Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell expressing opposition to the president's decision to expel John Boardman.

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell expressing opposition to the president's decision to expel John Boardman.

Source

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

Description

Letter from Bradley Canon to FSU President Doak Campbell regarding the president's decision to expel student John Boardman.

Date

January 27, 1957

Creator

Canon, Bradley

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.