James L. Gillis collection, 1899-1957.


Ashworth, Edward F. James L. Gillis collection, 1899-1957.

James L. Gillis collection, 1899-1957.

Pictures, personal papers and clippings of former State Librarian James Louis Gillis.

2 manuscript boxes ; 15 1/2 x 12 x 3 in.

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