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Alan P. Lampson Collection




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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

University of Mississippi Libraries
Lampson, Alan P.
Alan P. Lampson Collection
1 box
Language of Materials
Typed letter dated 14 December 1962 from U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to Joseph G.N. Chenette. A federalized border
patrol agent, Chenette was wounded during the 1962 University of Mississippi integration riot.

Preferred Citation

Alan P. Lampson Collection (MUM00749), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

On 30 September 1962, a riot occurred when James Meredith arrived to enroll as the first African American student at the University
of Mississippi.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 2015-08-26

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

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.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Acquisition Information

Alan P. Lampson donated the letter in August 2015.

Processing Information

Political Papers Archivist Leigh McWhite processed the collection in August 2015.

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Related Materials

Related Materials at the University of Mississippi

For additional material in the Archives and Special Collections on the subject of the University of Mississippi’s integration,
review the Civil Rights & Race Relations Subject Guide and the University of Mississippi Subject Guide.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • University of Mississippi – Riot, Sept. 30, 1962


  • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
  • Letter

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: Typed letter from U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to Joseph G.N. Chenette. 14 December 1962 

Scope and Content

A federalized U.S. Border Patrol agent, Chennette was wounded at the 1962 University of Mississippi integration riot.

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