Fletcher, Alice

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 34)
April 1, 1887

The first page opened with a poem titled “The Boy and the Bird,” author undetermined. The next article was titled “How the Indian School Girls in Sitka, Alaska, Got Ahead of the Indian Boys,” which concluded on the fourth page. Page two contained articles about returned students, John Davis (...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 17)
December 2, 1887

The first page opened with a poem, "Do the Right, Boys," followed by  a letter from Richard Yellow Robe, entitled "An Indian Boy's Experience: Written by Himself as a Composition and Read at our last Month's Exhibition" about his escape from the battle in which Custer was killed and his...

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 18)
December 9, 1887

The first page opened with a short poem, "Grammar In Rhyme," followed by the memoir of Sioux student, Hope Red Bear about the Battle of the Big Horn, entitled "A Bit of Wild Life." There was also a piece about the treatment of horses called "If Horses Could Speak."  The second page featured news...

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Request to Have Escort for Sioux Children Returning Home
June 9, 1882

Due to the composition of the returning delegation of Pine Ridge and Rosebud Sioux students, Richard Henry Pratt, requests that A. C. Fletcher accompany the delegation back to their homes. Fletcher would then be able to bring back the Omaha students she was already set to accompany back to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hampton Normal School Recruiting Married Omaha Couples
July 19, 1882 - July 22, 1882

Samuel C. Armstrong writes that the Hampton Normal Institute is willing to educate three married Omaha couples along with three girls and one boy as government students if A. C. Fletcher is able to bring them with the Sioux delegation going to the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reply to Office Letter Concerning Omaha Delegation in 1882
July 26, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs concerning a delegation of Omaha students being brought east by A. C. Fletcher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Alice C. Fletcher on Recruiting Sitting Bull Children
August 3, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has received a letter from Alice C. Fletcher that the military officer in charge of the Sitting Bull prisoners at Fort Randell does not have permission to turn children over to her to take to Carlisle. Fletcher also notes...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Interior Department Instructs Pratt to Not Travel West
August 26, 1882 - September 1, 1882

Acting Secretary of the Interior, M. L. Joslyn, instructs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to stop Richard Henry Pratt from traveling West as had written previously. Pratt had desired to go West in order to bring back Sioux students from various agencies as well as a group of Navajo students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice Fletcher Requests Enrollment of Omaha Students
September 19, 1882

Alice C. Fletcher indicates that she has five Omaha pupils in her charge and desires that they be given permission to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Winnebago Children at Carlisle and Hampton
October 15, 1883

Alice C. Fletcher asks for permission to send Winnebago children to be educated at the Carlisle Indian School and the Hampton Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Se he du ba Requests Return of Son Thomas Mitchell
June 7, 1886

Se he du ba requests the return of his son Thomas Mitchell due to his age and the fact that he has been at the Carlisle Indian School for a year longer than his term of enrollment. Se he du ba also encloses a letter from Mitchell detailing his son's request to be returned home and his experience...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Opinions on Bringing in Students from Fort Hall and Nez Perce Agencies
July 29, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt advises that the incoming parties from the Fort Hall and Nez Perce Agencies should not be combined due to the difficulties involved. He further asks why only ten students should come from the Nez Perce Agency when there are around 30 students willing to come to Carlisle. If a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return David McFarland
July 18, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter by Edward McConnville, Superintendent of the Fort Lapwai School, who requests the return of David McFarland by his brother Philip McFarland. Pratt states that David has expressed a desire to stay at Carlisle in order to learn the blacksmithing trade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Outlines Decision to Send Lewis Williams Home
April 3, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt outlines the disciplinary history of Lewis Williams while at the Carlisle Indian School and what led him to withdraw his assistance from allowing Williams to attend the Preparatory Department of Dickinson College and to provide him a ticket to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Request to Return Jeannette Rice
May 8, 1896

Alfred John Standing responds to the request to return Jeannette Rice to her home from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Update on Graduates and Correspondence Regarding Omaha Exposition
April 18, 1898 - May 4, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides information on the graduates of the Carlisle Indian School to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Additional correspondence regarding the Omaha Exposition to and from Alfred John Standing is also included.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggests Norman for Assistant Role in Omaha Exposition
May 4, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt notes that F. W. Clarke will pay the expenses to assist Alice Fletcher in putting up the Omaha Exposition and recommends Norman for the position.

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