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Bunting and Trulove papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 180

Scope and Contents

The collection contains research files, surveys and interviews, original manuscripts, correspondence, and published material about the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation.

The collection includes research proposals, progress reports, article manuscripts, topically related manuscripts and research papers, presentation material, surveys and interview summaries, newspaper clippings, published articles and reports, legal documents, books, bibliographies on the Klamath Tribe, and computer cards that relate to statistical data used.

Correspondence can also be found in many files throughout the collection.

Research data files include Klamath Indian financial, forest, grazing, income, welfare, and vital statistics, acts, correspondence and other documents related to the Termination Act, constitution and bylaws of Klamath General Council, and photocopied research data including Klamath Indian Bureau of Indian Affairs files and Klamath Indian files from the Federal Records Center.


  • 1947-1973


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

David Bunting (1940-) and William Thomas Trulove (1943- ) are both professors at Eastern Washington University. When Bunting was a doctoral student and Trulove was an assistant professor, they began researching the economic effects of the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation. The duo wrote four papers concerning that subject during their collaboration.


6 linear feet (4 containers) : 4 record storage boxes

Language of Materials



David Bunting (1940-) and William Thomas Trulove (1943- ) researched the economic effects of the termination of the Klamath Indian Reservation. The collection contains research files, surveys and interviews, original manuscripts, and published material.


Collection is organized into the following series:

I: Research Proposals II: Progress Reports III: Article Manuscripts IV: Related Manuscripts and Research Papers V: News Article Manuscript VI: Presentations VII Surveys VIII: Interview Summaries IX: Miscellaneous Research data X: Klamath Indian BIA files XI: Federal Records Center files XII: Newspaper Clippings XIII: Articles and Reports XIV: Legal Documents XV: Books XVI: Bibliographies XVII: Correspondence XVIII: Miscellany XIX: Computer Cards.

Other Finding Aids

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Rick Hydrick, 1978.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Guide to the Bunting and Trulove papers
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Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Tanya Parlet.
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Finding aid written in English.
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA