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Finding-Aid for the John Grisham SMMSS (MUM00210)

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Descriptive Summary
Grisham, John
John Grisham SMMSS.
Inclusive Dates:
Materials in:
Collection consists of broadside, correspondence and an invitation related to John Grisham's A Time to Kill. Items were created 1989-2004.
3 boxes.
B-9 (1 box) & G-11 (2 oversized boxes).
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
Cite as:
John Grisham SMMSS (MUM00210). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection consists of a broadside, correspondence and an invitation related to John Grisham's A Time to Kill. Items were created 1989-2004.

Access Restrictions
Use Restriction
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Container List


Broadside for John Grisham lecture at University of Mississippi, "From Novel to Film," 29 September 1993 (93-108).

Mississippi Legislative Roster, 1989.

A.N.S. Richard Re to Lynn [Clark], 30 April 1989 re: galley of A Time to Kill.

T.L.S. John Grisham, Jr., Attorney at Law, to Lynn Clark, 11 May 1989, 1 p., with business card of Richard Re.

Promotional brochure for Grisham novels (94-77).

Invitation to Signing of A Time to Kill, by John Grisham, at Square Books, 1989 (89-50).

Spiral bound galley of A Time to Kill [Photocopy], with printer's marks, 1989.

"10th Anniversary Grisham Celebration" (Burke's Book Store in Memphis TN, 2001).

Exhibit material (00-1420)

Promotional material for The King of Torts (2003).

Entertainment Weekly (February 13, 2004) with "Grisham v. Grisham" by Tina Jordan on pages 41-43.

Box 2- Oversize

Excerpt from The Street Lawyer in USA Today February 4, 1998 (98-10).

Oxford Town 19-25 October, 1995. Contains article "The Return" (95-146).

Promotional display advertising The Firm.

Promotional poster advertising The Firm.

Box 3- Oversize

"The Team" by John Grisham from USA Today Weekend Magazine July 1-3, 1994 (97-63).

ALS. December 21, 1995. Jack Stevens to Virginia Robertson. Re: Enclosed mock University of Mississippi diplomas used in the movie A Time to Kill. Also includes both mock diplomas: one for a Bachelor of Arts and the other a Juris Doctor issued to Jake F. Briggance. (2000-126).