Lipps, Oscar H.

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Altercations Between D. H. Dickey and Victor Passano
August 4, 1916 - October 14, 1916

This material includes correspondence concerning an altercation between field agent D. H. Dickey and Victor Passano during a summer outing, and Passano's attempt to bring legal suit against Dickey. Passano had fought with Thomas Montoya, a Carlisle student on outing, and Dickey separated the two...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appeal to Allow Roland Oshkosh to Remain at Carlisle
January 5-18, 1915

Reginald Oshkosh appeals to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prevent the discharge for cause of his son, Roland Oshkosh, from Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Enrollment of Arney Kah-o-sed
August 7, 1916 - January 8, 1920

These materials include correspondence and government documents related to the application for enrollment of Arney Kah-o-sed in the Carlisle School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Tribal Funds by Cora Battice
October 16, 1914 - February 15, 1915

These materials include correspondence concerning the application for tribal funds by student and upcoming graduate Cora Battice.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application Sent in Error to Indian Office
July 28, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding an application in duplicate that was sent in error to the Indian Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arrival of Three Students Without Applications
October 11, 1916

These materials contain correspondence regarding the arrival of three students at Carlisle, Georgiana Bellecourt, Henry LaDuke, and Napoleon LaDuke, who did not have applications. Superintendent Lipps sought information on where to return the students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authorization to Pay Students for Extra Harvesting Labor
July 21, 1914 - September 28, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to pay irregular student labor for harvesting grain planted at the Carlisle Indian School which exceeded the previous fiscal authorization.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Boy Scout Troop Formation at Carlisle
January 9 - 13, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the formation of a Boy Scout troop at Carlisle. This is considered the first Native American scouting troop.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bureau Policies for Vocational Course in Nursing
September 9, 1916 - January 22, 1918

This document contains correspondence about new policies encouraging vocational nursing training for female students in Indian schools. Included is an extensive pamplet from the professional nursing training program at Fort Dearborn Hospital, Circular letters ordering the transfer of all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cancellation of Check to Harry Bonser
July 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the cancellation of a check to Harry Bonser. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cancelled Checks for Deserted Students
February 12, 1915 - March 6, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the cancellation of checks for former students who had deserted the school. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Care of Hannah Kennedy
April 29, 1915 - May 12, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the release of Hannah Kennedy from the Sleighton Farm reformatory school for girls into the care of Mary T. Scheurman.

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
Certificates Covering Football Receipts
October 26, 1914

This document contains a letter concerning receipts belonging to the Carlisle Football team.

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
Church Attendance of Benjamin Black Elk
October 1, 1915 - November 23, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the church attendance of Benjamin Black Elk while on outing. Upon receiving an answer to his inquiry, William H. Ketcham, the Director of Catholic Indian Missions, objected to the placing of pupils in homes where they were unable to attend Mass...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clerical Error Regarding Lena Brunette
October 8-29, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a clerical error that arose from confusion between Mabel and Lena Brunette. Lena was on outing and feared that she would not receive money sent to her for her return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint About Food by Andrew Goforth
October 25, 1914 - November 30, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Andrew Goforth to his guardian that Carlisle was feeding him insufficiently and that he wanted to leave. Goforth's complaint is linked to homesickness by Carlisle's officials.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Against Richard Kesetta
October 3 - 29, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint against Richard Kesetta as a child. Further information is given about the circumstances of how Kesetta came to be a student at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by J. Brown Kelly
October 19 - 31, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint made by J. Brown Kelly, a farmer with land next to the Carlisle School, against students who were vandalizing his property.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Maxime Favel
March 24, 1914 - August 7, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint made by Maxime Favel regarding not be reimbursed for his expenses in coming to Carlisle and the use of his bank account to fund his return home.

Format: Financial Documents, 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
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
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
Contact Information for Wiliam Newashe
August 22, 1916

These materials include correspondence addressed to Horace J. Johnson informing Johnson that William Newashe was playing baseball with the Carlisle Indian Base Ball team and could be reached through the teams booking manager in New York City.

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

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