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Marie Norris Collection, 1974-2004View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1974-1983
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.
ID: MSS Norris
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Marie Norris Collection (MSS Norris), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: Most of the materials in the collection were donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center by Roger Weaver in 2014. The collection also includes a manuscript draft and sound recording that were received about 2001 and cataloged in the Center's History of the Pacific Northwest (HistPNW) Collection. These two items were transferred to this collection in 2014.
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