George Fox University Archives

Watson (Floyd H.) Collection on Sprague River [Oregon] Friends Church and Modoc Indians Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 25
Finding Aid Author
Zoie Clark
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Dates

  • 1884-2004 (Creation)
  • 1924 – 1944 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 folder (Whole)
    One folder of written documentation and xerox photographs and articles.

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Notes

  • Source

    Floyd H. Watson

  • Restrictions on access

    Collection is available for research.

  • Biographical note

    Floyd H. Watson, a member of the Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church, was a resident of the Sprague River, Oregon, community in his youth. He has documented the assimilation of Modoc Indians and their association with the Quakers of the Sprague River Friends Church since 1884.

  • Summary

    This collection includes Floyd Watson's written history detailing his involvement in Sprague River (Oregon) Friends Church and the surrounding community near Klamath Falls, Oregon. An excerpt from "The Modoc Indians: a Native American Saga" by Cheewa James and copies of photographs of the area are also included.

  • Accruals

    No accruals are expected.

  • Content description

    The materials in this brief collection include a written personal history of Floyd Watson's involvement in the Sprague River Friends Church and the surrounding community near Klamath Falls, Oregon. In his personal documentation, titled "My Sprague River Story," he refers to his high school days and to activities within the church, including a discussion of the history and inclusion of the Modoc Indian population within the church and the Klamath Falls, Oregon, community. Minutes from the Sprague River Friends Church, copies of articles from local newspapers, an excerpt from "The Modoc Indians: a Native American Saga" by Cheewa James, some privately written documentation and xerox copies of photographs of the area are also included.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    George Fox University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of George Fox University is retained by George Fox University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

  • Preferred Citation

    Floyd H. Watson Collection on Sprague River Friends Church and Modoc Indians, George Fox University /Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church Archives, Newberg, Oregon.

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