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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #10046

Title: Dana Monroe Wright

Dates:
 1813-1986

Collection Number:
 10046

Quantity:
 10.5 feet/1r. (#09162)

Abstract:
 Correspondence, subject files, biographies, research notes, and maps. Papers relate primarily to local and family history, archeological surveys, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota, diaries, correspondence, newspaper clippings, family histories, and memorabilia, and notes and an 1863 map of the military trail of General H. H. Sibley in Burleigh, Kidder and Stutsman County (N.D.).

Provenance:
  The Dana Wright papers were donated to the SHSND by Wright in 1953. The following individuals and institutions added to the collection: Luneta Thelan in 1986 and 1991, Mary Young in 1987, Donald Stosser in 1991, Walter Bachman in 2002, and the North Dakota State Institute for Regional Studies in 2003.

Property Rights:
  The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights:
  Copyrights to materials in this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code and an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access:
 This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation:
 Researchers are requested to cite collection title, collection name, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Transfer:
 Photographs and negatives were transferred to photograph collection 00101.  Records of the State Historical Society of North Dakota--approximately ½ cubic feet--were removed from the papers and transferred to the agency archives.

Related collections:

00101 Dana Wright
10026 Albert E. Dease
10085 Orin G. Libby
10553 Frank E. Vyzralek
10691 Roy Johnson and Louis Pfaller
10870 Walter E. Essig
30203 Historical Society. Superintendent’s Correspondence
30205 Historical Society. Curator’s Correspondence

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Dana Monroe Wright was born on August 30, 1878 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. He moved with his parents to farm near Jamestown in 1882 and left that area in 1898 to enlist in the North Dakota National Guard.  Wright served in the military during the Spanish-American War in the Philippines and later in the Mexican Border War and World War I.

Wright had a variety of jobs between his active duty military service.  After returning to the United States from the Philippines, he taught school at Sydney, North Dakota and then homesteaded at Montpelier, North Dakota.  In 1902, he became an employee of the Northern Pacific as a fireman and locomotive engineer and held that position for ten years.  Wright was elected sheriff of Stutsman County in 1913 and in 1917 served in the State House of Representatives.  After World War I, he was elected to another term as county sheriff.  He was hired in 1927 by the U.S. Customs Service and was posted on the Canadian border near St. John, North Dakota. Wright retired from the customs service in 1941 and became a game warden and custodian of the state game farm through 1949.

Dana M. Wright was elected a director of the State Historical Society Board in 1915; later, as chairman of the State Parks Committee, he had the responsibility of locating sites of historical interest.  Wright wrote articles concerning North Dakota history which were published in the Society's historical quarterly and by several newspapers.  The reorganization of the State Historical Society resulted in his resignation from the Board in 1962.
Dana Wright married Sybella Henderson Pearson on May 4, 1904. They had four children: Sybella Luneta, Sivilla Jeanne, Jean Laurie, and Monroe Dana. Dana M. Wright died on February 16, 1964 in Rolla, North Dakota.

Sources: Turtle Mountain Star, February 20, 1964; Fargo Forum, December 2, 1956; and the Fargo Forum, February 17, 1964.

BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Outgoing correspondence        1920-1929
2 Outgoing correspondence        1930-1939
3 Outgoing correspondence        1940-1949
4 Outgoing correspondence        1950-1951
5 Outgoing correspondence        1952-1953
6 Outgoing correspondence        1954-1955
7 Outgoing correspondence        1956-1957
8 Outgoing correspondence        1958-1959
9 Outgoing correspondence        1960-1963
10 Incoming correspondence     1928-1962
11 Incoming correspondence     1920-1962
12 Incoming correspondence     1924-1960
13 Incoming correspondence     1920-1960
14 Incoming correspondence     1933-1961
15 Correspondence and notes   1953-1960
16 Biographies: Pierre Bottineau family  1955-1956
17 Biographies: Brave Bear          1946-1957
18 Biographies: Ernest Brenner  1927-1959
19 Biographies: George Inkster  1910-1961
20 Biographies: Jeanotte family 1939-1957
21 Biographies: Martineau family              circa 1950-1960
22 Biographies: miscellaneous   1922-1960
23 Biographies: Pincott and Willink           circa 1950-1959
24 Biographies: Rondeau family circa 1936-1940
25 Biographies: John St. Arnold  1950-1957
26 Biographies: Turtle Mountain               1950-1959
27 Biographies: Byron Wilde        1957-1961
28 Research: Barnes County historic sites              1914-1960
29 Research: Benson County historic sites             circa 1950-1959
30 Research: Billings County historic sites              circa 1950-1959
31 Research: Bottineau County historic sites        circa 1949-1959
32 Research: Burke County          circa 1945-1959
33 Research: Burleigh County historic sites           1951-1957
34 Research: Cass County historic sites   1949-1955
35 Research: Cavalier County historic sites            circa 1950-1959
36 Research: Dickey County historic sites               1949-1957
37 Research: Dunn County historic sites 1953-1959
38 Research: Eddy County historic sites  1950-1960
39 Research: Emmons County historic sites          1949-1955
40 Research: Foster County historic sites               1922-1960
41 Research: Grand Forks County historic sites    1951-1957
42 Research: Griggs County historic sites               1957-1962
43 Research: Kidder County historic sites               1951-1961
44 Research: LaMoure County historic sites          circa 1955-1960
45 Research: Logan County historic sites 1951-1957
46 Research: McHenry County historic sites         1949-1959
47 Research: McIntosh County historic sites         1949-1960
48 Research: McLean County historic sites            1946-1955
49 Research: Mercer County historic sites             1949-1961
50 Research: Morton County historic sites            1949-1959
51 Research: Mountrail County historic sites        circa 1950-1961
52 Research: Nelson County historic sites              circa 1950-1960
53 Research: Pembina County historic sites          circa 1950-1961
54 Research: Pierce County historic sites               1949-1959
55 Research: Ramsey County historic sites            1951-1952
56 Research: Ransom County historic sites            1950-1960
57 Research: Rolette County historic sites             1885-1961
58 Research: Sargent County historic sites            1954-1959
59 Research: Sheridan County historic sites          1950-1961
60 Research: Slope County historic sites circa 1950-1956
61 Research: Stark County historic sites  circa 1949-1959
62 Research: Steele County historic sites               circa 1950-1959
63 Research: Stutsman County historic sites         1923-1960
64 Research: western North Dakota historic sites               circa 1950
65 Research: Towner County historic sites             circa 1934-1959
66 Research: Traill County historic sites  circa 1950-1959
67 Research: Walsh County historic sites               1957-1961
68 Research: Wells County historic sites 1949-1960
69 Research: Williams County historic sites           circa 1950-1957

