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Jack D. Forbes Collection
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Manuscripts and proofs of articles written by Forbes; microcopies of records of Bureau of Indian Affairs; numerous serials, newspapers, clippings, newsletters related to Native American issues. Materials from California Indian Education Association and national Indian organizations. Also contains materials related to ethnic studies, census records (U.S.), California Indian Legal Services (CILS).
Professor of Native American Studies and Anthropology at UC Davis from 1969 to 1994 (now retired). Dr. Forbes is a Native American of Powhatan and Delaware background who has authored many books and articles. He is also a published poet and author of short stories. He organized the Native American movement in 1961, co-founded the California Indian Education Association (1967) and the D-Q University (1971).
170 linear feet
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.