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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Correspondence About a Calendar Created by A. H. Nash

Date: September 8-13, 1915

This material includes correspondence between Carlisle graduate A. H. Nash and Commissioner Cato Sells. Nash and The American Art Works had created a daily-date calendar which he sent to the largest Indian Schools, including Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request to Re-Enroll Amos Sackatook

Date: September 13 - 23, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to re-enroll Amos Sackatook at the Carlisle Indian School in order to take up a form of industrial training. The application was approved on the condition that Sackatook pay for his transportation to the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment for Guy Dickerson

Date: September 15 - 18, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Guy Dickerson at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Remittance Funds of Louis Schweigman

Date: September 17, 1915 - October 7, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the student account of Louis Schweigman. The student had requested remittance payments from the government. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Enrollments of Rachel Schenderline and George Pease Jr.

Date: September 24 - 30, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Rachel Schenderline and George Pease Jr. at the Carlisle Indian School. Information is provided about the background of Schenderline and a request to reimburse Superintendent Estep of the Crow Agency for the transportation costs to enroll Schenderline.

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Enrollment of Pupils for Special Courses

Date: September 24, 1915 - October 1, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding two special enrollment courses. The first is for the enrollment of four pupils over the age of 21 years, the maximum allowed at Carlisle. The second is for Ralph Harmon Sexton to attend a technical high school in the borough of Carlisle, so he could pursue a course in Electrical Engineering from General Electric in West Lynn, Massachusetts.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Information on Isaac Bettelyoun

Date: September 30, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Carlisle Superintendent Oscar Lipps to the Superintendent of the Haskell Institute J. R. Wise for information about the record of Isaac Bettelyoun while Bettelyoun was a student at Haskell.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Church Attendance of Benjamin Black Elk

Date: October 1, 1915 - November 23, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the church attendance of Benjamin Black Elk while on outing. Upon receiving an answer to his inquiry, William H. Ketcham, the Director of Catholic Indian Missions, objected to the placing of pupils in homes where they were unable to attend Mass regularly.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Religion, Outings

Request for Enrollment by Francis Green

Date: October 24 - 30, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Francis Green, a member of the Pleasant Point Indian Reservation in Maine, to gain admission to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Notice of Death of Katie Cochran

Date: October 26 - November 2, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Katie Cochran. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Funds by Jerome Slattery

Date: October 30, 1915 - November 19, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the student account of Jerome Slattery. Slattery sought to use the funds to cover travel expenses.

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Pay for Returning Runaway Pupils

Date: November 1-11, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding pay for M.A. Davis, Special Officer of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, for returning pupils who deserted from the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Discipline

Request for Enrollment of Annie and Walter St. Cyr

Date: November 4 - 13, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by David St. Cyr to enroll his children Walter and Annie St. Cyr at the Carlisle School.

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Request for Frank Summers to Return Home

Date: November 7 - 22, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Richard Summers to have his son Frank Summers returned home from Carlisle.

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Request for Enrollment by Benjamin C. Kreiner

Date: November 8 - 22, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Benjamin C. Kreiner to enroll at Carlisle. Kriener was admitted to Carlisle and then held back due to a quarantine at his home agency. Following the close of the quarantine, Kriener was then denied access to the school due to having schools nearby.

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Memo on Government Payment for Tuition at Non-Reservation Schools

Date: November 23, 1915

These materials contain a report regarding the education of students at non-reservation schools and the role of government and parents in paying for the education.

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Request for Enrollment of George H. Mayo

Date: December 9, 1915 - February 5, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by George H. Mayo to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Mayo and E. B. Meritt correspond on the matter of who is responsible for paying for Mayo's transportation to Carlisle.

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Request for Enrollment for William Herrera

Date: January 2 - 20, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Pablo Herrera for the enrollment of his younger brother William Herrera at Carlisle. According to the school, Herrera was denied admission due to having access to a similar school nearby his home.

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Plan to Admit Mexican Students to the Carlisle Indian School

Date: January 3 - 10, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a plan of Stanley R. Yarnell, of the Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to admit Mexican students to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Funds for Home of Joseph A. Shooter

Date: January 21, 1916 - February 3, 1916

This document contains correspondence between Joseph A. Shooter and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning the former's desire to use his student funds to build a house. 

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Request for Tuition Waiver for Ralph H. Sexton

Date: January 27, 1916 - February 7, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Thomas J. Sexton to have the tuition waived for his son Ralph H. Sexton. This request was denied by E. B. Meritt.

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Notice of Death of Addie Foster

Date: January 31 - February 7, 1916

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Addie Foster. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Question Regarding Eligibility to Enroll in Indian School

Date: February 5 - 16, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to know whether Joseph Peltier is eligible to attend a government school. Peltier was informed that he should write to Superintendent Lipps to formally apply for enrollment.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Documents Concerning School Health, 1916

Date: February 7, 1916 - December 31, 1916

These materials include correspondence, ledger pages, inspection reports, and government forms regarding multiple health topics connected to the Carlisle Indian School. Included is an Inspection Report of H. B. Peairs for February 1916, Physician's Semiannual Reports for the first and second halves of 1916, statistical reports of diseases for 1916, and a copy of the Carlisle Arrow Supplement  titled "Save the Babies" along with related correspondence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1916

Date: February 7-21, 1916

These materials include correspondence and survey forms regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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