Joseph A. Gilfillan and family papers, 1872-1940.


Gilfillan, J. A. (Joseph Alexander), 1838-1913. Joseph A. Gilfillan and family papers, 1872-1940.

Joseph A. Gilfillan and family papers, 1872-1940.

Correspondence, articles, translations, and miscellany concerning Gilfillan's work as a Protestant Episcopal missionary on the White Earth Indian Reservation (1872-1898) and his study of Ojibwe language and culture.

1.25 cu. ft. (3 boxes and 1 microfilm reel).

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