The Marie Norris Collection documents Norris' life and work as a Native American activist, storyteller, and historian and consists of materials created by Norris and assembled by Roger Weaver. Marie Norris pursued a life of active service to her Klamath community until her death in 1981. Roger Weaver met Norris in 1974 and was inspired by her to develop a course on Native American literature at Oregon State University, where he was a faculty member in English from 1962 until his retirement in 1996.
0.25 cubic foot, including 1 audiocassette; 2 boxes
The Roger Weaver Papers (MSS Weaver) are also available in the Special Collections & Archives Research Center. Other materials documenting the Klamath community and people are part of the Jackson F. Kimball Collection (MSS Kimball); Mater Engineering Tribal Consultation Files (MSS MaterEngineering); and KOAC-TV Films (FV P 207).