David C. Duniway: Founder of the State Archives

David C. Duniway served as Oregon's first State Archivist from 1946-1972. His activities as an avid historian, prolific writer, and an activist for Salem's historical community are represented in this exhibit.

The Duniway years at the State Archives, 1946-1972

Contributions to the local historical community

Publications by David Duniway

A memorial to David Duniway

Information about the images

"History is always treacherous. There is what the papers were willing to print and families to furnish, but there is always the possibility of making assumptions that may not be true when checked against better sources."

- David Duniway, "Glimpses of Historic South Salem," 1982

David Duniway
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