Edward V. Gillis Native American publication collection
The Edward V. Gillis collection includes magazines posters, maps, other published and some unpublished materials on different aspects of human culture and anthropology, with an emphasis on Native American people, events, organizations, and activities in Michigan and throughout the United States.
- Creation: 1872-1998
- Gillis, Edward V. (Person)
Access to Materials
Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.
For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.
Edward V. Gillis was from Grand Rapids. He worked in tool and manufacturing companies including Jarecki Corporation and Tanis Iron Works. The collection that he donated was a personal collection of publications created by and about Native Americans.
54.0 Linear feet (33 boxes and 2 flat boxes)
Language of Materials
Edward V. Gillis worked in the tool and manufacturing business in Grand Rapids Michigan. Gillis was a collector whose focus was Native Americans. This collection includes magazines, posters, maps, other published and some unpublished materials.
Source of Acquisition
Acquired from Edward V. Gillis in 1994.
- Edward V. Gillis Native American publication collection, RHC-14
- Special Collections & University Archives
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