Papers of Luella Gettys Key, 1922-1948
Correspondence, reviews, pamphlets, etc., of Luella Gettys Key, political scientist.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Luella Gettys Key as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Extent.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Luella Gettys graduated from Bryn Mawr College and in 1925 received her Ph.D in political science from the University of Illinois, where she was a Carnegie Fellow in International Law. Her thesis, a copy of which is in the collection, was on The Effect of Changes of Sovereignty on Nationality. In 1934 Key published a book, The Law of Citizenship; most of the material in this collection concerns the content, publication, royalties, sales and reviews of this book. On October 27, 1934, Key married V.O. Key. Also during this period Key worked for the Social Science Research Council in Washington, D.C.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 1249
The Luella Gettys Key papers were given to the Schlesinger Library in November 1968 by Margaret Gettys Hall.
Processed: March 1977
By: Louise Schlepark
- Gettys, Luella, 1898-1975. Papers of Luella Gettys Key, 1922-1948: A Finding Aid
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