Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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President George M. Modlin sent this blank survey to the University of Richmond Board of Trustees with 47 statements and with each of them they were asked to provide their opinion on the present policy and also what they believed the policy should…

President George Modlin was writing Coach Frank Jones about recruiting "Negro" athletes. Modlin told Jones that every effort should be made to recruit "Negro" athletes in order to help them with athletic grants-in-aid and to attract other "negro"…

This document is a letter that was sent on March 13, 1967, from President George M. Modlin to Benjamin Berkofsky. It was written in response to a letter Berkofsky previously sent. In his original letter, Berkofsky claimed that the university’s…

This letter was sent on July 8, 1949, by George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, to Charles H. Hamilton, the City Editor of the Richmond News Leader. This letter was sent in response to Hamilton’s letter requesting a…

This document is a letter in response to Daniel H. Kruger’s August 22, 1967 letter to President George M. Modlin. In this letter, Modlin stated that there is no quota for Jewish students at Westhampton College or at the University of Richmond.…

President George Modlin wrote this response letter on March 20, 1968, to Westhampton College Class of 1964 alum, Donnalee Steele. In her letter, she expressed her appreciation for the University's decision to integrate the school and encouraged them…

This letter from the University of Richmond President George M. Modlin to Dr. Eloise Severinson, regional civil rights director from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), is responding to a recent article from The Richmond…

This is a letter from President George M. Modlin to Dr. Eloise Severinson, the regional civil rights director of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), responding to a letter Modlin had received on March 22 from HEW, giving…

This October 28, 1969, letter is from University of Richmond President Dr. George M. Modlin to Dr. Eloise Severinson, the Regional Civil Rights Director for Region III the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW). The letter indicates that…

In this letter president Modlin addresses Dr. Eloise Severinson of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's (HEW) Office of Civil Rights about the university’s efforts to recruit black students after receiving recommendations from her in…
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