Letters/Correspondence

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Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Commercial Solicitation for Carpeting
April 18, 1926 - May 4, 1926

This material includes correspondence between R. D. Hetrick and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit. Hetrick sent a letter concerning carpets for the Carlisle Indian School, and Merritt responded that the school had closed. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint About Food by Andrew Goforth
October 25, 1914 - November 30, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Andrew Goforth to his guardian that Carlisle was feeding him insufficiently and that he wanted to leave. Goforth's complaint is linked to homesickness by Carlisle's officials.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Against Richard Kesetta
October 3 - 29, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint against Richard Kesetta as a child. Further information is given about the circumstances of how Kesetta came to be a student at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by J. Brown Kelly
October 19 - 31, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint made by J. Brown Kelly, a farmer with land next to the Carlisle School, against students who were vandalizing his property.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Jerome Sultuska Against Wallace Denny
February 6, 1918 - March 27, 1918

This material includes correspondence regarding an incident where Jerome Sultuska had been accused of chewing tobacco. Sultuska complained of harsh discipline and racial insults at the hands of Disciplinarian Wallace Denny. Carlisle's Superintendent and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs both...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Louis Schweigman
December 31, 1913 - January 27, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Louis Schweigman to his home. Schweigman complained that he was returned to his home without warning. Superintendent Moses Friedman denied the claim, and noted Schweigman's temporary enrollment status. Friedman also complained to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Mamie Vilcan
November 2, 1913 - January 2, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Mamie Vilcan that Anna Ridenour, Matron, was opening her mail. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs asked Superintendent Friedman to look into the affair, and later reiterated that officials should abide by the law while...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Maxime Favel
March 24, 1914 - August 7, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint made by Maxime Favel regarding not be reimbursed for his expenses in coming to Carlisle and the use of his bank account to fund his return home.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Percy Parroka
December 27, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Percy Parroka that he was made to stay under the school rules while working on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania following the expiration of his term of enrollment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Robert Charboneau
September 17, 1907 - January 1, 1908

These materials include correspondence and government documents regarding a complaint by Robert Charboneau that his daughter, Frances Charboneau, was taken to the Carlisle Indian School without his consent. Frances was returned to her home in Fort Totten, North Dakota after an inquiry into her...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Thomas Antiste
June 26, 1911 - August 22, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Thomas Antiste that an employee of the Flathead School was attempting to force his daughter to enter the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint of Anna Bebeaux Regarding Hospital Conditions
November 18, 1910 - January 14, 1911

This material includes a complaint made by student Anna Bebeaux concerning poor conditions at the school hospital, and the results of an investigation into the matter by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint of Refused Applications from the Hogansburg Industrial School
June 3-12, 1914

C. E. Cahel complains to the Bureau of Indian Affairs that students attending the Hogansburg Indian School were being prevented from applying to the Carlisle Indian School. Cahel claims that Hogansburg school officials refused to sign students' application forms for Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint of Two Moons
September 19, 1907- October 31, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made from Two Moons stating that his son was taken to the Carlisle School without his consent. This also includes a list of additional students who were taken to the school without parental consent. 

Two Moons also complains...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Band Students
June 27, 1909 - July 23, 1909

This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made by bandmaster James Wheelock that students from the school band were improperly disciplined by being locked in the guard house. The complaint, which made headlines in national newspapers including The Outlook, was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Commercial Competition for Carriage Painting
December 1, 1914 - January 2, 1915

These materials include a complaint from local Carlisle businessman John H. Lau against Charles H. Carns, the painter at the Carlisle Indian School. Lau, of the local carriage-maker E. A. Lau and Sons, claimed that Carns was inappropriately undercutting his carriage-painting costs. After...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Quality of Student Clothing
November 7, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt regarding the quality of clothing provided to Carlisle Indian School students. Pratt complains that the partial order of clothing he received from the Bureau is not durable or warm enough, and leaves students uncomfortable...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints by John Jackson
May 24, 1913

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning accusations made by John Jackson. Jackson blamed Annie and Jean Richards for his allegations, which he recanted. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints By Mrs. E. A. Pierce Against Wallace Denny
July 12, 1910 - October 21, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding the forced return of Seneca Clark Cook by Carlisle's disciplinarian, Wallace Denny. Cook's grandmother, Mrs. E. A. Pierce, wrote to the Indian Office complaining about the treatment of her grandson by the school, including specific complaints...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1911
February 14, 1911 - March 8, 1911

These materials include correspondence, a list of supplies, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1914
February 3-12, 1914

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1918
April 23, 1918 - July 1, 1918

These materials include correspondence and survey forms regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned supplies was approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, January 1912
January 4, 1912 - February 1, 1912

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey of unserviceable materials at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, October 1912
October 21, 1912 - November 6, 1912

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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