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Re: Freedmen's Bureau - M1901, Arkansas

DP M1901, Records of the Field Offices for the State of Arkansas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 ¹
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Arkadelphia (Clark County)
_ Register of Complaints
Labor Contracts
Register of Marriages (1865-67)
Misc. Records

Augusta (Woodruff County)
_ Register of Labor Contracts
Misc. records of violence against freedmen

Batesville (Independence County)
_ Registers of Letters
List of persons in Searcy county disqualified to register to vote
Unbound contracts, specifications and plans of a freedmen school, 1867

Camden (Ouachita County)
_ Labor Contracts
School Register
Register of Complaints

Devall's Bluff (Prairie County)
_ Labor Contracts
Register of passes (for railroad and river trvel)
List of Indentures
Reports of persons hired

Fort Smith (Sebastian County)
_ Register of Labor Contracts (1866-1867)
Register of applications for restoriation of property
Register of Marriages
Registers freedmen and refugees issued rations
Register of rebel property in Sctoo, Sebastian, and Crawford counties subject to confiscation
Reports of destitute soldiers treated at Fort Smith Hospital

Hamburg (Ashley County)
_ Registers of Complaints
Register of Contracts
Register of Rations issued at Monticello, AR (1865-66)
Misc. Records (Rosters, Indentures, court papers)

Hampton (Calhoun County)
_ Misc. Records (contracts, affidavits, court papers)
*moved under Camden in 1867

Helena (Phillips County)
_ Reports of Freedmen and refugees receiving rations
Register of claimants (1869-1871)

Jacksonport (upper White River District)
_ Register of contracts
List of Freedpeople

Jacksonport (Jackson County)
_ Affidavits and court papers
Register of contracts (also includes contracts at Batesville, Augusta, Franklin and Powhattan, 9/1863)
Register of marriages (Nov 1865 - Aug 1868)
Register of complaints

Lake Village and Luna Landing (Chicot County)
_ Endorsements and Correspondence (names freedman? Daniel Cooper)
Register of Contracts
(List of major Landholders)
Accounting books of Fawnwood Plantation

Lewisburg (Conway County)
_ Labor Contracts
Amnesty Oaths
Marriage Certs (1866-1867)

Lewisville (Lafayette County)
_ Register of Complaints
Misc. Records (includes reports, orders, affidavits and court papers)

Little Rock (Pulaski County)
_ Register of claimants (pension, bounty, pay arrearages)
Employment registers (1864-65)
Register of Deaths at Freedmen's Home Farm (one month in 1864)
Registers of Rations, Transportation and Complaints
Misc. Registers (Home Farm at Little Rock)
Register of Marriages (1864-66)
Register of freedmen employed on plantations (1865-66)

Little Rock (Superintendent of Freedmen)
_ School Reports (Dec 1864 - June 1865)

Madison (St. Francis County)
_ Register of Marriages (May, August 1867)
Register of Complaints
Register of Contracts
Misc. Records (reports, affidavits, court papers)

Magnolia (Columbia County)
_ Misc. Records (letters and affidavits of freedmen)

Marion (Crittenden County)
_ Misc Records (Letters, Endorsements)

Monticello (South Eastern District of Arkansas)
_ Register of contracts for Bradley County
List of indigent families

Monticello (Drew County)
_ Misc. Records

Napoleon (Desha County)
_ Register of Contracts
Register of Complaints
Marriages, Census reports (freedmen)

Osceola (Mississippi County)
_ Register of claims, marriages, contracts and indentures (1866-68)
Register of complaints

Ozark
_ Misc Records of destitute citizens of Franklin & Johnson counties (rations)

Paraclifta (Sevier County)
_ Register of Marriages, indentures
Register of Complaints (and a list of employed freedmen)
Register of employers and employees (no dates)

Pine Bluff (Arkansas River District)
_ [Pulaski, Prairie, Jefferson, Arkansas and parts of Monroe and Desha)
Misc. Records (reports of persons hired, letters sent / received)

Pine Bluff (Jefferson County)
_ Register of contracts (Feb-Apr 1864, Jan-Jun 1865)
Records of Contraband Camp (Pine Bluff)
Register of Marriages (Mar 1864 - July 1865, Sept 1866-Jun 1867)
Copies of Marriage certificates (Dec 1864-Jun 1867)
Register of abandoned property, 1864-67
Records covering "Mrs Bayner's Plantation" (workers, work, etc)
Misc Reports (Ration, Freedmen's hospital, rosters, workers)

Princeton (Dallas County)
_ Record of Contracts (1866-68)

South Bend (Arkansas County)
_ Register of claimants (A-D)
Proceedings of cases

Union (Fulton County)
_ Register of letters sent / received

Washington (South West District of Arkansas)
_ Misc. Records - Letters Received

Washington (Hemstead County)
_ Reguster if contracts
Register of complaints
Marriage certificates (Oct 1865-Feb 1867)
Register of indentures
School reports
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Source:
Pamphlet Describing Microfilm Publication M1901, Records of the Field Offices for the State of Arkansas, Bureau Of Refugees, Freedmen, And Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872, Record Group 105, NARA, Washington, DC ¹


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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