Finding-Aid for the Clark Hairston Taylor Collection (MUM00624)
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Taylor, Clark Hairston
Clark Hairston Taylor Collection.
The materials contained in the Clark Hairston Taylor collection include a letter written by her brother to her upon his hearing of the September 30, 1962 University of Mississippi riot, 1962 periodicals about the integration, and several campus newspapers from that time addressing the integration.
Clark Hairston Taylor Collection (MUM00624). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.
Mrs. Clark Hairston Taylor graduated from the University of Mississippi (then as Emma Clark Hairston) in 1963. While at the University she was a campus leader, serving as the President of the Association of Women Students and a member of the 1962 Hall of Fame.
The materials contained in her collection include a letter written by her brother to her upon his hearing of the September 30, 1962 University of Mississippi riot, 1962 periodicals about the integration, and several campus newspapers from that time addressing the integration.
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University of Mississippi — History
1.1 ALS. [October 1, 1962]. Billy [Hairston] to Clark Hairston. Re: Clark Hairston’s brother studying in Michigan writes to her about his impressions of the night of September 30th. 2pp.
1.2 Publication. November 15, 1962. The University of Mississippi and the Meredith Case/ University of Mississippi. Re: The University’s official reaction to the riot and the aftermath.
1.3 October 15, 1962. U.S. News & World Report. Re: article “The Mississippi Tragedy–What It All Means.”
1.4 December 31, 1962. Look Magazine. Re: article “How a Secret Deal Prevented a Massacre at Ole Miss.”
Box contains newspaper issues of The Mississippian from September 1962 through May 1963. Also contained is a folder of newspaper clippings about the integration of the University from other newspapers.