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Mitchell, Maurice B., 1915-1996

 Person

Maurice B. Mitchell b. 09 Feb 1915 in New York City; d. 30 Nov 1996 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Chancellor of the University of Denver from 1967 to 1978.

Citation

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 172). Board of Trustees – Volume S: page 114.
Elected Chancellor of DU 1967. At the time was the editorial director of Encyclopedia Britannica Inc.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Maurice B. Mitchell Civil Rights Commission Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M176
Scope and Contents The Maurice B. Mitchell Civil Rights Commission Papers contain the papers, reports and books relating to Mitchell's work on the United States Civil Rights Commission.
Dates: 1968-1975

Maurice B. Mitchell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M028
Abstract Maurice B. Mitchell (1915-1996) served as the thirteenth Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1967 to 1978. During his tenure he established the annual Publishing Institute and oversaw the construction of several buildings such as Penrose Library and the Shwayder Art Building. While he was Chancellor, Woodstock West, a student protest against the Vietnam War, was resolved. Prior to his arrival at the University, Mitchell was President of Encyclopaedia Britannica,...
Dates: 1940-1996; Majority of material found in 1967-1978

Student Protests Collection

 Collection
Identifier: U219
Abstract

The Student Protests Collection is a collection of materials related to student protests, whether against the University, as in the case of a tuition protest, or American policies, as in the case of Woodstock West and anti-draft demonstrations. The collection includes newspaper clippings as well as University documents and other published material.

Dates: 1911-1991