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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Esther White Request to Enter Carlisle

Date: August 4, 1917

These materials contain correspondence from Esther White to Commissioner of Indian Affair Cato Sells, thanking him for arranging her enrollment at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request by David Hill to Enroll

Date: August 13 - 18, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by David Hill, a Canadian-born member of the Mohawk Nation, to enroll at Carlisle. His request is denied.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Outing Pupils by Henry and Clara McEwen

Date: August 17, 1917 - September 14, 1917

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request from outing patrons Henry and Clara McEwen that Carlisle allow outing pupils for work on Pennsylvania farms during the upcoming fall. Their request is denied because of curriculum changes at the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Correspondence on Outing Guideline Wartime Exception

Date: August 20, 1917 - September 25, 1917

This material includes correspondence regarding two students on the outing program on the farm of Jesse Webster. Webster is requesting an exception to a new outing program guideline that students return to the school for academic work in August, citing wartime government demands for more food production.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Outings

Notice of Illness of Nora Buffalo

Date: August 22, 1917

This document contains a letter concerning the appendicitis case of Nora Buffalo.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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