Richard Glenn Gettell Papers 1880-1989 1924-1970


Richard Glenn Gettell Papers 1880-1989 1924-1970

Gettell, Richard Glenn, 1912-1988; economist, college and university teacher and administrator. Mount Holyoke College president, 1957-1968. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, education records (primarily for his years at Amherst College and the University of California), materials concerning his employment, subject files, financial and legal documents, memorabilia, Gettell family materials, biographical materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting both his personal and professional life. Include materials concerning his Merchant Marine service, work as an economist for several corporations and United States government, and his career as a teacher or administrator at Mount Holyoke College and elsewhere. Also include materials about his interests in deep-sea fishing, music, and theater and his travels to the Caribbean area and elsewhere with his wife, Landonia Gettell.

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