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 Release Mary Lieb

Date: August 28, 1917 - September 7, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding correspondence a request by the guardian of Mary Lieb to have her released from Carlisle in order to have her enrolled at the Haskell Institute.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Mary Lone Chief Competency Evaluation

Date: August 28, 1917 - June 13, 1919

Correspondence concerning Mary Lone Chief and her trust allotment, including competency evaluations, a photograph, and her memorandum. 

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Request to Release Lizzie Kemp

Date: August 28, 1917 - September 6, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by the guardian of Lizzie Kemp to have her released from her term of enrollment at Carlisle.

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Correspondence Regarding Outing Patron George Gore

Date: August 30, 1917 - August 22, 1918

This material includes correspondence related to the request of George Gore, a farmer and outing patron in Newton, Pennsylvania, to retain some outing students beyond their normal term. Specific correspondence relates to students John R. Wolfe (Cherokee) and Cornelius Hartman. Additionally, this material discusses the decision of Superintendent John Francis Jr. to return all outing students to the school during the Fall 1917 school term.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Outings

Request to Enroll Nellie Hawkins

Date: September 4-8, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to enroll Nellie Hawkins at Carlisle.

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Request to Return Outing Student to George Gore

Date: September 6 - 8, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request from E. P. Davis, through the office of the President, to have Cornelius Hartman returned to the home of outing patron George Gore.

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Report on Health of Edward Williams

Date: September 7 - 15, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a report on the health of Edward Williams who was admitted to the hospital at the Carlisle School with a case of pneumonia aggravated by tuberculosis.

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Request to Enroll Lucile and Kenneth Abert

Date: September 14-24, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by the grandfather of Lucile and Kenneth Abert to have them enrolled at Carlisle.

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Notice of Death of Edward Williams

Date: September 18, 1917

Please note: This content is of a sensitive nature and reveals information about death and burial, which some readers may find troubling. Our aim is to provide access to this historical documentation in a respectful manner. Please see our Research Methodology page for more information about our process.

This document contains a letter concerning the death of Edward Williams. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Return Harry Laursen

Date: September 23, 1917 - October 5, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return Harry Laursen from Carlisle to his home in Shell Lake, Wisconsin.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Notice of Illness of George Swanson

Date: October 18- 27, 1917

This document contains correspondence concerning the illness of George Swanson with smallpox. Quarantines were placed on the hospital and the school by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and by County Health Inspector Dr. Harvey B. Bashore, respectively.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Account Balance of Samuel Tingley

Date: November 19, 1917

This document contains a letter inquiring about the account balance of Samuel Tingley. 

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Draft Registration for George W. Cushing

Date: November 20, 1917 - December 6, 1917

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning the draft registration of George W. Cushing, a student from Alaska. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Navy Enlistments 1917

Date: November 22, 1917 - December 11, 1917

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning students wishing to enlist in the Navy. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Tuition Refund for Clifford Johnson

Date: November 23, 1917 - December 8, 1917

This document contains correspondence concerning the collected tuition of Clifford Johnson, and a refund due to him.

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Indictment of Stephen E. Kelly for Sale of Liquor to Indians

Date: November 27, 1917 - March 27, 1918

These materials include correspondence regarding the indictment of Philadelphia bartender Stephen E. Kelly for selling liquor to four Carlisle Indian School students. The students, in Philadelphia for a game against the University of Pennsylvania, were disciplined by the school when they were discovered. Kelly's indictment sparked public outcry in Philadelphia, and his indictment was ultimately dropped by a grand jury.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Release John Mathews

Date: December 1-29, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to release John Mathews from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Notice of Death of Louis Godfrey

Date: December 6-11, 1917

Please note: This content is of a sensitive nature and reveals information about death and burial, which some readers may find troubling. Our aim is to provide access to this historical documentation in a respectful manner. Please see our Research Methodology page for more information about our process.

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Louis Godfrey due to a football injury.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Requests by Rose Shenoskey

Date: January 2, 1918 - May 20, 1919

These materials contain requests from Rose Shenoskey to release her daughter Mary Shenoskey from Carlisle, and regarding the allotment of her son Samuel Leo who was serving in the United States Army in France during World War I.

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Revised Outing Policy for 1918

Date: January 10-21, 1918

These materials include correspondence regarding a revised outing policy for the summer of 1918 to met the demand for agricultural work while also satisfying newly established academic requirements.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Outings

Inspection Report of Elsie E. Newton for January 1918

Date: January 25, 1918 - February 16, 1918

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding Supervisor Elsie E. Newton's inspection of facilities and activities for female students at the Carlisle Indian School. Newton discusses topics including girls' dormitories, the school matron, the Domestic Science and Housekeeping departments, and discipline.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

List of 1918 Graduates

Date: February 1-4, 1918

This document contains a list of the senior graduating class of 1918. 

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Complaint by Jerome Sultuska Against Wallace Denny

Date: February 6, 1918 - March 27, 1918

This material includes correspondence regarding an incident where Jerome Sultuska had been accused of chewing tobacco. Sultuska complained of harsh discipline and racial insults at the hands of Disciplinarian Wallace Denny. Carlisle's Superintendent and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs both sided with Denny in the matter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Discipline, Tobacco

Montreville Yuda Lecture on Shipbuilding

Date: March 1-5, 1918

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Montreville Yuda and his desire to teach a lecture on shipbuilding. Yuda was a shipbuilder with the Emergency Fleet Corporation in Newport News, Virginia. Carlisle's superintendent suggested that such a lecture would be counterproductive to the purposes of the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Return Andrew Peters

Date: March 12, 1918 - May 23, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request for the return home of Andrew Peters to Breed, Wisconsin to assist his family on their farm.

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