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The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has one of the largest collections of the records of the American Indians of the United States. Included in their holdings are microfilm copies of several of the larger sets of records held by the National Archives, such as:  
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The [[Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City has one of the largest collections of the records of the American Indians of the United States. Included in their holdings are microfilm copies of several of the larger sets of records held by the National Archives, such as:  
  
 
*[[Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880|Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881]] -- National Archives Microcopy M234  
 
*[[Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880|Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881]] -- National Archives Microcopy M234  
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*[[American Indian Census Rolls|Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940]] -- National Archives Microcopy M595  
 
*[[American Indian Census Rolls|Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940]] -- National Archives Microcopy M595  
 
*[[Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports (BIA), 1907-1938|Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports from Field Jurisdictions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1907-1938]] -- National Archives Microcopy M1011.  
 
*[[Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports (BIA), 1907-1938|Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports from Field Jurisdictions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1907-1938]] -- National Archives Microcopy M1011.  
*Records of many of the [[Superintendencies_of_Indian_Affairs|Superintendencies of Indian Affairs]]  
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*Records of many of the [[Superintendencies of Indian Affairs|Superintendencies of Indian Affairs]]  
 
*Several sets of records relating to the Five Civilized Tribes, including early census rolls, enrollment applications, and Eastern Cherokee Claims Commission records  
 
*Several sets of records relating to the Five Civilized Tribes, including early census rolls, enrollment applications, and Eastern Cherokee Claims Commission records  
 
*and many more
 
*and many more
  
The Family History Library also has microfilm copies of the records of some Indian agencies and schools, as well as records of some missions of various church denominations among the American Indians.  
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The [[Family History Library]] also has microfilm copies of the records of most of the [[Superintendencies of Indian Affairs|Superintendencies of Indian Affairs]], and some Indian [[Agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|agencies]] and [[American Indian School Records|schools]], as well as records of some missions established by various church denominations among the American Indians.  
  
This facility also has a collection of histories of tribes, biographies of individual Indians, and histories of cultural groups in various regions of North America.<br>  
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This facility also has a collection of histories of tribes, biographies of individual Indians, and histories of cultural groups in many of the regions of North America.<br>  
  
Most of the manuscript records on microfilm, held by the Family History Library, can be loaned to the extensive system of [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp family history centers].<br>
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To determine the full extent of their holdings, search [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog their catalog], using their Keyword Search, Place Search, and Subject Search, looking for names of tribes and official records keepers. Many of their holdings are under the subject heading of Native Races.  
  
[[Category:American_Indian_Research_Facilities]] [[Category:Indians_of_North_America]]
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Most of the manuscript records on microfilm, held by the Family History Library, can be loaned to their extensive system of[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|family history centers]].<br>
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[[Category:American_Indian_Research_Facilities]]

Latest revision as of 11:13, 6 May 2012

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has one of the largest collections of the records of the American Indians of the United States. Included in their holdings are microfilm copies of several of the larger sets of records held by the National Archives, such as:

The Family History Library also has microfilm copies of the records of most of the Superintendencies of Indian Affairs, and some Indian agencies and schools, as well as records of some missions established by various church denominations among the American Indians.

This facility also has a collection of histories of tribes, biographies of individual Indians, and histories of cultural groups in many of the regions of North America.

To determine the full extent of their holdings, search their catalog, using their Keyword Search, Place Search, and Subject Search, looking for names of tribes and official records keepers. Many of their holdings are under the subject heading of Native Races.

Most of the manuscript records on microfilm, held by the Family History Library, can be loaned to their extensive system offamily history centers.


 

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