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United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

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Works: 748 works in 1,294 publications in 1 language and 27,838 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography‡vMicroform catalogs  Microform catalogs  Sources  Records and correspondence  Periodicals  Catalogs  Trials, litigation, etc  Designs and plans 
Roles: Composer, Editor
Classifications: E185.2, 371.9796073
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Letters from the South, relating to the condition of freedmen : addressed to Major General O.O. Howard, Commissioner Bureau R., F., and A.L. by John Watson Alvord( Book )

12 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual on school-houses and cottages for the people of the South by C. Thurston Chase( Book )

10 editions published between 1868 and 1971 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-annual report on schools for freedmen : numbers 1-10, January 1866-July 1870 by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Mississippi, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 by United States( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen's Bureau, was established in the War Department by an act of March 3, 1865. Congress assigned to the Bureau responsibilities that previously had been shared by military commanders and by agents of the Treasury Department. The duties included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property"--Descriptive pamphlet M843
Semi-annual report on schools for freedmen by United States( )

in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Registers and letters received by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 by United States( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the 74 rolls of this microfilm publication are reproduced 33 volumes of registers and indexes and the related unbound letters received by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-72. The records ... are part of Record Group 105 ... In May 1865 the President appointed Maj. Gen. Oliver Otis Howard to be Commissioner of the Bureau. Howard, who served until the Bureau was discontinued in 1872, established his headquarters in Washington, D.C."--Page ii
Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Texas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned lands, often referred to as the Freedmen's Bureau, was established in the War Department by an act of March 3, 1865. Congress assigned to the Bureau responsibilities that previously had been shared by military commanders and by agents of the Treasury Department. The duties included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property"--Descriptive pamphlet M843
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Texas, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The records consist of 10 volumes and some unbound documents. The volumes include letters received and a 'record of criminal offenses.' The unbound documents consist of letters and reports received. These records are part of the Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, Record Group 105"--Introduction
Selected series of records issued by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The records in the microcopy consist of endorsement books, correspondence, and circulars of the Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872. Oliver Otis Howard was the only Commissioner of the Bureau during its existence
Report of the General Superintendent of Freedmen, Department of the Tennessee and State of Arkansas, for 1864 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Education Division of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned lands 1865-1871( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The records consist of letters, endorsements, reports and financial records of the Education Division of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Alabama, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870 by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Superintendent of Education for the state of Alabama, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands 1865-1870( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870 by United States( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bureau "resembled, in many ways, the work of later Federal social agencies. In addition to supervising the disposition of abandoned or confiscated lands and property, Bureau officers issued rations, clothing, and medicine to destitute refugees and freedmen; established hospitals ... schools; listened to complaints of the freedmen ... helped black soldiers and sailors to file and collect claims for bounties, pensions, and pay arrearages"--Introd., roll #1, p. 1
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 by United States. National Archives and Records Service. General Services Administration( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the 36 rolls of this microfilm publication are reproduced the records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-69. A few papers are dated as early as 1862. The records consist of 34 volumes of communications sent, registers, and orders issued; and of unbound letters and reports received and miscellaneous papers. The documents were created or received by the Assistant Commissioner ...The records are part of Record Group 105, Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. ...The editorial material for this publication was prepared by Elaine Everly." -- P. 1, 8
The special court of inquiry, upon charges against Brigadier General O.O. Howard : argument by George W Dyer( Book )

3 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870 by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the 20 rolls of this microfilm publication are reproduced the records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-70. The records consist of 11 volumes and of unbound documents. The volumes include letters and endorsements sent and registers of letters received and endorsements sent. The unbound records consist primarily of letters received and reports. The records are part of Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, Record Group 105"--Page 1
Records of the assistant commissioner for the state of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 : NARA, RG105, M798 by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned lands, often referred to as the Freedmen's Bureau, was established in the War Department by an act of March 3, 1865. Congress assigned to the Bureau responsibilities that previously had been shared by military commanders and by agents of the Treasury Department. The duties included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property"--Descriptive pamphlet M843
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865). Bureau of Free Labor

controlled identityUnited States. War Department

Bureau of refugees, freedmen, and abandoned lands Etats-Unis

États-Unis Freedmen’s bureau

États-Unis. Freedmen's Bureau

États-Unis War department Bureau of refugees, freedmen, and abandoned lands

États-Unis War Department Freedmen’s bureau

États-Unis. War Dept. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

États-Unis. War Dept. Freedmen's Bureau

Freedmen’s bureau Etats-Unis

Freedmen's Bureau

United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, &c

United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands

United States. Freedmen's Bureau

United States. War Department. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

United States. War Department. Freedmen's Bureau

United States. War Dept. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

United States. War Dept. Freedmen's Bureau

Languages
English (252)

Covers
A Union officer in the ReconstructionThe Freedmen's Bureau and Reconstruction : reconsiderationsThe Freedmen's Bureau and Black TexansTwo biographies by African-American womenFreedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau : race, gender, and public policy in the age of emancipationSword and olive branch; Oliver Otis Howard