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of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872 (M752). The records of the Education Division have been reproduced as Records of the Education Division, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1871 (M803). 

Other microfilm publications of records in Record Group 105 are Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 (M798), Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Georgia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870 (M799), Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of Alabama, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1869 (M809), and Records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Alabama, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870 (M810).

Record Group 105 also contains records created by the staff officers of the Assistant Commissioner for Mississippi, subordinate officers of Mississippi, and the Freedmen's Department.

Many records relating to the Freedmen's Bureau are in other record groups in the National Archives. There are records of military districts and departments in Records of United States Army Continental Commands, 1821-1920, Record Group 393; records of abandoned property in Records of Civil War Special Agencies of the Treasury Department, Record Group 366; and records of the Freedmen's Saving Bank in Records of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Record Group 101. Record Group 393 also includes records relating to the Freedmen's Department and the Provost Marshal of Freedmen.

The records produced in this microfilm publication were prepared for filming by L. Marie Bouknight, who also wrote these introductory remarks and provided the other editorial material.

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