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GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee Title: GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee Records, 1968-1971
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and 6 photographs
Call Number: Mss 486; PH Mss 486
Abstract: Records of the GI Civil Liberties Committee, an organization (1968-1971?) which defended the constitutional liberties of members of the military who opposed U.S. involvement in the war in Vietnam. Included are correspondence, press materials, and research files on the legal cases with which GICLDC was involved. The legal files consist of military forms, statements and affidavits, clippings, letters of support and other correspondence (including two letters from Bella S. Abzug and George S. McGovern). They best represent the case of the members of GIs United Against the War in Vietnam known as the “Fort Jackson 8.” Also present are good records of the litigation concerning Edmund Jurenas, Joseph D. Miles, and Allen Myers. Internal correspondence is generally routine, though it includes interesting exchanges between the national staff and lawyer Leonard B. Boudin, numerous individual soldiers, and committee sponsor Ruth Gage-Colby.
Giannini, A. H. (Attilio H.), 1874-1943;
United Artists Corporation
Title: Dr. A.H. Giannini Files: United Artists Corporation Records, Series 5B, 1935-1939
Quantity: 1.6 cubic feet (4 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 99AN/5B
Abstract: Largely routine policy correspondence of Dr. Attilio Giannini, president and chairman of the board. Compiled by Giannini's assistant, Thomas L. Walker, and by Leo F. Samuels, assistant secretary, this file contains almost daily correspondence between Giannini, who remained in Beverly Hills, California, and the corporation's home office in New York City. The correspondence deals with the daily affairs of the corporation, with occasional letters relating to the personal affairs of Giannini and Walker. The file consists almost exclusively of the most routine of policy correspondence. No mention is made of the circumstances surrounding Giannini's appointment to the presidency, nor to the reasons for his abrupt resignation nor to the upheavals among the stockholders during this period.
Gibault, Michèle Title: Michèle Gibault Papers, 1969-1977
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 564
Abstract: Photocopied documents collected by Michèle Gibault, professor at the Universite de Picardie, Amiens, France, during the course of her research on the GI anti-Vietnam war resistance movement in the United States and in Europe. Included are manuscripts of articles and essays, position and program papers, letters, applications for residence and work permits, newsletters and drafts, press releases, and transcripts of interviews. Some of the material is in French, as Paris and Sweden were two areas of concentration for American deserters and resisters.
Gibbon, Irene, 1898- Title: Oral History Interview with Irene Gibbon, 1978 August 29
Quantity: 2 tape recordings
Call Number: Tape 707A
Abstract: Tape-recorded interview, August 29, 1978, conducted by David C. Tambo of the Historical Society with Irene Gibbon, Dodgeville, Wisconsin, concerning her experiences as a VISTA worker organizing self-help projects in Butler County, Kentucky, in 1968-1969.
Gibbs Family Title: Gibbs Family Papers, 1762-1918
Quantity: 1.6 cubic feet (3 archives boxes and 1 flat box), 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 11 photographs, and 50 drawings
Call Number: U.S. Mss Y; Micro 1117; PH 3696; PH 3697
Abstract: Papers of the Gibbs family of Rhode Island and Connecticut, consisting of chronological family and business correspondence for several members of the family, including George Gibbs (II, III, IV, V), Laura Wolcott Gibbs, Oliver Wolcott (her father), and Oliver Wolcott Gibbs. For George Gibbs III there is correspondence and business papers concerning his trip to China in 1796, a collection of minerals sold to Yale University, and family affairs. For George IV, ethnologist and geologist, there is correspondence on scientific concerns, social and economic conditions of Oregon and Washington Territory at the time of the gold rush; political letters discussing important men and events of the day and the Mexican and Civil wars, photographs and drawings, and various reports to George B. McClellan on the geological and ethnographic character of Washington Territory. From scientist Oliver Wolcott Gibbs there are letters to his family and friend William H. Channing concerning European scientists of the period and the political unrest which led to the Revolution of 1848. For George Gibbs V there is a 1918 diary concerning his work in Russia with the Railroad Commission.
Giffey, David Title: South Madison Oral History Project and Migrant Farmworker Photographs, 1966-1971, 1999-2000
Quantity: 0.2 cubic feet (1 archives box), 24 tape recordings, and 97 photographs (digital copies)
Call Number: Mss 1171; PH 6853; Audio 1734A
Abstract: Oral histories (1999-2000) conducted by David Giffey, a photojournalist and activist, entitled “People's Stories of South Madison” in which twenty individuals from various walks of life describe their experiences growing up in South Madison, Wisconsin. The majority interviewed are African American and discuss the struggles encountered in school, employment, and housing. Asian, Hispanic, and European experiences in South Madison are also represented. The collection consists of sound recordings of the interviews as well as transcripts. In addition, there are digital copies of photographs (1966-1971) from a separate project entitled “Struggle for Justice: the Migrant Farmworker Labor Movement in Wisconsin,” documenting the living and working conditions of migrant farm workers in Wisconsin.
