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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Excerpt from Health Inspection Report of Dr. Joseph A. Murphy for February 1909

Date: February 5-24, 1909

These materials include an excerpt of Dr. Joseph A. Murphy's health inspection report on the Carlisle Indian School from February 1909, as well as a letter from Chief Clerk of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Frank M. Conser to Dr. Murphy asking when they can expect to receive the full report. Included in the excerpt is a discussion of tuberculosis at Carlisle, and how it impacts the various Nations represented at the school.

The full report is also available on our site, under the Related Entries section of this post.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Student Products for Exhibition in Quito, Ecuador

Date: February 8, 1909 - May 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding student-produced artwork and articles sent for an exhibition in Quito, Ecuador. Products from Carlisle were provided for the exhibit; the correspondence discusses what items were provided as well as the production and retail prices for the articles.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Return George Dailey

Date: February 9 - 15, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of George Dailey to his home in Laguna, New Mexico from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request to Return Lizzie Rowland

Date: February 11 - 16, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return Lizzie Rowland to her home in Forsythe, Montana from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Enrollment of David Redthunder and Scholarship for Isaac Quinn

Date: February 18, 1909 - September 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a scholarship at the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Isaac Quinn was recommended for this scholarship by Angel DeCora Dietz. Additional correspondence regarding the enrollment of David Redthunder as a pupil at Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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