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Response Letter from Chancellor Ferguson to George Watts Hill

Date: November 20, 1967

Author: James Sharbrough Ferguson

Biographical/Historical abstract: James Sharbrough Ferguson served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1967 to 1979.

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Description: This letter, dated November 17, 1967, is a response from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson to George Watts Hill of Durham. Hill had originally written Ferguson on November 17, 1967, thanking him for his published comments of the controversial Black Power Forum, held November 1-3, 1967 at UNCG. Ferguson's response thanks Hill for his support, restates his certainty about his position on the matter, and also mentions that Lieutenant Governor Robert Scott's comments “encouraged” misunderstandings about the event.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.103

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