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Richmond Professional Institute (1925-1962)

Name
Richmond Professional Institute (1925-1962)
Variant Name
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond School of Social Work and Public Health
Related Creators
College of William and Mary (Parent)
Historical Note
The Richmond School of Social Work and Public Health was established in 1917, which in 1925 became the Richmond Division of the College of William and Mary. In 1939 the division was known as the Richmond Professional Institute; it separated from William and Mary and came under state control in 1962. The Medical College of Virginia and the Richmond Professional Institute merged in 1968 to form Virginia Commonwealth University.
Sources
Encyclopedia Britannica
Note Author
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Records or Manuscript Collections
Richmond Professional Institute Records, circa 1925-1962