Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this article, the author talks about the Richmond College Glee Club's return after an extremely successful three-day concert tour, including performances at places such as C.H. Friend High School in South Boston, Virginia and the Averette College…

This article discusses the popularity of "Negro spirituals" in the US and abroad. The Sabbath Glee Club, presumably either a black choir brought in to perform for the white audience, or a white University Glee Club appropriating this music, performed…

The article "Sabbath Glee Club To Sing Sunday" published by The Collegian on February 4th, 1936 announces the return of an all black choir to the University of Richmond's campus to perform at Vespers. The Richmond Sabbath Glee Club was formed to…

This newspaper article from the March 28, 1983 issue of the Richmond Times-Dispatch discusses the unique set design of the University Players' production of Waiting for Godot. The director John Countryman and set designer Maury Hancock, a UR senior,…

This article describes how state Republican, A. Douglas Smith, Jr., spoke to the local YMCA. Smith believes that the YMCA is one of the most valuable organizations on campus, and that it has the power to effect change around campus. He suggests that…

This article discusses the various activities that went on for the commencement of the farewell celebration for Dr. Gertrude Beggs, the Latin professor chair who was leaving to go teach at the North China American School in Beijing, China. Dean May…

This is an article found in the September 6, 1993 copy of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Theatre/Dance section. Two pages--one full article--was found on J1 and J6. J1 explores the pros and cons with the development of university theatre departments…

A Collegian article announcing the Westhampton College Spanish Club's play in Keller Hall at 7:30 p.m. Along with Pan-American Week, the Spanish Club's play was a way to emphasize Spanish affairs among the student body. The 1962 production focused on…

The "John Loves Mary" premier production at University of Richmond in 1949 was reviewed by a staff writer for the Richmond News Leader, who noted a handful of drawbacks to the arena-style presentation but overall gave the show high marks. The author…

This article is about a concert from the Jasper Hall stringed quartet at Atlee High School, an event organized by a University of Richmond alum Joseph Rotella '22 to raise money for the school's library. The program consisted of "stringed and vocal…
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