Indian Claims. Potawatomis, Ottawas and Chippewas Papers, 1839-1846, 1953-1959 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: Indian Claims. Potawatomis, Ottawas and Chippewas Papers, 1839-1846, 1953-1959
Collection identifier: 747
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet
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Scope and Contents:
This collection contains materials dealing with land values collected for a report for the Potawatomis, Ottawas, and Chippewas, in their 1959 suit against the United States Government. This includes reports on land claims, land cessions, and agriculture, photocopied maps, and petitions and briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Claims, and the Indian Claims Commission.
The collection was given to the Library by Professor Natalia M. Belting, University of Illinois, who consulted on the case.
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