• Creator
  • Gundlach, Ralph
  • Created Date
  • 1948
  • Description
  • In this document Professor Ralph Gundlach, Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, writes to President Allen B. Raymond concerning the Canwell Committee and the Faculty Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom that resulted from the allegations of Communist Party affiliations. Gundlach writes “…agents of the Canwell Committee have indicated to various persons that I am a major object of their attacks…It has been suggested that... more
    In this document Professor Ralph Gundlach, Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington, writes to President Allen B. Raymond concerning the Canwell Committee and the Faculty Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom that resulted from the allegations of Communist Party affiliations. Gundlach writes “…agents of the Canwell Committee have indicated to various persons that I am a major object of their attacks…It has been suggested that since you have undertaken to defend the University and the faculty, that you would be interested in a statement I might care to make.” Gundlach goes on to defend himself, his work as a professor and his contributions to the community; both in Seattle and America in general. In the second letter to Professor Richard Tyler, President of the American Association of University Professors, Gundlach writes about his meeting with President Allen stating “He then asked if I am a communist. I answered that that was not a simple question…President... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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