Letters/Correspondence

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Arrival of Alfred Standing's Party in Wichita, Kansas
October 24, 1879

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Hayt noting that Alfred Standing has met up with him in Wichita, escorting Pawnee, Ponca, and Nez Perce students. Pratt notes that he is investigating the possibility of using wagons to transport the pupils to the Lawrence and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arrival of Three Students Without Applications
October 11, 1916

These materials contain correspondence regarding the arrival of three students at Carlisle, Georgiana Bellecourt, Henry LaDuke, and Napoleon LaDuke, who did not have applications. Superintendent Lipps sought information on where to return the students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Article Regarding Student Discipline and Town Interactions
May 3-12, 1915

These materials include a newspaper clipping, an internal circular order, and correspondence regarding an article in the Carlisle Herald regarding the discipline of male and female students of the Carlisle Indian School, who reportedly visited the east end of the town for parties with...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Artifacts from the Carlisle Indian School
February 18, 1921 - March 7, 1921

These materials include letters from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to former Carlisle Indian School employees regarding the origins of some artifacts from the school. The artifacts, including a beaded buckskin coat, an old gun, a model of a three-masted ship, and a model of a battleship, could...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attempt to Purchase Land in Baltimore by Joseph S. Sheehan
June 24, 1919 - January 12, 1920

These materials include correspondence regarding an attempt by Alaskan student Joseph S. Sheehan to purchase land in Baltimore.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to the Account of Dr. Faulkner
September 3, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt, brings to attention the account of Carlisle School physician Dr. W. H. Faulkner who was advanced two hundred dollars to accompany two sick students to their homes. According to Pratt this transaction was approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs but the official...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority and Instructions Sought for Pratt's Trip West in 1886
August 20, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests full authority and instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs to travel West and recruit new students as soon as possible.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought by Pratt to Visit Washington D.C.
January 6, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt seeks to visit Washington D.C. in order to advocate for the interests of the Carlisle Indian School in addition to the education of Indian students in general.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought in Approving Return of Lincoln
February 20, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authorization for his actions in allowing Lincoln to return with his father due to his health and covering the expense of the return trip.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought in Return of Lena Black Bear and Minnie Yellow Bear
March 21, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority in his return of Lena Black Bear and Minnie Yellow Bear. In addition he notes that he has delayed sending Thomas Kester home due to his coming down with a case of the mumps.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Cover Expense in Returning Joseph Roubidoux
April 7, 1886

Authority sought by Richard Henry Pratt to cover expenses in returning Joseph Roubidoux to his home due to his mother's failing health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Return Duke to His Home
December 13, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to send Duke to his home at the Rosebud Agency at government expense due to his poor health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Visit Students on Outing
July 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to visit students on outing in order to determine how students are doing and whether they should be able to remain during the winter in order to attend local public schools. Pratt also requests authority to pay for the transportation expenses of certain...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority to Change Position in Native Indian Art
August 29, 1908

Assistant Secretary of the Interior authorizes the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to abolish the position of Assistant Instructor in Native Indian Art and establish the position of Indian Assistant at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authorization Sought for Sending Additional Osage Pupil
March 7, 1881

L. J. Miles, the Indian Agent at the Osage Agency, seeks authorization to allow the expense of sending an additional pupil to Carlisle in his accounts.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authorization to Pay Carpenters for Repair Labor
September 18, 1908

These materials include a request for authorization for carpenters' work to make repairs and alterations at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authorization to Pay Students for Extra Harvesting Labor
July 21, 1914 - September 28, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to pay irregular student labor for harvesting grain planted at the Carlisle Indian School which exceeded the previous fiscal authorization.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
B. C. Hobbs Asks for Introductory Letter to Visit Carlisle
January 16, 1882

B. C. Hobbs requests an introductory letter to visit the Carlisle Indian School in order to provide specific points during Congressional testimony in support of funding for Industrial Schools and other work.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Background and Request to Enroll Antoinette Williams
November 28, 1881 - December 5, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters along with his recommendation that Antoinette Williams, a member of the Navajo Nation, be allowed to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. The two forwarded letters indicate that Williams was brought east to the Blair Academy in Blairstown, New...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Background Inquiry of Max LaChapelle
July 20 - 27, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry into Max LaChapelle from the Examining Officer, Second Training Camps in Detroit, Michigan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ballan Seeks to Increase Number of Students Sent to Carlisle
February 17, 1881

E. Ballan writes to add additional students to the party to be sent to Carlisle. He writes that an interpreter would like to send his son along with another from the Shoshone Nation and had previously received permission from the Indian Agent. In addition, one father will only send his daughter...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Baltimore and Ohio RR Rates for Transporting Children
June 29, 1882

Percy Smith of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad provides rates of tickets from Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Wichita, Kansas.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bequests to the Carlisle Indian School
April 2, 1915 - January 6, 1942

These materials include documents, correspondence, and legal documents related to a number of bequests and inheritances made to the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence largely deals with questions of whether and how such bequests should be accepted, what they could be used for, and how...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bill Submitted against a Printer at the Carlisle Indian School
August 20, 1908

Chief Clerk of the Department of the Interior F. M. Conser informs the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School that W. A. Adams sent him a $5 bill against K. W. Baker, a former printer at the school. The Chief Clerk informs the Superintendent that, because Adams is no longer employed by the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Black Bear Requests Son Visit Him in Washington D.C.
July 4, 1881 - July 18, 1881

Black Bear writes to Richard Henry Pratt asking for him to write to the Department of Indian Affairs to allow his son Paul Black Bear to visit him during his trip to Washington D.C. Black Bear notes that he has not been allowed permission to visit Carlisle and he was also the first Head Man to...

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

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