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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located 2 series, 160 file units & 29 items in various record groups or collections that pertain to Bob Jones University. Some records are digitized but not all. For more information about the non-digitized records, please contact the NARA reference unit listed in the description.
Part of the records listed above from the Catalog include the series Subject Files of Assistants to the Attorney General, 1974 - 1994 in the General Records of the Department of Justice (Record Group 60) that contains 3 file units that pertain to civil rights cases against Bob Jones University. Also listed is the series Classification 157 (Civil Unrest) Case Files, 1957 - 1978 in the Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Record Group 65) that contains the file unit Cleveland, [Ohio] - 157-3950-v.1 [Classification - Civil Unrest] -- Threat to Destroy Buildings Bob Jones University. For more information about these and other pertinent records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at email@example.com and include the file titles in your request.
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