Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This report, "Desegregation in Higher Education," was written on February 13, 1963—nearly ten years after the Brown v. Board decision—by the Southern Regional Council. It included a list of "formerly all-white colleges and universities of the 17…

This document is a letter from H. Hiter Harris, the Chairman of the National Affairs Forum Committee of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, to the Virginia Representatives in Congress that was sent on November 12, 1951. Harris wrote to the…

This document, "Statement of the Dissenting Views of Dean F. D. G. Ribble of the University of Virginia Law School," was attached to the end of "Report of Special Committee on Racial Discrimination for 1955." In this document, Ribble acknowledged…

This document is a report titled "Report of Special Committee on Racial Discrimination for 1955" written by the Association of American Law Schools. The report outlined the Association’s new policies on equal opportunity in legal education and the…

This document is a letter from Peter R. Neal, an alumnus of the University of Richmond, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, on June 24, 1968. Neal wrote in response to Modlin’s letter regarding a survey on students’…

This letter was sent from George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, to Peter R. Neal, an alumnus of the university, on June 22, 1968. Modlin wrote to Neal in response to the latter’s May 22, 1968 letter regarding a survey on…

This letter was sent from Peter R. Neal, a member of the University of Richmond’s Class of 1959, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, that was sent on May 22, 1968; Neal mistakenly addressed the letter to "Dr. Charles…

This document is a letter that was sent from an unknown sender to Peter R. Neal at an unknown date, likely in May of 1968. The sender wrote to Neal regarding a letter he sent about the University of Richmond’s Board of Publications’ decision to…

This document is a letter from "JEN" (likely initials) sent to GMM (President George M. Modlin) on May 27, 1968. The identities of GMM and Jen were not stated, but the letter was found in President Modlin's collection and "GMM" are his initials.…

This letter was sent on November 1, 1971, from Wildman S. Kincheloe to E. Bruce Heilman, the President of the University of Richmond. Kincheloe wrote to Heilman after reading in the Richmond newspapers that the University’s Provost requested that…
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