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Letter to Donald Murray from W.M. Hillegeist, 9 February 1935


Summary:Letter to Donald Murray from W. M. Hillegeist, University of Maryland Registrar, rejecting Murray's application to the University of Maryland School of Law because Murray is an African-American. The letter includes text of a December 14, 1934, letter from Raymond A. Pearson, president of the University of Maryland, regarding scholarships at the Princess Anne Academy, "a separate institution of higher learning for Negroes" maintained by the University. Hillegeist's letter is dated 2 February 1935.
Creator:Pearson, Raymond A. (Raymond Allen), 1873-1939
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects:African Americans
Civil rights
College administrators
Murray, Donald
Pearson, Raymond A. (Raymond Allen), 1873-1939
Princess Anne Academy (Princess Anne, Md.)
University of Maryland at Baltimore
ArchivesUM location:University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). President's Office records
  • series 8
  • box 234
  • folder Negro Students, 1933
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Collection:University AlbUM
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