Mercer, William A.
Student file of Eddie Norton, a member of the Hoopa Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1904, and departed on August 18, 1906. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, and correspondence related to Norton attending the Fort Yuma Indian Boarding...
Student file of Ethel Daniels, a member of the Ute Nation, who entered the school on October 9, 1904 and departed on May 26, 1909. The file contains a news clipping, a former student response postcard, a medical/physical record, a student information card, a progress/conduct card, a returned...
Student file of Grace Sampson (Nuk-ah-kae-oh-win-kaw), a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on January 21, 1906 and departed on February 8, 1911. The file contains a letter/correspondence, a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical record, a...
Student file of Stanley Little Whiteman (Grey Skunk), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on January 24, 1907 and departed on March 29, 1909. The file contains a student information card, a progress/conduct card, a former student response postcard, an application for...
William A. Mercer forwards estimates and proposals for the construction of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer recommends that Susie Rayos be given an appointment as a teacher in the Indian Service.
William A. Mercer responds to the request of Oscar Hodgkiss for the return of his two children, Noel Hodgkiss and Ida May Sawyer, due to their health from the Carlisle Indian School.
Correspondence regarding the request for the return on Maggie Venne. Also included are materials related to the outing system at the Carlisle Indian School.
Personnel file of William A. Mercer, who served as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1904 to February 1, 1908. Before coming to Carlisle, Mercer was Captain of the Seventh United States Cavalry, and was also considered to become Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...
Copy of War Department orders relieving Richard Henry Pratt as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School and appointing William A. Mercer as Superintendent.
E. A. Hitchcock, Secretary of the Interior, directs W. A. Jones to instruct Richard Henry Pratt to turn over all government property to William A. Mercer.
William A. Mercer responds to a complaint of Harwood Hall, Superintendent of the Riverside School, regarding correspondence between Charles Lamar, Bandleader at Carlisle, and Riverside student John Morongo.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has assumed command of the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter directing him to deposit the unexpended balance of his funds for the fiscal year. Pratt notes various contracts regarding work to be done on buildings.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer returns assistant printer Genus E. Baird's corrected application for a 23-day leave of absence due to sickness. Included is an explanatory cover letter.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards seamstress Bertha Canfield's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards matron Margaret Roberts's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
William A. Mercer acknowledges receipt of two circulars regarding weigher's return be attached to vouchers as well as attaching a schedule to financial accounts. Mercer asks if the amendment applies to private funds of students.
Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Charles Lamar). The reports include the position title and salary. Attached is an explanatory cover letter.
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1905 amounting to $74,963.20 for support of the school, $13,712.50 of which is for regular employee pay.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards assistant principal and normal teacher Kate S. Bowersox's application for a 29-day annual leave of absence.
Request by William A. Mercer to spend money on the treatment of students who fall sick while on outing as well as for sending students to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for eye treatment.
Request for the purchase of academic supplies for the Carlisle Indian School by William A. Mercer.
Request by William A. Mercer to purchase on the open market postage stamps for student letters and burial expenses in case of student deaths during the year.
W. A. Mercer requests 3 desk letter baskets used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.