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 1914 Investigation Report by W. F. Graham

Date: June 22-27, 1914

These materials include a request by W. F. Graham for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Resolutions from YMCA Middle Atlantic Student Conference

Date: June 23-29, 1914

These materials include correspondence and a resolution regarding the YMCA Middle Atlantic Student Conference of 1914. A delegation of four Carlisle Indian School students attended the conference, and adopted resolutions "for the betterment, elevating and promoting Christian fellowship of the Indian Race."

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Religion

Request for 1914 Investigation Report by Albert N. Stecher

Date: June 24, 1914

These materials include a request by Albert N. Stecher for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for 1914 Investigation Report by Philip P. Campbell

Date: July 10-11, 1914

These materials include a request by Representative Philip P. Campbell for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Deposit Transfer of Levi Clute

Date: July 13, 1914 - August 1, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the account of Levi Clute. He had requested that his funds be transferred to the Superintendent of the New York Agency. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Cancellation of Check to Harry Bonser

Date: July 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the cancellation of a check to Harry Bonser. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Inquiry into Account of Herbert Sickles

Date: July 20, 1914 - September 28, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the account of Herbert Sickles, which was closed and the funds forfeited to the Carlisle Indian School's Emergency Fund upon Sickles' departure. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Authorization to Pay Students for Extra Harvesting Labor

Date: July 21, 1914 - September 28, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to pay irregular student labor for harvesting grain planted at the Carlisle Indian School which exceeded the previous fiscal authorization.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Agriculture

Request to Alter Admission Policy for Oklahoma Nations

Date: July 28, 1914 - May 3, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps to change admission rules for students from the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Prior to Lipps request, students from these Nations were required to pay both tuition and transportation. The revision allowed students with financial need to attend Carlisle by only paying for their transportation.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Return Mary Shomin Home

Date: July 30, 1914 - September 9, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to have Mary Shomin returned to her home at Government expense following the expiration of her term.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Guidance on New Vacation Request Policy

Date: August 7-25, 1914

These materials include correspondence and a government document regarding a new policy for vacation requests. Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps notes that, because the Circular outlining the policy was received late, some students did not fill out the necessary Vacation Request Form. Lipps requests clarification on how to handle the case of Delia Denny, who had returned home on vacation, intended not to return to Carlisle due to circumstances at home, and was requesting the deposit she had left to cover her return transportation. Lipps also sought guidance on additional cases which might arise.

A copy of a blank Vacation Request Form is included in this correspondence. The form discusses how money will be handled when students on vacation fail to return to school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Winona Isabell Jordan

Date: August 11-20, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Louisa Jordan to enroll her daughter Winona Isabell Jordan at the Carlisle Indian School to learn the dressmaking trade. The request is denied, and Jordan is recommended to enroll her daughter in public schools until she is the appropriate age to attend Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Information about the Carlisle Indian School by Abendschule

Date: August 12, 1914 - May 4, 1926

This material includes a request the Louis Lange Publishing Company, publishers of the German magazine Abendschule, for information about the history of the Carlisle Indian School. This information, along with a list of further readings and some photographs, were supplied by the Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Also included in this correspondence is a request from 1914 for pages missing out of the Advance Statement of Annual Report for 1914. These were likely incorrectly filed with this record.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Enroll Kempton Children

Date: August 15, 1914 - September 16, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by S. S. Kempton to have an exemption granted so his three children could enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. The request is denied.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Notice of Illness of Sarah Parkhurst

Date: August 26, 1914

This document contains corresponence concerning the appendicitis case of Sarah Parkhurst. This includes a medical bill. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Discussion of Industry at the Lake Mohonk Conference, 1914

Date: August 31, 1914 - October 10, 1914

These materials include correspondence on the topic of industry, which arose from the 1914 Lake Mohonk Conference.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Police Escort from Carlisle to Oklahoma

Date: September 3-5, 1914

These materials include a request from Superintendent Kelsey of the Union Agency to have a police officer escort three boys from Carlisle to Oklahoma.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment of Hampton Thomas

Date: September 18-28, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Hampton Thomas, a member of the Choctaw Nation, who sought an exemption to enroll due to being over the age of 21.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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School Circular Order on Economy and Waste

Date: September 19-29, 1914

These materials include correspondence and a circular internal to the Carlisle Indian School regarding economy and waste in the school's industrial departments.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for 1914 Investigation Report by H. M. Lippincott

Date: September 19-24, 1914

These materials include a request by H. M. Lippincott, Secretary of the General Alumni Association of the University of Pennsylvania, for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Permit Enrollment of Eugene McCauley at Haskell

Date: September 21, 1914 - October 5, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Dora B. McCauley that her brother Eugene McCauley be granted a release from Carlisle in order to take up stenographic work at the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. Eugene McCauley reportedly ran away from Carlisle after disagreements with Disciplinarian Wallace Denny.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Discipline

Request to Enroll from D. H. McMillan

Date: September 21, 1914 - October 12, 1914

These materials include a request by D. H. McMillan to be granted an exception in order to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School as a student over the age of 21. The request was denied as McMillan was from Robeson County, North Carolina in addition to his age.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for 1914 Investigation Report by J. Washington Logue

Date: September 22-25, 1914

These materials include a request by Representative J. Washington Logue for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Education of Cherokee Nation Students from Robeson County

Date: September 24, 1914 - November 2, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the education of members of the Cherokee Nation from Robeson County, North Carolina.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Re-enroll Charles Pratt

Date: September 24, 1914 - October 5, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to re-enroll Charles Pratt, whose term of enrollment had expired, through the remainder of the school year or until a position of baker in the Indian Service became open.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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