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Note: As of August 2017, the remains of Dickens (Little Chief) have been disinterred and repatriated. They were previously interred in plot E-04.

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Dickens (Little Chief), a member of the Arapaho Nation.

Dickens Student Information Card

Student information card of Dickens, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on March 11, 1881. Dickens died on January 22, 1883 while attending the school and was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dickens Student Information Card

Student information card of Dickens, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on March 11, 1881 and died on January 22, 1883 while attending the school. He was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Northern Arapaho and Shoshone students upon arrival [version 1], 1881

Portrait of nine male students and six female students posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. They are wearing the clothing they arrived in. The caption says they are Northern Arapahoes who arrived in March 1881. 

Other versions of this image identify them as two...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Northern Arapaho and Shoshone students upon arrival [version 2], 1881

Portrait of nine male students and six female students posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. They are wearing the clothing they arrived in. The caption says they are Northern Arapahoes who arrived in March 1881.

Other versions of this image identify them as two...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Proceedings of the Arapaho Council of Chiefs
February 28, 1881

James Patten, a former U.S. Indian Agent, records the Arapaho Council of Chiefs meeting on the occasion of them sending their children to the Carlisle School. Chief Sharp Nose noted that he looked forward to be granted permission to visit his son at Carlisle a sentiment echoed by Chief Little...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Mortality of Shoshone Agency Students
November 2, 1894 - January 24, 1895

Correspondence regarding statements made by Rev. John Roberts, missionary at the Shoshone Agency, regarding mortality of students from that reservation. Also included is a list of all students from the Agency sent to various schools including the Carlisle Indian School.

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