Letters/Correspondence

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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
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Thomas Foster

This document contains correspondence concerning a request to enroll Thomas Foster, from Alaska, at the Carlisle Indian School. Foster's enrollment was approved on the condition that his family pay for his transportation to and from the school. Foster's brother John, who worked for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of John Waterman

This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of John Waterman. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rumor of Closure of Carlisle Indian School

This letter contains a question from Redfield Proctor, a Senator from Vermont, to Commissioner of Indian Affairs James R. Garfield asking about the validity of a rumor that the Carlisle Indian School will be closed.

Format: 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. 

A note in the file suggests that one of these records was incorrectly filed...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reimbursement for Lost Articles for the Jamestown Exposition

These materials include correspondence regarding a refund for articles lost during transit from the Jamestown Exposition to the Carlisle Indian School. The articles were owned by Carlisle and the government, and so the reimbusement was issued to the school's credit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Nicodemus Billy

This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of Nicodemus Billy. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Over-18 Enrollment Policies and Philomena Badger

These materials include correspondence regarding the re-enrollment of Philomena Badger. Badger's re-enrollment was the cause of clarification on the enrollment policy of pupils over the age of 18. Philomena re-enrolled at Carlisle when she was 18 years old, against the wishes of her guardian;...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Robert Charboneau

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 of Two Moons

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
Request by Joseph Mills to Enroll at Riverside Indian School

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Joseph Mills to enroll at the Riverside Indian School in California after returning from Carlisle. The request was denied on account of Mills' health and a desire to have students remain at one Government School for the entirety of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Returned and Lost Articles for Jamestown Exposition

These materials include correspondence and a list of articles returned and lost from the Jamestown Exposition. The correspondence includes recognition of a reimbursement check from the Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition Commission for lost articles, and notice that another shipment of articles...

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 run away 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 run away from Carlisle and were apprehended in Chicago.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Leo Starr

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to approve of return home of Leo Starr from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Employment Application for 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
Applications for Annuity

This document contains correspondence concerning applications for annuity from Hastings Robertson, Nellie Robertson, and Dora La Belle. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Henry Fox

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence for Evaluation for William A. Mercer

These materials include a letter from William A. Mercer informing the Bureau of Indian Affairs that, under orders from the War Department, he was departing for a physical examination and cavalry test. Assistant Superintendent J. R. Wise was placed inc harge of the school during Mercer's absence...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Blanche L. Shay

These materials include correspondence regarding the return of Blanche L. Shay to her home in Old Town, Maine from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fireman and Mechanical Drawing Teacher 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 of Professionalism on the 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
Public 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

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