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Emmett Gulley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 341

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, administrative papers, articles, essays, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings regarding the Doukhobors and Gulley's mediation work, and a scrapbook that contains photographs of Doukhobors.

Correspondence is separated into an outgoing and incoming sections. The incoming section is arranged alphabetically by sender's last name or organizational title. Included are fourteen letters from different Doukhobor groups.

Major correspondents are: Stephen C. Cary, Fred Haslam, Lewis M. Hoskins, F. J. Mead, Levi T. Pennington.

There is also a scrapbook that contains photographs of Doukhobors. A bound copy of the report titled, "Report of the Doukhobor Research Committee, 1952" is also included.

Other material includes a copy of Gulley's autobiography, articles and essays, newspaper clippings about Doukhobors, publications, and business papers.

Dates

  • 1950-1956

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Emmet W. Gulley (1894-1981) was born in Haviland, Kansas and educated at Pacific College and Haverford College.

He was a missionary in Mexico during 1919-1924. He took the position of superintendent of the New York Meeting of Friends from 1924-1928. He then became a professor at Pacific College (now George Fox College), 1928-1947, and then became president of the college, 1941-1947. Gulley also did relief work in Spain during 1938-1939 and worked in Cuba, 1938-1940. He also worked with the Klamath Indians.

As executive secretary for the Oregon branch of the American Friends Service Committee, he was sent to British Columbia in 1950 to investigate the governmental relations between the Doukhobors and the Canadian government. He remained in this work for six years, part of the time as a government representative.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Emmet W. Gulley (1894-1981) became a missionary, as well as a professor and president of Pacific College (now George Fox College), and investigated the governmental relations between the Doukhobors and the Canadian government. The collection contains correspondence, administrative papers, articles, essays, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings regarding the Doukhobors and Gulley's mediation work, and a scrapbook that contains photographs of Doukhobors.

Arrangement

Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Other Finding Aids

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Physical Description

1 record storage box.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff, 1967.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents. Folder titles are based on those created by the creators or previous custodians. Titles have not all been verified against the contents of the folders. In some cases, staff supplied folder titles during initial processing.

Title
Guide to the Emmett Gulley Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Tanya Parlet.
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA