DeHuff, John D.

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Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

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...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discipline Inspection Report of H. B. Peairs for May 1915
May 20-29, 1915

These materials include a report and correspondence regarding H. B. Peairs' investigation of discipline at the Carlisle Indian School in May, 1915. The report notes numerous improvements that were made and should be pursued. Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps addresses the report's recommendations...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Documents Regarding School Financial Matters
February 16, 1914 - April 16, 1918

These materials include financial documents, legal documents, and correspondence concerning multiple financial concerns of the school, such as railroad bonds, legacy trust funds, fundraising, donations, and checks for minors. 

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Brown Eagle and Locating Lost Trunk
December 3, 1914 - July 13, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment at Carlisle of Brown Eagle, a member of the Navajo Nation, and the loss of his trunk after being shipped from Morrisville, Pennsylvania to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Enos Wilson at Mercersburg Academy
August 31, 1915 - September 3, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Enos Wilson as an outing student at Carlisle in order to attend Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ineligble Students at Carlisle Following New Guidelines
July 17, 1915 - July 22, 1916

These materials include correspondence and financial aid documents regarding a list of students who were not eligible for enrollment at Carlisle under new enrollment guidelines regarding the availability of schools at home agencies. Upon further investigation, certain students were allowed to...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Account of Peter Wakejoo
March 17, 1915 - November 3, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the student account of Peter Wakejoo. This account contains requests for payment of a lost check, as well as general money due to the student. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of J. H. Dortch for May 1915
May 1, 1915

These materials include an inspection report of J. H. Dortch for his visit to the Carlisle Indian School. His report includes discussions of new staff, the school's physical plant and curriculum, and continued disciplinary changes being enacted under Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Joseph Johnson
April 25, 1916 - May 5, 1916

Please note: This content is of a sensitive nature and reveals information about death and burial, which some readers may find troubling. Our aim is to provide access to this historical documentation in a respectful manner. Please see our...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Katie Cochran
October 26, 1915 - November 2, 1915

Please note: This content is of a sensitive nature and reveals information about death and burial, which some readers may find troubling. Our aim is to provide access to this historical documentation in a respectful manner. Please see our...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Illness of Albert Foster
April 29, 1916 - May 8, 1916

This document contains correspondence concerning Albert Foster and his diagnosis with tuberculosis. He was referred to the Sac and Fox Sanatorium for treatment. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Original of Discipline Inspection Report of H. B. Peairs for May 1915
May 20, 1915

These materials include a report by H. B. Peairs on the discipline among boys at the Carlisle Indian School. The report discusses changes enacted by Oscar Hiram Lipps, who was promoted from Supervisor in Charge to Superintendent during this discipline investigation.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommended Changes to School Policies and Staff
March 8, 1915 - May 11, 1915

These materials include numerous suggestions from Oscar Hiram Lipps and Dennison Wheelock regarding changes that should be made to policy and staff at the Carlisle Indian School. Lipps' suggestions focus on disciplinary measures, the end of preferential treatment for athletes, and staff changes...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Michael Wilkie
August 13 - 20, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Michael Wilkie to enroll at Carlisle in order to attend the Millersville State Normal School and to have his transportation paid by the Government.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment for Louis Palin
August 13 - 20, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Louis Palin at Carlisle in order to qualify for the course of work offered by the Ford Motor Company.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment for Sadie Whirlwind Horse
August 17 - 24, 1915

These materials include a request to enroll Sadie Whirlwind Horse at Carlisle and to waive Section 12 in order to provide her transportation and schooling.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Thomas Canadian Family
October 27, 1913 - October 29, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding requests by Congressman Asher C. Hinds of Maine to enroll at Carlisle the three children of Thomas Canadian. The oldest daughter was forwarded an enrollment application and notified that she would have to pay her own costs. The two youngest...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by Jerome Slattery
October 30, 1915 - November 19, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the student account of Jerome Slattery. Slattery sought to use the funds to cover travel expenses.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Henry J. Flood at Dickinson College or Preparatory School
August 19, 1915 - October 2, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Henry J. Flood at Carlisle in order for Flood to attend Conway Hall or Dickinson College.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Release Alice Logan
August 18, 1915 - September 9, 1915

These materials include a request to release Alice Logan from the Carlisle School. This request was denied due to her being healthy at the time of the request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Band Performance At The Belgian Relief Fund Benefit
December 9-15, 1914

This material includes a letter as well as a flyer concerning the performance of the Carlisle Indian School band at the Belgian Relief Fund Benefit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Adams Student File

Student file of William Adams, a member of the Caddo Nation, who entered the school on February 9, 1903 and departed on January 30, 1908. The file contains a student information card, medical/physical records, a returned student survey, a trade/position record card, letters/correspondence...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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