John W. Egerton Papers, 1961-1965, Box 2 Folder 9

John W. Egerton Papers, 1961-1965, Box 2 Folder 9

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John W. Egerton Papers, 1961-1965, Box 2 Folder 9
Series Title:
Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (Johns Committee)
Added title page title:
Correspondence Part 1
Egerton, John
Place of Publication:
Tampa, Florida
University of South Florida
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Physical Location:
Box 2 Folder 9


Subjects / Keywords:
Academic freedom -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )
History -- Tampa (Fla.) -- 20th century ( lc )


General Note:
This collection consists of materials relating to the 1962-1964 Johns Committee investigation of the University of South Florida. The collection includes correspondence, press statements, statements to the Florida legislature, editorials, various newsletters and newspaper clippings, as well as the typescript of "The Controversy," John Egerton’s unpublished 300-page study of the Johns Committee.
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Box 2 Folder 9

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University Of South Florida
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University Of South Florida
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Resource Identifier:
028802325 ( ALEPH )
50648262 ( OCLC )
E02-00017 ( USFLDC DOI )
e2.17 ( USFLDC Handle )

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF UNIVERSITY RELATIONS OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR December 6, 1962 Mr. John Egerton Editor, News Bureau University of South Florida Tampa, Florida Dear John: I certainly enjoyed the day with you on Tuesday and I hope that our session was helpful to you and President Allen. TELEPHONE TUXEDO 7-65 1 1 Enclosed is a blind carbon of a letter I have written to Dr. Allen today. I hope this will be helpful. Attached also is a summary of my expenses in making this trip to Tampa. Please call on me if r can ever be of any assistance to you or the university. r am sorry I could not stay with you and the others on Tuesday night, but I felt I should head on back as far as Atlanta. With kindest regards and bestJwishes, I am EMC kjm Enclosures 2 Sincerely yours, Edwin M Crawford Director THE LAND-GRANT UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA \


De r .Dr. spandin 'the. day Wi John Egerton, and the other inat1 tutions. 4Jtd hope 'tbat 0\1!' 'S$SSiQJl_ was, of: some I certainly had d a en o .the problem that ha8 d veloped t your Ull:iver:aity' and others in and bope t.hat the acti:on or the .tbi we end will Qe Qf .. '" ... .. Sine our eli eussions, th mpre I h tho t bOUt your peculiar proba. f' ... '( an c\iv and ratMr. thorougn pro :ram. tq improye r, lations with hi ohool a .tudenta .. and their' p&rents would be rnost h lp-uJ., tor yt>ur inst1tutd.on 1n ,the next years. 'moe you have no al the5a potential tudents : parents, and the parents. of your pr sent studal'ltB really will potential al\.unniJI for some :w.tne. I wo.uld e to me, you ndgbt wieb to seriously cc;msider adding a per-son tn 'the p\lPlio relations dep _rtment to work under John F.:ge-rton apeetflcally with bigh s't\ldent artd thei:r' p rents, 1'lrl.s. per.son ndght; 'develop a prog.ra1:11 of' and with the parents 6 th e pr eent studen boey The more I have thought about your probl t the more convinc d t t securing tbe ing and of th se grout> wou,:l.d be the mos_ t thing the_ ; illstitution could do at this t \ ..,. 1-also think you vow.d nnt to ati-engthen ;rour w. ttons anc1 further 4volve the raembe o the Dev,J:o ent Council as well.. other ket roup in .the Tampa &y al'"&a., .e.s e di:stus.s.ed:} but the potential stu!ients and p ill'ertt8 two could do mora to combat the kin C?f. attacks you haYe had tbiU:l anyone -els_ e .. .. : ( .. Again, :y I thank you 'tor a pleasant Via,t t to your ,campus! c l on e if I can :ever of any. 1


J '. .. ....._'!. Allen and "J: oe ve:ri plei:fled to join us next f"or a d,aylong discussion ot our trial a .. ot. the past tew months ; : It appears now 'W'OI) It. b e .'aole to tinderWa-y ).11\t'tl 10 t;,et me wh_en. you wil1 arrt ve, .::so, I oan nave vat ion t-or -you, ... ''f ... t :. '! : ........ 'ilof-* ,.;i t _,.. ; .. ,, I'm enoloat.hg 4l :sampling or .clippings dealing.with the moa.:t iricident. To go .all .. way back. to -the beginning would .r.quire. than: you 111 nav$ -the to read, .. but I hope .to be at>le to gi y0cutull. a coount at our .. ... .... I1lllook to Monday nig}lt ..


AUBURN UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF UNIVERSITY RELATIONS OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR November 29, 1962 Mr. John Egerton Director of Information University of South Florida Tampa, Florida Dear John: TELEPHONE TUXEDO 7-6511 I am looking forward to being with you on Tuesday, December 4. I plan to get to Tampa sometime Monday evening and will give you a call early Tuesday morning I am presently scheduled to return to Atlanta on a flight that leaves Tampa Tuesday at 4:20 pm; however, there is a later flight if this will not allow sufficient time for our meeting. With kindest regards, I am Sincerely yours, Director EMC kjm THE LAND-GRANT UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA


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