David Richard Mitchell papers

David Richard Mitchell papers

Dates: 1903-1918

Contains a biography of David Richard Mitchell, as well as photographs and certicates from Mitchell's time at the university (including photos of his basketball team), and rolled certificates from Mitchell's time at BYU. Materials dated 1903-1918.

  • Extent: 2 oversize boxes (3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Mitchell, David Richard, 1888-1957
  • Call Number: MSS 8933
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the David Richard Mitchell papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8933; David Richard Mitchell papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8933, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ralph G. Mitchell, son of David Richard Mitchell, in 2016.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ralph G. Mitchell; May 2016.
Subject Terms
Education; Mitchell, David Richard, 1888-1957; Brigham Young University--Students; Brigham Young University--Basketball--Photographs
Genre / Form
Biography; Family records; Certificates; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Eric Wolford; 2016.
Appraisal Information
Campus activity (University Archives Collection Development Policy, October 2015).
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Finding Aid Title
Mitchell (David Richard) papers
Finding Aid Author
Eric Wolford
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-03-15 14:51:30 -0600.
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Biographical History

David Richard Mitchell (1888-1957) was an educator and school administrator in Utah.

David Richard Mitchell was born on August 10, 1888 to David and Louisa Holindrake Mitchell in American Fork, Utah. After growing into maturity in Utah County, he attended and graduated from Brigham Young University in the 1910s before later entering into graduate studies in both Chicago and the University of Utah. After graduating from University, he eventually taught school in Central Utah and later served as Lehi High School between 1920-1938. In February 1957, he passed away in Lehi, Utah.

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