Letters/Correspondence

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Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, June 1, 1886

Superindendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding plans for new and renovated buildings at Carlisle.  Pratt states that he does not intend to take on more students, but rather to create a more individualized training environment.  He compares Carlisle's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, August 9, 1886

Superindendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew about the search to "find a mother for the girls."  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tags. Transcript included.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, October 12, 1886

Superindendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew informing him that the school had gained new students, raising enrollment higher than it had been before.  He also mentions the need for more money to improve school buildings. This letter is part of a series of related...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, October 21, 1886

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding attempts to get a Mr. Moody to visit Carlisle.  Pratt also mentions that 75 or more Florida Apache prisoner children are expected to arrive at the school soon, and that the school was recently inspected by a Mrs....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from "The Indian Helper" to Robert Kegerreis, March 22, 1887

"The Indian Helper," probably a pseudonym for a student editor of The Indian Helper newspaper, writes to Robert Kegerreis regarding a missing issue of the magazine.  The letter also includes two small doodles.  Transcript included.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, September 30, 1887

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding a colt halter which Agnew requested.  Pratt also mentions that "while the learned friends of the Aboriginee are making paths for us to walk in, I am at home attending to business."  This letter is part of a series...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, January 31, 1888

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew discussing a controversy over uniform styles to be used during peacetime.  Pratt also mentions possible changes in the administration of the Indian Service.  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, 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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Personnel File of John Francis Jr., Superintendent

Personnel file of John Francis Jr., who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from April 1, 1917 to July 2, 1918. The file includes information from Francis' previous positions within the Civil Service, including as Clerk in the Permanent Census Bureau, Clerk in the Office of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of William A. Mercer, Superintendent

Personnel file of William A. Mercer, who served as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1904 to February 1, 1908. Before coming to Carlisle, Mercer was Captain of the Seventh United States Cavalry, and was also considered to become Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Students from Fort Lapwai to Carlisle

These materials include correspondence regarding the transfer of twenty-five students from the Fort Lapwai Training School to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence About Lyman Madison's Citizenship and the Discontinuance of the Carlisle Indian School

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. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Students in Custody in Chicago

These materials contain correspondence regarding a notice the Chicago Police have in custody three students alleged to have escaped from Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Three Runaway Students from Chicago

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of three students who were alleged to have escaped from Carlisle and were apprehended in Chicago.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Potential Appointment of Ella Petoskey as Assistant Teacher

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. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fireman and Mechanical Drawing Teacher Position Vacancies

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Accusations Against Carlisle Football Team

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence About Charges Against Carlisle's Football Team

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Documents About the Return Home of James M. Parsons #1

This material includes correspondence concerning the departure of James M. Parsons. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds of Dana Black

This document contains correspondence concerning the funds of former student Dana Black. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Documents About the Return Home of James M. Parsons #2

This material includes correspondence concerning the transportation home of James M. Parsons. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Method of Depositing and Accounting for Pupil's Funds

These materials include financial documents and correspondence concerning the handling of student's accounts at Carlisle. The document also contains lists of the balances due to students enrolled as of January 31, 1908. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Financial Audit of the Carlisle Indian School Accounts

These materials include financial documents and correspondence related to a 1908 financial audit of the accounts of the Carlisle Indian School. This audit included a breakdown of Carlisle's adminstrative accounts, as well as list of balances held for each pupil enrolled as of January 31, 1908....

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James M. Parsons Request to Return to Carlisle

This material includes a letter from former student James M. Parsons concerning his request to return back to Carlisle. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Susan Littleshield and Sarah Chubb Outing Situation

These materials include correspondence regarding the outing situation of Susan Littleshield and Sarah Chubb at the Columbus Barracks in Columbus, Ohio.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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