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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 31 Collections and/or Records:

All University Referendum, 1970 May 18

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Identifier: U219.03.0003.0004.00001
Abstract All University Referendum on Chancellor Mitchell's actions during Woodstock West, together with the results. There are several copies of the referendum document in the file with handwritten notes.
Dates: 1970 May 18

Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell Received Message from the White House, 1970 May 9

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Identifier: U219.03.0003.0003.00007
Abstract Press release that Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell received message from the White House indicating that the President hoped peace would be maintained on campus.
Dates: 1970 May 9

Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell Received Message from the White House, 1970 May 9

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Identifier: U219.03.0003.0003.00008
Abstract Press release that Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell received message from the White House indicating that the President hoped peace would be maintained on campus. Chancellor Mitchell made recommendations that a University delegation be sent to Washington to express concerns on the war in Indo-China and that a task force be created to increase involvement of universities in solutions.
Dates: 1970 May 9

Chancellor Mitchell Made the Following Release, 1970 May 7

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Identifier: U219.03.0003.0003.00003
Abstract Press release from Chancellor Mitchell stating the University's position on student protests. A key paragraph states: ''Our position is that students have and should have this opportunity to express their concern about these events. The institution does not plan to interfere in any way with the students' right of expression on this or other issues. On the other hand, those students who desire to attend classes have paid their tuition and other costs on the basis that classes will be held....
Dates: 1970 May 7

Chancellor Mitchell's Statement, 1970 May 13

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Identifier: U219.03.0003.0003.00009
Abstract Press release from Chancellor Mitchell regarding the actions taken by the Denver Police and National Guard and the provocation by the students.
Dates: 1970 May 13

''Dissent: Divine or Diabolical?'' by Maurice B. Mitchell, 1970 October

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Identifier: U219.03.0003.0003.00013
Abstract Article reprinted from The Rotarian Magazine entitled ''Dissent: Divine or Diabolical? An Educator Noted for Bridging Gaps on Campus Explores Causes and Solutions'' by Maurice B. Mitchell. Seven pages with photographs.
Dates: 1970 October

Faculty Opinions Concerning the Chancellor's Actions During Woodstock, 1970

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Identifier: U219.03.0004.0002.00003
Abstract Faculty opinions concerning the Chancellor's actions during Woodstock. Report prepared and approved by the Department of Psychology. There is a note on the cover that Professor Shaklee wishes to go on record as opposing the use of the questionnaire and as dissenting from the report.
Dates: 1970

Flier for the Lobbying Committee, 1970

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Identifier: U219.03.0004.0003.00002
Abstract Lobbying Committee: Put Your Feelings Into Action. A flier soliciting membership in the lobbying committee for political action. The overarching goal for the group as explained on the flier is to influence state party politics.
Dates: 1970

Letter to Board of Trustees from Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell, 1970 July 10

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Identifier: U219.03.0003.0003.00012
Abstract Letter to the Board of Trustees from Chancellor Mitchell giving the board a tally of calls and letters he has received about his handling of Woodstock West.
Dates: 1970 July 10

Maurice Mitchell Interview, Tape I, 1970 May

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Identifier: U219.03.0007.00007
Abstract Interview with Chancellor Maurice Mitchell about Woodstock West.
Dates: 1970 May