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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Request for Return Home of Matilda Hanorne

Date: March 20-29, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to have Matilda Hancorne returned to her home in Orick, California. The request was granted by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Return Home of George Day

Date: March 21, 1909 - April 28, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Susie Wilson to have her son, George Day, returned home to the Shawnee Indian Agency. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs, R. G. Valentine, provided authority to send Day home provided Day wished to return.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request to Return Students Home Early

Date: March 24, 1909 - April 17, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Superintendent Moses Friedman to send home four students earlier than the close of the school year.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Returned Students List for March 1909

Date: March 25, 1909 - April 1, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Carlisle Superintendent, Moses Friedman, to return 189 students to their homes as a result of either graduating from Carlisle or due to expiring terms of enrollment. The request was granted by the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Requests for Return Home of Several Students

Date: March 26, 1909 - April 6, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding requests to send Lillian Otter Chief, Janet Jackson, and Moses Gray to their homes. All three requests were granted.

Repository: Buffalo Bill Center of the West McCracken Research Library

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