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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:

Chancellor Maurice Mitchell Speaks to Media, 1968

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0132.0003.00009
Abstract University of Denver (DU) Chancellor Maurice Mitchell speaks to the media during a 1968 DU student sit-in at the DU registrar's office in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1968

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

University of Denver Woodstock West Protest Students sit on Stage with Chancellor Mitchell and John Wesley Rice Jr. , May 5th-13th 1970

 Item
Identifier: M473.01.002.0056
Abstract University of Denver (DU) protesters on stage with John Wesley Rice, Assitant Dean to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Chancellor Maurice Mitchell as part of a multi-day Vietnam War protest nicknamed "Woodstock West" that took place both on the DU campus and downtown Denver, Colorado. Protesters mourn the killings of four students on the Kent State University campus days earlier.
Dates: May 5th-13th 1970