Guide to the Gulick Family Photographs

Processed by Laura Clark Brown; machine-readable finding aid created by Brooke Dykman Dockter
Special Collections and Archives
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University of California
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Guide to the Gulick Family Photographs

Collection number: MS-R 26

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries



University of California

Irvine, California

Contact Information

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • The UCI Libraries
  • P.O. Box 19557
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California 92623-9557
  • Phone: (949) 824-3947
  • Fax: (949) 824-2472
  • Email: spcoll@uci.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/speccoll.html
Processed by:
Laura Clark Brown
Date Completed:
1997
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter and Adrian Turner
© 1997. The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gulick family photographs
Date (inclusive): 1895-1967
Date (bulk): (bulk 1895-1921)
Collection number: MS-R026
Creator: Gulick family
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: The collection consists of 383 photographs relating to the Gulick family of Orange County, California. A family album contains 214 photographs. Images are mostly of the Gulick family branches, extended relatives, and family friends. Other photographs depict family homes and properties and other locales in Orange County, California and elsewhere in the United States. Items date from circa 1895 to 1967; the majority are from 1895 to 1921. Formats include albumen and silver gelatin prints and one tintype.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publications Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Gulick Family Photographs. MS-R26. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Gift of George A. Gulick in memory of Quinn and Jessie Gulick in 1971.

Processing History

Full processing by Laura Clark Brown in 1997. Previously processed by Special Collections staff in circa 1972. Formerly assigned the collection number 1 Hb-001-0.

Biography

The following is a brief biographical sketch of the Gulick family members depicted in or associated with the collection. The biography's organization roughly mirrors the arrangement of the photographs in the container list.
Quinn and Jessie Gulick, the primary collectors of these photographs, were the son and daughter-in-law of James Harvey Gulick and Laura Palmer Gulick. The donor, George Gulick, was the son of Quinn and Jessie Gulick.
James and Laura Gulick migrated from Kansas in 1887. The first branch of the Gulick family to come to California, they first lived in Newport Beach, then moved to Villa Park and Olive where they purchased a ranch. In later years, when all the children had left home, James and Laura Gulick sold the ranch in Olive and moved to Santa Ana.
James Gulick was the only son of Martin and Annis Gulick. Martin and Annis Gulick resided in Plainview, Illinois, and they later followed James to California, living on First Street in Tustin. They had four children: Olive and Hattie Gulick (who resided at home), Alice Gulick Gooch and Sadie Gulick Humiston. Mary Jane Gulick Phelps, James Harvey Gulick and Eleanor (Nell) Gulick Davidson were their three stepchildren.
Eleanor Gulick married Colin Davidson and also migrated to California, residing in Tustin, Trabuco Canyon, Pomona and Hemet. The Davidson children were Sue (married John Willson), Laura (married Ivo Palmer), Elizabeth (Lelia), Harry (died in teens), and Annis (died in teens).
Alice Gulick married John Gooch and migrated from Plainview, Illinois with Martin and Annis Gulick. The Gooches eventually settled in National City, where John Gooch was an exterminator contractor. Florence Gooch, their only child, died at the age of seven.
Sadie Gulick married Arthur Humiston from Aurora, Illinois. They were the last Gulicks to move to California.
Helen Gulick, daughter of James and Laura Gulick, married William M. Huntley, who became the first mayor of Tustin. Annie Trickey was William Huntley's stepsister.
Reverend Harlan P. Carson, a cousin of the Gulicks on the Welch side of the family, resided in Scotland, South Dakota. He was Superintendent of Home Missions, Synod of South Dakota, and later Financial Secretary of Huron College from 1909. One of his children, Bessie, married a fellow missionary, William M. Barrett, whom she met while serving in Korea.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection consists of 383 photographs relating to the Gulick family of Orange County, California. A family album contains 214 photographs. Images are mostly of the Gulick family branches, extended relatives, and family friends. Other photographs depict family homes and properties and other locales in Orange County, California and elsewhere in the United States. Items date from circa 1895 to 1967; the majority are from 1895 to 1921. Formats include albumen and silver gelatin prints and one tintype.
The collection is organized in three series based on the primary families or other subjects depicted in the photographs. Within each series, people and places depicted are listed in alphabetical order under the various groupings of family branches and general locations. The lists do not have a one-to-one correspondence with the photographs. For example, a person may appear in numerous photographs within the album, but the name is listed only once. Known dates are given, but undated photographs may also exist in the same series or grouping of photographs.

