Digital History at Ursinus

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minority faculty bank.pdf
This is a series of primary sources documenting the college's joining of The Chronicle of Higher Education's Minority Faculty Vita Bank, and related documents explaining and describing exactly what that means. The first document is a one-page letter…

minority student union.pdf
These two typed pages are the constitution drawn up for the Minority Students Union. Although it is undated it was pulled from the Ursinusiana archives from a folder labeled 1987/1988 so can be tentatively dated to that general timeline. The…

Can a Black Man Find Happiness at Ursinus.pdf
The article was a student-conducted interview between Richard Whaley, the interviewer and creator of the article, and Nathaniel Dupree, a black political science major at the time. In this interview, the two discuss Nathaniel's general happiness on…

MyFile.pdf
“Black and Beautiful” is a newspaper article contained in volume 67 of The Ursinus Weekly. Published on January 11th, 1968, this article serves as a form of student activism geared towards dismantling the white supremacy in the 60s and 70s. Written…

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On May 23, 1968, Linda Richtmyre writes in The Ursinus Weekly
illustrating the necessity to actively acknowledge and the act of seeking after "the prospect of inclusion of any Negro girls in the next freshman class." There were difficulties seeking…

UC Seeks Diversity handout.pdf
This "Ursinus Seeks Diversity" brochure contains a collection of lists which are specifically marketed towards students from diverse backgrounds. The lists contain information on the school's fields of study, activities, student demographics,…

student concerns.pdf
Three typed pages listing "concerns of current minority students" followed by suggestions for the following year. While exact date of creation and author are unclear, the sources were found in Richard P. Richter's 1988-1990 Minorities files, giving…

memorandum + student concerns (1).pdf
A one-page typed document recounting the events of the Minority Affairs Committee's March 23, 1989 meeting. The meeting begins with a statement about the goals of the committee (to discuss matters relating to minorities at Ursinus and promote in the…

AAAS book holdings.pdf
This is a one-page memo and one-page attachment from President Richard Richter to Yvette Dennis and Audrey Wade on April 2nd of 1990 regarding the college's library holdings in African-American Studies and plans to increase these holdings. The letter…

Flamer proposal FULL.pdf
This is a compilation of primary sources all related to Jenneen Flamer's 1989 proposals for minority recruitment and retention. Jenneen Flamer was the Admission Counselor and Minority Student Adviser at Ursinus College in 1989. The first page is a…
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