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 Exceptions to Enroll Overage Students

Date: July 23, 1909 - September 7, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Moses Friedman to obtain exceptions to enroll seven students over the age of 21.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Request for Return Home of Spencer Williams and Carl Sylvester

Date: July 24, 1909 - August 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return home Spencer Williams and Carl Sylvester. Also included is correspondence discussing the school's acceptance of overage pupils, and whether or not to charge tuition in a similar manner to the Hampton Institute.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Clarification Requested on Annuities Agreement for Alice Morris

Date: July 11-26, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Alice E. Morris to have more information on the Agreement for Commutation of Perpetual Annuities before she signed the agreement.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School

Date: July 31, 1909 - August 6, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's student newspaper. The annual report includes information on the ceased enrollment of underaged pupils, student discipline, the loyalty of the alumni, student health, the school's academic and industrial training course, building expansions, agricultural and business activities, the school museum, inventories, food production, student art, school entertainment, school costs, the outing system, athletics, commencement, music, record-keeping procedures, enrollment statistics, and a report on graduates.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Return Home of Antoine Lewis

Date: August 7-24, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from the Superintendent of the Omaha Agency to release Antoine Lewis from his enrollment at Carlisle. The request was made as Lewis would have access to the public high schools in Bancroft, Nebraska.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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