Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Letter from George M. Modlin to Lewis M. Latane

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Letter from George M. Modlin to Lewis M. Latane

Description

This letter was written by President Modlin, to a Richmond College alum, Mr. Lewis M. Latane on April 10, 1964. President Modlin began this letter by thanking Mr. Latane for his response to the letter sent to alumni the previous month. He also thanked Latane for his financial support for the Alumni Fund. Modlin went on to notify Latane that the University Trustees had decided to integrate some divisions of the University, including certain programs offered at University College. President Modlin ended the letter by pointing out that Virginia Union University, a historically black college and university in Richmond, offered programs in the liberal arts for black citizens, "in which we would not wish to compete."

Source

Letter from George M. Modlin to Mr. Lewis M. Latane, 10 April 1964, RG 6.2.4.3 Box 12, University Archives, Virginia Baptist Historical Society.

Date

1964-04-10

Language

English

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Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

Modlin, George Matthews, 1903-1998, “Letter from George M. Modlin to Lewis M. Latane,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed August 8, 2020, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/1853.