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MSS 00129 Guide to the George A. Gullette Papers, 1947, 1970

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Gullette, George Albert, 1909-1969


0.02 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

2 folders


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Acquisitions Information

Transferred from the Social Studies Department, 1970 (Accession 1969.0022); gift of David Gullette, 2014 (Accession 2014.0149)


Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dawne E. Howard, 2005; Finding aid updated to reflect additions to collection, by: Todd Kosmerick, 2014 July.


2014 July, Finding aid updated to reflect additions to collection, by: Todd Kosmerick.

Scope and Content Note

The George A. Gullette Papers contain documents from the beginning and end of the NC State career of this social studies professor. There is correspondence from 1947 regarding the college's interest in hiring Gullette to commence its social studies program (beginning with a contemporary civilization course modeled on one at Columbia University). Gullette's responses give insight into salary negotiations of the time period. "A Lecture Given by the Late George A. Gullette To a Class in Social Studies" is a printed version of a talk Gullette gave at North Carolina State University on January 13, 1969. The title Gullette gave this lecture is "Prospects for the Future--The Next Twenty-Five Years." On March 19, 1970, the Friends of the Library distributed copies of the lecture at its annual banquet. In addition, portions of the lecture were read at Gullette's memorial service.

Biographical Note

George Albert Gullette (1909 - 1969) was the founder and head of the Social Studies Department at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (after 1965, North Carolina State University) from 1947 to 1969. He received his B.A. in English literature from Harvard University in 1933, his M.A. from Vanderbilt University in 1934, and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1944. Before coming to NC State, Gullette taught at the University of Toledo (1936-1946) and Lincoln College (1946-1947).

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George A. Gullette Papers, MSS 00129, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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