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Guide to the Garland Ethel Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 2406
Creator: Ethel, Garland, 1902-1980 , creator
Title: Garland Ethel papers
Date Span: 1913-1980
Quantity: 13 cubic ft (13 boxes) and 1 sound cassette
Languages: Collection materials are inEnglish.




Biographical Note

Professor of English, University of Washington, labor union official.

Garland Ethel was born in Okanogan, County, Washington 1899, and educated at University of Washington where he taught in the English Department, 1924-1969. His principle research interest was Samuel Taylor Coleridge. He was the assistant editor of the "Moscow News," 1932; and secretary of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 401 (U.W.); and active with the State's Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities. He died in 1980.

Arrangement

Organized into 2 accessions.

Accession No. 2406-001, Garland O. Ethel papers, 1913-1980
Accession No. 2406-005, Garland Ethel papers, 1980

Scope and Content

Consult the scope and content for each of the accessions listed below.

Digital Content

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Terms of Access

Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.

Terms of Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 2406-001
Garland O. Ethel papers, 1913-1980
13.00 cu. ft. (13 boxes)
Scope and Content
Biographical features, tape-recorded interview and transcript, correspondence, military records, speeches and writings, notes, research notes and writings, reprints, clippings, subject series (including letters from Frank Plumb) on Spanish Civil War, tape and wire recordings, computer diskettes; 1913-1980. Included in the papers is an unpublished autobiography of his youth in Okanogan County. Letters and other items have been annotated by donor to indicate significance of writers. Jane Sanders, as a Ph.D. candidate in Higher Education, interviewed Prof. Ethel to obtain his views on the general progress of the University of Washington in the 1920s and'30s, and on the presidents of the U.W. from Suzzallo onward. Professor Ethel also speaks candidly about his role in the Canwell Hearings.
Terms of Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.
Terms of Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Digital Content/Other Formats
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Acquisition Info
Bibliographic Source: Gifts of Garland Ethel, 1975-80, and materials removed from his basement study after his death, September 1980, null

  
Accession No. 2406-005
Garland Ethel papers, 1980
1 cassette.
Scope and Content
Cassette tape recording of memorial service for Professor Ethel, 22 October 1980 (held in Kane Hall).
The order of speakers on the tape of the Ethel Memorial is as follows: 1. Richard J. Carbray; 2. E. Harold Eby, Professor Emeritus of English; 3. John Caughlan, attorney; 4. Richard J. Carbray; 5. William Grummel, Professor of Classics; 6. William Reed, Professor Emeritus of Classics; 7. Sophus K. Winther, Professor Emeritus of English; 8. William Hanson, attorney; 9. Reggie "The Plumber" Anderson; 10. Howard Nostrand, Professor of Romance Languages and Literature; 11. Unidentified woman. 12. E. Harold Eby; 13. Mary Jane Richards, friend of Mrs. Ethel; 14. Richard J. Carbray.
Terms of Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Terms of Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Richard Carbray, 1980-10-01

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Anderson, Reggie, creator.
Carbray, Richard J, creator.
Caughlan, John, 1909-, creator.
Eby, Edwin Harold, 1900-1994, creator.
Ethel, Garland, 1902-1980, creator.
Grummel, William, creator.
Hansen, William, creator.
Nostrand, Howard Lee, 1910-2004, creator.
Read, William, creator.
Richards, Mary Jane, creator.
University of Washington. University Archives.
Winther, Sophus K., creator.
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