Mitchell, Henry A.
Dr. Henry A. Mitchell was the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and International Affairs and a faculty member at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He served on the University of Missouri South African Education Program committee. A scholarship was named for him in 2001, to be awarded to deserving University of Missouri and University of the Western Cape students interested in studying abroad. The UMKC Athletics Department also awards the Dr. Henry A. Mitchell / People-to-People Award to Kansas City basketball players exemplifying friendship, enthusiasm, sportsmanship, and humanitarianism.
Information compiled from the UMKC website.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Henry Mitchell Collection of Edgar Snow Papers
Israel Epstein and Elsie Fairfax-Cholmeley Papers
This material was donated by Dr. Henry Mitchell, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and International Affairs at UMKC. He secured the material from the Epsteins via UMKC professor Dr. Robert Farnsworth in China in November 1984.
This collection contains one folder of copies of letters sent by Edgar Snow to Chinese journalist and author Israel Epstein and his wife Elsie Fairfax-Cholmeley. The letters discuss publications as well as Chinese and world affairs.