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 Transfer Robert and Burnell Patterson

Date: October 17, 1918 - May 19, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Alice E. Patterson to have her two sons Robert and Burnell transferred to another Indian School upon the close of Carlisle. Also included is correspondence between R. A. Cochran, Superintendent of the Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School, and E. B. Meritt regarding the transfer of New York pupils from the Mount Pleasant Indian School to their homes.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Draft of Henry Ingalls McClellan

Date: October 20, 1918 - November 6, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Sadie Ingalls Feder and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning former student Henry Ingalls McClellan and his desire to be drafted to the Army. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Marriage of Frank J. Mitchell

Date: October 21, 1918 - May 14, 1920

This material includes correspondence between Corporal Frank J. Mitchell, his wife, and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit concerning Mitchell's marriage.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Whereabouts of Jacob Jackson

Date: November 15, 1918 - December 4, 1918

These materials include a inquiry by Loren Jackson on the whereabouts of his son Jacob Jackson following the close of the Carlisle School. Jackson was informed his son had returned to his outing home under S. W. McKeehan in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request of Isaac Willis to End Naval Enlistment Early

Date: November 20, 1918 - December 3, 1918

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Isaac Willis about ending his enlistment in the Navy early and entering college.

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