Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is the Annual Report of Religious Activities for Westhampton College of the University of Richmond for the 1970-1971 academic year that was submitted by Jean Mahaffey, the Director of Religious Activities. She began the report by explaining how…

Emily Gardner, of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), and William E. Lloyd of the Richmond Public Forum wrote this letter to the Honorable Frank P. Graham to ask him to be a lecturer for a memorial for Elizabeth Cecil Scott. They hoped…

This column published in The Collegian on May 3, 1929, describes a Young Women's Christian Association event in which a Chinese student -- only referenced as Mr. Kung -- spoke on stereotypes that Americans had about the Chinese. According to the…

As part of its annual project of sponsoring an international student to attend the University of Richmond, YWCA sponsored Irene Ebhomielen, a Nigerian student. Many arrangements were made for her accommodation, tutoring, and introduction to the…

Under the student affairs section of the annual Westhampton College report, Dean Gehring talked about the continued support by YWCA of the Nigerian international student Irene Ebhomielen. She further mentioned the fundraisers organized to arrange…

In the years before 1962, YWCA would sponsor a foreign student to study at the University of Richmond. Its last scholar was a Muslim student from Turkey. In 1962, YWCA did not fund a foreign scholar to come to the United States but instead sent $500…

Under the cultural and intellectual climate section of Westhampton College's report, an Indian student from New Delhi is mentioned. Uma Krupanidhi was a YWCA scholar and helped the university in inviting a speaker from the Embassy of India to speak…

In this Collegian article by staff writer Elizabeth Reynolds, a lecture series on different forms of contraception organized by Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is summarized. Director of Religious Activities Jean Mahaffey said that the…
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