLS. January 30, 1963. “J. D. Williams” to “the Faculty, Staff, and Students of the University of Mississippi”. (1p.)
Scope: Comments about Meredith and the student population.
Folder 2.37 TLS. February 2, 1963. “Wofford K. Smith” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.)
Scope: Corrects editor in Pennsylvania.
Folder 2.38 TLS. February 8, 1963. “Phillip Huckaby” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Wesley Foundation of Florence, Alabama.
Folder 2.39 ALS. February 14, 1963. “Just a Friend to all” to “Dear Sir”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.40 ALS. February 25, 1963. “Frederick Fox” to “Dear Chaplain Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.41 ALS. March 2, 1963. “A. D. Beittel” to “Rev. Wofford K. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Travel expenses.
Folder 2.42 TLS. March 6, 1963. “Edwin King” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Thanks from Tougaloo Southern Christian College.
Folder 2.43 TL. March 25, 1963. “Wofford K. Smith” to “Dear Chancellor Williams”. (2pp.)
Scope: Reports of vandalism, copy of letter from Chancellor.
Folder 2.44 ALS. April 20, 1963. “Frank Sayre” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.45 ALS. May 2, 1963. “Bart Saxbe” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Support for Smith and Meredith.
Folder 2.46 TLS. May 9, 1963. “James E.H. Bolton” to “Dear Friend”. (1p.)
Scope: Gratitude.
Folder 2.47 TLS. May 14, 1963. “Robert R. Brown” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from The Diocese of Arkansas.
Folder 2.48 AL. [May 24, 1963]. (Not Signed) to [Rev. Wofford K. Smith]. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disapproves of intermarriage.
Folder 2.49 TLS. August 30, 1963. “Lea Macdonald” to “Dear Bishop Gray”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disapproval of minister’s actions, fears of Communism.
Folder 2.50 TLS. July 26, 1963. “Henry P. Turner” to “Dear Fr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Integration in Easton, Maryland.
Folder 2.51 TLS. April 27, 1964. “David J. Maurer” to “Dear Father Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Gratitude from Eastern Illinois University, newspaper clippings.
Folder 2.52 TLS. April 28, 1964. “Ronald L. Haxton” to “Dear Father Smith”. (1p.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Schedule for speaking at Oklahoma State University.
Folder 2.53 TLS. June 8, 1964. “Gordon Fearey” to “Wofford Kreth Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Pension assessment from the Church Pension Fund in New York.
Folder 2.54 TLS. November 6, 1964. “James V. Johnson, Jr.” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Appreciation for helping a former church member.
Folder 2.55 TLS. Undated. “Wofford K. Smith” etc. to “Governor Ross Barnett”. (1p.) (8 copies of telegram)
Scope: Ask Barnett to keep University open and obey federal laws.
Folder 2.56 ALS. Undated. unitdate>“Helen Boarts” to “Dear Wofford & Virginia”. (4pp.)
Scope: Recounts leaving Mississippi for better environment, Letter of Support.
Folder 2.57 ACS. Undated. “The Hadleys” to “Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and Christmas greetings.
Folder 2.58 ACS. Undated. “Jane” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Support and Christmas greetings.
Folder 2.59 AC. Undated. “Jay” to [Wofford K. Smith]. (1p.)
Scope: Christmas greetings.
Folder 2.60 ALS. Undated. “Philomenn Smartt” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Disapproval of federal government and Episcopal clergy.
Folder 2.61 ALS. Undated. “J.S. Johnston” to “Dear Wofford”. (4pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Proposes sending blacks back to Africa, newspaper clippings.
Folder 2.62 ACS. Undated. “Kathleen” to “Hi There”. (1p.)
Scope: Christmas greetings, asks about family.
Folder 2.63 ACS. Undated. “Lee G. Spainhour” to “Dear Father Smith”. (2pp.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.64 TCS. Undated. “Chaplain (Capt) Winfield S Bennett” to “Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.65 ACS. Undated. “Thelma” to “Hi”. (1p.)
Scope: Christmas greetings and updates on family.
Folder 2.66 TLS. Undated. “Dr. & Mrs. Henry Clay Wood” to “Dear Sir”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Biblical support for segregation, letter from General Edwin L. Walker.
Folder 2.67 ALS. Undated. “A. H. Sharpe” to “The Rev. Wofford K. Smith”. (3pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Dislikes President Kennedy and NAACP, newspaper clippings.
Folder 2.68 ALS. Undated. “A. H. Sharpe” to “Rev. Wofford K. Smith”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Biblical justification for segregation.
Folder 2.69 TLS. Undated. Brown McCullen” to “Dear Sir”. (2 pp) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Fighting spiritual war against Communism, newspaper clippings.
