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Charles W. Cormack Papers, 1954-1990

Collection Overview

Title: Charles W. Cormack Papers, 1954-1990

Predominant Dates: 1957-1979

ID: MSS Cormack

Primary Creator: Cormack, Charles W.

Extent: 1.9 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Charles W. Cormack Papers consist of records generated and collected by Cormack, an Anthropology professor, that pertain to his research and teaching post at OSU.

Scope and Content Notes

This Cormack Papers include blank course exams, correspondence, a desk calendar, newspaper clippings, photographs, publications, research and lecture notes, studies, and sound recordings. Research notes from a project at the University of Arizona on land and water rights among Native Americans in Arizona (the Blackwater Project) can also be found in these records. Also included in this collection are sound recordings of oral interviews with members of the Coquille-Silletz Indian tribe and other Native Americans in the region and records relating to the Liberty Lake (Washington state) Rehabilitation Project. Although it is unclear whether Cormack was involved in these projects, these materials were found with his records.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Charles W. Cormack began his career at OSU in 1963 as an Assistant Professor in the Sociology/Anthropology Department. In addition to his specialty of cultural anthropology, Cormack researched gerontological trends in Oregon while at OSU. Cormack became Professor Emeritus in 1979.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 2 archives boxes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Charles W. Cormack Papers (MSS Cormack), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.


Cormack, Charles W.

People, Places, and Topics

Cormack, Charles W.
Oregon Multicultural Archives
University History

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