• Creator
  • Williston, Frank G.Allen, Raymond B.
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • In this letter to President Raymond B. Allen, dated April 8, 1949, Professor Frank Williston recounts a state-wide trip to conduct University Forums. He mentions he was often asked for his opinion regarding the Canwell Committee and President Allen’s subsequent actions, and relays that opinion to President Allen, writing, “Perhaps I am not thinking very clearly on this, but I am afraid that guilt by association is not as valid a ground for the... more
    In this letter to President Raymond B. Allen, dated April 8, 1949, Professor Frank Williston recounts a state-wide trip to conduct University Forums. He mentions he was often asked for his opinion regarding the Canwell Committee and President Allen’s subsequent actions, and relays that opinion to President Allen, writing, “Perhaps I am not thinking very clearly on this, but I am afraid that guilt by association is not as valid a ground for the action taken as would be the proof that these men were incompetent to handle problems of social relationships.” He goes on to say how much he regrets disagreeing with President Allen on this matter, writing, “I have so much respect for you, as well as genuine liking, that it has been hard to take a position even this much in opposition to that you have held, but I would be less than honest if I did not indicate that fact.” In his reply dated April 12, 1949, President Allen affirms Williston’s right to disagree with him, saying, “We respect... less
  • Format
  • Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in JPEG format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2015