Richard Henry Pratt submits the abstract of bids for material and part of the labor to build a hospital for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt includes the advertisement that appeared in the Herald and Mirror as well as the Valley Sentinel. Pratt notes that he is unhappy with...
These materials include correspondence regarding the academic record of Charles Ape-Kaum following his discharge of the Navy and prior to taking up his studies again at the Central State Normal School in Edmond, Oklahoma.
These materials include a telegram from Alice A. Van Deman, accepting her appointment as assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include a letter from Henderson Long accepting his appointment as fireman at the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include a telegram from William Stimpel that he accepts his appointment as Disciplinarian at the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence regarding Dora S. Lecrone's acceptance of her appointment as teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.
This document contains a letter inquiring about the account balance of Samuel Tingley.
Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, transferring his account of travel expenses from Florida. Immediately before this time, Pratt was stationed at Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida as a jailer for Indian prisoners-of-war.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of numerous boxes of clothing and other supplies, including and organ for the chapel.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the approved expenditure for coal for the first quarter of 1880 did not meet the school's needs. Pratt requests funds to purchase additional coal for the first quarter, and refers to a previous letter on the subject.
The document contains correspondence concerning a request made by Elizabeth Penny towards further educational opportunities. Discussed options included continued music education at Carlisle or college education at Wilson College in nearby Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the delegation brought back by Anna Ely is different then what was approved. Pratt notes that he has sent certain students to the Hampton Institute as previously approved and Ely has agreed to raise charitable funds for the...
A. R. Keller, U.S. Indian Agent at the Montana Crow Agency, writes to see if it would be possible to send a delegation of Crow children to Carlisle in the summer. Keller notes that the Agency has had little success in meeting its educational goals and indicates a boarding school would have a...
Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Herald and Valley Sentinel of Carlisle have the two largest circulations of the local papers and would be the best to advertise for material costs. He provides estimates for lumber; masonry excavation of plastering; hardware; roofing tin and spouting;...
George L. Davenport, the Indian Agent at the Sac and Fox Agency in Tama, Iowa, notes that ex-Agent Trask's recommendation to enroll Jim Poweshiek at Carlisle is inadvisable. Davenport notes that Jim is 26 years old with a wife and child and can write in English and has no intention of going away...
This material includes correspondence concerning the competency evaluation of Agnes Hatch. This includes letters and a photograph.
This material includes a letter to Superintendent Moses Friedman from C. F. Hauke concerning Albert Lorentz's bill for boarding.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Albert Payne to reenter the Carlisle Indian School.
This material includes correspondence between Alex Washington and Commisioner Cato Sells concerning Washington's desire to transfer his employment to the ship-building plant at Hog Island, Pennsylvania.
Richard Henry Pratt suggests to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Alfred J. Standing's experience and reputation at the Kiowa and Comanche Agency will help him select suitable students there. Pratt also suggests that this recruitment should be done according to his recent suggests...
Alice C. Fletcher indicates that she has five Omaha pupils in her charge and desires that they be given permission to attend the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by James Bearchilde to have his allotment sold in Montana and a farm near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania purchased with the proceeds.
This material includes correspondence concerning an altercation between field agent D. H. Dickey and Victor Passano during a summer outing, and Passano's attempt to bring legal suit against Dickey. Passano had fought with Thomas Montoya, a Carlisle student on outing, and Dickey separated the two...
This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning the return of Andrew Cuellar to Carlisle after attempted enlistment in the Army.