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John Arthur Gellatly gubernatorial campaign papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 483

Scope and Contents

The John Arthur Gellatly gubernatorial campaign papers contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, speeches, press releases, clippings, and other campaign materials related to Gellatly's 1932 campaign for Governor of Washington. Noted correspondents include J. W. Kinney, John B. Benson, Robert M. Davis, and Dona B. Heil.

Dates

  • Creation: 1932

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

John Arthur Gellatly was a Republican politician born in Grass Valley, California on July 6, 1869. Gellatly moved to Wenatchee, Washington in 1900 where he served in several public offices including County Auditor, City Councilman, president of the Chamber of Commerce, and Mayor. Gellatly was elected and served as Lieutenant Governor of Washington for one term (1929-1933) and ran for Governor of Washington in 1932, ultimately losing to Clarence D. Martin. Gellatly died in Wenatchee, Washington on July 18, 1963.

Extent

1.75 linear feet (1 record storage box, 1 half legal size manuscript box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

John Arthur Gellatly (1869-1963), born in Grass Valley, California, was an active Republican politician in Wenatchee, Washington. The John Arthur Gellatly gubernatorial campaign papers contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, speeches, press releases, clippings, and other campaign materials related to Gellatly's 1932 campaign for Governor of Washington.

Arrangement

Correspondence from the John Arthur Gellatly gubernatorial campaign papers is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Original order for other campaign material has been maintained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. J. Warren Kinney, 1969.

Processing Information

Collection processed by processing staff, circa 1969. Revisions completed by Liliya Benz, 2019.

Title
Guide to the John Arthur Gellatly Gubernatorial Campaign Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team. Revised by Liliya Benz.
Date
c2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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