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Special Collections and University Archives: Ethnic Heritage and Immigration: Native America

A guide to materials held by Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives on the topics of ethnic heritage and immigration.

Manuscript Collections

Indian Deeds

Our collection includes a number of deeds concerning the transfer of land, signed by named Native Americans with their personal mark. Access is through our card catalog in the reading room.

Printed Materials

Printed materials about Native America may be found by a target search in our library collection for the subject terms "Indians of North America" and "Indian land transfers" (view instructions). Rare books and fragile materials may only be requested when no digital reproduction is available online.

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