Verdict in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada. Jury foreman Charles E. Abbott announces the jury finds against the plaintiff and for the defendant.
University of Missouri
Letter from University of Missouri President Frederick A. Middlebush to NAACP attorney Sidney R.
Letter from the secretary to University of Missouri President Frederick A. Middlebush to Leslie Cowan, secretary of the Board of Curators, forwarding a letter dated April 11 from S. W. Canada, university registrar, at Middlebush's request. The letter concerned dismissal of Lucile Bluford's case against the university.
Memo from University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada to Leslie Cown, secretary of the MU Board of Curators, and university president Frederick A. Middlebush regarding Lucile Bluford filing suit against Canada in federal court for refusing her admission to the university.
Question to jury in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada. The document asks if evidence shows that Bluford made a demand on Lincoln University for graduate work in journalism "in reasonable time" for Lincoln to be able to establish a program for the September, 1941 semester.
Letter from University of Missouri graduate school dean Henry E. Bent to Lucile Bluford, wherein Dean Bent states that his responsibilites at the university do not extend to admission matters, and thus her questions are outside his jurisdiction.
Brief written by attorneys representing the University of Missouri and it's registrar, S. W. Canada, in Lucile Bluford's appeal in her suit attempting to gain admission to the university's graduate journalism program.
Letter from U.S. District Court Clerk A. L. Arnold to attorney William S. Hogsett, regarding Civil Action No. 42: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada, confirming his receipt of the defendant's motion to dismiss and reporting that it will be placed on Judge John C. Collet's calendar of cases on December 2, 1939.
Subpoena duces tecum in Civil Action No. 42: Lucile Bluford v. S.W.
Defendant's requested instructions to the jury in Civil Action No. 42: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada.
Motion to dismiss in Civil Action No. 42: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada.
Amendment to complaint in Civil Action No. 42: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada. The plaintiff's attorneys amend Bluford's original complaint by adding text to provide that Bluford knew that Lincoln University did not offer graduate or undergraduate work in journalism.