“William Carrington Thompson: Biographical Sketch,” in John Perts, Virginia Leaders, 1968 (1968).
“William Carrington Thompson: Biographical Sketch,” The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1940-1960, edited by Edward Griffith Dodson (1961), 590.
George Lewis, “Virginia’s Northern Strategy: Southern Segregationists and the Route to National Conservatism,” The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 72, No. 1 (Feb. 2006), 111-146. Thompson served on the Virginia Commission on Constitutional Government, established in 1958 by the General Assembly to resist implementation of the 1954 Brown decision mandating school desegregation.
Library of Virginia (State Government Records Collection)
Records of the Virginia Commission on Constitutional Government, 1958-1968; 25 boxes.