Letter from FSU President Doak Campbell Addressed to Expelled Student John Boardman, 1957

Letter from FSU President Doak Campbell Addressed to Expelled Student John Boardman, 1957

Source

State Archives of Florida: Series 1360, Box 20, Folder 41

Description

Letter from FSU President Doak Campbell to John Boardman regarding Boardman's expulsion from the university dated February 8, 1957.

Date

February 8, 1957

Creator

Campbell, Doak S. (Doak Sheridan), 1888-1974

Format

Correspondence

Coverage

Civil Rights Movement in Florida (1954-1975)

General Note

In December 1956, John Boardman, a white PhD student Florida State University, invited three black international Florida A&M University students to an FSU International Students Club Christmas party on the FSU campus. As a result, Boardman was not allowed to re-enroll at FSU.