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Judith Mitchell papers

Identifier: 07-00-01-001

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Judith Mitchell's correspondence, programs, journals, articles, presentations, and pictures she acquired during her time at Weber State University.


  • Creation: 1976-2012
  • Other: Date acquired: 20130000


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical or Historical Information

Judith Pugmire Mitchell was born on January 8, 1932 in Salt Lake City. She is the daughter of Ralph Wesley Pugmire and Marian Ure Pugmire. Her father was a local and regional golf star. Her early childhood was spent in Portland, Oregon and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while her father attended medical school. She moved to Ogden at the age of 9 and graduated from Ogden High. She graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in music in 1953. She returned to college and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Weber State College in 1973. She received a Master's in Education in Elementary Education from Utah State University in 1975, and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Utah in 1981. She spent ten years in classrooms and a school district office as a coordinator before coming to Weber State University in 1983 as an instructor. She became a professor at Weber State University in 1992 and the Director of the Master of Education program in 1993. She served for six years as chair and vice chair of the Faculty Senate, and has served on other University, professional, and community committees.


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This collection is in the original order it was received and is arranged into five series: Series 1, Conferences, 1978-2012; Series 2, Publications, 1985-2007; Series 3, Grants, funding, and projects, 1993-2012; Series 4, Correspondence, 2005-2012; Series 6,  Utah Council of the International Reading Association (UCIRA), 1976-2012

Physical Access Requirements

There are no physical access restrictions.

Technical Access Requirements

There are no technical access restrictions.

Custodial History

Material was acquired from Judith Mitchell (2013-012 and 2013-018).

Source of Acquisition

Judith Mitchell

Method of Acquisition

Received from Judith Mitchell in 2013.

Accruals and Additions

Accruals are expected.

Kandice Newren, 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the Weber State University Archives Repository

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