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The Papers of Professor Thomas R. White, III

Identifier: MSS-84-5

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Thomas White's University Senate Executive Council files from 1979 through 1983. It also contains 4 folders on the organization of the Virginia Conference on Taxation, from 1981 through 1983. White specializes in tax and teaches elder law, ERISA, domestic relations, and real estate finance. He has been actively involved in developing and administering the tax curriculum.

In 1986, Professor White donated one folder related to his research on "Travel Funds-Tax Concerns" for faculty and in 1989 he transferred to the archives the planning files of the 42nd to 47th Annual Virginia Tax Conferences.


  • Creation: 1979-1983


Biographical / Historical

Thomas White, a law faculty member since 1967, specializes in tax, and also teaches elder law, ERISA, domestic relations and real estate finance. He has been actively involved in developing and administering the tax curriculum.

White is a member of various committees of the American Bar Association's Tax Section, including those that deal with domestic relations, partnerships and tax structure, and simplification. As a Tax Section member, he participated in study groups set up to propose simplification of domestic relations tax laws. He also is a member of the American College of Tax Counsel and the National Tax Association.

In law school, White was on the board of editors of the Pennsylvania Law Review, and a member of the Order of the Coif. He came to Virginia after two years of practicing law in Philadelphia with White & Williams, and two years as attorney-adviser in the Office of Tax Legislative Counsel for the U.S. Treasury Department. He was a congressional fellow of the American Political Science Association in 1972-73, and a legislation attorney for the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation of the U.S. Congress in 1973-74. He participated in the Administrative Conference's IRS Project in the late 1970s. In 1993, he served as a consultant to the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Site contributors, "Thomas R. White," University of Virginia School of Law Website, (accessed December 4, 2015)


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Personal files related to the University of Virginia Senate Executive Council and other related UVA committee files.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was given to the Law School on August 21, 1984 by Professor Thomas R. White. Also he transferred some files in 1986 and in 1989.

The Papers of Professor Thomas R. White, III1979-1983 MSS 84-5
The Papers of Professor Thomas R. White, IIIMSS 84-5
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Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
580 Massie Road
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States