Document Collection

The Documents section of the website 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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Correspondence About Lyman Madison's Citizenship and the Discontinuance of the Carlisle Indian School

Date: August 30, 1907 - March 12, 1918

This material includes correspondence concerning the senate deferral towards the discontinuation of the Carlisle Indian School, as well as a letter from graduate Lyman Madison inquiring about his citizenship. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Potential Appointment of Ella Petoskey as Assistant Teacher

Date: November 16, 1907 - December 4, 1907

This material includes correspondence concerning a teaching vacancy at the Carlisle Indian School, for which Ella Petoskey, a graduate from 1904, had been an applicant. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Fireman and Mechanical Drawing Teacher Position Vacancies

Date: December 9-23, 1907

This material includes correspondence about a vacant fireman position which the administration was hoping to fill by a former student of the school, and about a vacant position as a teacher of mechanical drawing.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Accusations Against Carlisle Football Team

Date: December 10-19, 1907

This material includes newspaper articles alleging that the Carlisle Football Team had been using professional players during the season, and correspondence from members of the Bureau of Indian Affairs answering the charges.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Correspondence About Charges Against Carlisle's Football Team

Date: December 12, 1907 - March 14, 1908

This material includes correspondence concerning charges brought against a member of Carlisle's football team in a Philadelphia newspaper.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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