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Memorandum recounting a meeting with Lucile Bluford as recounted by S. W. Canada, registrar at the University of Missouri.

Letter from Rubey M. Hulen to William S.

Telegram from Lucile Bluford to University of Missouri President F. A. Middlebush regarding her denial of admission to the university's journalism school. She notes that she was referred to Lincoln University, the state's black university, but that they offer no journalism courses.

Defendant's requested instructions in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada, including specific questions for the jury to consider.

Memo from University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada to university president Frederick A. Middlebush, forwarding a recounting of an in-person conversation with Lucile Bluford along with other communications from her regarding her attempt to gain admission to the university during the second semester of the 1940/1941 school year.

Letter from William S. Hogsett to University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada, forwarding a copy of the Missouri Supreme Court opinion in the Bluford vs. Canada case.

Letter from Lucile Bluford to University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada, frustrated because she has not received a reply to her telegram of February 11. She writes that, while Canada insists he has no authority to admit her to the university, other MU officials report that he is the sole authority on such matters.

Statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court case Missouri ex rel. Gaines v.

Letter from the secretary to University of Missouri President Frederick A. Middlebush to William S.

Letter from University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada to William S. Hogsett, forwarding a photocopy of a August 21 letter from Lucile Bluford requesting admission to the university for the fall 1941 semester. Canada requests Hogsett suggest a reply.

Letter from University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada to Rubey Hulen, forwarding a copy of Lucile Bluford's telegram of February 11, and noting that, on Hulen's advice, he has not replied.

Letter from Eva Benningfield to Dr. F. A. Middlebush, University of Missouri president, describing telegraphs "supposedly from Negro students" regarding the Gaines vs. Missouri case, and discussing media attention they are receiving.

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