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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Correspondence Regarding 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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Correspondence About 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

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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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Inquiry into Edna Roberts

Date: August 25, 1927 - September 7, 1927

These materials contain correspondence regarding an inquiry by the Municipal Court of Philadelphia into an alleged former student, Edna Roberts.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Inquiries Regarding Closure of the Carlisle Indian School

Date: January 28, 1928 - August 9, 1928

These materials contain correspondence regarding various inquires made to the Carlisle Indian School in 1928. The various senders are all notified of the closure of the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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