THE PHILIP PHILIP AND ELIZABETH MITCHELL ARCHIVES
AT THE LEARNING RESOURCES CENTER
菲利普·P. and Elizabeth Mitchell
菲利普·Philip and Elizabeth Mitchell donated the funds to provide for an archive space in the LRC, when the library was built in the mid 1990s. It is through their generosity that this space was created. Mr. Mitchell graduated from Stevens in 1938. While here he majored in Electrical Technology. Mr. Mitchell became a successful 商人 in Atlanta, GA. He has named the library as a beneficiary of his estate. The college is very grateful for Mr. Mitchell’s continued support over the years.
born April 4, 1792; died August 11, 1868.
撒迪厄斯·史蒂文斯 was a lawyer, 美国国会议员, Pennsylvania Congressmen, 废奴主义者, 商人, 演说家, and philanthropist. After an impassioned speech in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1835 in support of the Free School Bill the legislation was passed and Stevens became known as the Savior of Free Public Education in Pennsylvania.
An ardent 废奴主义者 Stevens was the framer of the 13th, 14th，和15th amendments which serves as the basis for all civil rights legislation. 13个th amendment ended slavery in all states. During the Civil War and Reconstruction Stevens was the most powerful congressman in the capitol.
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