Dortch, J. H.

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Correspondence Regarding the Return of Apache Students
July 25, 1895 - September 24, 1895

Correspondence regarding a request from Apache prisoners of war for the return of their children from the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the correspondence are various recommendations for the students as well as Richard Henry Pratt's philosophy in educating the Apache students and his views...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Disciplining Pratt over Insubordination
October 6, 1896 - January 27, 1897

Correspondence between Richard Henry Pratt and the Interior Department regarding the Office of Indian Affairs request to discipline Pratt for insubordination in the matter of not re-nominating M. L. Silcott and Maud Mosher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie M. Hill Asks After Assistant Matron Position
August 15, 1898

Lizzie M. Hill asks W. A. Jones if she has been appointed as an Assistant Matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of the Children of Mrs. Albert Bowers
February 12, 1899

Wisconsin Congressman James H. Davidson requests information on the complaint of Mrs. Albert Bowers who desires the return of her children from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on Josiah Archiquette
April 27, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides J. H. Dortch with information related to Josiah Archiquette.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Bring Students from Nez Perce Agency
January 3, 1902 - January 16, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt responds to C. T. Stranahan's request to bring five students to the Carlisle Indian School from the Nez Perce Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Charges Against Carlisle's Football Squad
December 16, 1907

This document contains a letter responding to public charges made against the Carlisle Football Team concerning the eligibility of certain members. The letter discusses terms and lengths of student enrollment, the use of athletic funds in Carlisle's budget, and the academic responsibilities of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1908-1909
May 2, 1908 - December 7, 1909

These materials include correspondence arranging multiple inspections of unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School for possible condemnation and removal.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Richmond Martin and Discontinuance of Enrollment of Pupils from New York State
May 12, 1908 - May 12, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the return home of Richmond Martin to New York. The documents also discuss in detail new Bureau of Indian Affairs policies related to the discontinued enrollment of pupils from New York State as well as pupils of a young age.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Christmas Festivities 1908
December 29, 1908 - September 26, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding the Christmas festivities of 1908. The festivities included a lantern slide and moving picture film presentation of Hiawatha, various receptions, tree decorating, and entertainment.

Also included is a financial authority request...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Products for Exhibition in Quito, Ecuador
February 8, 1909 - May 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding student-produced artwork and articles sent for an exhibition in Quito, Ecuador. Products from Carlisle were provided for the exhibit; the correspondence discusses what items were provided as well as the production and retail prices for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request By Peter Cole
June 14, 1909 - July 7, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Peter Cole to have his son returned home to Hogansburg, New York over the summer break.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home from Tony W. Tillohash
July 16, 1909 - August 9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Tony W. Tillohash to return to his home. Tillohash's request was denied.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Requested on Annuities Agreement for Alice Morris
July 11-26, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Alice E. Morris to have more information on the Agreement for Commutation of Perpetual Annuities before she signed the agreement.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
July 31, 1909 - August 6, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Paul Wing
August 27, 1909 - October 23, 1909

These materials include correspondence and legal and government documents regarding a request from Paul Wing to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Wing's request was denied.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Thomas L. St. Germaine
September 8-9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Thomas L. St. Germaine at the Carlisle Indian School so he may attend the Dickinson College. The request was granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment of Helen Pickard
September 13, 1909 - October 16, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Moses Friedman, Carlisle's Superintendent, to enroll Helen Pickard as an overage pupil to finish her studies at the High School in Moorestown, New Jersey. Friedman's request was granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Rumored Death of Gallus Spotted Eagle
September 16 - October 15, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry from his brother Henry K. O. Two into the rumored death of Gallus Spotted Eagle. The school responded that Spotted Eagle was not dead and had not been sick within the past two years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Jonas Swamp
September 16, 1909 - November 12, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Jonas Swamp in the Carlisle Indian School to take the shorthand and typewriting course. Swamp enrollment was denied due to his graduation from the Haskell Institute and a desire to keep students from moving between schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Hobart Jamison
October 7, 1909 - December 11, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Harriet Jamison to enroll Hobart Jamison at the Carlisle Indian School by waiving the minimum age requirement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Denied Enrollment of Elsina Spring
October 25, 1909 - December 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Albert Spring as to why his daughter, Elsina Spring, was denied admittance at the Carlisle Indian School. Spring was informed that his daughter was denied enrollment due to her age and access to local public schools in New York.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Rules Governing Catholic Pupils
October 27 - November 13, 1909

This document contains correspondence concerning the religious instructions and worship for Catholic pupils. Topics include mandatory and optional devotions, holiday activities, and ceremonies for sick and dead students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Lyman B. Madison
October 28, 1909 - December 16, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Lyman B. Madison to enroll in the Carlisle Indian School along with his sister. Madison was over the age of 21 and required permission from the Office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to enroll.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Location of George King
December 7, 1909 - January 15, 1910

These materials contain correspondence regarding questions by Lillian S. King about the location and return of her son George King who had run away from the school.

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

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