Box 2:
1 Research: Big Mound Battle (Kidder County, N.D.)         circa 1950-1960
2 Research: Fort Totten 1956-1961
3 Research: Fort Totten cemetery             circa 1950-1961
4 Research: Hatch's Battalion      circa 1924-1960
5 Research: Lake Metigoshe        1937-1941
6 Research: Indians         1952-1959
7 Research: International boundary         1950-1959
8 Research: James River area      circa 1930-1959
9 Research: Mackinaw boat         circa 1930-1950
10 Research: Manitoba  1931-1950
11 Research: Northern Pacific Railway     1954
12 Research: Pembina Trail (south to Abercrombie)         circa 1935
13 Research: Military figures       circa 1950-1959
14 Research: Sibley         1920-1955
15 Research: Trails - Sibley           1923-1960
16 Research: Trails - Sibley           1923-1960
17 Research: Sibley camps and mileage, 1863 expedition               1913-1957
18 Research: J. W. Burnham, diary of 1863 expedition     1955-1956
19 Research: Officers of General Sibley   1925-1960
20 Research: Soldier deaths during Indian expeditions    1933-1954
21 Research: Field notes, Sibley camps   1923-1924
22 Research: Camp Frazier           1957
23 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Forbes (Foster County, N.D.)        circa 1923-1955
24 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Corning (Barnes County, N.D.)     1923-1960
25 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Carter (Foster County, N.D.)         circa 1916-1960
26 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Gilfillian (Stutsman County, N.D.) 1959
27 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Buell        1958-1962
28 Research: Twining camps, 1873            1949-1951
29 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Williston (Kidder County, N.D.)    1915-1959
30 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Hall (north of Melville, N.D.)         1948-1951
31 Research: Sully expedition 1864           circa 1950-1958
32 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Libby (Barnes County, N.D.)          circa 1950-1959
33 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Arnold (north of Oriska, N.D.)       1953-1960
34 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Smith (Barnes County, N.D.)         circa 1921-1930
35 Research: Sibley trail, McPhail's Butte               1923-1937
36 Research: Sully's Heart River corral, 1864         1953-1955
37 Research: Sibley Trail, Camp Olin         1921-1963
38 Research: Sully Trail flat top  1950-1955
39 Research: Sibley Trail, Camp Sheardown          1920-1925
40 Research: Sully to Killdeer route 1864                1923-1961
41 Research: Sibley Trail, John Borman historic site           n.d.
42 Research: Sibley Trail, Camp Grant (Kidder County, N.D.) northwest of Woodworth (N.D.), July 23-24, 1863       1921-1960
43 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Kimball   1923-1930
44 Research: Sibley trail, Camp Pope       1920-1954
45 Research: John Thune              1925-1961
46 Research: Sully expedition     circa 1950-1955
47 Research: Totten Stevenson trail         circa 1945-1960
48 Research: Totten trail (Totten to Seward)        1946-1951
49 Research: Sibley trail, Enoch Eastman diary (copy)       1865
50 Research: Sibley Trail, Camp Atchison               1921-1960
51 Research: Sibley trail in Barnes County (N.D.) 1921-1957
52 Research: Sibley in Burleigh County (N.D.)      1923-1958
53 Research: Sibley in Foster County (N.D.)          1915-1955
54 Research: Sibley in Griggs County (N.D.)          1913-1954
55 Research: Sibley in Kidder County (N.D.)          1913-1959
56 Research: Sibley in Ransom County (N.D.)       1951-1957
57 Research: Sibley in Stutsman County (N.D.)    1951-1957
58 Research: Sully Trail 1864 Fort Rice west         circa 1950-1960
59 Research: Sully Heart River Corral to Custer Washington 1922-1958
60 Research: Trading posts          1934-1961

