Collection Summary

Creator: White, Thomas
Title: The Papers of Professor Thomas R. White, III
Accession: MSS 84-5
Description: 1 box
Location: This collection is stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections before your visit to ensure your papers are available.
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Digitized Content: 0 objects

Collection Description & Arrangement

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 also teaches elder law, ERISA, domestic relations and real estate finance. He has been actively involved in developing and administering the tax curriculum.

Biographical & Historical Information

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, https://www.law.virginia.edu/lawweb/faculty.nsf/FHPbI/1220350 (accessed December 4, 2015)

Acquisition Information

Date Received 1984
Donor Information This collection was given to the Law School on August 21, 1984 by Professor Thomas R. White.

Content List

Box 1:

  • 1979 - 80, University Senate: Executive Council
  • 1981 - 82, University Senate: Executive Council
  • 1982 - 83, University Senate: Executive Council (2 folders)
  • 1981: Virginia Conference on Taxation
  • 1982: Virginia Conference on Taxation: Organization
  • 1982: Virginia Conference on Taxation: Planning
  • 1983: Virginia Conference on Taxation: Planning

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