Gilbert Paper (Firm) Title: Gilbert Paper Company Records, 1887-1990 (bulk 1897-1937)
Quantity: 10.2 cubic feet (9 records center cartons and 3 flat boxes) and 0.6 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box and 1 flat box)
Call Number: Oshkosh Mss DO
Abstract: Records of Gilbert Paper Company, containing primarily business and personal chronological files which the Gilberts collected and maintained in alphabetical order. Files primarily consist of correspondence focusing on business transactions conducted during Albert C. Gilbert's presidency and Theodore M. Gilbert's service as treasurer. Additional records kept by William Gilbert Sr. and his sons include subject files, company records, financial records, meeting minutes, and Albert's service on Lawrence and Ripon Colleges' board of trustees. Subject files include the company's articles of incorporation and by-laws, employee records, and company advertisements. Personal files include William Gilbert Sr.'s will and estate records.
Gilbert, Craig Title: Craig Gilbert Papers, 1983-2010
Quantity: 7.4 cubic feet (7 records center cartons and 1 archives box) and 68 tape recordings
Call Number: M2016-001; Audio 1766A
Abstract: Papers of Craig Gilbert, a reporter and chief of the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The papers consist of his research for his news articles principally concerning campaign finance reform and the McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform Act, but also including subject files on global warming, health care reform, immigration, lobbying reform, and impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton. Gilbert's files concerning individual United States politicians and the Wisconsin Delegation include financial disclosure reports, press releases, voting records, biographies, and news articles. Also included are many tape recordings (most on micro-cassettes) of campaign events (principally the presidential campaigns of 2000 and 2004) and interviews conducted by Gilbert.
Gilberts, Alberts, 1895- Title: Arnold Gilberts Papers, 1930-1934
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss C
Abstract: Papers of Gilberts, president of the Wisconsin chapter of the Farmers' Holiday Association, which was started in Iowa during the Depression by Milo Reno as an “organized refusal to deliver the products of the farm at less than production costs.” Correspondence and minutes of meetings and conferences, 1932-1933, are mainly concerned with the farmers' strike in October and November of 1933 and with Gilberts' 1932 primary campaign on the Progressive ticket as candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 9th District.
Gilbertson, Mel, (Milburn A.), 1923-1998 Title: Mel Gilbertson Papers
Physical Description: 0.4 cubic feet
Call Number: MSS 098
Abstract: Milburn A. “Mel” Gilbertson (1923-1998) worked for the City of La Crosse, Wis., for 35 years, and he retired in 1983 as the supervisor the La Crosse City Water Department. This collection includes some personal papers and labor union materials from the Building and Service Employees International Union, Local 180, and the National Association of Power Engineers, La Crosse #8. The bulk of the collection is made up of papers from the La Crosse City Water Utility and contains correspondence, employee salary lists, and reports including a report on the electrification of the La Crosse Waterworks (1923). Photographs (1912-1961) show the construction of the main pumphouse (1912), the interior of pumphouse, and well flow at La Crosse well #2.
Gilkey, George R., 1909-1974 Title: George R. Gilkey Papers, 1886-1910, 1959-1974
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box) and 3 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Stevens Point Mss AI; Stevens Point Micro 16; Micro 839
Abstract: Papers of Gilkey, a Merrill, Wis., businessman and local historian, including correspondence, writings, research notes, and other papers related to his research on the history of Merrill and Lincoln County and on lumbering in that area. Present are biographies of early residents, and papers by and about Gilkey's father, George L. Gilkey, which include several short accounts of hunting.
Gill, Winnifred Stone, 1878-1941 Title: Winnifred Stone Gill Papers, 1924-1941
Quantity: 3.1 c.f. (6 archives boxes, 2 flat boxes, and 1 card file box)
Call Number: Wis Mss US
Abstract: Papers of Winnifred Stone Gill, a Madison, Wisconsin genealogist. Included are miscellaneous genealogies, research notes, and queries that Mrs. Gill used in her genealogical column in the Wisconsin State Journal, 1935-1940.
