The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Frank R. Parker papers
Repository: Washington and Lee University School of Law. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Archives
Collection Description (Extant): Biographical materials include correspondence, resumes, photos, and memorabilia. Personal papers include correspondence and notebooks from Parker's student days at Oxford, England. Audio and video recordings are mostly interviews given by or conducted by Parker on the subject of [voting] rights. Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law papers document Parker's work for the Committee's voting rights project at both its Mississippi and Washington, D.C. offices. Included are correspondence subject files, and case files. Redistricting in Lee County Mississippi is heavily documented. Writings include printed versions of much of Parker's writing from throughout his career; research materials for Black Votes Count; research materials for the unpublished book For the Common Good: The Case for Affirmative Action. The teaching papers include subject files and class materials from Parker's years of teaching law at the District of Columbia School of Law, American University's Washington College of Law, and Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Access Copy Note: There are no restrictions on access.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: Collection number: 009
Extent: 46 cu. ft.
Finding Aid URL: http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/wl-law/vilxwl00006.xml.frame
Interviewees: Frank R. Parker
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
United States Commission on Civil Rights
United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965