Frank Quinn collection

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UC Davis. Special Collections
University of California, Davis, Department of Special Collections, General Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, California 95616-5292
(530) 752-1621
speccoll@lib.ucdavis.edu
http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/specol/
2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank Quinn collection
Dates: 1940-1965
Collection Number: D-091
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 3.2 linear feet
Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
Davis, California 95616-5292
Abstract: Taped interviews with northwestern Californian Native Americans concerning govenment programs and the treatment of Native Americans, as well as some stories and songs reflecting various Native American cultures. Currently available on CD-Rom.
Language of Material: English

Access

collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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.

Preferred Citation

Frank Quinn collection. UC Davis. Special Collections

Biography/Administrative History

Quinn was a wealthy Berkeley businessman and involved with the American Friends Service Committee group working to help local Native Americans. Between the late 1940’s and the early 1960’s, he toured northwestern California and taped the music of the Hupa, Karuk, and Yurok tribes, among others.

Scope and Content of Collection

Taped interviews with northwestern Californian Native Americans concerning govenment programs and the treatment of Native Americans, as well as some stories and songs reflecting various Native American cultures. Currently available on CD-Rom.