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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Draft of Congressional Letter on the Transfer of the Carlisle Barracks Campus

Date: March 5-22, 1924

These materials include correspondence and a draft letter to Congress regarding an upcoming bill to transfer the Carlisle Indian School campus from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War. Included is a copy of an earlier letter, from 1918, discussing the possibility of such a transfer.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Record of Gertrude Provost

Date: November 9, 1925 - December 4, 1925

These materials contain correspondence regarding Gertrude Provost's time as a student at Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Incident Between L. J. Williams and Mr. Bishop

Date: December 5-24, 1925

This material includes correspondence between L. J. Williams and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt. Williams had requested help in locating a former student, known only by the surname Bishop, to resolve a business dispute.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Commercial Solicitation for Carpeting

Date: April 18, 1926 - May 4, 1926

This material includes correspondence between R. D. Hetrick and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit. Hetrick sent a letter concerning carpets for the Carlisle Indian School, and Merritt responded that the school had closed. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Inquiry Into Paul Purdy

Date: May 1-11, 1926

These materials contain correspondence regarding an inquiry into the Carlisle school record of Paul Purdy.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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