Folder 2.70 TC. Undated. (Not Signed) to [Wofford K. Smith]. (1p.)
Scope: Writes about gospel tract.
Folder 2.71 ALS. Undated. Gail Evernden” to “Dear Father Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from the Episcopal Church at the University of Washington.
Folder 2.72 ACS. Undated. “Edward Harmin” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Greetings and Letter of Support.
Folder 2.73 TLS. Undated. “Joseph L. Kellermann” to “Dear Wofford”. (1p.)
Scope: Letter of Support.
Folder 2.74 TCS. Undated. “Rev. George H. Prendergast” to [Wofford K. Smith]. (1p.)
Scope: Concerns about a student.
Folder 2.75 ALS. Undated. “Mrs. Adele Gilbes Vaught” to “Rev. Smith”. (2pp.) (2 copies of letter)
Scope: Dislikes integration, white feather enclosed.
Folder 2.76 ALS. Undated. “Tom Nicolls” to “Dear Mr. Smith”. (1p.)
Scope: Support from Ohio University minister.
Folder 2.77 AL. Undated. (Not Signed) to [Wofford K. Smith]. (3pp.)
Scope: Writes that clergy should watch actions.
Box 3
Folder 3.1 Common Sense: 1 September 1962 (2 copies)
Folder 3.2 Common Sense: 1 December 1962. “Jesus was not a Jew (2 copies)
Folder 3.3 The Churchman: November 1962
Folder 3.4 Our Church Times: 16 September 1962 (2 copies)
Folder 3.5 Great Issues ’64 : Vol. 1, No. 1; 4-6 May 1964
Folder 3.6 The Daily Collegian: 28 April 1964 (2 copies)
Folder 3.7 Race Relations Committee
Folder 3.8 American Birthright Committee
Folder 3.9 Southern Regional Council, Report L-38, 1 November 1962
Folder 3.10 Statements of the House of Bishops: Fall 1962
Folder 3.11 “Is Segregation Scriptural” by Dr. Charles O. Benham
Folder 3.12 “The Oxford Disaster…Price of Defiance” by Rep. Karl Wiesenburg
Folder 3.13 “The Parable of the Sower”: 2 February 1964 (3 copies)
Folder 3.14 “The Church’s Role in the Civil Rights Struggle” (2 copies)
Folder 3.15 “Some Questions and Answers on the Civil Rights Bill": Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Folder 3.16 “A Mississippi anthropologist takes a scientific look at Putnam’s ‘Race and Reason’” by Robert L. Rands (Professor of Anthropology, University of Mississippi)
Folder 3.17 “Look Up, Israel!” (NOT Zionist-Israeli)
Folder 3.18 “Students to Fight Rights ‘Invaders’”: Commercial Appeal: 1 May 1964
Folder 3.19 “The Abomination of Desolation”
Folder 3.20 “HATRED?” from J. Westerland
Folder 3.21 Church of the Intercession-9am Mass 19 August 1962, The Rev’d Canon Edward C. Lewis
Folder 3.22 Sermon of Rev. Alex D. Dickson, Jr., preached 14 October 1962 at the Parish Church of St. Columb’s, Jackson, MS (2 copies)
Folder 3.23 Statement to the University and Oxford Community (9 copies)
Folder 3.24 Wofford K. Smith Speech at Eastern Illinois University, 24 April 1964 (9 copies)
Folder 3.25 “The Mississippi Syndrome”, Wofford K. Smith Speech at Princeton University, 21 November 1963 (6 copies)
Folder 3.26 Wofford K. Smith Speech at Oklahoma State University, 5 May 1964 (4 copies)
Folder 3.27 “ ‘Ole Miss’ Chaplain Sees ‘Ray Of Hope’ “ Eastern News: Eastern Illinois University, 28 April 1964
Folder 3.28 “ ‘Ole Miss’ Chaplain Fears Mississippi Race Collision” Charleston , Illinois25 April 1964
Folder 3.29 Envelope from Eastern Illinois University (2 copies)
Folder 3.30 Government Week: “Great Issues of 1964”
Folder 3.31 Address of Capt. Charles Groover
Folder 3.32 Schedule for panel discussion (2 copies)
Box 4
Folder 4.1 Mississippi Freedom Summer Brochure (2 copies)
Folder 4.2 Mississippi Summer Project Brochure (2 copies)
Folder 4.3 Keep America Committee:
“WAKE UP!”
“JESUS WAS NOT A JEW”
“TREASON AT IT’S WORST AMERICA BETRAYED”
“WILL CHRISTIANITY and the WHITE RACE DIE?”
