Letters/Correspondence

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Dispute Regarding Release of New York Students
June 24, 1908 - September 28, 1908

These materials contain correspondence regarding a dispute about the release of students from New York State, as pursuant to Bureau of Indian Affairs policy changes regarding the enrollment of students from New York.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Documents Concerning School Health, 1916
February 7, 1916 - December 31, 1916

These materials include correspondence, ledger pages, inspection reports, and government forms regarding multiple health topics connected to the Carlisle Indian School. Included is an Inspection Report of H. B. Peairs for February 1916, Physician's Semiannual Reports for the first and second...

Format: Ledgers, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Documents Regarding School Financial Matters
February 16, 1914 - April 16, 1918

These materials include financial documents, legal documents, and correspondence concerning multiple financial concerns of the school, such as railroad bonds, legacy trust funds, fundraising, donations, and checks for minors. 

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Domestic Science Course and the Outing System
February 19, 1916 - March 4, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding concerns William Paul, a former student, had that a new domestic science course would replace the outing system.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dr. Faulkner Reports Arrival at Yankton Agency
March 23, 1881

Dr. W. H. Faulkner reports that he has arrived at the Yankton Agency returning both Charley Mills and Daniel Mandan along with the body of Lawrence. He ends his report that he will continue to Rosebud in order to deliver Philip Good Voice home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft Eligibility for Luther H. Jacobs
March 15-16, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Luther H. Jacobs and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning Jacobs's eligibility to enter the army draft. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 1910 Christmas Letter from Superintendent
December 6-19, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a draft of a Christmas letter from the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School to graduates of the school in 1910.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
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...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Congressional Letter on the Transfer of the Carlisle Barracks Campus
March 5-22, 1924

These materials include correspondence and a draft letter to Congress regarding an upcoming bill to transfer the Carlisle Indian School campus from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War. Included is a copy of an earlier letter, from 1918, discussing the possibility of such a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Henry Ingalls McClellan
October 20, 1918 - November 6, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Sadie Ingalls Feder and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning former student Henry Ingalls McClellan and his desire to be drafted to the Army. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft Registration for George W. Cushing
November 20, 1917 - December 6, 1917

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning the draft registration of George W. Cushing, a student from Alaska. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dye to Meet Children in Kansas City for Escort
January 25, 1882

D. B. Dye, U.S. Indian Agent at the Quapaw Indian Agency, notes that he will comply with an order from the Department of Indian Affairs to meet children in order to accompany them to Carlisle on their travels in Kansas City.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Education and Return of Osage Students at Carlisle
March 30, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Indian School has 58 Osage students at the school at present including 45 boys and 13 girls. He writes that between 10 and 15 of these students should be returned due to health and other considerations.

Pratt concludes by noting that the Osage...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Education of Cherokee Nation Students from Robeson County
September 24, 1914 - November 2, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the education of members of the Cherokee Nation from Robeson County, North Carolina.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Education Requests by Andrew F. Solomon
December 12, 1914 - August 4, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding requests from Andrew F. Solomon to stay at Carlisle or to enter Haskell to obtain an education. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Educational Competency of Graduates of 1917
April 28, 1917 - May 24, 1918

This material includes correspondence concerning Carlisle Indian School students considered for the graduating class of 1917. There are also documents concerning life updates from graduates such as Marion Paris and Frank Verigan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Eagle Elk Letter Referenced
July 29, 1908

These materials contain a reference to a letter from Edward Eagle Elk about visiting his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Whalen Enrollment Correspondence
July 27, 1912 - September 24, 1912

This material includes correspondence regarding the enrollment of Edward Whalen to the Carlisle Indian School. Whalen attended the Pipestone Indian School before coming to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eligibility of George W. Tibbetts for Minnesota Soldiers' Bonus Act
June 1, 1921 - April 11, 1922

These materials include correspondence and a pamphlet regarding George W. Tibbetts' eligibility for coverage under Minnesota's Soldiers' Bonus Act. Minnesota's Attorney General ruled that, because Tibbetts had initially claimed exemption from drafted military service on the grounds that he was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eligible Children for Transfer, 1917
June 14, 1917

This material includes a note referring to a list of children eligible for transfer from non-reservation schools around Cantonment, Oklahoma.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emlen Institute Support for Transferring Students to Carlisle
December 17, 1881

The Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Emlen Institute Israel H. Johnson, writes in support of transferring the six Quapaw Nation students from the Emlen Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Employee Requests for Raises and Housing Allowances, 1914
March 14, 1914 - July 17, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests from numerous employees for salary increases and on-campus housing provisions. During the 1914 Congressional Investigation, investigator Edward Linnen noted the need for salary increases for many employees, and for more on-campus housing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Employment Application for Ella Petoskey as Assistant Teacher
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. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Employment Application for Olive Roberts as Teacher
January 4, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a letter from Olive Roberts, requesting employment as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. Roberts states that they previously ran the Crow Creek boarding school in Dakota. Pratt requests more information about Roberts, and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Endorsement of George LeRoy Brown for Superintendent
July 29, 1885

Endorsement of George LeRoy Brown for the position of Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson Indian School by Richard Henry Pratt at the request of Reverend C. L. Hall. Pratt provides the background of Brown and his work educating young Native students.

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

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