Abbott, F. H.

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Allotment of James Bearchilde

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by James Bearchilde to have his allotment sold in Montana and a farm near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania purchased with the proceeds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Nurse Training Correspondence

This material includes correspondence between Charles Dagenett and Superintendent Moses Friedman about establishing a nurse training program at Carlisle with additional training at various hospitals on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change in Consideration Procedure for Overage Applicants

These materials include a letter from Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott to Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman, suggesting that future applications from overaged individuals be forwarded to the Bureau for expedited consideration.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of Accounts for Marie Hutchinson and Wilson Carpenter

This document contains correspondence concerning the closure of the student accounts of two deceased students, Wilson Carpenter (Seneca) and Marie Hutchinson (Chippewa). 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint of Anna Bebeaux Regarding Hospital Conditions

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
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, January 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
Correspondence Regarding Cecelia Harto

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
Dispute Regarding Funds and Enrollment of Peter Jackson

These materials include correspondence and financial documents related to the re-enrollment and disposition of funds of Peter Jackson. There were disputes over how Jackson's earnings and annuities should be paid out.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Edward Woods

These materials include correspondence related to the enrollment of Edward Woods. Woods, orphaned as a child, spent a number of years drifting across the United States before ending up in Baltimore, where he was picked up as a vagrant and taken in by the Federated Charities of Baltimore. ...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Gertrude Provost

These materials contain correspondence regarding the application and enrollment of Gertrude Provost.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of the Pennel Children at Carlisle

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of the Pennel children at the Carlisle Indian School. Hebert H. Fiske, the Superintendent of the Haskell Institute, noted that the Pennel children were enrolled at Carlisle despite having been sent home from Haskell. After an...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Financial Power of Attorney for Carlisle's Financial Clerk

These materials include correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents regarding a request by Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman to give financial power of attorney to the school's financial clerk during Friedman's absences. The request was denied.

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds for Return Home of Robert Anderson

These materials include correspondence discussing the funds of Robert Anderson, and the possibility of using government funds to pay for his return home.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Grade-Level Restrictions for Enrolled Pupils

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Students from the Five Civilized Tribes

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of students from the Five Civilized Tribes. Anna Melton inquired about the expenses she had incurred and various discrepancies in how students are charged.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Exclusion of Willard Comstock

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry into the exclusion of Willard Comstock from the Carlisle Indian School due to his heritage and family's wealth.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Investigation Into Enrollment Eligibility of Mescelero Agency Students

These materials include correspondence regarding students from Bent, New Mexico whose eligibility to attend Carlisle was questioned by Charles F. Pierce, Supervisor of Indian Schools. Pierce claimed the students had access to public schools and should be ineligible to receive an education at a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Maxie Luce Engineer Examination

This material includes information regarding a noncompetitive engineer examination for Maxie Luce.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Amy Cornelius

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Illness of Carrie Dunbar

This document contains correspondence concerning Carrie Dunbar's case of appendicitis. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Participation of Band in Inaugural Parade

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning a request for the school band to attend the upcoming inaugural parade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personal Controversy Between Siceni J. Nori and Jennie L. Gaither

These materials include correspondence regarding a personal controversy between two Carlisle Indian School employees, Clerk Siceni J. Nori and Matron Jennie L. Gaither. Some of the earlier pieces of correspondence are not included in the folder at the National Archives, but the conflict seems to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Oscar Hiram Lipps, Supervisor in Charge and Superintendent

Personnel file of Oscar Hiram Lipps, who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1915 to March 31, 1917. Lipps also was temporarily the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School from February 1914 to June 1915, after Moses Friedman was suspended from duty....

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Regulations and Circulars for the Carlisle Indian School, 1911

These materials include correspondence and pamphlets related to circular orders and regulations in force at the Carlisle Indian School under Superintendent Moses Friedman. Friedman forwarded the documents to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for approval. The forwarded documents include a blank...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Fred Lookout

These materials include a report on Fred Lookout and Julia Pryor, under the Osage Superintendency, who were both Carlisle Indian School alumni.

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

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