Box 3:
1 Company H, 1st North Dakota National Guard n.d.
2 Field notes, Fort Lincoln (N.D.) n.d.
3 Field notes, Fort Lincoln (N.D.) n.d.
4 Brackett, George A. 'A Winter Evening's Tale'   1921-1931
5 Fleming, John 'Pioneer Days'    1928
6 Fuglestad, Torkle T. 'Memories from the School of Life'                1959
7 Johnson, Roy 'The Watson Crossing of the Maple River' 1958
8 Kildahl, N. Johanna 'Reminiscences'     circa 1947-1960
9 La Verendrye-David Thompson monument       circa 1950-1960
10 Lake Metigoshe          1937-1939
11 Lake Metigoshe, boundary lines survey            1941
12 Lake Metigoshe records          1938-1940
13 Lee, Charles H. 'The Long Ago'              1899
14 Manitoba Geographical Society           1952-1961
15 Manitoba Historical Society   1952-1961
16 Manitoba Women's Institute manuscripts       circa 1950-1960
17 Maps               circa 1897-1960
18 Military records and correspondence 1911-1956
19 Miscellaneous             1930-1961
20 Northern Pacific Railway         1882-1960
21 Palliser's Rambles and Adventures     circa 1932-1955
22 Pingree area 1962
23 Red River       circa 1930-1960
24 Research: Belcourt Chapel, Walhalla (N.D.)     1936-1960
25 Research: Manvel Lisa Trading post    1956
26 Trails, miscellaneous 1957-1960
27 Research: Boundary trail         circa 1950-1958
28 Trails, Fort Totten to Fort Stevenson 1955-1962
29 Trails, Fort Totten to Fort Seward       1929-1959
30 Trails, Fort Totten to Fort Abercrombie            1920-1959
31 Research: Fort Totten trail (South to Abercrombie and Seward) 1948-1961
32 Trails, Bismarck to the Black Hills         1957-1958
33 Research: Georgetown Trail  1955
34 Turtle Mountain area               1940-1955
35 John Tanner 'Grey Hawk'        circa 1940-1960
36 Stage Lines   1921-1926
37 South Dakota               circa 1923-1955
38 Snake Creek circa 1930-1960
39 Selkirk settlers            1813
40 St. Claude Church records      1882-1927
41 Metis              circa 1927-1959
42 Mouse River 1950-1959
43 Wanberg, Mrs. R. T. 'Know your North Dakota District - Know Your State' 1955
44 Turtle Mountain Protection Association Constitution 1894
45 State Historical Society of North Dakota Site reports  1943-1960
46 Survey notes for the village of Sykeston (N.D.)              1934-1935
47 Winona area 1948-1954

Box 4:
1 Correspondence and clippings, miscellaneous 1922-1954
2 Correspondence and clippings, miscellaneous 1923-1986
3 News clippings               1925-1960
4 Personal journals          7/1897-1/1898
5 War diary         Nov-16
6 Personal journal            1936
7 Personal journal            1936
8 Personal journal            1/1937-6/1938
9 Personal journal            1/1937-6/1938
10 Personal journal         7/1938-10/1939
11 Personal journal         7/1938-10/1939
12 Personal journal         4/1/1948-1/1/1955
13 Personal journal         1948-1955
14 Personal journal         5/1955-2/1956
15 Personal journal         5/1955-2/1956
16 Personal journal         11/1956-12/1956
17 Personal journal         2/7/1956-9/8/1956
18 Personal journal         1959
19 Personal journal         1959
20 Personal journal         Apr-63
21 Personal papers          n.d.
22 Major Twining field notes       1869
23 Research: military      circa 1934-1955
24 Sibley Expedition of 1863        n.d.
25 Twin Lakes stockade n.d.
26 Weiser, Dr. J. S. gravesite       1926-1958

Box 5: Photographs: 00286-00297             
Box 6: Negatives: 00291-00297  

Map Folder 1:    Items: 00001-00010         .
Map Folder 2:    Items: 00011-00020        
Map Folder 3:    Items: 00021-00031        
Map Folder 4:    Items: 00038-00044        
Map Folder 5:    Items: 00045-00060        
Map Folder 6:    Items: 00061-00079        
Map Folder 7:    Items: 00080-00102        
Map Folder 8:    Items: 00103-00109        
Map Folder 9:    Items: 00110-00124        
Map Folder 10: Items: 00125-00139         
Map Folder 11: Items: 00140-00183         
Map Folder 12: Items: 00184-00214         
Map Folder 13: Items: 00215-00221         
Map Folder 14: Items: 00222-00236         
Map Folder 15: Items: 00237-00259         
Map Folder 16: Items: 00260-00265         
Map Folder 17: Items: 00266-00285, 00298          
Rolled Map: Military Trail, General Henry Hastings Sibley in Burleigh, Kidder and part of Stutsman County in 1863
         
