Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Found in the 1914 edition of the University of Richmond's yearbook The Spider, this page satirically reminisces on the birth of the Refectory, the Richmond College dining hall.

Located in a section of the 1898 edition of the yearbook The Spider titled "Eating Houses," this page is dedicated to the Refectory, the Richmond College dining hall. The page lists a satirical average menu, along with the dining hall matron (Mrs.…

This is a list of daily meals beginning at August 29, 1970. The list was stamped by the Servomation food service company, and intended for Mr. William J. Rhodes, the UR Business Manager. It is unclear if this food was prepared at both the Richmond…

The second meeting of the Food Service Committee on November 2, 1970 consisted of several Richmond College students, administrators and Servomation representatives, presided by Mr. William J. Rhodes as Chairman. During this meeting, proposals from…

This item shows the recorded minutes of the Food Service Committee meeting on October 19, 1970 among Richmond College students, administrators and three representatives of the Servomation food service company. The Chairman of this committee is Mr.…

This Collegian opinion piece commends the “notable improvement in the food served in the refectory,” which is the Richmond College dining hall. Writer Randall K. Falls attributes this improvement to the new manager Gary Snyder and his staff.

In honor of Valentine’s Day, this Collegian opinion piece shows the results of a survey that asked 200 students from Richmond and Westhampton College how each gender would stereotype the other in one phrase. The survey indicates that Westhampton…

This opinion piece written by an author “R.C.” expresses disappointment toward the sloppiness of Richmond College students in their dining hall. He claims that the unkempt dress of Richmond students does not honor the prestige of the University,…

In this letter, Philip T. Yochum, President of Servomation College Division food services, suggests to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin the creation of “a Student Advisory Board” made of responsible student representatives,…

University of Richmond President George M. Modlin nominates various Richmond College students and administrators to serve on a suggested Food Service Committee to address issues at Richmond College’s dining hall the Refectory. Mr. William J.…
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