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Guide to the Gene Tully Papers, 1906-1965
MSS #008  
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Series Description

 

Correspondence

 

John Franklin Lewis Letters

Scope and Content Note

Relate to the completion of a new science building at the California State College, California, Pennsylvania.
 

Correspondence Outgoing (1956-1965)

Additional Note

Arranged in alphabetical order and contains letters to Maxine Aupperle (1956-1960) regarding their friendship; Jesse L Baxter (1961) regarding politics; A. E. Jansen (1957) regarding traffic situations in San Diego; Marion A. Speer (1956) regarding Mr. Speer's historical collection; The Story Lady (1959-1960); and, Dr. Wagoner (1965) regarding the Sierra National Forest. A letter from and unknown source (1957) regards the Old Timers Union.
 

Correspondence Received (1956-1965)

Additional Note

Arranged in alphabetical order and contains letters from Maxine Aupperle (1956-1960) regarding Mr. Tully's Memo Book and their friendship; Jesse L Baxter (1961) regarding politics; Jack Gillis (1965) regarding Mrs. Casey; Howard Keddie (1958) regarding the luncheon for Walt Puhn and Mr. Tully's proposed letter to the editor; Ernest McCabe (1966) regarding their visit; Walt Puhn (No date) regarding better training for firefighters; and Marion A Speer (1956) regarding study of pioneer history.
 

Letters to the Editor (1952-1965)

Additional Note

Chronologically arranged letters to editors of various California newspapers regarding various problems and comments about California.
 

Literary Productions

Scope and Content Note

Typed and handwritten reminiscences of Tully, undated, relating to his career as a Forest Ranger, subjects include:
  • Bodie Ghost Town
  • Horse racing
  • 19 th Century bandits, Jack Moran and Tuburcio Vasquez
  • "A Garden in the Sun", by Wallace Smith
  • Rioting and the sacking of Kingston
  • Charles Howard Shinn
  • San Benito County
  • Rancho Real de las Aguilar
  • Bitterwater Valley
  • Pioneer lumbering
  • The DeAlvarez ranch
 

Printed Materials

 

Miscellaneous

Scope and Content Note

A program from the dedication of the new science building at California State College in California, Pennsylvania (1960); an article from the PG and E Progress regarding smog reduction (April 1962); "Student Fellowship Program Dates, Second Semester" from the California State College California, Pennsylvania (1959-1960).
 

Newsclippings (undated)

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied clippings including Mr. Tully's published letters to the editor and various articles about California history.
 

Transcription (undated)

Scope and Content Note

Type-written transcriptions of a couple of Mr. Tully's Reminiscences, completed by June English.
 

Photographs (1881-1960)

Scope and Content Note

Family portraits including Gene Tully (1881-1922); Mary and Gene Tully (1898); Charles Howard Shinn (1922); Dr. C.F. Tully (No date); Gene Tully Jr. (No date); Ida Leota Tully and Ida May Tully (No date); and Ida May Tully (1895).

Container List

 

Correspondence

Box 1, file 1

John Franklin Lewis 1960-1961

file 2

General Outgoing 1956-1960

file 3

General Received 1956-1960

file 4

Letters to the Editor ND.

 

Literary Productions

Box 1, file 5-7

Reminiscences ND.

 

Miscellaneous

Box 1, file 8

General ND.

 

Newsclippings

Box 1, file 9

General ND.

 

Transcriptions

Box 1, file 10

General ND.

 

Photographs

Box 2

Portraits