Minnesota Indian Agency (Minnesota)Edit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

United States Gotoarrow.png American Indian Research Gotoarrow.png Indians of Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Indian Agency (Minnesota)

 

The Minnesota Agency is a currently operating agency. Its supervising office in the Bureau of Indian Affairs is the Minneapolis Area Office.

Contents

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Chippewa

History

The Minnesota Agency was created in 1954 by the merger of the Consolidated Chippewa Agency and the Red Lake Agency. In 1964, the Red Lake Agency was again made an independent agency[1].

Agents and Appointment Dates

Alexander Ramsey April 2, 1849 and Willis E. Gorman April 1, 1853 [2]

Records

A few administrative records of the Minnesota Agency may be found in the Central Plains Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Kansas City.

Agency records, 1893-1955. (Census, Annuity, Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood, School) FHL film: 1266709-1266712, 1294072-1294073

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, p. 168.
  2. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. By Edward E. Hill. Clearwater Publishing Co., New York, NY ©1974. FHL Book 970.1 H551o
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Marquette University. Guide to Catholic-Related Records in the Midwest about Native Americans.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online

 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 7 January 2013, at 17:26.
  • This page has been accessed 727 times.