Raymond L. Harshman Collection

MUM00733

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00733/

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Access Restrictions

Open for research. This collection is stored at an off-site facility. Researchers interested in using this collection must contact Archives and Special Collections at least two business days in advance of their planned visit.

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Harshman, Raymond L.
Title
Raymond L. Harshman Collection
Date
1962
Extent
0.25 Linear feet

 1 box
Language of Materials
English
Abstract
Two thank you letters from President John F. Kennedy and U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

Preferred Citation

Raymond L. Harshman Collection (MUM00733), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

A 1958 alumnus of the University of Mississippi, Raymond L. Harshman was one of the Deputy Marshals injured during the integration riot at the University of Mississippi on 30 September and 1 October 1962.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of two letters of gratitude that Harshman received from President John F. Kennedy and U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy for his service at the University of Mississippi.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Thomas G. Abernethy Collection is open for research. This collection is stored at an off-site facility. Researchers interested in using this collection must contact Archives and Special Collections at least two business days in advance of their planned visit.

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.

Acquisition Information

Raymond L. Harshman donated the collection in September 2013.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Leigh McWhite, Political Papers Archivist. Finding aid created by Susan Ivey.

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Controlled Access Headings

Format(s)

  • correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
  • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

Subject(s)

  • University of Mississippi – History
  • College integration – Mississippi – Oxford – History
  • Civil rights – Mississippi – Oxford -- History

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Collection Inventory

Letter from President John F. Kennedy to Raymond L. Harshman. 6 December 1962 

Letter from U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to Raymond L. Harshman. 19 December 1962