Document Collection

The Documents section of the website 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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Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, May 5, 1883

Date: May 5, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew that he has made arrangements for several students to work aboard the American Steam Ship Line bound for Europe.  Pratt also requests Agnew's attendence at the May 23rd board meeting, and discusses the printing of a trust. This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tags. Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Fundraising

Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, May 11, 1883

Date: May 11, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding the ongoing attempts of President Chester A. Arthur to secure funding for the school from Congress. Pratt also mentions a board meeting scheduled for the 22nd and 23rd of May, and the preparation of a trust. This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tags. Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Fundraising

Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, May 15, 1883

Date: May 15, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew about the ucoming meeting of the Board of Trustees on the 23rd of May.  Pratt’s letter is written on a copy of the “Deed of Trust” for a parcel of land in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania that became part of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School property.  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tag.  Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 11, 1883

Date: December 11, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew with an update on the school and the rising number of students. He also writes about his desire to find benefactors interested in creating a new Indian industrial school to accommodate more students. This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tags.  Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 22, 1883

Date: December 22, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew thanking him for his "practical interest" in the school in regards to the arrival of two calves for the school farm. Pratt also mentions the illness of over sixty students to "a thorough seige of the mumps." This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tags.  Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Agriculture

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