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Maurice M. Weaver Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0939

In this transcript (taken from an interview that James A. Burran conducted with Maurice M. Weaver), Weaver describes his involvement, through the NAACP, in the aftermath of the February 1946 race riot in Columbia, Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1977 July 8

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for research use. Readers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

In this transcript (taken from an interview that James A. Burran conducted with Maurice M. Weaver), Weaver describes his involvement, through the NAACP, in the aftermath of the February 1946 race riot in Columbia, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Maurice Maxwell Weaver was born on April 11, 1912. He earned his LLB from the University of Tennessee on June 3, 1935. After serving in the Navy, Weaver began practicing law in Chattanooga and was asked to assist in the defense of the accused in the Columbia riot court case. He died in October of 1983.

James Albert Burran was born in New Mexico in 1950. He earned his MA at Texas Technical University in 1973 and his PhD at the University of Tennessee in 1977. Burran began his career at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College before becoming President of Dalton State College in 1995.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480