Samuel Chiles Mitchell papers, 1861-1948.

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Mitchell, Samuel Chiles, 1864-1948. Samuel Chiles Mitchell papers, 1861-1948.

Samuel Chiles Mitchell papers, 1861-1948.

The collection contains family, personal, and professional correspondence; an autobiography by Samuel Chiles Mitchell; and other papers of Mitchell and his family. Included are letters from his professional colleagues and former students, labor leaders, and newspaper editors concerning the affairs of various institutions with which Mitchell was connected, public and higher education in the South, race relations, the education of African Americans, Jewish charitable activities, Baptist institutions and activities, the Young Men's Christian Association, labor-management relations and the unionization of southern workers, the New Deal, and other social and political issues. Family letters include those from Alice Broadus Mitchell to her mother discussing family life, and letters of the Mitchell children: Broadus, economic historian and professor at Occidental College, Johns Hopkins University, and Rutgers University, Socialist, and employee of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union; Terry, advertising executive in Waynesboro, Pa.; George, economist, instructor at Columbia University, and employee of the Resettlement Administration, Congress of Industrial Organizations, and Southern Regional Council; Morris, teacher at Ellerbe, N.C., the Park School in Snyder, N.Y., Teachers College at Columbia University, and Alabama State Teachers College, and secretary of the Southeastern Cooperative League in Clarksville, Ga.; and Mary, wife of George Orr Clifford, businessman of Akron, Ohio, Evansville, Ind., Bala-Cynwyd, Pa., Ilion, N.Y., and Southport, Conn. Notable correspondents include Edwin A. Alderman, Charles William Dabney, Virginius Dabney, Douglas Southall Freeman, Howard Odum, and George Foster Peabody.

About 12000 items (15.0 linear feet).

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Mitchell, George Sinclair, 1902-1962

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Labor leader. From the description of Papers, 1928-1947. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019171 ...

Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931

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Educator and orator. From the description of Letter to a former student [manuscript], 1920 June 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976354 From the description of Edwin Anderson Alderman papers [manuscript], 1881-1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647925708 University of Virginia president. From the description of Sketch of Edwin Anderson Alderman [manuscript], ca. 1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64781...

Clifford, Mary Mitchell.

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Mitchell, Samuel Chiles, 1864-1948

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Samuel Chiles Mitchell was born in Coffeeville, Mississippi on 24 December 1864. A noted educator, Mitchell received an M.A. from Georgetown (Tennessee) College in 1888. From 1889-1891, Mitchell taught history and Greek at Mississippi College, then returned to his alma mater in 1892 to teach Latin. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1899. Mitchell first became associated with Richmond, Virginia after 1895 where he taught history at the University of Richmond. Mitchell becomes ...

Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988

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Broadus Mitchell, economist, historian, and liberal thinker, taught until 1939 at Johns Hopkins University, from 1947 to spring 1958 at Rutgers University, and from fall 1958 to 1967 at Hofstra University. He was the son of educator, Samuel Chiles Mitchell (1864-1948) and brother of educator, Morris R. Mitchell (1895-1976) and labor leader, George Sinclair Mitchell (1902-1962). His second wife was economist Louise Pearson Mitchell (1906- ). From the description of Broadus Mitchell pa...

University of Richmond

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Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

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George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...

Mitchell, Morris R. (Morris Randolph), 1895-1976

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Morris Randolph Mitchell was a pacifist and educator who, 1919-1924 and 1926-1929, farmed in Marston and Ellerbe, N.C., and served as principal and/or teacher in Ellerbe schools; founded Macedonia Cooperative Community in Clarkesville, Ga., in the 1940s; served as director of the Putney Graduate School in Putney, Vt., 1950-1964; and was president of Friends World College in Glen Head, N.Y., 1964-1972. From the description of Morris R. Mitchell papers, 1898-1976. WorldCat record id: 2...

Odum, Howard Washington, 1884-1954

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Howard Washington Odum was a sociologist of the American South; author; professor at the University of North Carolina from 1920 to 1954; and founder of the Sociology Department, the School of Public Welfare, the Department of City and Carolina. From the description of Howard Washington Odum papers, 1908-1982. WorldCat record id: 27192779 Howard Washington Odum, sociologist, author, and educator, was born 24 May 1884, in Bethlehem, Georgia, and died 8 November 1954, in Chapel...

Negro Rural School Fund, Inc.

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The Negro Rural School Fund, also known as the Anna T. Jeanes Foundation, was created in 1907 in order to financially assist the rural community schools for African Americans in the South. The Fund was used primarily to assist the work of African American industrial teachers by extending school terms, supplementing their salaries, and building new facilities. From the description of Board of Trustees records, 1908-1937. (Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, In...

Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953

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Newspaper editor and historian. From the description of Letter to Charles Lee Lewis, 1943 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53180098 Freeman was a Richmond, Virginia journalist and historian who wrote the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. From the description of Letters, 1934 July 14 and 1936 July 25 : to Miss Helen Webster. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 567435277 Editor of the Richomd News Leader. ...

South Carolina College

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Mitchell, Terry, fl. 1920-1944.

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Medical College of Virginia

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Dabney, Charles William, 1855-1945

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Charles William Dabney was a scientist, educator, and author. Also represented in the collection are four generations of his ancestors, including William Dabney (ca. 1707-1772?); Charles Dabney (1745-1829); Charles William Dabney (1786-1833); Charles William Dabney (1809-1895); Robert Lewis Dabney (1820-1898); Lavinia (Morrison) Dabney (1823-1905); and James Morrison (fl. 1817-1865). From the description of Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945. WorldCat record id: 25968501 ...

Delaware College

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Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995

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Newspaper editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Virginius Dabney : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513091 Virginia newspaper editor and author. From the description of Papers of Virginius Dabney [manuscript], 1926-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806495 From the description of Papers, 1926-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958583 Editor...