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Papers, undated and 1843, 1896-1938

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
English
St. Paul, Minnesota : Minnesota Historical Society, c1987
15 microfilm rolls : genealogical tables ; 35 mm.

Notes

Microreproduction of original records at the Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Includes Ojibwa genealogies and censuses, transcripts of legal testimonies, letters, abstracts of legal title, deeds, etc.

Each film includes a biographical sketch of Ransom Judd Powell, an indepth description of papers and a roll list which describes the papers and their order on the film.

No circulation to family history centers.

His "papers in the Minnesota Historical Society's Division of Library and Archives relate to Powell's involvement with the Ojibwe (Chippewa) Indians of the White Earth (Minnesota) Reservation 1) as a member of government commission established by Congress in 1913 to compile a roll of land allotments within the White Earth Reservation and determine the blood status of each allottee; and 2) as legal counsel to various lumber companies seeking title to Ojibwe lands and to various White Earth Reservation Indians." -- Prelim. materials

The collection is divided into 5 series: Correspondence and related papers, undated and 1896-1938; Legal case files, undated and 1906-1936; Subject files, undated and 1911-1916; Volumes, undated and 1843, 1906-1920; and Plat maps, 1912-1916.

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