ITEM INVENTORY

00001 Pictograph of Whitestone Hill        n.d.
00002 Pictograph of the death of Sitting Bull        n.d.
00003 Pictograph of the death of Sitting Bull, with notes n.d.
00004 Historical map of Standing Rock Indian Reservation, North and South Dakota 1938
00005 Battle of the Little Bighorn (Battle of the Greasy Grass), Notes Crazy Horse's attack on Custer's Front, Custer's Battle, Gall's Attack on Custer's Rear, Reno's first positions and Reno's Intrenchment          n.d.
00006 Bouril's crossing, Sheyenne River, Dakota Territory, Boughlonge noted      n.d.
00007 Plat of Buffalo Lake Game Preserve, Location of Ketcham's Hill, location where Gray Eagle was killed, Platt mortally wounded, Sibley's camp (Pffander, July 28, 1863) on Dead Buffalo Lake   n.d.
00008 Township 140, Range 72, Kidder County, Location of Buffalo Lake, where Gray Eagle was killed, Platt mortally wounded, Sibley's camp (Pffander, July 26, 1863) on Dead Buffalo Lake     n.d.
00009 Morton County, with Wright's notes on the Little Heart Section     n.d.
00010 Plat of Old Fort Mandan and Surrounding Indian Villages, Lewis and Clark Campsite Association, Redrawn from sketch by A. L. Truax, plat by Sprake, tracing by O'Neil       n.d.
00011 Little Missouri River, with notes and added map   n.d.
00012 Historic Trails in Eddy County (N.D.), With attached summary         6/20/1960
00013 Sibley and Sully Trails of 1863, Prepared for the State Historical Society of North Dakota by Dana Wright    n.d.
00014 Historical trails in Barnes County n.d.
00015 Plat of Kidder County noting historical landmarks n.d.
00016 Sibley Trail, July-August 1863, By R.B. Black and K. E. Wright under the direction of Dana Wright     6/1923
00017 Historic sites and trails, US Northern Boundary Commission map  n.d.
00018 Historic sites and trails in Northwestern North Dakota       n.d.
00019 Historical Sites and Trails, Prepared for the State Historical Society of North Dakota by Dana Wright              1925
00020 Plat showing General Sibley's Expedition of July and August 1863, Drawn by E. J. Wright, Surveyor, for Colonel Dana Wright         3/1936
00021 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 143, range 102                n.d.
00022-01 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 139, range 102         n.d.
00022-02 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 139, range 103         n.d.
00023 Sketched plat, location unknown, Likely Billings County     n.d.
00024-01 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 139, range 102         n.d.
00024-02 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 139, range 103         n.d.
00024-03 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 140, range 104         n.d.
00025 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 138, range 102                n.d.
00026 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 139, range 104                n.d.
00027 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 140, range 104                n.d.
00028 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 140, range 105                n.d.
00029 Sketched plat of Billings County, Township 142, range 101                n.d.
00030 Historical Sites and Trails, Prepared for the Minishoshe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, by Dana Wright   1925
00031 Historical Sites and Trails, Prepared for the Minishoshe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, by Dana Wright   1925
00032 Historical sites and trails, Prepared for the State Historical Society of North Dakota               1925
00033-01 Sketch of Camp Pffander, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright  6/1923
00033-02 Sketch of the Battle of Big Mound, Sibley Expedition. Kunkle Lake to Big Mound, Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright               6/21/1923
00034 Sketch of the Battle of Big Mound, Sibley Expedition. Big Mound and McPhails Butte, Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright               6/22/1923
00035-01 Sketch of Camp Atchison, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright  6/14/1923
00035-02 Sketch of Camp Williston, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright  6/18/1923
00036-01 Sketch of Camp Sheardown, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright  6/13/1923
00036-02 Sketch of Camp Pope, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright  6/13/1923
00037-01 Sketch of Camp Slaughter and Camp Braden, Sibley Expedition (digital only), Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright        6/1923
00037-02 Sketch of Camp Banks, Sibley Expedition (digital only), Surveyed by K. E. Wright and R.B. Black under Dana Wright    6/1923
00038 General Sibley's Expedition, pursuing the Sioux over the Coteau du Missouri from Harper's weekly with notes by Dana Wright n.d.
00039 Fort Wadsworth (Sisseton) and trails 12/16/1946
00040 Plat of Fort Ransom           n.d.
00041 Fort Stevenson-Fort Totten Trail, McLean and Sheridan Counties (N.D.),    n.d.
00042 Fort Stevenson-Fort Totten Trail, Sheridan, Pierce and Benson Counties (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright         1952
00043 Fort Stevenson-Fort Totten Trail, Benson County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright         1952
00044 Fort Stevenson-Fort Totten Trail, McLean County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright        1952
00045 A portion of map of military trail between Fort Abercrombie (N.D.) and Fort Wadsworth (S.D.)       12/22/1946
00046 A portion of map of military trail between Fort Abercrombie (N.D.) and Fort Wadsworth (S.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright      n.d.
00047 Fort Seward-Fort Ransom Trail, Barnes and Ransom Counties (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright    n.d.
