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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Letter from Linwood Holton to George M. Modlin


In this letter, Virginia Governor Linwood Holton replies to University of Richmond President George Modlin in regards to Modlin's October 8 letter to…

Letter from George M. Modlin to Linwood Holton


In this letter, University of Richmond President George Modlin wrote to Virginia Governor Lindwood Holton on October 8, 1970. Modlin wrote as a follow…

Article "Decision Endangers University ROTC: ROTC Should Continue, University Students Say"


This article addresses the threat posed to the further existence of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of Richmond due to…