Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Letter from Eloise Severinson to George M. Modlin

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Title

Letter from Eloise Severinson to George M. Modlin

Description

This is a letter from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW)'s Regional Civil Rights Director Dr. Eloise Severinson to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin. Severinson praised Modlin for the efforts the university made to desegregate the student body and faculty. Additionally, HEW recognized the University of Richmond's increase in black students admitted. While HEW praises Modlin and the University of Richmond for working toward desegregation, it address that they will continue to check in with the University to ensure "total desegregation."

Source

Letter from Eloise Severinson to George M. Modlin, 9 December 1969, RG 6.2.5 Box 25 Folder 3 "US Government HEW "Civil Rights" 1970 to 1971," University Archives, Virginia Baptist Historical Society.

Date

1969-12-09

Language

English

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Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

Severinson, Eloise, “Letter from Eloise Severinson to George M. Modlin,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 19, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2511.