00048 Fort Ransom-Fort Wadsworth Trail, Sargent and Ransom Counties (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright    n.d.
00049 Fort Ransom-Fort Wadsworth Trail, Sargent County (N.D.) and Marshall County (S.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright                n.d.
00050 Fort Ransom-Fort Abercrombie Trail, Richland County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright  n.d.
00051 Fort Ransom-Fort Abercrombie Trail, Ransom County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright  n.d.
00052 Fort Totten-Fort Ransom Trail, Township 144 N to Township 140 N Inc., in Griggs and Barnes Counties (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright        n.d.
00053 Fort Totten-Fort Ransom Trail, Township 139 N to Township 135 N Inc., in Barnes and Ransom Counties (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright        n.d.
00054 Fort Totten-Fort Abercrombie Trail, from Nelson County (N.D.) line to Barnes County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright                n.d.
00055 Fort Totten-Fort Abercrombie Trail, from Fort Totten (N.D.) to Griggs County (N.D.) line, redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright                n.d.
00056 Fort Totten-Fort Abercrombie Trail, from Barnes County (N.D.) to Cass County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright                n.d.
00057 Fort Totten-Fort Abercrombie Trail, from Cass County to Fort Abercrombie (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright   n.d.
00058 Fort Abercrombie-Fort Wadsworth Trail, Richland County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Dana Wright  n.d.
00059 Fort Abercrombie-Fort Wadsworth Trail, Richland County (N.D.) and Roberts and Marshall Counties (S.D.) n.d.
00060 Fort Abercrombie-Fort Wadsworth Trail, Richland County (N.D.) and Roberts and Marshall Counties (S.D.) with corrections           n.d.
00061 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 158, Range 56, Walsh County           5/1955
00062 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 157, Range 56, Walsh County           5/1955
00063 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 156, Range 56, Walsh County           5/1955
00064 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 155, Range 56, Walsh County           5/1955
00065 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 154, Range 56, Grand Forks County 5/1955
00066 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 153, Range 55, Grand Forks County 5/1955
00067 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 152, Range 55, Grand Forks County 5/1955
00068 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 151, Range 55, Grand Forks County 5/1955
00069 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 150, Range 55, Grand Forks County 5/1955
00070 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 149, Range 55, Grand Forks County 5/1955
00071 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 148, Range 55, Pembina County      5/1955
00072 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 162, Range 56, Pembina County      5/1955
00073 Sibley Expedition, also notes Indian mounds in North Dakota and Fort Totten-Grand Forks Mail Line by Dana Wright    1/1956
00074 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 160, Range 56, Pembina County      5/1955
00075 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 159, Range 56, Pembina County      5/1955
00076 Kittson Trail, Plat of Township 163, Range 56, Pembina County      5/1955
00077 Plat of Section 33, Township 146, Range 53, Traill County, Map showing intersection of the Kittson-Rolette fur trail of 1843 with a later (1867) trail from Devils Lake and Fort Totten region to Georgetown (Minn.). The actual crossing seems to have been at a big spring which rises just west of the center of Section 33, Township 146, Range 53, Traill County. This is southwest of Roseville about two miles and five miles north of Clifford (N.D.). By Dana Wright.     5/1955
00078 Routes from Fort Totten To Abercrombie (N.D.), The Pembina fur trail apparently crossed the Maple Creek at old Watson about 1843, then on to Graham's Point, or Fort Abercrombie. Later, Governor Stevens 1853 used the same course most of the way from the Red River to the Maple, Governor Ramsey had used in 1851, Father Belcourt, Norman Kittson and Joe Rolette had traveled over the same course between the two rivers. This trail has been mapped to illustrate routes from Fort Totten to Abercrombie. By Dana Wright 5/13/1955
00079 Cass County (N.D.) from north line to Maple Creek crossing, Portion of the Pembina-Abercrombie Fur Trail of 1843 based on the Gen Terry map of Dakota, 4th Ee. 1881. By Dana Wright 5/1955
00080 Township 144, Range 52, Traill County (N.D.)         n.d.
00081 Township 147, Range 55, Steele County (N.D.)      n.d.
00082 Township 153, Range 67, Benson County (N.D.)    n.d.
00083 Township 151, Range 64, Benson County (N.D.)    n.d.
00084 Township 149, Range 64, Eddy County (N.D.)         n.d.
00085 Township 147, Range 60, Griggs County (N.D.)      n.d.
00086 Township 150, Range 77, Sheridan County (N.D.) n.d.
00087 Township 150, Range 76, Sheridan County (N.D.) n.d.
00088 Fort Totten trail: Township 151, Range 71, Benson County (N.D.)  n.d.
00089 Township 152, Range 68, Nelson County (N.D.), Showing Sony or Corbeau Lake Totten trail, west of Lallie, also notes Josephine n.d.
00090 Township 152, Range 55, Walsh County (N.D.), Showing Cart trail, Pembina to St. Paul and Mail Road Fort Totten to Grand Forks 1879            n.d.
00091 Township 146, Range 54, Steele County (N.D.), Showing Twining Camp 1869 n.d.
00092 Township 141, Range 71, Kidder County (N.D.), Showing Kunkle Lake, Camp Sibley, Weiser shot, Big Mound, McPhail butte      n.d.
00093 Township 139, Range 70, Kidder County (N.D.), Showing S. McWilliams res. 1873 and Crystal Springs siding  n.d.
