Letters/Correspondence

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Blacksmithing Industrial Training Information
June 2, 1917 - June 4, 1917

This material includes information regarding the industrial training program in blacksmithing at Carlisle, including detailed lesson plans designed to prepare students for making automobiles in the Ford Motors Corporation program. Additional information on students at Ford and those who had...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blue Horse Discusses His Son and One Horse Buggy
March 16, 1882 - March 22, 1882

Blue Horse writes to Richard Henry Pratt regarding his son who is studying at the school and inquiring about a one horse buggy. Blue Horse states that his son can be sent home when he is skillful enough to carry out the trade he is learning.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blue Teeth Desires to be Included in Sioux Delegation
July 23, 1881 - August 5, 1881

Blue Teeth writes to Richard Henry Pratt seeking his help in order to be included in Spotted Tail's delegation. Blue Teeth writes that he would like to go east in order to get a set of false teeth as well as visiting his children at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Board for Students Attending Philadelphia Institute of Art
April 9, 1909 - May 11, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding appropriations for the board of students attending the Philadelphia School of Industrial Art.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Boy Scout Troop Formation at Carlisle
January 9 - 13, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the formation of a Boy Scout troop at Carlisle. This is considered the first Native American scouting troop.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman
December 1, 1913 - May 1, 1914

These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bureau of Indian Affairs Endorses Plan to Donate Exhibit to French
June 5, 1885

John D. C. Atkins, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, refers to the letter from Richard Henry Pratt regarding donating parts or the whole of the Carlisle Indian School exhibit at the Government Exhibition in New Orleans to the French Government in a letter to the Secretary of the Interior.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bureau Policies for Vocational Course in Nursing
September 9, 1916 - January 22, 1918

This document contains correspondence about new policies encouraging vocational nursing training for female students in Indian schools. Included is an extensive pamplet from the professional nursing training program at Fort Dearborn Hospital, Circular letters ordering the transfer of all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Call for more Supervision from the Interior Department
October 28, 1881 - November 4, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt asks Samuel J. Kirkwood, Secretary of the Interior, through Hiram Price, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for more oversight from the Department of the Interior or the Commissioner in overseeing the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Camp Fire Girls Organization
August 23, 1913

These materials contain correspondence regarding the formation of a group of the Camp Fire Girls organization at the Carlisle Indian School. The effort was led by teacher Lydia Kaup, and included twenty-two girls.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cancellation of Check to Harry Bonser
July 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the cancellation of a check to Harry Bonser. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cancelled Checks for Deserted Students
February 12, 1915 - March 6, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the cancellation of checks for former students who had deserted the school. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Capacity of the Carlisle Indian School in 1882
January 24, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt details the additional capacity of the Carlisle Indian School at the beginning of 1882. He notes that the school is capable of having 200 boys and 125 girls on site at the school. In addition by sending students on the outing program the total capacity of the school further...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Care of Hannah Kennedy
April 29, 1915 - May 12, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the release of Hannah Kennedy from the Sleighton Farm reformatory school for girls into the care of Mary T. Scheurman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Able to Receive 175 New Students in Fall of 1882
May 19, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt notes that with the upcoming return of 86 students to their homes the school will be able to accommodate 175 new students in the fall. Pratt notes that there are already 20 students from the Osage Nation and 25 from the Omaha Nation. He believes that many the remaining...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Alumni Association Update
May 28, 1912 - June 12, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the Alumni Association of the Carlisle Indian School including its new constitution, a new building in Carlisle, and other news.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Built Wagons for Big Horse and Wolf Face
June 5, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Indian Affairs Office that he has received word regarding a wagon the school is selling to Big Horse. Big Horse asks if the government will pay for the transportation of the wagon which Pratt recommends. Pratt also notes that Wolf Face has asking for a wagon and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Nurse Training Correspondence
August 9, 1910 - September 23, 1910

This material includes correspondence between Charles Dagenett and Superintendent Moses Friedman about establishing a nurse training program at Carlisle with additional training at various hospitals on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Student Recruitment in the Fall of 1883
October 6, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update to the Secretary of the Interior on his recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School in the fall of 1883. Pratt notes that he can acquire some students from the Ponca and Nez Perce Agency, the Kiowa Agency, and the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Certificates Covering Football Receipts
October 26, 1914

This document contains a letter concerning receipts belonging to the Carlisle Football team.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Certification Plans for Minerva Shultz and Flora McCartey
November 19, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding pending certification of Minerva Shultz and Flora McCartey for qualification as assistant laundress at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change in Consideration Procedure for Overage Applicants
October 14, 1910

These materials include a letter from Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott to Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman, suggesting that future applications from overaged individuals be forwarded to the Bureau for expedited consideration.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change of Orders for Richard Henry Pratt and Student Supplies Issues
October 28, 1879

Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, acknowledging receipt of change orders allowing Pratt to remain in the East at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also apologizes for troubles during his recent trip to Wichita, and suggests that better planning be made...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Changes to Staff Salaries and Organization, 1912
January 15, 1912 - August 31, 1912

These materials include correspondence, an excerpt from an inspection report, and memoranda concerning staff organization and salary changes at the Carlisle Indian School. After an inspection by Charles F. Peirce, the salaries of certain employees were frozen and readjusted, and the...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cheyenne Agency Request to Visit the Carlisle Indian School
September 22, 1884

Request from the Cheyenne Agency for 80 children as well as 10 chiefs and police to visit the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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