President Walter S. Newman records

President Walter S. Newman records

Creator Office of the Vice President, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Description A letter sent by Walter S. Newman of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute to Dr. Louis A. Pardue and Mr. Duncan L. Kinnear. Attached is a copy of a letter from Virginia Attorney General J. Lindsay Almond, Jr. to T. Justin Moore and attorney from Richmond, VA. The letter gives Almond’s opinions on a court case, Davis vs. Large, et als. in Prince Edward County, VA and its relation to a case in South Carolina regarding segregation. Also attached is a typescript of an unattributed opinion on the fallacy of anti-segregationist arguments.
Call number RG 3/3
Date from 1950
Date to 1951
Geographic school Prince Edward County, VA
Size 1 document
Access restrictions yes/no no
Access restrictions
Part Of larger collection yes/no yes
Larger collection title
Repository Virginia Tech Special Collections
Repository address University Libraries, P.O. Box 90001, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001
Repository contact name Aaron D. Purcell
Repository contact title Director, Special Collections
Repository contact email
Repository contact phone (540) 231-6308
DoveRegion region1
Subjects o    African American students

o    African Americans–Civil rights

o    Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986

o    High school students

o    Public schools

o    School children

o    Segregation in education

o    Virginia. Department of Education

o    Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals

o    Public schools–Virginia–Prince Edward County

o    Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978

Types o    Correspondence

o    Reports

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