Related Collections

James Gulick was the half brother of Alice Gulick Gooch, the photographer of a small collection of Orange County photographs also held by Special Collections. The Gulick collection also adds background to the Huntley Family Collection. The Edna Phelps Collection contains photographs, family history, and correspondence on the Gulicks.

Separation Note

GAR Official Roster (Santa Ana, California, 1932) transferred to Orange County pamphlet collection.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Gulick family--Photograph collections.
Orange County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Orange County (Calif.)--Archival resources.
California--Photographs.

Genres and Forms of Material

Photographic prints--California--Orange County--19th century.
Tintypes--California--19th century.

Index Terms Related to this Collection

Gulick, Quinn.
Gulick, Jessie.
Gulick, George A., former owner.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Gulick family photograph album and photographs, ca. 1895-1921.

Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

The family album and loose photographs of the James Harvey and Laura Palmer Gulick family and the Martin Nick and Annis Gulick family. Some photographs depict properties and areas in Orange County, California and other places in the Midwest and elsewhere in the United States.
Box 1

Family album, ca. 1895-1921.

Physical Description: 214 photographs.
Box 1

Gulick family members, relatives and friends.

Note

Includes the following individuals:
  • Burke, Eva
  • Burke, John
  • Burke, Willie
  • Carson, Harlan
  • Gooch, Alice Gulick
  • Gooch, John
  • Gulick, Annis
  • Gulick, George
  • Gulick, Harvey
  • Gulick, James
  • Gulick, Julia
  • Gulick, Laura
  • Gulick, Lena
  • Gulick, Mark
  • Gulick, Nick
  • Gulick, Olive
  • Hewitt, Lena
  • Hewitt, Roscoe
  • Hewitt, Viola
  • Humiston, Arthur
  • Humiston, Helen
  • Humiston, Sadie
  • Huntley, Helen Gulick
  • Insley, Ada
  • Insley, Art
  • Insley, Berry
  • Insley, Ethel
  • Insley, Hazel
  • Insley, Mattie
  • Insley, Rose
  • Morris, Joe
  • Munger, Estella Phelps
  • Munger, Mollie
  • Snee, Minnie
  • Turner, Arthur
  • Turner, Myrtle
  • Wagner, Bert
  • Wagner, Fannie
  • Wagner, Roy
  • Wagner, William
  • Willson, Florence
  • Willson, Grace
  • Willson, Horace
  • Willson, Marjorie
  • Willson, Sue
  • Winney, Lena
Box 1

Views of Orange County and other parts of California

Note

Includes Aliso Canyon Beach, Catalina, Coronado, Los Angeles, National City, Olive, Redondo Beach, Richfield, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Ana, Santa Ana Canyon, Santa Ana River, and Tustin.
Box 1

Views of other parts of the United States and Mexico

Note

Includes Colorado, El Paso, Texas, Illinois, Juarez (Mexico), Kansas, Lake Ponchartrain, New Orleans, Rubio Falls, and Salt Lake City.
Box 2 : 1

James Harvey Gulick family.

Physical Description: 8 photographs.

Note

Includes the following individuals:
  • Gulick, James Harvey
  • Gulick, Laura
  • Gulick, Mark
  • Huntley, Helen Gulick
  • Huntley, William
  • Olive, California
  • Wagner, Bert
  • Wagner, Roy
Box 2 : 2-6

Martin N. and Annis Gulick family.

Box 2 : 2-6

Family members.

Physical Description: 48 photographs.