Gillespie, Noel Alexander, 1904-1955 Title: Noel A. Gillespie Papers, 1891-1955, 1970-1972
Quantity: 3.2 c.f. (9 archives boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Wis Mss UR; Micro 447
Abstract: Papers of Noel A. Gillespie, a British anesthetist who became a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin. Included is correspondence by and relating to Dr. Albert Schweitzer, 1922-1952; letters from T. E. Lawrence, 1913-1921; and letters and diaries of Gillespie's mother, Emily Rieder, lecturer on the Middle East and on women's and humanitarian movements. Gillespie worked with Schweitzer in Africa in 1924 and wrote detailed letters to his mother during his months there. Also included are letters, 1970-1972, between editor William C. Haygood and scholars, mainly in Switzerland, concerning Schweitzer-Gillespie letters in the possession of the Wisconsin Historical Society and other institutions; including various publications relating to Schweitzer archives and societies.
Gillett School District (Oconto County, Wis.) Title: Gillett School District Records and Records of Predecessor Districts, Oconto County, Wisconsin, 1876-1964
Quantity: 2.4 cubic feet (4 archives boxes and 1 flat box)
Call Number: Oconto Series 43
Abstract: Records of Gillett High School and rural school districts consolidated into the Gillett Public School system, primarily record books of clerks, treasurers, districts, schools and teachers. District and clerk records generally include meeting minutes, teachers' contracts, registers of school officers, registers of order drawn, annual reports and censuses. Teachers' registers and attendance books generally contain student names, ages and grades, curriculum information and visitor logs.
Gillett, Sherwin H.;
Gillett, Lorin
Title: Sherwin H. Gillett Papers and Photographs, 1880s-1964 (bulk 1910-1961)
Quantity: 3084 negatives in 30 negative boxes; plus additions of 0.2 cubic feet, 73 prints, and 195 negatives
Call Number: PH 3589; PH 2627; WHi(G5); WHi(G51); M85-213
Abstract: Photographs made by Sherwin Gillett, an itinerant photographer who traveled throughout southwestern Wisconsin from 1910 to 1935. His photographs document businesses, celebrations, small town life, disasters, farms, and tourism locations. The collection documents daily life in Wisconsin during the early twentieth century. In particular, it shows how changes, such as the development of the automobile, affected the built environment.
Gillin, John Lewis, 1871-1958 Title: John L. Gillin Papers, 1926-1949
Quantity: 8.2 c.f. (21 archives boxes)
Call Number: Wis Mss VF
Abstract: Papers of John L. Gillin, a University of Wisconsin professor, author, and consultant in the field of sociology, known particularly for his studies of penal systems and criminology. The collection includes several hundred letters concerned with these subjects, 1927-1949; notes made during his observations of foreign prison systems, 1927-1940; unpublished manuscripts for his autobiography; and three unpublished works on social maladjustment. The bulk of the collection, however, is composed of the case files of criminals compiled by Gillin and his assistants at the Wisconsin State Prison at Waupun from 1930 to 1935, which were the basic research sources used in his publication The Wisconsin Prisoner (1936).
Gilman Relief Workers Title: Gilman Relief Workers Records, 1932-1964
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (1 archives box and 1 flat box)
Call Number: River Falls Mss EN
Abstract: Records of the Gilman Relief Workers, a women's charitable organization based in Spring Valley (Wis.), consisting of minute books documenting the group's membership and activities, and a scrapbook containing notes of thanks from beneficiaries of the group's work.
Gilmore, Gordon L., 1908- Title: Gordon L. Gilmore Papers, 1946-1973
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes) and 1 film
Call Number: U.S. Mss 168AF; DC 780
Abstract: Papers of a public relations executive for Trans World Airlines, Inc., consisting primarily of administrative records, publicity and promotional material, and publications. The administrative records include reports, public relations manuals and handbooks, studies of corporate image, and working papers prepared to publicize the proposed Pan Am-TWA merger in 1962. In the publicity files are plans, brochures, correspondence, and press releases describing various inaugural flights and major anniversary celebrations. Included here is a promotional film featuring Lady Bird Johnson. The publications file, which is rather fragmentary, contains samples of various TWA titles. The remainder of the collection consists of correspondence, speeches to college and business audiences, and memorabilia including a journal describing his 1959 trip to East Africa.
Gilmour, Stephen C. Title: Stephen C. Gilmour Family Genealogies, 1868-1934, 1977-1988
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (4 archive boxes), 47 photographs, and 3 negatives
Call Number: M2003-049
Abstract: Research papers, 1868-1988 (bulk 1977-1985), of Stephen Gilmour, consisting of his genealogical research of the Campbell family, Scottish immigrants who moved to Dane County in the early nineteenth century. Among the family names documented are Campbell, Thomas, Thompson, Patton, Jones, Collins, Walton, Anderson, Phillips, and Magill. His book, A Pioneer Family of Dane County, Wisconsin, was published in 1986 after Gilmour’s death and is included in the collection. The collection also includes photographs and negatives of family members and dwellings, mostly undated.
