Letters/Correspondence

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Proposal to Change Appointment Procedures
April 4, 1909

These materials include a letter from Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs Robert Valentine to Carlisle's Superintendent, Moses Friedman, proposing a change to how employment appointments are made for the Carlisle Indian School. Valentine suggested bringing Carlisle's appointment policies in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of James Henry
April 5-15, 1909

This document contains correspondence concerning James Henry. The student had been diagnosed with tuberculosis, and was returned to his home in Sweet Water, Idaho. 

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
Request for Return Home of Noble Thompson
April 10-17, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return Noble Thompson to his home in Laguna, New Mexico.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence for Sanitarium Trip for Moses Friedman
April 26, 1909

These materials include a telegram from Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman informing the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he was leaving for a trip to the Walters Sanitarium in Wernersville, Pennsylvania. John Whitwell was left in charge of the school in Friedman's absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Renville Children
May 14, 1909 - June 29, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Sampson H. Renville to have his two daughters, Germaine and Fleeta, returned to their home in Peever, South Dakota from the Carlisle Indian School. Renville's request was granted after determining the children had access to public...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Postponement of Trip to Washington Due to Injury of Mrs. Friedman
May 15, 1909

These materials include a telegram from Superintedent Moses Friedman to the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, informing him that his trip to Washington must be postponed due to Mrs. Friedman fracturing her hip.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Alaskan Students in May 1909
May 21 - 26, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return three Alaskan students to their homes from Carlisle.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Clarence De Graff
May 24, 1909 - June 22, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Clarence De Graff to end his enrollment at Carlisle early and return home.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Denial of Enrollment of St. Regis New York Pupils
May 26, 1909 - June 8, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Volney J. Ellis, Superintendent of the St. Regis Indian Schools, that the Carlisle Indian School was rejecting all pupils from the St. Regis Reservation. In response, Ellis was instructed that New York State had made provisions...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home from Louis Bear
May 31, 1909 - June 14, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Louis Bear to return to his home before his term of enrollment had expired.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home by Taquah Wolfe
June 8, 1909 - August 18, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Taquah Wolf to be sent home.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ossie Crowe Request to Return Home
June 9, 1909 - July 1, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Ossie Crowe to return to his home.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request By Peter Cole
June 14, 1909 - July 7, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Peter Cole to have his son returned home to Hogansburg, New York over the summer break.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Albert Scott
June 22, 1909 - July 8, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Albert Scott to his home Blue Lake, California from Carlisle.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home from Clifford Taylor
June 26, 1909 - July 23, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Clifford Taylor to return to his home to assist his father. Taylor's request was granted.

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
Request for Copies of Appropriation Bills
June 28, 1909

Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that their office sent the wrong copies of several appropriation bills and asks that this mistake be fixed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Investigation of Wheelock Indian Band
July 8, 1909

These materials include two telegrams regarding an update on Supervisor Holcombe's investigation of the Wheelock Indian Band, which was accused of maladministration and disorganization in relation to its employment of former Carlisle Indian School students. Holcombe requested permission to have...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anonymous Complaint Against School Farmer
July 9, 1909

These materials include an anonymous letter, most likely written by a group of students, complaining about a recently hired farmer at the Carlisle Indian School and requesting an investigation. The letter specifically complains against his sanitation practices and tobacco usage.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of William Little Wolf
July 14-20, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return William Little Wolf to his home at the Tongue River Agency in Montana.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Independence Day Program, 1909
July 15, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a copy of the Indepdence Day Program for the Indian School for 1909. The festivities included athletic activites, fireworks, a patriotic salute, and songs. The program was forwarded to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs by Carlisle's superintendent.

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home from Tony W. Tillohash
July 16, 1909 - August 9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Tony W. Tillohash to return to his home. Tillohash's request was denied.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Student from Alaska
July 20, 1909 - August 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll a student from Alaska. The request was denied due to appropriations not being allocated to educate Alaskan students in the Continental United States.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Exceptions to Enroll Overage Students
July 23, 1909 - September 7, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Moses Friedman to obtain exceptions to enroll seven students over the age of 21.

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

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