Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Race & Racism at the University of the Richmond is an interdisciplinary, community-based project providing online access to selected archival resources housed at Virginia Baptist Historical Society, Rare Books & Special Collections at the University of Richmond, and The Collegian Newspaper Archive. This site was formerly titled "Digital Memory & the Archive," after the University of Richmond classes tasked with building content for this site. This site is home to those class collections, exhibits, podcasts, and resources. Additional information about the Project, programming, and related work can be found on the Project blog.

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Advertisement "University College University of Richmond"


This newspaper advertisement is for courses at University College, the downtown division of the University of Richmond. The advertisement, in the…

Chart "Racial Composition of Student Bodies: University of Richmond"


This is a revised chart of the actual (1969-1970) and the estimated (1970-1971) racial composition of various student bodies at the University of…

Article "Does UR Comply with Title IX?"


This article considers the University of Richmond's attempts to comply with Title IX requirements through adding a women's soccer team to the…