Letter to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, regarding Paul Robeson

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Title

Letter to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, regarding Paul Robeson

Description

Letter from James Dickson Carr (RC 1892) to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, written on June 6, 1919, regarding the discriminatory exclusion of Paul Robeson (RC 1919) from a football game against Washington and Lee University. See also the related item: Demarest's reply to Carr, written on June 16, 1919.

Date

1919-06-06

Language

English

Identifier

SCUA-PRESWHSD-b43-f6-Carr1892-to-Demarest

Original format

typewritten letter, 3 sheets

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Rutgers College, Office of the President, Records of the William H. S. Demarest Administration, 1890-1928 (RG 04/A11)

Archival location

Series 2, Box 43, Folder 6: Robeson, Paul 1919

Item Relations

Citation

Carr, James Dickson, “Letter to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, regarding Paul Robeson,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 28, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/624.