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Ojibwe Indians

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Reverend Frederic Baraga papers

Identifier: S2360
Abstract The collection consists of photocopies or carbon copies of typed transcriptions. Papers are divided into three folders. Folders one and two contain correspondence from 1835 to 1847, from and pertaining to Reverend Baraga. Folder three contains Baraga's personal diary, the majority of which is written in German.
Dates: 1835-1860

Boundary Changes on the Fond du Lac Reservation oral history interviews

Identifier: S2331
Abstract In 1978 and 1979 historian Barbara Sommer interviewed residents of the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. The participants discussed and defined changes in the boundary of the Fond du Lac Reservation, MN. They also identified some changes in land use that occurred on the reservation and identified historic sites. The interviews include some spoken Ojibwe words and place names. The collection consists of audiorecordings of the interviews and one volume containing the project's final report,...
Dates: 1978-1979

Michael S. Bright, Sr. record book

Identifier: S3112
Abstract The collection contains a record book of court cases of this Superior, Wisconsin, attorney who was a partner in the firm of Bright and Hayes.
Dates: 1859-1871

Paul Buffalo oral history project

Identifier: S6035
Abstract Oral history project of Dr. Timothy Roufs interviewing Paul P. Buffalo (1900-6/1977) from March 1967 – 1977. Mr. Buffalo resided at Ball Club, Minnesota, and the Leech Lake Reservation.
Dates: 1967-1977

Catholic Mission of Fond du Lac records

Identifier: S2216
Abstract Contains materials on the history of the Catholic Mission and Catholic churches established to minister to Ojibwe people in the area of the Fond du Lac reservation near Cloquet, Minnesota. Materials were compiled by Father Alban Fruth of Holy Family Church in Cloquet in the late 1970s.
Dates: 1908-1978; Majority of material found in 1908, 1977-1978

Chief Buffalo land claims

Identifier: S3642
Abstract The materials in this collection concern disputed claims regarding land in present day downtown Duluth, Minnesota that was initially granted to the Ojibwe Chief Buffalo.
Dates: 1883-1953

Chippewa Vocabulary card file

Identifier: S3046
Abstract The collection contains translations of Chippewa (Ojibwe) and English language words written on 4x6" cards arranged alphabetically.
Dates: not dated

William E. Culkin papers

Identifier: S3048
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, awards and certificates, lawyers' case records, news clippings, photographs, and manuscripts on local history. The collection also includes one photograph alubm of snap shots and post card photographs.
Dates: 1908-1942

Edmund F. Ely papers

Identifier: S3045
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, contracts and agreements, journals, transcriptions of these materials, and reference materials and photographs.
Dates: 1820-1927; Majority of material found in 1820-1904, 1927

English-Ojibwe translations

Identifier: S3647
Abstract The collection consists of a single handwritten volume of English words and common phrases translated to Ojibwe.
Dates: 1888

Family Life and Children research resources collection

Identifier: S6048
Abstract The materials comprising this collection are secondary resources Dr. Carlson gathered over time to support her research, including the publication A Childhood in Minnesota : Exploring the Lives of Ojibwe and Immigrant Families, 1880s-1920s.
Dates: 1890-1990

Frank Whitebird oral history interview concerning historic resources of the Fond du Lac Reservation (Minn.), May 1, 1980

Scope and Contents Two audio recordings of an interview with Frank Whitebird. The interview took place on May 1, 1980 and was conducted as a part of the Historic Resources Inventory of the Fond du Lac Reservation. An index to this interview is available.

In the intervew Frank Whitebird discussed the location of mounds, fishing camps and flint pits; fishing; names and location of villages, schools, missions, latter cemeteries, and logging railroads.
Dates: May 1, 1980

Paul B. Gaylord photographs

Identifier: S2395
Abstract The collection contains photographs and glass plate negatives of Duluth, Minnesota taken by photographer Paul Gaylord.
Dates: 1869-1875

George A. Newton photographs

Identifier: S2381
Abstract The collection consists of cabinet cards and unmounted, primarily, albumen prints stamped with Newton's name or his advertisement.  It is assumed he made the photographs.
Dates: circa 1880-1900

Sherman Hall letters

Identifier: S3097
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of letters written by Hall. The originals are located at the Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Dates: 1831-1833

