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Mark V. Weatherford Papers, 1851-1951View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1856
The Mark V. Weatherford Papers consists primarily of reproductions of documents created in 1851-1856 pertaining to interactions between Native Americans and the U.S. Army, local militias, and volunteers in the Rogue River Valley region of southern Oregon.   Mark V. Weatherford graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1907 and was an attorney in Albany, Oregon, from the 1910s through 1950s.
ID: MSS WeatherfordMV
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Statement on Description:

We acknowledge that materials in SCARC collections and the language that describes them may be harmful.  We are actively working to address our descriptive practices; for more information please see our SCARC Anti-Racist Actions Statement online.

This collection contains materials documenting violent attacks by volunteers, militia members, and the U.S. military against Native people in the Rogue Valley.  Providing access to these historical materials does not endorse any attitudes or behavior depicted therein.

We further acknowledge that subject headings from the Library of Congress Subject Headings used in this guide are offensive and outdated.  We have applied these in order to enable standardized searching and access across our collections.

[Date of acknowledgement: July 2021]

Preferred Citation: Mark V. Weatherford Papers (MSS WeatherfordMV), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were received by the former University Archives in the 1960s or early 1970s.  Weatherford's correspondence with Ted Carlson was transferred from the Memorabilia Collection to this collection in 1979.
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