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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Notice of Arrival of Stella Ellis and Ruth Moore

Date: November 29, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding the arrival of Stella Ellis and Ruth Moore at the Carlisle Indian School. They request that a representative of the school meet them at the train station.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Maxie Luce Engineer Examination

Date: December 12, 1911 - January 6, 1912

This material includes information regarding a noncompetitive engineer examination for Maxie Luce.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Information on Students from the Five Civilized Tribes

Date: December 16, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of students from the Five Civilized Tribes. Anna Melton inquired about the expenses she had incurred and various discrepancies in how students are charged.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Transfer of Charles King's Application to Carlisle

Date: December 16, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding an application blank of Charles King. The blank was being sent to the Carlisle Indian School so it could be stored in their files.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Report for the Month of November 1911

Date: December 20, 1911

This is a monthly report for filled out by the Carlisle Indian School administration for the Department of the Interior.  It is for the month of November, 1911, and includes ratings on a number of topics including the physical plant, cleanliness, truancy, moral conditions, and scholarship.  The form is signed by Superintendent Moses Friedman, among others.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, January 1912

Date: January 4, 1912 - February 1, 1912

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey of unserviceable materials at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Return Home of Tillie Catfish

Date: January 5 - 16, 1912

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return home Tillie Catfish.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Discipline

Dispute Regarding Funds and Enrollment of Peter Jackson

Date: January 7, 1912 - June 14, 1912

These materials include correspondence and financial documents related to the re-enrollment and disposition of funds of Peter Jackson. There were disputes over how Jackson's earnings and annuities should be paid out.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Inspection Report of Charles F. Pierce for January 1912

Date: January 15, 1912

These materials include an inspection report of Charles F. Pierce, Supervisor of Indian Schools, on the Carlisle Indian School in early 1912, as well as correspondence regarding the reports. Pierce makes a number of recommendations, in particular regarding the business and telegraph departments, and provides an overview of the schools various departments and the outing system.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Changes to Staff Salaries and Organization, 1912

Date: January 15, 1912 - August 31, 1912

These materials include correspondence, an excerpt from an inspection report, and memoranda concerning staff organization and salary changes at the Carlisle Indian School. After an inspection by Charles F. Peirce, the salaries of certain employees were frozen and readjusted, and the organizational hierarchy of the school was revised.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report on Pupil Heritage

Date: January 20, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding students' heritage. Specifically, officials sought information on students' blood quantum, as changing policy barred the enrollment of students considered to have less than one-fourth degree Indian blood. Also included are total enrollment statistics for the beginning of 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Synopsis of Eye Examinations by Dr. Daniel White

Date: January 22, 1912 - March 4, 1912

This document contains correspondence concerning the results of student eye examinations, performed by Dr. Daniel White in 1912. The results stated that 396 students had no eye problems, 190 had trachoma, 5 had follicular conjunctivites, and 29 had conujunctivites. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report of Eye Examinations and Treatment by Dr. Daniel White

Date: January 22, 1912 - April 26, 1912

This document contains reports and correspondence about eye examinations of Carlisle's students, performed in 1912. Included are statistics and lists of students in need of specific eye treatments, as well as recommendations on preventing further eye infections from spreading through the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report on Mont Alto Sanitarium Student-Patients

Date: January 22-25, 1912

These materials includes correspondence regarding students who were sent to the Mount Alto Sanitarium in Pennsylvania to recover from tuberculosis.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Response to Inspection Report of Charles F. Peirce for January 1912

Date: January 23, 1912 - March 6, 1912

These materials include an excerpt of Charles F. Pierce's inspection report of January 1912, and Superintendent Moses Friedman's responses to his recommendations. Friedman rejected many of Pierce's recommendations regarding the chain of authority and command at the school. Other recommendations, focused on industrial curricula and student health, are also discussed.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment of Elizabeth and Martha Redthunder

Date: February 1-28, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Mary M. Redthunder to enroll her sisters Elizabeth and Martha in the Carlisle Indian School after receiving treatment from Dr. Fox in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Miscommunication Regarding Nora McFarland

Date: February 2, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a miscommunication regarding the role of Nora McFarland, the sister of Francis McFarland, as an interpreter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment of Son of John E. Frey

Date: February 8-21, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from John E. Frey to enroll his son in the Carlisle Indian School. Frey's request was denied due to the age of his son, and because he lived within easy access to public schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Financial Power of Attorney for Carlisle's Financial Clerk

Date: February 24, 1912 - April 6, 1912

These materials include correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents regarding a request by Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman to give financial power of attorney to the school's financial clerk during Friedman's absences. The request was denied.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Finance

Inquiry into Work of Elizabeth Fish

Date: February 26, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by C. F. Hauke, the Second Assistant in the Office of Indian Affairs, into the work of Elizabeth Fish. Hauke was informed that the only Fish from the Carlisle Indian School was attending the Holy Cross Academy.

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Request for Enrollment for Son of J. Louis Hill

Date: March 1, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from J. Louis Hill to enroll his son at Carlisle. The request was forwarded to the Bureau of Indian Affairs from the office of Congressman George Curry. Hill's request was denied because his son had access to the public school system where he lived.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Re-Enrollment by Joseph Jocks

Date: March 11, 1912 - June 6, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Joseph Jocks to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School to complete is original period of enrollment after being sent home due to a change in policy. Jocks request was granted.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Allotment of James Bearchilde

Date: March 12 - 23, 1912

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by James Bearchilde to have his allotment sold in Montana and a farm near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania purchased with the proceeds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Rosa Lyons to Travel to Washington D. C.

Date: March 13 - 19, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from W. H. Lyons to have his daughter Rosa Lyons, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, to visit him in Washington D. C.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Funds by Ella Mora

Date: March 15, 1912

These materials include correspondence concerning Ella Mora, who requested to have her outing wages in her account sent to her. 

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