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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Vacation Request for Cody Printup

Date: March 10, 1910 - June 16, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from the father of Cody Printup to have Printup visit home over the summer vacation. The request was denied due to a policy of Superintendent Moses Friedman to have students go on the outing program rather than return home to continue their education and training.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Re-Enrollment by Abe Colonahaski

Date: March 21, 1910 - April 7, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Abe Colonahaski, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Colonahaski sought an exemption from the age requirement to be admitted. The request was granted by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment by F. L. Kern

Date: March 23, 1910 - July 14, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by F. L. Kern to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Kern required an exemption from the Office of Indian Affairs to be admitted due to his age. The Office did not grant the exemption.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Enrollment of Canadian Citizen

Date: March 24-28, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Cary W. Hartman to enroll at Carlisle a Native student from Canada. The request was denied by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs due to the fact that the student was not a ward of the United States or an American Citizen. He suggested Hartman reach out to the Department of Indian Affairs of the Dominion of Canada.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Enrollment by Jimmie Blue Bird

Date: March 24, 1910 - April 25, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Jimmie Blue Bird to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Blue Bird sought an exemption from the maximum age requirement in order to enroll. The request was granted from the Office of Indian Affairs.

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