Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Letter from F. W. Boatwright to B. West Tabb

Dublin Core

Title

Letter from F. W. Boatwright to B. West Tabb

Description

This document is a letter from University of Richmond President F. W. Boatwright to B. West Tabb, the Treasurer of the University of Richmond. The letter was sent on January 25, 1933. According to Boatwright, Mrs. Woodward, whose position is not stated, proposed to Boatwright that she let her "colored help," Rosa, go and take on Randolph Grammar and Joe Wilyot, who are students, as pastry cook helpers. The reason for this arrangement is to help Grammar and Wilyot stay in college and save the college some money. Rosa’s future is not discussed.

Source

Letter from F. W. Boatwright to B. West Tabb, 25 January 1933, RG 6.2.4 Box 17 Folder 6, University Archives, Virginia Baptist Historical Society.

Date

1933-01-25

Language

English

Type

Identifier

UA6.2.4.17.6-19330125.jpg

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

Text Item Type Metadata

Student Contributor

Files

Citation

Boatwright, Frederic William, 1868-1951, “Letter from F. W. Boatwright to B. West Tabb,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed June 21, 2018, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/1905.