Letters/Correspondence

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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
Complaints Regarding Education at the Peoria Nation
July 5, 1883 - July 22, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from former student William B. Peery regarding the state of the Peoria Agency. Peery states that the Indian Department is withholding money meant to educate students as well as preventing students from being sent out to school. In addition the Agent is...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints Regarding Wagon from the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1883

Charles E. Monteith, U.S. Indian Agent for the Nez Perce Agency, requests authority to purchase a new wagon due to the unsafe and unfit wagon the Agency recently received from the Carlisle Indian School. Monteith provides details of how the wagon is unfit and criticizes the foreman in charge at...

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
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1908-1909
May 2, 1908 - December 7, 1909

These materials include correspondence arranging multiple inspections of unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School for possible condemnation and removal.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1916
February 7-21, 1916

These materials include correspondence and survey forms regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Confiscated Postcards Sent to Carlisle Students
November 21, 1913 - February 20, 1914

These materials include postcards sent to female students attending the Carlisle Indian School. These postcards were confiscated by school officials who believed that their subject matter was inappropriate for their recipients. The confiscation was done "in accordance with Section 156 of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Consent to Allow John Wolfe to Remain on Outing
August 26, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding the consent of Mary B. Owl to allow her son John R. Wolfe remain on outing with George Gore in Newton, Pennsylvania following the closing of the Carlisle School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905
March 11, 1905 - January 2, 1909

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
Contact Information for Wiliam Newashe
August 22, 1916

These materials include correspondence addressed to Horace J. Johnson informing Johnson that William Newashe was playing baseball with the Carlisle Indian Base Ball team and could be reached through the teams booking manager in New York City.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contested Article Regarding Alleged Former Student
October 4-15, 1913

These materials include correspondence concerning an article about the arrest of alleged former student Sam Morris. The article, published by the Native American, the student newspaper of the Phoenix Indian School, notes that Morris was a Carlisle graduate and was arrested for forging a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Continued Enrollment of Albert Exendine
January 28, 1909 - February 9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the dropping of Albert Exendine from the rolls of the Carlisle Indian School. Exendine asked to be kept on the rolls until he completed his present term at Conway Hall. Exendine's request was accepted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for Flour for the 1885 Fiscal Year
May 9, 1885 - June 9, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a contract between the Carlisle Indian School and Glatfelter and Nace for the latter to provide 600 barrels of flour for the 1885 fiscal year.

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

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