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Mitchell A. Dodge papers on the Menominee Indian Tribe

Mitchell A. Dodge papers on the Menominee Indian Tribe

Dates: 1919-1979

Consists of correspondence, government documents, legal files and documents, notes, newspaper clippings, and other records documenting the activities of Dodge as a representative of the Menominee Tribe in their dealings with the United States government between approximately 1945 and 1980. Also includes personal financial documents.

  • Extent: 14 cartons (14 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dodge, Mitchell A., 1904-1998
  • Call Number: MSS 1538
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Mitchell A. Dodge papers on the Menominee Indian Tribe must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1538; Mitchell A. Dodge papers on the Menominee Indian Tribe; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1538, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 1980 and 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mary E. Dodge; 1980, 1987.
Related Material
See also the John S. Boyden papers on the Ute Indian Tribe (MSS 343) and the John Paul Kennedy papers on the Ute Indian Tribe (MSS 4028, boxes 1-44).
Subject Terms
Dodge, Mitchell A., 1904-1998--Archives; Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin--Legal documents; Civil Procedure and Courts; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Legal documents; Letters; Notes; Public records
Processing Information
Processed; John M. Murphy, curator, and Amanda C. Clark, student processor; January 2008.
Appraisal Information
Ethnic and minority history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy II.B.5.IV).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Dodge (Mitchell A.) papers on the Menominee Indian Tribe
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda C. Clark
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-12-06T17:20-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mitchell A. Dodge (1904-1998) was a tribal representative for the Menominee Indian Tribe.

Mitchell Aloysius Dodge, 1904-1998, is the son of Mitchell A. Dodge and Josephine Fish of Neopit, Menominee, Wisconsin. He married Marion Josephine Kelly in 1928 in Chicago, Illonois. Dodge kept and maintained the legal and tribal files of the Menominee Indian Tribe. He was a member of the tribe.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts