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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Personal Controversy Between Siceni J. Nori and Jennie L. Gaither

Date: August 11, 1909 - October 28, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a personal controversy between two Carlisle Indian School employees, Clerk Siceni J. Nori and Matron Jennie L. Gaither. Some of the earlier pieces of correspondence are not included in the folder at the National Archives, but the conflict seems to have stemmed from disagreements about the placement of a girl as a domestic help for Mr. Nori's sick wife. The grievance is resolved with an official apology from Mr. Nori.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Funds for Return Home of Robert Anderson

Date: August 14, 1909 - November 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence discussing the funds of Robert Anderson, and the possibility of using government funds to pay for his return home.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Superintendent Friedman on Vacation

Date: August 14, 1909

Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he is taking a weeklong vacation at Atlantic City.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Daniel Magee

Date: August 24, 1909 - November 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Daniel Magee to enter the Carlisle Indian School. Magee's request was denied when he indicated he would not pay his own transportation to Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment by Paul Wing

Date: August 27, 1909 - October 23, 1909

These materials include correspondence and legal and government documents regarding a request from Paul Wing to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Wing's request was denied.

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Request to Return Mary Silas

Date: August 31, 1909 - December 13, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by William Silas to have his daughter Mary Silas returned to her home from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Several Nez Perce Students

Date: August 31, 1909 - February 16, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll several Nez Perce students, including Rachel Penny and Caleb Carter. Carter required special permission from the Office of Indian Affairs due to his age.

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Request for Enrollment of Thomas L. St. Germaine

Date: September 8-9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Thomas L. St. Germaine at the Carlisle Indian School so he may attend the Dickinson College. The request was granted.

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Request for Enrollment of Manuel Hidalgo

Date: September 8, 1909 - November 3, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Manuel Hidalgo, a student from Puerto Rico. Hidalgo received a scholarship to cover the tuition of the school.

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Request for Enrollment of Overage Students

Date: September 9-20, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman to enroll three overage students: Antoine Swallow, Alonzo Brown, and Estella Bradley. Friedman's request was granted.

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Request to Pay John Monhart for Campus Work

Date: September 11, 1909

These materials include correspondence and financial documents related to a request to pay wages to John Monhart for his work assisting the disciplinarians at Carlisle in standardizing the discipline of pupils. The wages were to replace those Monhart could have earned on the outing program.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Discipline

Request for Re-Enrollment of Helen Pickard

Date: September 13, 1909 - October 16, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Moses Friedman, Carlisle's Superintendent, to enroll Helen Pickard as an overage pupil to finish her studies at the High School in Moorestown, New Jersey. Friedman's request was granted.

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Request for Enrollment of Jonas Swamp

Date: September 16, 1909 - November 12, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Jonas Swamp in the Carlisle Indian School to take the shorthand and typewriting course. Swamp enrollment was denied due to his graduation from the Haskell Institute and a desire to keep students from moving between schools.

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Inquiry into Rumored Death of Gallus Spotted Eagle

Date: September 16 - October 15, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry from his brother Henry K. O. Two into the rumored death of Gallus Spotted Eagle. The school responded that Spotted Eagle was not dead and had not been sick within the past two years.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Three Overage Students

Date: September 23, 1909 - October 23, 1909

These materials include correspondence and government documents related to a request to enroll three overage students, Daniel Vincent, Henry Alexis, and John Runsclose, at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Inquiry About the Return Home of John Waterman

Date: September 26, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the discharge of John Waterman from the Carlisle Indian School upon completing his blacksmith training. Carlisle's superintendent and Waterman's parents disagreed about whether continued education would benefit John.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Hobart Jamison

Date: October 7, 1909 - December 11, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Harriet Jamison to enroll Hobart Jamison at the Carlisle Indian School by waiving the minimum age requirement.

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Request for Enrollment of Bertha Cassel

Date: October 12, 1909 - November 16, 1909

These materials includes correspondence and a photo regarding a request to enroll Bertha Cassel, a member of the Flathead Nation, at the Carlisle Indian School. Cassel was living in Puerto Rico at the time of the request.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment of Cary A. Grant

Date: October 22, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Cary A. Grant at the Carlisle Indian School to learn the blacksmith trade.

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Inquiry into Denied Enrollment of Elsina Spring

Date: October 25, 1909 - December 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Albert Spring as to why his daughter, Elsina Spring, was denied admittance at the Carlisle Indian School. Spring was informed that his daughter was denied enrollment due to her age and access to local public schools in New York.

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School Rules Governing Catholic Pupils

Date: October 27 - November 13, 1909

This document contains correspondence concerning the religious instructions and worship for Catholic pupils. Topics include mandatory and optional devotions, holiday activities, and ceremonies for sick and dead students.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment by Lyman B. Madison

Date: October 28, 1909 - December 16, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Lyman B. Madison to enroll in the Carlisle Indian School along with his sister. Madison was over the age of 21 and required permission from the Office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to enroll.

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Request for Enrollment of Son of Mrs. S. M. Bruce

Date: November 15, 1909 - December 9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll the son of Mrs. S. M. Bruce at the Carlisle Indian School. Bruce's request was denied due to her home in Washington D. C., making her son eligible for public education.

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Location of George King

Date: December 7, 1909 - January 15, 1910

These materials contain correspondence regarding questions by Lillian S. King about the location and return of her son George King who had run away from the school.

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Vacation Request by Walter Saracino

Date: December 7, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to have Walter Saracino to spend in the winter holiday in Washington D. C. with Robert Bilsborough. The request was denied by Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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