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Frank G. Wilkins Papers, 1882-1984

Collection Overview

Title: Frank G. Wilkins Papers, 1882-1984

ID: OGLMC/1068

Creator: Wilkins, Frank G.

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 06/17/1986

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

Real estate speculator in the Bismarck area, and secretary to Nehemiah G. Ordway, the last governor of Dakota Territory

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Frank G. Wilkins Papers consists of Bismarck property tax receipts, dated 1909 to 1921. Also included are four folders of correspondence regarding real estate surrounding the Capitol Hill Addition in Bismarck and other business related affairs. The collection also contains miscellaneous materials including checks, a railroad townsite agreement, and a document appointing Nehemiah G. Ordway as overseer of Wilkins' interest in the area of Yankton, South Dakota, dated 1882.

The Frank G. Wilkins Papers were found in the attic of the Francis G. Wilkins home in Lower Warner, New Hampshire.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Barbara Adam, Minot, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; Acc.86-1461

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Frank G. Wilkins Papers. OGLMC 1068, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in May 2014.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH008190990


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Bismarck Property Tax Receipts: 1909-1921Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence: 1890-1892Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence: 1902-1910Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence: 1914-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence: 1921-1922Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Miscellaneous: 1882-1984Add to your cart.
Photographs :Add to your cart.
Six photographs were separated and placed in the Photograph File Cabinets.
Photograph 1: Land in the Bismarck area. Center of Section 28, looking southwest, Capitol Hill Addition. Circa 1914.Add to your cart.
Photograph 2: Land in the Bismarck area. Center of Section 28 from Country Club looking northwest. The capitol is in the background. Circa 1914.Add to your cart.
Photograph 3: Land in the Bismarck area. Center of 28, looking west, north of Capitol Hill Addition. Circa 1914.Add to your cart.
Photograph 4: Land in the Bismarck area. Center of Section 28, looking north. Man standing on prairie trail. Circa 1914.Add to your cart.
Photograph 5: Land in the Bismarck area. Center of Section 28, looking south. Capitol in the background. Circa 1914.Add to your cart.
Photograph 6: Land in the Bismarck area. Center of Section 28, looking east, Van Eps Addition.Add to your cart.