MF 68 Charles E. Mitchell Address for the Lowry Gift Collection

Charles E. Mitchell Address for the Lowry Gift Collection
MF 68

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mitchell, Charles E.

Title: Charles E. Mitchell Address for the Lowry Gift Collection

Dates: 1925

Abstract: The collection contains the address regarding the cause of banking education in America that was given by Charles E. Mitchell on the occasion of the dedication of the Lowry gift.

Quantity: 0.5 linear feet

Processed By: Jared McSwain

Administrative History
Charles E. Mitchell was president of the National City Bank of New York in 1925 when he gave this address at the dedication of the gift given by Colonel Robert J. Lowry, head of the Lowry National Bank of Atlanta and his wife Emma Markham Lowry, who bequeathed in her will a large sum of money to the creation of the Lowry School of Banking and Commerce at Oglethorpe University.

The collection contains Charles E. Mitchell’s address at Oglethorpe University in which he venerates the deceased Lowrys, surveys higher education, and argues for the necessity of education on banking and commerce in the face of a modern business developed world.

Restrictions: None.

Subject Headings
Lowry, Emma Markham, 1844-1923.
Lowry Gift, 1925.
Lowry, Robert James, 1840-1919.
Mitchell, Charles Edwin, 1877-1955.
Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA).
Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA) Benefactors.
Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA) Fundraising.

Administrative Information
Preferred Citation:
Please cite Charles E. Mitchell Address for the Lowry Gift Collection, MF 68, Archives, Philip Weltner Library, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia. Permission to publish from this collection must be approved by the Director of the Philip Weltner Library at Oglethorpe University.