Andrew J. Gillis Papers, 1901-1947  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gillis, A.J. (Andrew J.)
Title
Andrew J. Gillis Papers
Dates
1901-1947 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.2 linear feet, (1 manuscript box)
Collection Number
WCMss.281
Summary
The Andrew J. "A.J." Gillis Papers houses materials related to Judge Andrew J. "A.J." Gillis.
Repository
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
archives@whitman.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Judge Andrew Jackson "A.J." Gillis was born in 1858. He had a career as a railroad construction engineer, a prosecuting attorney, justice of the peace and police court judge, and served as mayor of Walla Walla, Washington.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Andrew J. Gillis Papers, which dates from 1901 to 1947, consists of writings, Inquiry Club papers, correspondence, a newspaper clipping announcing his retirement, his 1901 application of admission to the Oregon Bar, genealogical information, and articles submitted for publication. A letter, from Hazard Stevens, provides information about the events surrounding the hanging of the Nisqually Indian, Leschi.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Whitman College and Northwest Archives by Candida Gillis on November 5, 2010. The accession number associated with this donation is 2010-022.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Corporate Names

  • Inquiry Club

Geographical Names

  • Walla Walla (Wash.)