Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This newspaper advertisement is for courses at University College, the downtown division of the University of Richmond. The advertisement, in the Afro-American, a historically black newspaper in Richmond, Virginia, was specifically for evening…

This is a revised chart of the actual (1969-1970) and the estimated (1970-1971) racial composition of various student bodies at the University of Richmond. It lists the racial composition of the following schools: Richmond College, Westhampton…

This is a letter from Dr. Eloise Severinson, Regional Civil Rights Director, on behalf of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) to the President of the University of Richmond, George M. Modlin. In the letter, Dr. Severinson discusses…

This document is a letter written to President George M. Modlin from Dr. Eloise Severinson, the Regional Civil Rights Director of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), in regards to whether the University of Richmond was in…

This letter from the University of Richmond President George M. Modlin to Dr. Eloise Severinson, regional civil rights director from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), is responding to a recent article from The Richmond…

This letter from Thomas N. Pollard, Jr., Director of Admissions at the University of Richmond to C.J. Gray, Dean of Administrative Services at the University of Richmond, informing him that the admissions office mailed 56 letters to “outstanding…

This letter from C.J. Gray, Dean of Administrative Services, is to Mr. Milbourne F. Hull, a Higher Education Program Specialist from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), Region III, writing to express his apologies for the tragic…

This is a letter to Dr. C.J. Gray, Dean of Administrative Services of the University of Richmond, from Thomas N. Pollard, Jr., Director of Admissions for the University of Richmond, writing to inform him of a letter that Pollard sent out to 38 black…

In this “Important Notice,” from the National Science Foundation, Director Leland J. Haworth addressed Presidents of Colleges and Universities, Presidents of Professional Societies and Academies of Science, Heads of Institutes and other…

This letter from Chairman Glenn T. Seaborg of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) stated that the AEC issued a new regulation which prohibited discrimination in any program or activity receiving financial assistance from the AEC. It was…
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