Adkison, Norman B. (Norman Brown), 1886-1978
- Papers, 1893-1975
- 1 ft.
- Educator, publicist, and government official of Idaho.
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Chiefly transcripts of oral history interviews (547 p.); together with Adkison's published writings on Idaho commerce, industry, history, and Indians (particularly the Nez Perce War of 1877); scattered correspondence; family histories; and other papers. Topics of oral history include Adkison's career as science teacher and administrator at Idaho Technical Institute (1910-1923) and Boise Junior College (1936-1940); his work as political aide to Idaho Governor Charles C. Moore and U.S. Senator John Thomas; activities as secretary-manager of Idaho Home Industries Association; and his government service as administrator for Civilian Conservation Corps and Selective Service System (World War II).
Gift of Mr. Adkinson, 1975.