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Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975. Memorandum from Clanton W. Williams to A. D. Bruce, regarding desegregation becoming a significant matter for the University of Houston - Page 1. February 27, 1956. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 14, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ/item/505/show/503.

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Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975. (February 27, 1956). Memorandum from Clanton W. Williams to A. D. Bruce, regarding desegregation becoming a significant matter for the University of Houston - Page 1. University of Houston Integration Records. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ/item/505/show/503

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Title Memorandum from Clanton W. Williams to A. D. Bruce, regarding desegregation becoming a significant matter for the University of Houston
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Williams, Clanton W. (Clanton Ware), 1904-1975
Date February 27, 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
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  • memorandums
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1985-005, Box 29, Folder 17
Original Collection President's Office Records
Digital Collection University of Houston Integration Records
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Transcript i TO: President A. D. Bruce FROM: Clanton W. Williams SUBJECT: Desegregation DATE: February 27, 1956 1. It may be of Interest to the Board of Regents that the question of desegregation is becoming a matter of significance at the University of Houston. The following items are noted: a. During the past two years the deans or the Registrar have had verbal or written expressions from some forty Negroes. Some have simply asked for catalogs; others have asked whether or not Negroes are admitted. A few have actually sought admission. b. On August 31, 1955, you appointed a University Committee on Integration comprised of the Registrar, the Assistant to the President, and the Vice President, Academic Affairs, Chairman. The Committee was instructed to tfstudy the problems relative to integration.tf That Committee has acted as the clearing house for information bearing on the subject through its Chairman. It has been keeping the Deans informed and seeing to it that they and the Registrar act in coordination; it has also sought advice of the University's attorney, Mr. Cartwrlght. c. Since last August: Two Negroes have personally sought information relative to admission into the College of Law; Six Negroes, including a professor at Texas Southern University, have sought information or actually asked for admission into the College of Arts and Sciences; One has contacted the College of Technology; One, the College of Education; and Two, the College of Optometry. d. Most of these cases have been handled verbally; several have required correspondence. The replies have been to the simple effect that "No Negro has been admitted to the University of Houston/1 e. There are currently three cases which may not be so easily dismissed, even though we have handled them in the same noncommittal manner as above: (1) One woman, Dr. Freda C. Gooden Richardson (O.D.), of La Marque, Texas, without indication as to race in her earlier correspondence, has submitted an application for admission, in which application she indicates that she is a Negress. She wants to take refresher work in