Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a program handout for a April 27, 1971 Open Campus event for black students at the University of Richmond. The program outlines the day's activities and the various campus events available for attendance. These events include a campus tour, a…

This May 12, 1971, memo is written by Thomas N. Pollard, Jr, Director of Admissions for Richmond College, addressed to Dean C. J. Gray. The memo outlines the efforts made by the Richmond College Student Government Association (RCSGA) to sponsor an…

This is a letter to Dean Mary Louise Gehring and Dean Austin E. Grigg from the President of the University of Richmond E. Bruce Heilman in which the following people are cc’d: Dean C.J. Gray, Miss Ann Freeman, Miss Marion Kanour, Miss Nancy…

In this letter student leaders of campus organizations address President E. Bruce Heilman with concerns that there are few minority students enrolled at the University of Richmond. The students lined out actions that they felt the administration…

This document is a report, "Report of the Dean of Students Richmond College and School of Business Administration," written by William E. Baker, Dean of Students, for the 1970-1971 school year. It discussed student activities such as student…

This letter was sent on September 8, 1971, from Robert F. Smart, the Provost of the University of Richmond, to James V. Larkin, the Director of Bands. Smart wrote to Larkin regarding the issue of majorettes (female dancers), participation in the band…

This document is a memo from William H. Leftwich to E. Bruce Heilman and Charles E. Glassick that was sent on November 26, 1973. Leftwich wrote to Heilman and Glassick about the Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA) at the University of…

This document is a letter from University College Dean Martin L. Shotzberger to Charles H. Wheeler, III, the Treasurer at the University of Richmond. The letter was sent on September 4, 1964. Shotzberger and Dr. Moncure, whose position is not stated,…

This document is a letter from George W. Jennings, an Associate Professor of Economics, to President George M. Modlin that was sent on March 26, 1964. According to Jennings, at the School of Business Administration’s faculty meeting, Jennings…

In this 1951 letter from Edmond H. Brill, Jr. to Dr. George M. Modlin, Brill attaches a script for Modlin to read on Radio Station WRNL. At this time, Modlin served as the President of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce; the speech explains that the…
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