Memorandum by Consolidated University of North Carolina President Gordon Gray, June 3, 1955

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Memorandum by Consolidated University of North Carolina President Gordon Gray, June 3, 1955

Description

In this memo dated June 3, 1955 Gordon Gray, president of the Consolidated University of North Carolina system, requested the presidents of each of the three UNC schools review a draft of a form letter to African American students. The form letter rejected all African American students who applied to any of the UNC schools. At that time, the UNC schools included UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State, and Woman's College in Greensboro.

Creator

Gordon Gray, UNC system president

Source

Memorandum by Consolidated University of North Carolina President Gordon Gray, June 3, 1955, folder 4, box 9, North Carolina State University, Office of the Chancellor, Carey Hoyt Bostian Records, UA 002.001.003, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Date

1955-03-06

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memorandum

Identifier

ccl022

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Gordon Gray, UNC system president, “Memorandum by Consolidated University of North Carolina President Gordon Gray, June 3, 1955,” The State of History, accessed October 21, 2014, http://history.ncsu.edu/projects/ncsuhistory/items/show/260.