Letters/Correspondence

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Contract for Water Supply at Carlisle Barracks
October 10, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from the Carlisle Gas and Water Company regarding cost of water while the Barracks is occupied. Pratt requests permission to resume payment of a long-standing water contract, as requested by the company.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract Proposal from New York National Baseball Club for Jim Thorpe
September 9, 1912 - October 4, 1912

The material includes correspondence about Jim Thorpe and his desire to decline a contract with the New York National Baseball Club. Richard C. Adams, Great Sachem of the Brotherhood of North American Indians National Organization, wrote to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding this...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Conway Hall Tuition for Gus Welch
February 25, 1914 - March 5, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Gus Welch to have the Athletic Association pay the remainder of his tuition at Conway Hall. Internal notes in the materials suggest that Carlisle's administrators did not want to honor the request, despite receiving permission from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cook Requests to Visit Carlisle School
May 23, 1881

John Cook, a U.S. Indian Agent writes on behalf of Cook, a member of the Sioux Nation, to visit the Carlisle Indian School at his own expense.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cook Writes About Rosebud and Visiting His Daughter
December 16, 1882 - January 2, 1883

Cook writes to Richard Henry Pratt regarding Rosebud Agency and asking either for his daughter to be sent home or the funds to come visit her at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cook Writes to his Daughter Grace at Carlisle
June 1, 1881 - June 20, 1881

Cook, a member of the Sioux Nation, writes to his daughter Grace at the Carlisle Indian School. He writes that others in the Rosebud Agency are attempting to have their children returned from Carlisle but he does not think they will succeed. If they do though he would like Grace to return...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Copy of Descriptive Statement of Pupils from the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, 1880
April 1, 1880 - June 21, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides a copy of the Description of Party brought to the Carlisle Indian School by A. J. Standing on April 1, 1880.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Corrected Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, 1889
October 29, 1889

These materials include a cover letter and descriptive statements of students regarding 12 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency.

One of the descriptive statements is a copy of the original received from the Indian Agent, and the other...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence About a Calendar Created by A. H. Nash
September 8-13, 1915

This material includes correspondence between Carlisle graduate A. H. Nash and Commissioner Cato Sells. Nash and The American Art Works had created a daily-date calendar which he sent to the largest Indian Schools, including Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence About Land Entitlement For J. Aline Palmer
January 5, 1917 - August 25, 1917

This material includes correspondence from J. Aline Palmer inquiring about government benefits she may be entitled to due to her Indian descent. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence About Lyman Madison's Citizenship and the Discontinuance of the Carlisle Indian School
August 30, 1907 - March 12, 1918

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
Correspondence About The World In Boston Exhibition
May 6, 1911- May 27, 1911

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning "The World in Boston" exhibit. Five Carlisle students, including four men and one woman, took part in the weeks-long exhibit. The correspondence includes a letter of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence File, 1918-1966
November 29, 1918 - April 19, 1966

This material is a collection of correspondence received by the Office of Indian Affairs between 1918 and 1966, all related to the Carlisle Indian School. As the Carlisle Indian School closed in 1918, the majority of these letters are either requesting information about the school and its...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence on Outing Guideline Wartime Exception
August 20, 1917 - September 25, 1917

This material includes correspondence regarding two students on the outing program on the farm of Jesse Webster. Webster is requesting an exception to a new outing program guideline that students return to the school for academic work in August, citing wartime government demands for more food...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding 1914 Congressional Investigation
May 4, 1914 - October 25, 1918

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the 1914 internal and Congressional investigations into Superintendent Moses Friedman and Chief Clerk Siceni J. Nori of the Carlisle Indian School. Included is copied and original correspondence regarding the resignation of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Cecelia Harto
January 26, 1913 - June 12, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding Cecelia Harto's health, as well as complaints about food. Harto was released following a request by her grandfather, Antoine Denomie.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Elizabeth Fish
February 20, 1915 - June 29, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the application of Elizabeth Fish to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Henry Ankle
June 26, 1912 - July 22, 1912

This material includes correspondence regarding Henry Ankle, his location, and his status as a student at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Jerome Cadotte and Henry Ankle
August 20, 1912 - September 21, 1912

This material includes correspondence regarding the location of Jerome Caddotte and Henry Ankle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Judson Bertrand
September 11, 1908 - October 6, 1908

These materials contain correspondence and financial documents related to the enrollment and financial account of Judson Bertrand.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Morris Huff
November 29, 1913 - March 4, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a disagreement between Morris Huff and Carlisle's outing authorities regarding his enrollment status at the school. Huff was living with his outing family while no longer a student, and the school objected this arrangement and sought to have Huff...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Nancy Connor Leave Request
December 5, 1910 - July 11, 1911

This material includes correspondence regarding Nancy Connor and a request by father to have her depart from the Carlisle due to mother's health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Nehemiah Madison's Funds
March 3, 1911 - April 11, 1911

This material includes correspondence regarding the funds belonging to Nehemiah Madison on deposit at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Outing Patron George Gore
August 30, 1917 - August 22, 1918

This material includes correspondence related to the request of George Gore, a farmer and outing patron in Newton, Pennsylvania, to retain some outing students beyond their normal term. Specific correspondence relates to students John R. Wolfe (Cherokee) and Cornelius Hartman. Additionally, this...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Richard Kesetta
July 20, 1918 - February 28, 1923

These materials include correspondence regarding the custody of Richard Kesetta upon the closing of the Carlisle School. Additional correspondence relates to Kesetta's life after the school closed, including attempts to have him enrolled in the Haskell Institute as well as an inquiry made by...

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

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