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Letter from Radcliffe Heermance to Bruce Wright

June 13, 1939 Reconstruction to Present (1865-)

Dean of Admissions Radcliffe Heermance's letter to African American student Bruce Wright, whose admission to Princeton was revoked on account of his race.

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Radcliffe Heermance Letter to Bruce M. Wright Regarding Princeton and Race; 1939; Historical Subject Files Collection, Box 73, Folder 6C; Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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