Note

Includes the following individuals:
  • Davidson, Eleanor Welch
  • Gooch, Alice
  • Gooch, John
  • Gulick, Annis (1895, 1906)
  • Gulick, Hattie (1895)
  • Gulick, James Harvey
  • Gulick, Laura
  • Gulick, Olive (1895)
  • Hewitt, Lena
  • Humiston, Sadie
  • Huntley, Helen
  • Phelps, Anna Curtis
  • Phelps, Mary Jane
Box 2 : 2-6

Places and objects, ca. 1905.

Note

Includes Martin N. Gulick's home, ranch, orange grove, and orchards.
 

Series 2. Photographs of extended families and relatives, 1890-1967.

Physical Description: 0.1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Loose photographs depicting the various branches of the Martin Nick Gulick family, primarily the extended families of his daughters, Alice Gooch, Eleanor Davidson, and Sadie Humiston. Other pictured relatives include Harlan Carson, William Huntley, and John and Annie Trickey. Several photographs show family homes and businesses in California and the Midwest.
Box 2 : 7

Barrett, William M.

Physical Description: 1 photograph
Box 2 : 7

Carson, Reverend Harlan P.

Box 2 : 8-9

Colin and Eleanor Davidson family.

Physical Description: 9 photographs.

Note

Includes the following individuals:
  • Davidson, Annis
  • Davidson, Colin (1900)
  • Davidson, Eleanor (1890)
  • Davidson, Elizabeth
  • Davidson, Harry (1900)
  • Davidson, Sue
  • Davidson, Laura
  • Gulick, Hattie
  • Gulick, James
  • Gulick, Laura
  • Gulick, Olive
  • Humiston, Sadie
  • John Willson Creamery in Santa Ana (1900)
  • Palmer, Ivo
Box 2 : 10-13

John and Alice Gooch family.

Physical Description: 31 photographs.

Note

Includes the following individuals and places:
  • Gooch, Alice
  • Gooch, Chester
  • Gooch family members
  • Gooch, Florence
  • Gooch, John
  • Home of John and Alice Gooch
Box 2 : 14-15

Arthur and Sadie Humiston.

Physical Description: 17 photographs.

Note

Includes home of Arthur and Sadie Humiston (ca. 1897) and portrait of Arthur Humiston.
Box 2 : 16

William Martin Huntley, ca.1911-1918.

Physical Description: 2 photographs.
Box 2 : 17

John and Annie Trickey, 1967.

Physical Description: 1 photograph.
 

Series 3. Photographs of other people and places, 1922 and undated.

Physical Description: 0.1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Additional family photographs subdivided into three subseries: California Locales, Other Locales and Unidentified People. Little or no information is available on the photographs or on the relevance to the families.
The series has been organized in 3 subseries:
  • Subseries 3.1. California locales, 1922 and undated. 0.04 linear ft.
  • Subseries 3.2. Other locales, undated. 0.03 linear ft.
  • Subseries 3.3. Unidentified people, undated. 0.03 linear ft.
 

Subseries 3.1. California locales, 1922 and undated.

Physical Description: 0.04 linear ft.
Box 2 : 18

Berkeley

Box 2 : 18

California Presbyterian College

Box 2 : 18

Colton, train wreck

Box 2 : 18

Kern River

Box 2 : 18

Lake Tahoe

Box 2 : 19

Los Angeles

Box 2 : 19

East Lake Park

Box 2 : 19

Forsythe Memorial School

Box 2 : 19

Hollywood Bowl (1922)

Box 2 : 19

Sears Roebuck Store on 9th Street

Box 2 : 19

Mount Lowe

Box 2 : 19

Riverside, Mount Rubidoux

Box 2 : 19

San Anselmo Theological Seminary

Box 2 : 19

San Bernardino

Box 2 : 19

Sierra Madre

Box 2 : 19

Stockton

 

Subseries 3.2. Other locales, undated.

Physical Description: 0.03 linear ft.
Box 2 : 20

Rollins Pass, Colorado

Box 2 : 20

Taiku, Korea, The Great South Gate

Box 2 : 21

Unidentified

 

Subseries 3.3. Unidentified people, undated.

Physical Description: 0.03 linear ft.
Box 2 : 22

Children

Box 2 : 22

Women

Box 2 : 22

Couples

Box 2 : 23

Men, tintype