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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.
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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 Included in the papers is an unpublished autobiography of his youth in Okanogan County.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.
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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
Garland O. Ethel papers
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.
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Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info: Richard Carbray, 1980-10-01
Garland Ethel papers