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Sir William Mitchell (1861-1962) &
Sir Mark Ledingham Mitchell (1902-1977)
Papers ca. 1890-1978

MSS 0033

Contents Listing

Sir William Mitchell

Sir William Mitchell was Professor of English Language and Literature and Mental and Moral Philosophy 1894-1922, Vice-Chancellor of the University 1916-42 and Chancellor 1942-48.

Series 1
Greetings on his 94th and 100th birthdays and statement of the Chancellor in Council on his death.  1955, 1961-62.  5 items.

Series 2
Newspaper cuttings.  1932, [1941].  2 items.

Series 3
Photographs. c.1890-1961.  15 items (most undated)

Series 10
Newspaper cuttings, photographs, letters of congratulation, addresses and obituary notices relating to Sir William Mitchell, collected by Dr. V.A. Edgeloe.  1898-1962.

Series 11
Notebooks. Manuscript notes on philosophy and other studies, lectures, reprints and some correspondence. 118 items. A listing is available.

Sir Mark Ledingham Mitchell

Sir Mark Mitchell was Professor of Biochemistry and General Physiology 1938-62, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 1951-65 and Chancellor of Flinders University 1966-71.

Series 4
[Final?] address as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Adelaide, and addresses as Chancellor, Flinders University, at Commemoration and other ceremonial occasions, including his own admission to the D.Sc.  c. 1965-71.  12 items.

Series 5
Letter from the Registrar, Flinders University, forwarding Council's tribute on his retirement.
6 April 1971.

Series 6
Obituary notice from the Australian journal of Experimental Biology and Medical Science August 1978, with covering letter from the editor.

Series 7
Newspaper cuttings.  1932-77.  5 items.

Series 8
Photographs. c.1904-1971.  1 album and 10 loose items.(many undated)
see also three photographs of Sir Mark with Sir William in Series 3.

Series 9
Miscellanea
"Order of the Unground Axe" - certificate presented to Sir Mark Mitchell as President of the National Fitness Council of South Australia, December 1965.
Sketch and photograph of [proposed?] Mitchell coat of arms.
Program of Memorial Assembly, Bonython Hall, 16 June 1946.

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