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Don Eklund papers, 1851-1990
Overview of the Collection
- Eklund, Don
- Don Eklund papers
- 1851-1990 (inclusive)18511990
- 4 linear feet
- Collection Number
- XOE_CPNWS0141eklund (collection)
- Don Eklund was a professor of history at Western Washington University. His papers include union and labor related materials, as well research materials on Pacific Northwest history and Northwest Native Americans.
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Telephone: (360) 650-7534
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open to the public.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Don Eklund was Associate Professor Emeritus of History at Western Washington University.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Don Eklund papers include AFL-CIO regional directories, Whatcom Labor Council (formerly Bellingham Central Labor Countil) minutes, Articles of Incorporation for the Community Services Labor Agency, and records from the American Federation of Teachers.
The collection also contains resources on the history of Skagit County's Bayview community from pre-European settlement to the early-1900s. Additionally, there are research materials on Northwest Native Americans including textbooks and dissertations, photocopies of reports from the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Palouse and Yakima treaties, land claims, and land leases, and a Wilson Library bibliography on Indians of North America.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Don Eklund papers, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
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Donated by Don Eklund, date unknown.
Related materials include the Bellingham Central Labor Council records which are also housed at the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1/1||Whatcom Labor Council Minutes||circa 1977-1979|
|1/2||Whatcom Labor Council Directories||1973, 1974, 1977|
|1/3||Community Service Labor Agency Articles of Incorporation||1975-1977|
|1/4||AFL-CIO Information: American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO||1978|
|1/5||AFL-CIO Materials: American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO||1978-1982|
|1/6||Public Sector Bargaining and Strikes, prepared by The Public Service Research Council||1978|
|1/7||Northwest Washington Labor News||1979 March, May|
|1/8||Manuscript of Bayview book by Don Eklund (Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Publication)||Undated|
|1/9||Bayview Research Materials and Notes||1982-1983|
|1/10||Bayview Draft and Notes||Undated|
|1/11||Bayview Research Notecards||Undated|
|1/12||Bayview Research Notecards||Undated|
|1/13||Correspondence Re: Bayview and other Pacific Northwest Topics||1977-1983|
|1/14||Memos and Notes||circa 1979-1986|
|1/15||Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (Amended)||1973 March|
|2/1||Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians||1973|
|2/2||"The American Natives: A Bibliography of Govt. Documents and Pamphlets in Wilson Library (Western Washington University) on the Indians of North America 1969 with Supplement I from 1970"||1969-1970|
|2/3||Bureau of Indian Affairs Materials from the National Archives||1881-1907|
|2/4||Treaty of Point Elliott||1853|
|2/5||Library of Congress Analysis of Boldt Decision re: Native American Fishing Rights||1974|
|2/6||Notes/Writings re: Native American Water Rights||circa 1970s|
|2/7||Oral Interview Transcript "On Lummi Indian History - Tape 28"||1967 January 27|
|2/8||Oral Interview Transcript, "On Lummi Indian History - Tape 29"||Undated|
|2/9||MacDonald Navaho Information- newspaper clippings||1990-1992|
|2/10||Newspaper Clippings- Native Americans not Pacific Northwest||1973-1991|
|2/11||Newspaper Clippings- Pacific Northwest Native Americans||1973-1986|
|2/12||Newspaper Clippings- Native Americans, Dennis Banks||1973-1983|
|2/13||Newspaper Clippings- Franklin D. Roosevelt||1974-1983|
|2/14||"Rabbit Goes Duck Hunting" Cherokee Indian Legend||Undated|
|2/15||The Mentor "Indians of the Northwest" by Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance||1924 March|
|2/16||Pamphlet- "How to Talk in Indian Sign Language" by Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance||1930|
|2/17||"Are You Listening Neighbor?"…. Report of the Indian Affairs Task Force||1971|
|2/18||"The Persistance of Aboriginal Beliefs and Practices among the Nooksack Coast Salish" by Pamela Thorsen Amoss. PhD Dissertation in Anthropology from the University of Washington||1972|
|2/19||"The Underside of American History: Other Readings" Vol. I to 1877 and Vol. II since 1865 Ed. Thomas R. Frazier||1971|
|2/20||Lyrics to songs written for Western Washington University Faculty in the 1950s||1950s|
|2/21||Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah||Undated|
|2/22||WWII Cy Perkins Enlistment Photograph||1942|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Indians of North America--Northwest, Pacific--History--Sources
- Labor movement--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History--Sources
- Labor unions--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History-- Sources
- Eklund, Don--Archives
- American Federation of Teachers
- Bellingham Central Labor Council
- Whatcom County Central Labor Council
- Northwest, Pacific--History--Sources
- Skagit County (Wash.)--History--Sources