Maps and Diagrams
Samuel Wetzel, Superintendent of Building and Repairs, prepares a blueprint and estimate of cost, amounting to $1,165.94, for the chapel and assembly room. Richard H. Pratt forwards both documents to Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt and includes an explanatory cover letter.
Richard Henry Pratt submits plans and specifications for building a new Hospital on the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has received multiple estimates for the cost of the building as well as supplies and believes that the use of Indian Apprentices will greatly reduce...
Richard Henry Pratt provides a copy of blueprints for building a small house for the disciplinarian of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that the house will allow room for additional pupils.
Richard Henry Pratt transmits to the Bureau of Indian Affairs plans for a building at the Carlisle Indian School to include a kitchen, dining room, laundry, and a sewing room along with a cellar for commissary supplies, root cellar, and coal bin. Pratt notes that using School labor and materials...
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular by providing answers related to the Carlisle Indian School focused on the buildings and grounds as well as providing enrollment statistics. Additionally, included are lists of supplies including furniture in various buildings,...
Richard Henry Pratt forwards plans and specifications for the proposed storehouse at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by providing the proposed expenses and diagram developed by Alfred John Standing for the Columbian World's Exposition Indian Department exhibit at Chicago.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards sends plans and specifications for adding on to the girls dormitory due to only receiving half of the appropriation for the building. Pratt also discusses the need for the new building in order to eliminate crowding. Included are seven enclosures including blueprints...
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to build a new blacksmith and wagon shop at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt submits specifications, estimate of supplies and labor, and blueprints.
Richard Henry Pratt cites the epidemic of measles and following pneumonia that caused the hospital to become overcrowded. Included in the correspondence is plans to add an additional wing to the present hospital for $1000 in material and labor.
William S. Hubbell requests that the number of New York students at the Carlisle Indian School be increased to 50 students.
Lewis A. Grant, Acting Secretary of War, responds to a letter from the Department of Interior by providing a copy of the metes and bounds of the Carlisle Barracks along with a plat and the deed by which the U.S. Government acquired the land.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has gone ahead and installed electric lights using the Charity Fund and believing that there would be no objection if the annual cost was less than the previous system. Pratt indicates that there was a small increase in price which...
Richard Henry Pratt submits plans for a laundry building along with the invitation for proposals for supplies and further requests authority to spend the money in order to erect the building.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase supplies and materials as well as to pay for labor in the construction of an addition to the industrial shops at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also encloses blueprints showing his plans for the addition.
Alfred John Standing provides sketches of three cases for the Nashville Exhibit in addition to other recommendations and providing a budget.
Alfred John Standing seeks further information on the planning of the Nashville Exhibit.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence regarding a sub-voucher of Augusta C. Stouch who brought a party of students to the Carlisle Indian School from the Crow Agency as an escort.
Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations for expanding the school building at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides blueprints along with the specifications for the expansion.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to build new employee quarters along with hiring skilled laborers.
Richard Henry Pratt provides his endorsement of a plan by John S. Spears, Superintendent of the Yuma School, to purchase a farm next to the school.
William A. Mercer forwards the report of the farm statistics for the Carlisle Indian School for the 1905 fiscal year along with a map showing the location of the farms. Mercer also includes a report of inventory of stock, tools, and other items.
W. G. Thompson discusses the excavation for the new hospital building and provides a sketch of the ground on which the hospital is being built.
This material includes information regarding the industrial training program in blacksmithing at Carlisle, including detailed lesson plans designed to prepare students for making automobiles in the Ford Motors Corporation program. Additional information on students at Ford and those who had...
These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...