Reference files on Minnesota history, 1883-1982.


Fridley, Russell W. Reference files on Minnesota history, 1883-1982.

Reference files on Minnesota history, 1883-1982.

Copies of correspondence, reports, legal documents, printed materials, newspaper clippings, notes, manuscript histories, and related papers compiled by Minnesota Historical Society director Russell W. Fridley from government documents and other published and manuscript sources, giving information on Ojibwe Indian timber land claims, fur traders and explorations in northern Minnesota, and the establishment of the Grand Portage National Monument. Some of the materials may have been compiled for Fridley's "The Story of Grand Portage," which he prepared for the National Park Service in 1963.

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