Edwin Clark papers, 1855-1923.


Clark, Edwin 1834-1922. Edwin Clark papers, 1855-1923.

Edwin Clark papers, 1855-1923.

Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings pertaining to the life of a Minnesota pioneer who published the Falls Evening News, the first daily newspaper in St. Anthony (1857); was a clerk in the U.S. House of Representatives (1863-1865); served as an Indian agent for the Ojibwe (Chippewa) Indians in Minnesota and Dakota (1865-1867); was instrumental in the establishment and early development of the town of Melrose (Minn.); and helped found the Territorial Pioneers associations of Minnesota and Hennepin County.

1.25 cu. ft. (2 boxes and 5 microfilm reels).

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