Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Mitchell: Teacher of the New South"

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Article "Mitchell: Teacher of the New South"

Description

Article describing the teaching of Dr. Samuel Chiles Mitchell, a professor of history at the University of Richmond, known for teaching Douglas Southall Freeman. The article described many different interactions that Mitchell had with his students. The article opened with an interaction in which Mitchell stated that the causes of the Civil War were racial in nature. The article also included interaction with students about Thomas Jefferson and his role attempting to ban slavery in the West. The article ended with Mitchell telling his students that the only way to settle disputes without war is the "organization of the world as a community".

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Source

“Mitchell: Teacher of the New South.” Alumni Bulletin (Richmond, VA), Spring 1948.

Publisher

Alumni Bulletin, University of Richmond

Date

Spring 1948

Format

Language

English

Identifier

RG 6

Coverage

Virginia Baptist Historical Society

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Student Contributor

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Citation

Fiddell, Guy , “Article "Mitchell: Teacher of the New South",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed October 13, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/353.