College Church Biracial Study Group

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Title

College Church Biracial Study Group

Subject

United States--Race Relations
Civil Rights Movements--United States
School Integration--Massive Resistance Movement--Southern States
Prince Edward County Free School Association (Va.)
Prince Edward County (Va.)

Description

A collection of documents, bulletins, and letters pertaining to the Biracial Study Group that met at Hampden-Sydney's College Church in the early and mid-1960s in response to the closing of Prince Edward County Schools after being ordered to desegregate.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections

Date

1960/1968

Rights

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

Coverage

Farmville, VA (Prince Edward County)

Extent

34 items

Access Rights

Collection is open for research.

Collection Items

The G.P. (3rd Issue)
The G.P. – third issue “underground newspaper” / Individuals referenced: Dr. Ray A. Moore, T. Burwell Robinson, C. G. Gordon Moss, James Edgar Henderson, Gayle Evans, Ed Koffenberger, Robert Mariner, Wm. F. Watkins, Mrs. Purvall, Robert Early, Mrs.…

A Christian Communique
A Christian Communique, page 1, number 1. Includes An Historical Review of theological study group that began meeting in August 1962 / "The inter-racial study group which has been meeting in the basement of College Church will hold the next session…

Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 2. Biracial Study Group
Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 2. Biracial Study Group / "The Biracial Study Group met for the tenth time in the basement of College Presbyterian Church at 8:00 pm, June 2, Dr. Joseph Clower conducted a brief devotional. The Reverend Arthur Field led a…

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 3
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 3 / An overview of the past study group meeting / Individuals referenced: Roland Layton, Roger Madison

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 4
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 4 / An overview of the past study group meeting / Individuals referenced: C. F. McRae, C. M. Rawlins, Louis Galphin, Martin Luther King, Jr., James Baldwin, F. L. Griffin, Sarah Patton Boyle

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 5
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 5 / An overview of the past study group meeting / Individuals referenced: Roger Madison, Mrs. Connie, Delores Taylor, W. T. Reveley, William Stringfellow

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 6
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 6 / An overview of the past study group meeting / Individuals referenced: A. M. Field, Karl Haselden, R. A. Moore, Jr., President Johnson, President Kennedy

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 7
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 7 / An overview of the past study group meeting / Individuals referenced: Soloman Flourney, G. H. Thompson, Liston Pope

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 8
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 8 / An overview of the past study group meeting / Individuals referenced: Margaret Hill, Tyler Miller, Eliza Paschall, George Washington

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 10
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 10 / "Our group had its last meeting in the First Baptist Church in Farmville on October 27. Dr. Joseph Whitted presided; Dr. Gordon Moss introduced the speaker for the evening, Reverend Heslip M. Lee, Executive Secretary of…

The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 11
The Bridge, Vol. 1, No. 11 / "Our group held an historic meeting on November 10, 1964, in the Parent's and Friends' Lounge at Hampden-Sydney, Mr. Field led a devotional and presided over the meeting, whose purpose was to decide whether we should…

Committee Plea
"Plea” to local churches to appoint representatives to a committee / "We, a group of Christians who have been meeting at College Church, Hampden-Sydney, for prayer and study, respectfully urge each church in Prince Edward County, white and colored,…

College Presbyterian Church Letter
February, 1964 starting “For more than a year a group of adults, who either are members of or regularly attend College Church, have been meeting…” / A letter describing the formation of the interracial study group started at College Church in the…

College Presbyterian Church Document Beginning: "Differences of opinion about its role in dealing with current social issues often cause tension in a church."
Typed document starting “Differences of opinion about its role in dealing with current social issues often cause tension in a church. Here, frequently, a wide gulf between pulpit and pew shows up. In many ways, the hardest thing a minister has to do,…

Supplemental Report of Justice and Mercy Committee
Supplemental Report of Justice and Mercy Committee / Recommendations from the committee to Synod / Individuals referenced: Burwell Robinson, Alan F. Kiepper, Reverend Bernard Bain, Reverend James Carpenter, H. Underwood Leach
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