00094 Route followed by Lewis and Clark up the Missouri River from Fort Mandan to the mouth of the Yellowstone River, April 1805  n.d.
00095 Township 147, Range 63, Foster County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright           n.d.
00096 Township 147, Range 64, Foster County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright           n.d.
00097 Township 146, Range 64, Foster County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright           n.d.
00098 Township 145, Range 64, Foster County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright           n.d.
00099 Township 144, Range 64, Stutsman County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright     n.d.
00100 Township 143, Range 64, Stutsman County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright     n.d.
00101 Township 142, Range 64, Stutsman County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright     n.d.
00102 Township 142, Range 64, Stutsman County (N.D.), Fort Totten road, Fort Seward. Notes by Dana Wright     n.d.
00103 Portion of International Boundary, Rolette County (N.D.) n.d.
00104 Portion of International Boundary, Rolette County (N.D.) 2/25/1930
00105 Townships 151 and 152, Ranges 65-70, Benson County (N.D.)        n.d.
00106 Unidentified plat map       n.d.
00107 Blueprint for unidentified community       n.d.
00108 Blueprint for unidentified community       n.d.
00109 The Montagne, Heir Hills, Pembina Mountains, La cot a pic              n.d.
00110 Township 163, Range 70 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Rolette County (N.D.)         2/27/1930
00111 Township 163, Range 65 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Towner County (N.D.)        3/27/1930
00112 Township 163, Range 66 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Towner County (N.D.)        3/26/1930
00113 Township 163, Range 67 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Towner County (N.D.)        3/25/1930
00114 Township 163, Range 68 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Towner County (N.D.)        3/24/1930
00115 Township 139, Range 102, Billings County (N.D.)  circa 1930
00116 Township 163, Range 71 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/1/1930
00117 Township 163, Range 75 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/23/1930
00118 Township 163, Range 72 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/4/1930
00119 Township 163, Range 74 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/4/1930
00120 Totten Trail, Township 150, Range 78, McLean County (N.D.)          n.d.
00121 Patrol district, St. John (N.D.)        1930
00122 Portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)      1930
00123 Patrol district, St. John (N.D.)        1939
00124 Patrol district, St. John (N.D.)        1939
00125 Patrol district, Towner, Bottineau and Rolette Counties (N.D.)        1939
00126 USDA Aerial survey of Rolette County (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright   5/15/1939
00127 Highway map of Rolette County (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright              1950
00128 Patrol district     n.d.
00129 Border map, Bottineau and Rolette Counties (N.D.)             n.d.
00130 Township 163, Range 69 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    2/27/1930
00131 Township 163, Range 70 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    2/27/1930
00132 Township 163, Range 71 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/1/1930
00133 Township 163, Range 72 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/3/1930
00134 Township 163, Range 74 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/4/1930
00135 Township 163, Range 73 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/4/1930
00136 Township 163, Range 75 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/23/1930
00137 Township 163, Range 76 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Bottineau County (N.D.)    3/23/1930
00138 Township 163, Range 68 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Towner County (N.D.)        3/24/1930
00139 Township 163, Range 67 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Towner County (N.D.)  3/25/1930
00140 Township 139, Range 58, Barnes County (N.D.)     circa 1923
00141 Township 144, Range 57, Barnes County (N.D.)     circa 1923
00142 Township 143, Range 58, Barnes County (N.D.)     circa 1923
00143 Barnes County Historical trails, Prepared for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction by Dana Wright  1/14/1924
00144 Township 137, Range 76, Burleigh County (N.D.)  circa 1923
00145 Township 138, Range 80, Burleigh County (N.D.)  circa 1923
00146 Township 139, Range 75, Burleigh County (N.D.)  circa 1923
00147 Township 139, Range 78, Burleigh County (N.D.)  circa 1923
00148 Township 139, Range 79, Burleigh County (N.D.)  circa 1923
00149 Township 140, Range 75, Burleigh County (N.D.)  circa 1923
00150 Township 140, Range 76, Burleigh County (N.D.)  circa 1923
00151 Township 145, Range 64, Foster County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00152 Township 145, Range 65, Foster County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00153 Township 145, Range 67, Foster County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00154 Township 145, Range 68, Foster County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00155 Township 146, Range 63, Foster County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00156 Township 145, Range 68, Wells County (N.D.)        circa 1923
