Documents

The Documents section features digitized copies of documents relating to the history of the school.  These documents include correspondence, graduation pamphlets, and other forms of ephemera, and have been digitized by Digital Resource Center staff.  Today, these documents are preserved in a number of locations, including the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections as well as private collections.

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Request for Funds Owed to Carrie Dunbar

Date: December 14, 1912 - January 18, 1913

These materials include correspondence from Francis Dunbar concerning her request to close the account of her deceased sister, Carrie Dunbar. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Notice of Death of Carrie Dunbar

Date: December 16, 1912

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Carrie Dunbar.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Max La Chapelle and Esley Oden

Date: December 19, 1912 - January 28, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Esley Oden and Max La Chapelle at the Carlisle Indian School. The two were initially denied admittance due to their home being near public schools.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Participation of Band in Inaugural Parade

Date: December 27-28, 1912

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning a request for the school band to attend the upcoming inaugural parade.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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List of Musicians for Indian Service Employment

Date: January 3-6, 1913

This document contains a list of student musicians recommended for possible Indian Service employment. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Music

Approval of Participation of Band in Inaugural Parade

Date: January 8-11, 1913

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on the approval of the Indian School band to participate in the upcoming inaugural parade.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Notice of Illness of Mollie Mantell

Date: January 8-10, 1913

This document contains correspondence concerning the appendicitis case of Mollie Mantell. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Nora and Jerome Slattery

Date: January 18, 1913 - June 2, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding the applications of Nora and Jerome Slattery at the Carlisle Indian School. Their applications were accepted.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Correspondence Regarding Cecelia Harto

Date: January 26, 1913 - June 12, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding Cecelia Harto's health, as well as complaints about food. Harto was released following a request by her grandfather, Antoine Denomie.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Enrollment of Edward Woods

Date: February 14 - March 7, 1913

These materials include correspondence related to the enrollment of Edward Woods. Woods, orphaned as a child, spent a number of years drifting across the United States before ending up in Baltimore, where he was picked up as a vagrant and taken in by the Federated Charities of Baltimore. C.V. Stinchecum, the Assistant Chief of the Education Division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Siceni Nori, Clerk of the Carlisle Indian School, escorted Woods to Carlisle. Woods was enrolled upon reporting that his father was either Mohawk or Mohave, and his mother Mexican.

Note: In this file the student is identified as Edward Woods and Edward Brown.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Unrestricted Trust Funds by Emma Newashe

Date: February 17, 1913 - April 8, 1913

These materials include correspondence concerning Emma Newashe's request to have unrestricted use of her trust funds on deposit to her credit. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment by Alfonso Rodart

Date: February 24-27, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Alfonso Rodart to enter a government-run school such as Carlisle. C. F. Hauke rejected the request, as Rodart did not specify a trade and he already had the equivalent of Carlisle's academic education

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment of Daughter of Joseph K. Griffis

Date: March 4-8, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Joseph K. Griffis to have his daughter enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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1913 Commencement Program

Date: March 13, 1913

This pamphlet for the 1913 Commencement of the Carlisle Indian School includes the program for both the Baccalaureate Services and the Union Meeting of Christian Associations, which both took place on Sunday, March 13.  A number of hymns and songs were performed for each service.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Graduation

View Document: PDF icon 1913 Commencement Program

Request to Enroll Member of Six Nations Reserve of Canada

Date: March 24, 1913 - April 3, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by K. C. Steele, an American citizen, to enroll an acquaintance from the Six Nation Reserve in Brantford, Canada at the Carlisle Indian School to study dentistry. Steele's request is denied, as no Indian School in the United States teaches dentistry and because his acquaintance would have to pay their own costs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Accounting Inspection Report of H. T. Brown for August 1913

Date: March 31, 1913 - August 12, 1913

These materials include an inspection of accounting and office practices at the Carlisle Indian School, performed by Supervisor H. T. Brown in August, 1913. The report includes a lamp inspection form as well as discussions of accounting, record-keeping, office equipment, personnel evaluations, and financial practices.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Inspection

Format: Reports

Notice of Illness of Antoine Petite

Date: April 1-14, 1913

This document contains correspondence concerning the appendicitis case of Antoine Petite.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Transportation Home by Robert Bruce

Date: April 6-11, 1913

These materials include a request by Robert Bruce to have the government pay his transportation back home. Bruce wished to leave Carlisle early to help his father plant the wheat crop at their home in Montana.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Notice of Death of Alice Sowtea

Date: April 7, 1913

This document contains a letter concerning the death of Alice Sowtea.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Student Death

Request for Funds by Elizabeth La Vatta

Date: April 8-21, 1913

These materials include correspondence concerning a request to approve a check of Elizabeth La Vatta's. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Notice of Death of Frank Peshlakie

Date: April 11-14, 1913

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Frank Peshlakie.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Notice of Illness of Josephine Warren

Date: April 11-14, 1913

This document contains correspondence concerning the appendicitis case of Josephine Warren. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Milford Henderson

Date: April 18, 1913 - April 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Milford Henderson at the Carlisle Indian School. Henderson was initially denied admittance to the School due to his proximity to attend a local public school. However, upon learning that his mother was moving to Wisconsin and due to the interceding of the Governor of Utah and both of Utah's United States Senators, Henderson was was allowed to enroll.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report on Fred Lookout

Date: May 7, 1913

These materials include a report on Fred Lookout and Julia Pryor, under the Osage Superintendency, who were both Carlisle Indian School alumni.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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View Document: PDF icon Report on Fred Lookout

Request to Remain in Carlisle Upon Departure by Montreville Yuda

Date: May 8-13, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Montreville Yuda to F. H. Abbott, Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to leave the Carlisle Indian School while remaining in the borough of Carlisle to work. School officials were opposed to this course of action, citing past difficulties with former students interfering with discipline in addition to Yuda's record.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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