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Memorandum from A. D. Bruce to Clanton W. Williams, concerning a study by the faculty committee on integration (includes an excerpt from the minutes of the executive session of the board of regents)
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Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975; Bruce, Andrew D. (Andrew Davis), 1894-1969. Memorandum from A. D. Bruce to Clanton W. Williams, concerning a study by the faculty committee on integration (includes an excerpt from the minutes of the executive session of the board of regents) - Page 1. March 13 - April 2, 1956. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 9, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ/item/296/show/289.

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Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975; Bruce, Andrew D. (Andrew Davis), 1894-1969. (March 13 - April 2, 1956). Memorandum from A. D. Bruce to Clanton W. Williams, concerning a study by the faculty committee on integration (includes an excerpt from the minutes of the executive session of the board of regents) - Page 1. University of Houston Integration Records. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ/item/296/show/289

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Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975; Bruce, Andrew D. (Andrew Davis), 1894-1969, Memorandum from A. D. Bruce to Clanton W. Williams, concerning a study by the faculty committee on integration (includes an excerpt from the minutes of the executive session of the board of regents) - Page 1, March 13 - April 2, 1956, University of Houston Integration Records, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 9, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ/item/296/show/289.

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Title Memorandum from A. D. Bruce to Clanton W. Williams, concerning a study by the faculty committee on integration (includes an excerpt from the minutes of the executive session of the board of regents)
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975
  • Bruce, Andrew D. (Andrew Davis), 1894-1969
Creator (Local)
  • Neumann, Alfred R.
Date March 13 - April 2, 1956
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Segregation in higher education--United States
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
  • Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975
  • Bruce, Andrew D. (Andrew Davis), 1894-1969
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Neumann, Alfred R.
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  • memorandums
  • documents (object genre)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1985-005, Box 29, Folder 17
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Digital Collection University of Houston Integration Records
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