Ginzburg, Ralph, 1929-2006 Title: Ralph Ginzburg Papers, 1848-1964
Quantity: 9.0 cubic feet (23 archives boxes), 40 photographs, 5 negatives, 2 pieces of ephemera, and 1 lithograph
Call Number: Mss 862; PH Mss 862
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1873-1915, of Ginzburg, an author, journalist, and publisher, solely consisting of material related to research on Anthony Comstock and the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. It contains research notes; copies of material gathered for research, such as newspaper articles, arrest blotters, and bibliographies; and some original materials, including correspondence, interview transcripts, and photographs. Comstock (1844-1915) was an anti-vice reformer and the main proponent of the 1873 federal laws, commonly known as the Comstock Laws, which ban obscene publications from the mails. Included in the collection are many original files of Theodore Schroeder, a civil liberties lawyer, a founder of the Free Speech League, and defender of many people prosecuted under the Comstock laws. The collection also contains the arrest journal, 1940-1942, of Harry Kahan, an agent for the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. This collection documents the work and procedures of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice and later anti-vice societies; the personality and background of Anthony Comstock; and the effect anti-obscenity laws had on those prosecuted, those doing the prosecuting, and society at large. There is also some information on John Sumner, who followed Comstock as director of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. Prominent correspondents and persons documented in the collection include De Robigne M. Bennett, Ida Craddock, Edward Foote, Emma Goldman, Moses Harman, Ezra Heywood, Ben Reitman, Margaret and William Sanger, George Bernard Shaw, Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, and activists in the Free Thought movement. The papers also document Comstock's efforts to suppress abortion, contraceptives, gambling, and many works of art, literature, and theater.
Girard, Frank Title: Frank Girard Collected Papers, 1916-1996 (bulk 1932-1972)
Quantity: 2.8 cubic feet (2 records center cartons and 2 archives boxes) and 39 tape recordings
Call Number: M2004-125; Audio 1816A
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1932-1972, related to the socialist movement in America, the bulk of which consists of correspondence between members of various organizations regarding common problems and materials related to Benson Perry and Frank Girard’s 1991 book The Socialist Labor Party: A Short History. Much of the material was accumulated by Perry through his involvement with socialist groups, especially in the Philadelphia area. The collection traces the evolution of an offshoot of Section Philadelphia of the Socialist Labor Party (SLP) as it and other splinter groups organized the Socialist Committee of Correspondence, eventually renamed Socialist Reconstruction, a loose federation of the various dissenting SLP sections. Also documented is the breakdown of Socialist Reconstruction and the development of the Philadelphia branch into an organization known as Philadelphia Solidarity.
Girl Scouts of the United States of America. River Falls Council (Wis.) Title: Girl Scouts of the United States of America. River Falls Council: Records, 1929-1950 , 1965-1976
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (5 archives boxes and 1 flat box)
Call Number: River Falls Mss BU
Abstract: Records concerning girl scouting in River Falls, Wisconsin, including scrapbooks, printed materials, individual members' records, and materials documenting merit badge projects and other activities.
Gissler, Sig Title: Sig Gissler Papers, 1967-1993
Quantity: 2.2 cubic feet (1 records center carton and 4 archives boxes), 8 tape recordings, 23 photographs, and 35 transparencies
Call Number: M96-251; Audio 1884A
Abstract: Papers of journalist Sig Gissler, editor at the Milwaukee Journal from 1967 until 1993 when he became an associate professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. The papers document Mr. Gissler’s career and include information about the Journal's guidelines and policies on covering controversial issues such as abortion and race relations; ethical issues in newspaper reporting; strategic planning by Journal executives; labor relations at the paper; the changing nature of newspapers and newspaper readers, and the Journal's reaction to these changes.
Gitlin, Todd, 1943-;
Hollander, Nanci, 1943?-
Title: Todd Gitlin and Nanci Hollander Papers, 1961-1970
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 254
Abstract: Papers of student activists Todd Gitlin and Nanci Hollander including correspondence and subject files relating to his leadership of student peace and protest groups at Harvard and her participation in similar groups at the University of Michigan. Material on his presidency of SDS may be found in the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) records, though this collection does include a draft and related correspondence and papers for Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago (1970), which was based on their involvement with SDS's Jobs or Income Now project (JOIN). Much of the correspondence concerns TOCSIN, a disarmament organization at Harvard, its involvement with Turn Toward Peace, the Washington Action demonstration, and the senatorial campaign of H. Stuart Hughes in 1962. Prominent correspondents include Cyrus Eaton, Sanford Gottlieb, Jerome Grossman, Hubert H. Humphrey, Jacob K. Javits, Robert Kastenmeier, David Riesman, C. P. Snow, U Thant, and James A. Wechsler.

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