Folder 4.4 Help Keep America White: The White Sentinel
Folder 4.5 Pamphlets published by the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention:
“Are you a Christian?”
“Salvation Symbolizes”
“The Supper of our Lord”
Folder 4.6 Episcopal Church Fliers with racial slurs
Folder 4.7 Mississippi Baptist Seminary Central Center: Course of Brother E.D. Estes (2 copies)
Folder 4.8 Speech of Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett; September 13, 1962 (2 copies)
Folder 4.9 “Mixed Schools and Mixed Blood” by Herbert Ravenel Sass.
Folder 4.10 “Are You Trusting Jesus For Personal Salvation? and Are You True to God’s Holy Word?” by Rev. E.D. Estes (2 copies)
Folder 4.11 Newspaper clippings:
“Greenhouse”, “Organized Churches Plan Religion-Race Meeting”
“What ‘Law of Land’?” (2 copies)
Folder 4.12 Newspaper clippings:
“Times in Rhymes in Letter to Editor” by Betty Turner Straubinger
“Says Commies Like Oxford ‘War’” by Henry C. Brote
Folder 4.13 “Britain Fulfilling Prophecy” by J. Bernard Nicklin (2 copies)
Folder 4.14 Clippings:
“Who Controls the Weather?"
“The American Eagle”
"Abraham Lincoln’s Speech” (2 copies)
Folder 4.15 Clippings:
“Suggestions For Spiritual Survival” by Rev. L.S. Brey
“The Coming of the New Order of the World (Novus Ordo Seclorum)” from The Herald of Freedom and Metropolitan Review (2 copies)
Folder 4.16 “Responsibility for Bloodshed at Ole Miss and Oxford, Mississippi” 30 September 1962 (2 copies)
Folder 4.17 Newspaper clipping: “For the Free White Mind”; Sunday 10 November 1963 (2 copies)
Folder 4.18 News clipping concerning Tougaloo Southern Christian College. (2 copies)
Folder 4.19 Commercial Appeal: 8 November 1963; “Ole Miss Professor Holds Requiem For ‘Truth’,” (2 copies)
Folder 4.20 Newspaper clippings from the Commercial Appeal : 12 November 1963 (2 copies)
Scope: Concerning Dr. James W. Silver
Folder 4.21 Newspaper clippings from the Commercial Appeal: 17 November 1963. (2 copies)
Scope: Concerning Dr. James W. Silver
Folder 4.22 Newspaper clippings from the Commercial Appeal: 20 March 1964 (2 copies)
Scope: Concerning Dr. James W. Silver
Folder 4.23 Newspaper clippings from the Commercial Appeal: 16-17 April [1964] (2 copies)
Scope: Concerning Dr. James W. Silver
Folder 4.24 Newspaper clippings from the Commercial Appeal: 19-20 April [1964] (2 copies)
Scope: Concerning Dr. James W. Silver
Folder 4.25 Newspaper clippings from the Commercial Appeal: 19 April 1964 (2 copies)
Scope: Descriptions of Bills from the State legislature
Folder 4.26 Letter to the Editor: “Segregation Best” by G.T. Turner. (2 copies)
Folder 4.27 Statement of the University of Mississippi concerning events that took place on 30 September 1962
Folder 4.28 The Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity: Statements released 11 September 1962
Folder 4.29 The Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity. A Report From Mississippi: 25 May 1962
Folder 4.30 The Prayer Pilgrimage to the 60th General Convention of the Episcopal Church: September 1961
Folder 4.31 Coahoma County Branch NAACP Newsletter: 7 September 1963
Folder 4.32 Advertiser: Lexington, Mississippi. (4 copies)
Scope: Concerning Dr. Silver
Folder 4.33 Group Research Report: Vol. 3, No.6, 30 March 1964 (2 copies)
Folder 4.34 “The Tragedy of Southern Leadership, 1820-1860” by James W. Silver. Fifth Annual Civil War Conference, Gettysburg College: 19 November 1961 (3 copies)
Folder 4.35 “Mississippi: The Closed Society” by James W. Silver (3 copies)
Folder 4.36 The San Diego Union: San Diego, California, 8 October 1962
Scope: Two natives from San Diego recount experiences during riot
Folder 4.37 Women’s Emergency Committee For Public Education: “Letter From Little Rock”
Folder 4.38 The Women’s Emergency Committee For Public Schools: Policy and Purpose, September 1959
Folder 4.39 WEC information sheet: amendments to be voted on
Folder 4.40 St. Mary’s Theological School Ovamboland, Diocese of Damaraland, South West Africa: Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa
Folder 4.41 Nametag

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