Title: Indian Claims. Potawatomis, Ottawas and Chippewas Papers, 1839-1846, 1953-1959
Primary Creator: Belting, Natalia M.
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet
Subjects: Belting, Natalia Maree, 1915-1997, Chippewa Tribe, Courts, Mines and mineral resources, Native Americans, Ottawa Tribe, Potawatomi, Property, Treaties
Forms of Material: Copies, Legal records, Research materials
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.
Belting, Natalia Maree, 1915-1997
Mines and mineral resources