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 for Enrollment by J. W. Asher

Date: December 19, 1919 - January 9, 1920

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by J. W. Asher to enter the Carlisle Indian School following its closing.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Personnel File of Oscar Hiram Lipps, Supervisor in Charge and Superintendent

Date: - March 5, 1990

Personnel file of Oscar Hiram Lipps, who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1915 to March 31, 1917. Lipps also was temporarily the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School from February 1914 to June 1915, after Moses Friedman was suspended from duty. Lipps worked in the Department of the Interior for most of his life, and his entire service record is presented in these materials. He mainly worked at various Indian schools, including the Uintah Indian School in Uintah, Utah; the Red Lake Indian Boarding Boarding School in Red Lake, Minnesota; the White Earth Indian Boarding School in White Earth, Minnesota; the Chilocco Indian Training School in Oklahoma; the Wahpeton Indian School in Indiana; and the Fort Lapwai Indian School and Sanitarium in Idaho.

The file contains researcher requests, biographical reports, financial documents, applications for employment, civil service reports, and employment-related correspondence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request to Return Home of Daisy M. Chase

Date: March 31, 1920 - April 30, 1920

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Daisy M. Chase to her home in Federal Dam, Minnesota following a nursing program in Massachusetts and an outing with Mary E. Way of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Way requests funds to cover Chase's travel costs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Marie Garlow Course of Study

Date: July 2 - 24, 1920

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses for the course of study pursued by Marie Garlow while she was a student at Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Inquiry About Publication of Carlisle Arrow

Date: July 5, 1920 - September 27, 1920

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Oscar Nateroak for information about whether the Carlisle Arrow is still being published. Nateroak also provides information about Alaska and his own health.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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