Kate M. Harris papers

Identifier: S3626
Abstract The collection contains letters to Kate Harris from Jennie S.S. Richardson, concerning Richardson's 1897 honeymoon trip in a birchbark canoe from Burntside Lake, near Ely, Minnesota, to Lake Agnes, in Cook County. Also included are eight photographs of the trip, William H. Richardson's pamphlet Honeymoon in a Birch-Bark Canoe describing the trip, and Kate Harris' letters to the St. Louis County Historical Society about the collection materials.
Dates: 1897-1957; Majority of material found in 1897, 1934-1935, 1956-1957

Historic Resources Inventory of the Fond du Lac Reservation, Carlton and St. Louis Counties, Minnesota

Identifier: S2377
Abstract The collection consists of a report compiled for Beck and Associates, Inc. of Duluth, Minnesota by Barbara Sommer. The purpose of the report was to identify historic sites on the Fond du Lac Reservation which is located in Carlton and St. Louis Counties near the town of Cloquet, Minnesota.
Dates: 1979-1980

Norrgard Anishinaabe Collection Waasa Inaabidaa Archives

Identifier: 1378
Abstract Contains video interviews and transcripts, scenic video footage, and dramatic re-enactment video footage for production of a six-part public television documentary about the history and culture of Anishinaabe Ojibwe people titled Waasa Inaabida: We Look In All Directions that aired in 2001.
Dates: 1999-2001

Lyman E. Nylander photograph collection

Identifier: S2420
Abstract The Collection consists of 5x7" and 8x10" black and white silver gelatin prints exposed and printed by Mr. Nylander. The images are primarily of Duluth street scenes, buildings, churches on the Iron Range, as well as military monuments and markers in Duluth and out East.
Dates: 1950-1972

Ojibwe Census records

Identifier: S4466
Abstract The collection contains photocopied census records of the La Pointe Agency, Ashland WI, 1898-1902. Census for: Bad River, June 30, 1899; Fond du Lac, June 30, 1898; Grand Portage, June 30, 1885, 1905, June 30, 1915; Lac du Flambeau, June 30, 1899; and Red Cliff, June 30, 1899 all from microfilm number 576, 927, roll 238 of the Genealogical Society of Utah. A photocopied 1885 Minnesota State census of inhabitants of Grand Marais, Cook County, Minnesota. Source of this census on microfilm is not...
Dates: 1898-1915

Sam Rapson letter

Identifier: S3674
Abstract One letter from the Assembled Chiefs of the Tribe of the Bois Forte Ojibwe to the Rapsons who gave the Ojibwe Christmas presents.
Dates: 1910

A Rendezvous with History conference proceedings

Identifier: S2349
Abstract The collections consists of four audiocassettes. The recordings contain addresses delivered at the conference.
Dates: 1979

Eustache Roussain papers

Identifier: S3195
Abstract The collection contains a letter book with 35 letters by many people.
Dates: 1859-1870

Vincent Roy letter

Identifier: S3682
Abstract The collection consists of one letter written in Ojibwe to Vincent Roy from Peter Beaver of Grand Portage, Minnesota.
Dates: 1865

Zoa Grace Stephenson photograph collection

Identifier: S3734
Abstract This collection is of photographs collected by Zoa Grace Stephenson. They include images of Ojibwe people from the Burntside Lake area and of their homes, canoes, and children; and other scenes of the lake.
Dates: 1907-1909

Stella Prince Stocker papers

Identifier: S3089
Abstract The collection contains articles and music written by Stella Stocker, photographs, newspaper clippings, and two scrapbooks about her interests.
Dates: 1894-1925

Frank M. and Alice Rockwell Warren family papers

Identifier: S6108
Scope and Contents The collection contains Frank M. Warren's records from the Isle Royale Citizens’ Committee 1926-1929 including lists of members, minutes, treasurer's reports, and correspondence including letters regarding a burglary on the island; Frank Warren's photographs of moose and other wildlife and views at Isle Royale 1924-1933); limited biographical information on the Warren and Rockwell families; formal family portraits and informal family snapshot photograph albums of the Warren, Rockwell, Conkey,...
Dates: 1840-1962; Majority of material found in 1909-1948