00157 Township 146, Range 60, Griggs County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00158 Township 147, Range 60, Griggs County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00159 Township 140, Range 71, Kidder County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00160 Township 140, Range 72, Kidder County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00161 Township 140, Range 73, Kidder County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00162 Township 141, Range 70, Kidder County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00163 Township 141, Range 71, Kidder County (N.D.)      circa 1923
00164 Township 135, Range 62, LaMoure County (N.D.) circa 1923
00165 Township 135, Range 56, Ransom County (N.D.)   circa 1923
00166 Historical trails, Sargent County (N.D.)      circa 1927
00167 Township 133, Range 54, Ransom County (N.D.)   circa 1923
00168 Township 133, Range 55, Ransom County (N.D.)   circa 1923
00169 Township 134, Range 54, Ransom County (N.D.)   circa 1923
00170 Township 134, Range 55, Ransom County (N.D.)   circa 1923
00171 Township 135, Range 56, Ransom County (N.D.)   circa 1923
00172 Historical trails, Sargent County (N.D.)      circa 1927
00173 Historical trails, Sargent County (N.D.), Prepared for Flora Baker by Dana Wright 2/1925
00174 Historical trails, Sargent County (N.D.), Prepared for Flora Baker by Dana Wright 2/1925
00175 Township 130, Range 53, Sargent County (N.D.)    circa 1923
00176 Township 130, Range 54, Sargent County (N.D.)    circa 1923
00177 Township 131, Range 54, Sargent County (N.D.)    circa 1923
00178 Township 132, Range 54, Sargent County (N.D.)    circa 1923
00179 Township 144, Range 69, Stutsman County (N.D.) circa 1923
00180 Township 143, Range 69, Stutsman County (N.D.) circa 1923
00181 Township 142, Range 69, Stutsman County (N.D.) circa 1923
00182 Township 141, Range 69, Stutsman County (N.D.) circa 1923
00183 Township 137, Range 63, Stutsman County (N.D.) 2/1923
00184 Sibley Trail in Griggs County (N.D.)  n.d.
00185 Historical trails in Kidder County, Prepared for Christina Scott Haibeck   n.d.
00186 Standing Rock Indian Mounds, Surveyed by K. Wright under Dana Wright  6/11/1923
00187 Okiedan Buttes, Surveyed by L. P. Dove under Dana Wright             6/10/1923
00188 Sibley Ford, Surveyed by L. P. Dove under Dana Wright      6/11/1923
00189 Dead Buffalo Lake State Park, Kidder County (N.D.)             n.d.
00190 Camp Banks, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright             6/28/1923
00191 Camp Braden, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright           6/29/1923
00192 Camp Carter, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright             6/14/1923
00193 Camp Corning, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright          6/13/1923
00194 Camp Forbes, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright            6/15/1923
00195 Camp Grant, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright              6/18/1923
00196 Camp Hall, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright 6/15/1923
00197 Camp Hayes, Sibley Trail, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright          6/12/1923
00198 Camp Kimball, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright          6/18/1923
00199 Camp Pffander, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright        6/20/1923
00200 Camp Pope, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright               6/13/1923
00201 Camp Schoeneman, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright  6/28/1923
00202 Camp Sheridan, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright        6/13/1923
00203 Camp Sibley, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright             6/22/1923
00204 Camp Slaughter, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright      6/30/1923
00205 Camp Smith, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright              6/13/1923
00206 Camp Stees, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright              6/29/1923
00207 Camp Whitney, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright        6/25/1923
00208 Camp Williston, Sibley Expedition, Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright        6/18/1923
00209 Battle of Big Mound, Sibley Expedition, Kunkle Lake to Big Mound, Kidder County (N.D.), Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright  6/21/1923
00210 Ashtabula Crossing, Sibley Expedition, Barnes County (N.D.), Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright 6/13/1923
00211 Battle of Big Mound, between Big Mound and McPhails Butte, Kidder County (N.D.), Surveyed by R. B. Black and K. E. Wright under Dana Wright  6/22/1923
00212 Sheyenne Indian Village, Surveyed by L. P. Dove under Dana Wright  6/10/1923
00213 Sibley Trail, July-August 1863, Surveyed by L. P. Dove, K. E. Wright and R. B. Black under Dana Wright  6/1923
00214 Plat showing General Sibley's Expedition of July and August 1863, 3/1936
00215 Fort Keogh to Bismarck stage route, Stark County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Reverend Louis Pfaller  1954
00216 Fort Keogh to Bismarck stage route, Golden Valley County (N.D.) and Fallon County (Mont.), Redrawn from map prepared by Reverend Louis Pfaller 1954
00217 Fort Keogh to Bismarck stage route, Morton and Burleigh Counties (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Reverend Louis Pfaller     1954
00218 Fort Keogh to Bismarck stage route, Morton and Stark Counties (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Reverend Louis Pfaller     1954
00219 Fort Keogh to Bismarck stage route, Slope County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Reverend Louis Pfaller     1954
00220 Fort Keogh to Bismarck stage route, Morton County (N.D.), Redrawn from map prepared by Reverend Louis Pfaller     1954
00221 Fort Keogh to Bismarck, stage mail route, 1878-1882, Redrawn from map prepared by Reverend Louis Pfaller  1954
