A series of nineteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.
Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.
These materials include a request from Dr. Joseph Murphy, Medical Supervisor of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to review a construction report of the Carlisle Indian School from 1905. The report was forwarded to Dr. Murphy.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards his Supplementary Property Return forms to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
This document contains correspondence between Lyman B. Madison and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Frederick Walker's request to discharge from the Navy.
This document contains correspondence between Joseph A. Shooter and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning the former's desire to use his student funds to build a house.
These materials include correspondence discussing the funds of Robert Anderson, and the possibility of using government funds to pay for his return home.
This material includes documents regarding Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps' request to pay students to work on the farm over the summer.
This document contains correspondence concerning the funds of former student Dana Black.
This document contains correspondence concerning an arrangement with the General Electric Company to take four apprentices from Carlisle to work in the electrical department.
This material includes correspondence concerning George Warrington. This includes letters, a photograph, and his memorandum.
This material includes correspondence regarding a request from a hospital manager at the German Hospital in Brooklyn, New York for a student at Carlisle for a job as a maid and waitress in his home. Also included is a letter regarding the satisfaction of the German Hospital at the progress of...
These materials include correspondence regarding an order from R. G. Valentine, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to accept no students not able to enter the third grade. Superintendent Moses Friedman, of the Carlisle Indian School, objected to the plan claiming the present age restrictions were...
This document contains correspondence concerning policies governing the graduating class of 1917. This includes a list of students receiving diplomas, required grades, and other related policies.
These materials include a health report of the Carlisle Indian School, performed by Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy in December 1908. Murphy's report included a study of the school's physical plant, students' health conditions including tuberculosis and trachoma, and recommendations. The...
These materials include correspondence regarding the health of Clara Shunion. Shunion stayed in Pennsylvania on outing following the close of the Carlisle School, and developed tuberculous. After residing for some time in the Bryn Mawr Hospital, the Osteopathic Hospital of Philadelphia, and the...
These materials include correspondence regarding reports on the health of Walter Winsborough to his mother Mary Wells. Additionally, a request from Winsborough's parents was sent through Senator Harry Lane to return him to his home.
This document contains correspondence concerning former student Henry P. Sutton. Sutton had graduated from Carlisle and requested certification of his educational status, which would allow him to attend the Haskell Institute.
This material includes correspondence concerning Herman Kelly. This includes letters, a photograph, and his memorandum.
These materials include correspondence regarding Hiram Chase's trip to the Indian Office in Washington D. C. to visit his father.
These materials include correspondence regarding holiday greetings between a group students to Cato Sells along with Sells reply.
Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt to the Secretary of the Interior, pleading for the provision of immediate transportation of recruited students from Wichita, Kansas to Carlisle. The Indian Office had failed to provide transportation for the students in time, necessitating Pratt's plea.
This material includes correspondence between L. J. Williams and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt. Williams had requested help in locating a former student, known only by the surname Bishop, to resolve a business dispute.
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.
These materials include correspondence regarding the indictment of Philadelphia bartender Stephen E. Kelly for selling liquor to four Carlisle Indian School students. The students, in Philadelphia for a game against the University of Pennsylvania, were disciplined by the school when they were...
This material includes information regarding the enrollment of students at Carlisle for industrial programs at the Ford Motor Company Factory in Michigan and other industrial work places. Carlisle Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps sought clarification on who should be permitted to enroll as many...