Digital History at Ursinus

Ursinus College Library Holdings in African-American Studies, 1990

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Title

Ursinus College Library Holdings in African-American Studies, 1990

Subject

Recruitment and retention of students of color at Ursinus College

Description

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 is an update on Richter's meeting with Charles Jamison (Library Director) on the subject and an invitation to meet the recipients to discuss the subject further. The report drawn up by Charles Jamison outlines the 704 titles currently held as well as plans in the future to order new editions of key African-American Studies texts and a commitment to prioritize this area of collection. This effort coincides with many others under President Richter's administration to increase the college's attractiveness for African American students and other students of color.

Creator

Ursinus College Administration of 1990

Source

Ursinusiana Archives of Myrin Library

Publisher

Ursinus College

Date

April 2, 1990

Contributor

Richard P. Richter and Charles Jamison

Rights

Ursinus College holds the right to this resource

Relation

This resource stands alone

Format

Printed memo and printed analysis of library holdings

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

African-American Studies Library Holdings, 1990

Coverage

Ursinus College campus, 1990

Files

AAAS book holdings.pdf

Citation

Ursinus College Administration of 1990, “Ursinus College Library Holdings in African-American Studies, 1990,” Digital History at Ursinus, accessed December 14, 2019, http://omeka.ursinus.edu/items/show/1461.