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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Descriptive Statement of Pupils from San Carlos Agency, 1892

Date: September 21, 1892

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding one individual, John Donald McIntosh, transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the San Carlos Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Transfer Authority and Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, November 1892

Date: November 4-5, 1892

These materials include letters and a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 14 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota. The correspondence includes a statement of the authority which allowed for the transfer.

This Descriptive Statement is a duplicate of a previously submitted statement, which is also posted.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, November 1892

Date: November 4, 1892

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for 14 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of South Dakota.

Note: A duplicate of this statement was also submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and is posted.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Blackfeet Agency, 1893

Date: March 4, 1893

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for 2 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Blackfeet Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Omaha and Winnebago Agency, 1893

Date: July 17, 1893

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 2 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Omaha and Winnebago Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, 1894

Date: February 13, 1894

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding two individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Puyallup Agency, 1894

Date: August 3-25, 1894

These materials contain a cover letter and a descriptive statement of pupils for 9 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Puyallup Agency in Washington State.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Omaha and Winnebago Agency, September 1894

Date: September 8-11, 1894

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 5 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Omaha and Winnebago Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Oneida Agency, 1894

Date: September 27, 1894

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for 19 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Oneida Agency in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Omaha and Winnebago Agency, October 1894

Date: October 15-20, 1894

These materials include a cover letter and a descriptive statement of pupils for 9 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Omaha and Winnebago Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, 1894

Date: November 5, 1894

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for 8 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency.

Note: The student here listed as "Needle Parker" was known as Laura Parker at the school. Also, Wanady Parker is also known as Juanada Parker. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, 1894

Date: December 27, 1894

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for 4 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Winnebago Agency, 1895

Date: February 25, 1895

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for one individual, Albert Nash Jr., sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Winnebago Agency of Nebraska.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from White Earth Agency, 1896

Date: September 1, 1896

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for 15 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian Schoole from the White Earth Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Santee Agency, 1896

Date: September 10, 1896

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 10 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Santee Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

1897 Commencement Invitation and Brief Program

Date: March 9-11, 1897

An invitation to the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises held at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School on March 9-11, 1897. A program for the three day event is printed on the reverse side.  The invitation is for a Miss Hemminger.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Graduation

1897 Commencement Program

Date: March 11, 1897

The commencement program for the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises of the Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  The program includes a schedule of events as well as a photograph of the graduating class of 1897.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Graduation

View Document: 1897 Commencement Program

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Yankton Agency, 1897

Date: August 24, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 7 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Yankton Agency in South Dakota.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Santee Agency, 1897

Date: August 24, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 3 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Santee Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Wittenberg Indian Industrial School, 1897

Date: October 18, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for two individuals, George Welch and Abbie Doxtator, sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Wittenberg Indian Industrial School in Wittenberg, Wisconsin. These individuals were likely transferred to Carlisle after attending Wittenberg, but this is unclear from the records.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

1898 Commencement Invitation and Brief Program

Date: March 1-3, 1898

An invitation for a Professor Heckman, probably Edgar Rohrer Heckman of Dickinson Preparatory School, to attend the 1898 commencement ceremony. It was the Nineteenth Anniversary and the Tenth Graduating Exercises of the school. The first page is an invitation, and the reverse features the program for the three-day event, March 1st to 3rd, 1898.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Graduation

Descriptive Statement of Pupils from San Carlos Agency, 1898

Date: June 22, 1898

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 10 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the San Carlos Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Letter from James A. MacAlister to Katharine Drexel

Date: circa 1899-1900

James A. MacAlister writes to Mother Katharine Drexel regarding Nash's ability as a student as well as his tuition bill. Nash "is a bright fellow, an industrious student, and stands well in all his classes," as Drexel notes. MacAlister was the first president of Drexel Institute of Art Science and Industry (now Drexel University) while Drexel was a philanthropist and founder of schools for Native Americans and African Americans.

Repository: Drexel University Archives

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Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pima Agency, 1899

Date: August 1, 1899

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 8 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pima Agency in Arizona.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Poster for Mary Kolbe the Elocutionist

Date: circa 1900

This poster advertises the performance of Mary Kolbe, "the little nine year old elocutionist," who was assisted by the Carlisle Indian School Band.  The event was held at Bosler Hall at Dickinson College. Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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