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Scope and Contents

This series contains material collected by Horack in his preparation for the defense of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Board of Education. Folders 3:14-4:6 (11 folders) consist of photocopies of articles and assorted printed briefs relating to other school integration cases, grouped according to the level of federal court in which decisions regarding these cases were made. Includes briefs (folder 11) for two of the satellite cases heard with Swann in the Supreme Court: Birdie Mae Davis, et al. v. Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County; and Charles McDaniel v. Joseph Baressi. Folders 4:7-8 contain assorted correspondence between Horack and his colleagues regarding collection and collation of information and commenting on various court actions; data on pupil placement plan and on school transportation costs, and assorted notes by Horack interpreting these statistics. Includes Congressional Record (2-10-70) containing Senator Sam Ervin Jr.'s comments on busing for racial integration; and Horack's analyses of McMillan's opinions (4-23-69 and 3-19-70); his notes (3-19-70) on the deposition of North Carolina Attorney General Robert Morgan; and an overview (2-25-70) of the major actions thus far in the Swann case.


  • Creation: 1918 - 1984
  • Creation: 1968 - 1971


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 6 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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