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Adrian C. Louis papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2888

Scope and Contents

Poet, newspaper journalist and educator. Enrolled member of the Lovelock Paiute Tribe. The papers (1946-2018) of Adrian C. Louis document his career as a Native American poet and journalist. The collection features manuscript materials and published poetry and short stories (1975-2016). Correspondence related to Louis’ literary career includes reviews of his work and reviews that he wrote about other authors’ writings (1955-2018). A small group of original editorial cartoons, story boards and clip art created by Ken “Rainbow Cougar” Edwards and several other artists is included. The collection also contains photographs (1946-2017), digital files and audiovisual recordings (1970-2009).


  • 1946-2018


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.


12.3 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Barbara McClurkin
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States