00222 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00223 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00224 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00225 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00226 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00227 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00228 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00229 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00230 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00231 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00232 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00233 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00234 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00235 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/4/1938
00236 Aerial photograph of Rolette County with lakes noted by Dana Wright        8/5/1938
00237 From Northern Pacific Railway survey       n.d.
00238 From Northern Pacific Railway survey       n.d.
00239 Western Morton County, from Northern Pacific Railway survey     n.d.
00240 From Northern Pacific Railway survey       n.d.
00241 From Northern Pacific Railway survey       n.d.
00242 From Northern Pacific Railway survey       n.d.
00243 From Northern Pacific Railway survey       n.d.
00244 Draft sectional map of Dakota Territory for the State Historical Society of North Dakota n.d.
00245 Historic sites and trails     3/7/1930
00246 James Fisk route, Griggs County (N.D.), Includes Lake Jessie and Lake Addie. Drawn by Dana Wright n.d.
00247 James Fisk route, Griggs County (N.D.), Includes Lake Jessie and Lake Addie. Drawn by Dana Wright  n.d.
00248 Flora quadrangle, US Department of the Interior, With notes by Dana Wright 1945
00249 Oberon quadrangle, US Department of the Interior, With notes by Dana Wright 1945
00250 Tokio quadrangle, US Department of the Interior, With notes by Dana Wright 1945
00251 Pekin quadrangle (Nelson County, N.D.), US Department of the Interior, With notes by Dana Wright  1945
00252 Hamar quadrangle, US Department of the Interior, With notes by Dana Wright 1945
00253 Devils Lake quadrangle, US Department of the Interior, With notes by Dana Wright 1945
00254 Grahams Island quadrangle, US Department of the Interior, With attached summary           1945
00255 Maddock quadrangle, US Department of the Interior, With notes by Dana Wright  1945
00256 USGS plan and profile of the Souris River, International Boundary to Nelson's Bridge (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright    1927
00257 USGS plan and profile of the Souris River (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright             1927
00258 USGS plan and profile of the Souris River, International Boundary to Nelson's Bridge (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright    1927
00259 USGS plan and profile of the Souris River, International Boundary to Nelson's Bridge (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright    1927
00260 Plat of Township 148, Range 83, McLean County (N.D.)     n.d.
00261 Plat map of Sargent and Ransom County (N.D.)     n.d.
00262 Township 163, Range 66 portion of boundary, Turtle Mountain Region, Towner County (N.D.) 3/26/1930
00263 Totten to Fort Ransom (N.D.)        n.d.
00264 Border crossing points      4/7/1957
00265 USDA Aerial survey of Rolette County (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright   5/15/1939
00266 Photocopy of two drawings of Fort Berthold (D.T.)               6/1871
00267 Fort Ransom, Surveyed by L. P. Dove, K. E. Wright and R. B. Black under Dana Wright           6/11/1923
00268 Trails and landmarks in the Fort Totten area (N.D.)              n.d.
00269 Broadside: Pioneer Day celebration, Woodworth (N.D.)    7/23/1938
00270 Map of Minnesota Territory           1853
00271 Copy of a panorama painting of Elkhorn Ranch by C. O. Miller         1939
00272 Plot depicting Fort Ransom, surveyed by Walter E. Murray               1925
00273 How they Brought the Capital from Yankton to Bismarck: A Territorial Coup d'Etat in pictures and verse showing that all the engineering on a train is not done in the locomotive    n.d.
00274 Generalized Physiographic map showing part of area covered by Souris River Lobe and Leeds Lobe, With notes by Dana Wright   1955
00275 US Department of the Interior map of the Wakopa Creek Refuge, Rolette County (N.D.), With notes by Dana Wright    n.d.
00276 Whitestone Park, Whitestone Township, Dickey County (N.D.)       XX/XXX
00277 Department of the Interior Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project, With notes by Dana Wright           1922
00278 Sully Trail: Township 143, Range 94, Dunn County (N.D.)   n.d.
00279 Sully Trail: Township 146, Range 96, Dunn County (N.D.)   n.d.
00280 Sully Trail: Township 145, Range 95, Dunn County (N.D.)   n.d.
00281 Sully Trail: Township 145, Range 95, Dunn County (N.D.)   n.d.
00282 Sully Trail: Township 135, Range 90, Grant County (N.D.)  n.d.
00283 Sully Trail: Township 134, Range 90, Grant County (N.D.)  n.d.
00284 Sully Trail: Township 144, Range 95, Dunn County (N.D.)   n.d.
00285 Department of the Interior Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project, With notes by Dana Wright           12/1951
00286 Mr. and Mrs. James Emmons (Pawnee, Ok.)           circa 1920
00287 Lake Tewaukon, Sargent County (N.D.)     n.d.
00288 Sibley Trail marker             n.d.
00289 Sibley Trail marker             n.d.
00290 Grave of Lieutenant Fred John Holt Beever, Oakland Cemetery (St. Paul, Minn.)     6/27/1936
00291 Site of old lime kiln, Fort Totten (N.D.)      1960
00292 Indian mount east of Fort Totten 5/1960
00293 Devils Tooth, east of Fort Totten  5/1960
00294 Site of original Fort Totten from the new fort         n.d.
00295 Alex Bouvet cemetery on Sheyenne River, south of Fort Totten (N.D.)  n.d.
00296 Sully corral on Heart River, south of Antelope (N.D.)           n.d.
00297 Body of water surrounded by prairie          n.d.
00298 Plat of Sykeston (N.D.)     12/1917

 

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