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http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/Messenger1967.30-1967.pdf
The 1967 edition of the Messenger's theme was "controversy." Its final piece, "The 20th Century vs. The U of R," argues that the University should have less of an influence on students' morality and not act as their "guardian." The piece's author,…

UA7.1.5.46-1981.pdf
This is a proposal from the University of Richmond to the Lilly Endowment to host a Workshop on the Liberal Arts. The proposal lists several of the goals of liberal arts education, including a focus on a "Judeo-Christian perspective" on page 6 of the…

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This article discusses how congressman Brooks Hays said that Christians had “grown soft” during this time. He claimed that he was not an advocate for mass integration, but that he was against discrimination. He expressed that Christians…

http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/Collegian79.23.5a-19930401.JPG
This editorial was written by opinion editor Paul Caputo to address the offense felt by the writer when he was offered pamphlets by Christian missionaries in the Pier. The author strongly believed that students who aren't Christians shouldn't have to…

http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/UA6.2.5.25.4-19730705.pdf
This item is a series of memos sharing a letter from J. Stanley Pottinger, Director of the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S.Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) to Ernest L. Wilkinson, President of Brigham Young University (BYU) in…

http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/UA6.2.4.3.4.2-196901.pdf
This document is a report of Richmond College’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages for September 1964 to January 1969 that was compiled by the chairman who is not named. Only French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Italian were taught. The report…

http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/UA6.2.4.29.13-1958.pdf
This document is a report, "B. S. U. Resolution of Purpose on the Issue of Racial Discrimination," created by the Baptist Student Union (BSU); there are copies of the resolution’s revisions. The first page was ripped and taped back together; it…

http://memory.richmond.edu/files/originals-for-csv-imports/UA6.2.4.29.13-19630213.pdf
This report, "Desegregation in Higher Education," was written on February 13, 1963—nearly ten years after the Brown v. Board decision—by the Southern Regional Council. It included a list of "formerly all-white colleges and universities of the 17…

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This article, "UR to Honor Dr. James With Degree," was published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch by an unnamed author on May 22, 1971. On June 7th, the University of Richmond awarded its first honorary degree to a black person, Dr. Allix B. James, who…

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This document is a letter from Guy H. Ranson, a Southern Baptist educator, to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, that was sent on June 14, 1954. Ranson wrote to Modlin urging him to end segregation at the university. He…
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