Lipps, Oscar H.

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Transfer of Students from Fort Lapwai to Carlisle
August 29, 1907 - September 17, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding the transfer of twenty-five students from the Fort Lapwai Training School to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Martha Wetenhall
September 9-26, 1908

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Oscar H. Lipps to enroll Martha Wetenhall at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Band Students
June 27, 1909 - July 23, 1909

This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made by bandmaster James Wheelock that students from the school band were improperly disciplined by being locked in the guard house. The complaint, which made headlines in national newspapers including The Outlook, was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Several Nez Perce Students
August 31, 1909 - February 16, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll several Nez Perce students, including Rachel Penny and Caleb Carter. Carter required special permission from the Office of Indian Affairs due to his age.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Joe Welch
July 6, 1910 - September 28, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Joe Welch to be admitted to the Carlisle Indian School to obtain an education in industrial arts. Welch was informed that as a member of the Chickasaw Nation he could only attend Carlisle by paying tuition but that he could attend...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Children of Jackson Ellis
July 24, 1910 - September 21, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Jackson Ellis to have his children enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. As Ellis lived in Marble City, Oklahoma and was a member of the Cherokee Nation, his children were not eligible for government assistance. Instead, Ellis was...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment by Virginia Gaddy
September 8, 1910 - October 1, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Virginia Gaddy to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School after an illness. Gaddy''s request was denied due to her mother being a member of the Cherokee Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Moses P. Kogechiwan
September 11, 1911 - April 30, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Moses P. Kogechiwan to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School as well as letters of recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment of Henry P. Sutton
October 6, 1911 - March 7, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests for Henry P. Sutton to enter the Carlisle Indian School in order to take a commercial course. Sutton was initially due to his physical health but was later enrolled after paying his own transportation to the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Alumni Association Update
May 28, 1912 - June 12, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the Alumni Association of the Carlisle Indian School including its new constitution, a new building in Carlisle, and other news.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment Requirements for Non-Reservation Boarding Schools
October 8, 1912 - December 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence discussing appropriate requirements for enrollment in government-funded Indian schools. Carlisle's superintendent, Oscar H. Lipps, argues that Carlisle should focus on educating only those Native American children who do not have the financial means or...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Milford Henderson
April 18, 1913 - April 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Milford Henderson at the Carlisle Indian School. Henderson was initially denied admittance to the School due to his proximity to attend a local public school. However, upon learning that his mother was moving to Wisconsin and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Annie Cole
June 30, 1913 - February 26, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding mulitple requests from Alex Cole and Mary Ann Cole to have their daughter, Annie B. Cole, returned home from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Esther and Georgianna Collins
September 26, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Esther and Georgianna Collins at the Carlisle Indian School. Some materials relate to the efforts of their mother, Rose Trombly Collins, to secure their enrollment at the school. Later correspondence answers a request by their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Confiscated Postcards Sent to Carlisle Students
November 21, 1913 - February 20, 1914

These materials include postcards sent to female students attending the Carlisle Indian School. These postcards were confiscated by school officials who believed that their subject matter was inappropriate for their recipients. The confiscation was done "in accordance with Section 156 of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Morris Huff
November 29, 1913 - March 4, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a disagreement between Morris Huff and Carlisle's outing authorities regarding his enrollment status at the school. Huff was living with his outing family while no longer a student, and the school objected this arrangement and sought to have Huff...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Percy Parroka
December 27, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Percy Parroka that he was made to stay under the school rules while working on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania following the expiration of his term of enrollment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Injuries to Francis Pambrun
February 15, 1914 - May 4, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding an injury Francis Pambrun suffered while returning home.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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
Conway Hall Tuition for Gus Welch
February 25, 1914 - March 5, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Gus Welch to have the Athletic Association pay the remainder of his tuition at Conway Hall. Internal notes in the materials suggest that Carlisle's administrators did not want to honor the request, despite receiving permission from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment for Wilbur and Rupert Anderson
February 25, 1914 - March 9, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Wilbur and Rupert Anderson, children of Collins Anderson from Browning, Montana. Both children were below the required minimum age to enroll in a non-reservation school, but the request was granted contingent upon Anderson...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tuition Payments for Barnett Children
February 27, 1914 - May 9, 1914

These materials contain financial documents and correspondence concerning the tuition deposits for Ada P. Barnett and Clifford Ross Barnett. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Oscar Derrisaw
March 2, 1914

This document contains a letter concerning the death of Oscar Derrisaw.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Minnie Onhand Trip to Washington D.C.
March 7 - 10, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding Minnie Onhand's trip to Washington D. C. to visit Chief Lookout.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chippewa Scholarship Inquiry for Peter Jordan
March 13-26, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Oscar H. Lipps on behalf of Peter Jordan as to Jordan's eligibility to receive a scholarship funded through the tribal funds of the Chippewa Nation in Minnesota.

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

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