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 to Retain Anna H. Stewart as Sloyd Along with Other Changes

Date: November 20, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests to be allowed to keep Anna H. Stewart on temporarily as the sloyd teacher along with other changes to employees.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Change in School Employee, November 1899

Date: November 27, 1899

Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employee Charles A. Eastman (outing agent).

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Office Informed Inga M. Erickson Left Position

Date: November 27, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Inga M. Erickson has left her position as a clerk/stenographer to take a position with her old employer. Pratt requests that one of his teachers be allowed to take the position and a new teaching position at a lower salary be established.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report of Irregular Employees, November 1899

Date: November 30, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during November 1899. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Standing Requests Authority to Pay Voucher Covering Return of Three Runaway Students

Date: December 1, 1899

Alfred John Standing requests authority to pay voucher covering the return of three runaway students.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Runaway, Finance

Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, November 1899

Date: December 5, 1899

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for November 1899.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, December 1899

Date: December 6, 1899

Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of monthly reports, memorandum books, and voucher for open market purchase forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Temporary Appointment Approved for George W. Taylor

Date: December 6, 1899

John R. Procter, President of the Civil Service Commission, notes that George W. Taylor has been approved for a temporary appointment as Assistant Disciplinarian.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bills of Lading and Weigher's Returns for Snaths and Hardware

Date: December 11, 1899

Richard H. Pratt forwards duplicate copies of bills of lading and weigher's returns for one bundle of snaths and two boxes of hardware delivered to the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Purchase Bedsteads from Local Army Contractor

Date: December 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 50 woven wire bedsteads at the local Army Supply Depot.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Pay Veterinarian Bill Forwarded to Office

Date: December 15, 1899

Alfred John Standing requests authority to pay veterinarian bills related to the treatment of distemper in three horses.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Efficiency Report of Employees, December 1899

Date: December 18, 1899

Richard H. Pratt compiles a report with remarks regarding employees' efficiency, conduct, behavior, dress, health, kindness towards children, and notes on any special skills. The report also lists employees' position titles.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Request to Cancel Appointment of George W. Taylor

Date: December 18, 1899 - March 27, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence regarding George W. Taylor and his desire to see his appointment as an Assistant Disciplinarian cancelled.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees and Resignation, December 1899

Date: December 15-18, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Inga M. Erickson), and those who have changed positions (Fannie I. Peter, Clara L. Smith, Herbert W. Boyer, Mattie A. Harn, and Dora M. Peters). These reports include reasons for departure for those leaving. Included is a resignation letter from Inga M. Erickson (clerk).

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Promote Smith and Have Civil Service Appointee

Date: December 18, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Smith be promoted and to have a civil service appointee report to Carlisle rather than take someone from a Western School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Eligible Candidates for Teacher Position

Date: December 19-20, 1899

John T. Doyle, the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission, forwards to the Secretary of the Interior a list of three women (Nellie H. Nixon, Emma C. Schaner, and Katherine Riley) who are eligible to fill the vacant teacher position at the Carlisle Indian School. The list includes the candidates' names, addresses, and their civil service exam grades. Acting Secretary Thomas Ryan refers the list to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Responds to Health of Samuel Kenoi

Date: December 20, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the health of Samuel Kenoi.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Probationary Appointment of Emma Schaner as Teacher

Date: December 28, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests probationary appointment of Emma C. Schaner as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Civil Service Commission Ad for Upcoming Exam for Assistant Disciplinarian

Date: December 29, 1899 - January 2, 1900

John R. Procter, Civil Service Commission President, forwards 10 copies of a newspaper ad to be circulated for the competitive examination of assistant disciplinarian at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Informs Office of Return Home of Hyson John

Date: December 30, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is sending Hyson John home.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report of Irregular Employees, December 1899

Date: December 31, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during December 1899. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Poster for Mary Kolbe the Elocutionist

Date: circa 1900

This poster advertises the performance of Mary Kolbe, "the little nine year old elocutionist," who was assisted by the Carlisle Indian School Band.  The event was held at Bosler Hall at Dickinson College. Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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Pratt Endorses Change in Location for Perris School

Date: January 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt endorses the effort to change the location of the Perris School in California.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, Applications, and Resignation, 1900

Date: January 1 - February 19, 1900

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (G. M. Shelley, Bertha Canfield, James M. Bellows, Emma H. Bellows, C. E. Dagenett) and those who have left the school (Elmer Snyder). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving. Pratt also sends James M. Bellows' (cook) and Emma H. Bellows' (assistant cook) applications, both of which include letters of recommendation, and Elmer Snyder's (tailor) letter of resignation.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Roma Ewbank Requests Immediate Transfer to Cherokee

Date: January 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Roma Ewbank prefers an immediate transfer as an assistant matron to Cherokee Indian School unless there was an immediate vacancy at the Chemawa Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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