The History Of Mitchell College

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Richard Leon Mize (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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D.J. Whitener

Abstract: Standing like a proud old nonogenarian at the north end of Broad Street in Statesville, North Carolina, is Mitchell College. Having been situated there for almost a century, she has been, through the generations, a sort of landmark or beacon for the townspeople as they shop in downtown Statesville. As one stands at the square and looks westward, he sees the sun glinting on her domed roof and silhouetting her massive columns against the stucco of her wings. One might wonder, as I have, just what is the story of this imposing structure. What could she tell of wars, of peace, of the preparation of preceding generations for life, of heartaches, and of love and devotion? What would her story be of her struggle through these ninety-seven years of turmoil and tranquility? How would she speak of her founders and subsequent subscribers?

Additional Information

Mize, R. (1954). The History Of Mitchell College. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 1954
Mitchell College, History, Statesville, North Carolina

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