Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Letter from Joseph E. Nettles to George M. Modlin

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Title

Letter from Joseph E. Nettles to George M. Modlin

Description

This document is a letter sent by Joseph E. Nettles, Public Relations Director, to George M. Modlin, President of the University of Richmond, that was sent on May 5, 1952. A University of Richmond pennant was included in the letter. Nettles wrote to Modlin regarding a previous discussion about the University seal; Nettles attached a copy of a letter by Dr. Robert Ryland, Editor of the Religious Herald in 1844, that offered Modlin more information. Nettles believed that the "‘new look’ Spider is an abomination," possibly referencing Confederate Spidey.

Source

Letter from Joseph E. Nettles to George M. Modlin, 5 May 1952, RG 6.2.4 box 10, University Archives, Virginia Baptist Historical Society.

Date

1952-05-05

Contributor

Modlin, George Matthews, 1903-1998

Language

English

Type

Identifier

UA6.2.4.10-19520505.pdf

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Student Contributor

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Citation

Nettles, Joseph E., “Letter from Joseph E. Nettles to George M. Modlin,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed September 19, 2017, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/1941.