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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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Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, February 4, 1888

Date: February 4, 1888

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Angew informing him of his inability to attend an event, due to an attempt to secure an appropriation to build a school building and barn.  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tags. Transcript included.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Topics: Fundraising

Correspondence Regarding Student Surveys, 1890

Date: April 10, 1890

Letter from Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a proposed survey to be sent out to all former students. Standing suggests that the survey should consist of both a questionnaire form and a request for a separate letter for Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt.

The letters collected through this survey are available on this site in a 5-part series of "Former Student Survey Responses, 1890".

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 4 of 5)

Date: May 31, 1890 - July 11, 1890

A series of twenty-three letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 1 of 5)

Date: June 2-9, 1890

A series of sixteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 2 of 5)

Date: June 4-13, 1890

A series of fifteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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