Merritt, E. B.

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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
Andrew Cuellar's Return to Carlisle from the Army
March 15-29, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning the return of Andrew Cuellar to Carlisle after attempted enlistment in the Army.

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
Commercial Solicitation for Carpeting
April 18, 1926 - May 4, 1926

This material includes correspondence between R. D. Hetrick and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit. Hetrick sent a letter concerning carpets for the Carlisle Indian School, and Merritt responded that the school had closed. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Jerome Sultuska Against Wallace Denny
February 6, 1918 - March 27, 1918

This material includes correspondence regarding an incident where Jerome Sultuska had been accused of chewing tobacco. Sultuska complained of harsh discipline and racial insults at the hands of Disciplinarian Wallace Denny. Carlisle's Superintendent and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs both...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence on Outing Guideline Wartime Exception
August 20, 1917 - September 25, 1917

This material includes correspondence regarding two students on the outing program on the farm of Jesse Webster. Webster is requesting an exception to a new outing program guideline that students return to the school for academic work in August, citing wartime government demands for more food...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Disagreement Between Superintendent Lipps and Dr. Rendtorff
October 23, 1914 - December 24, 1914

This material includes correspondence concerning an incident between Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps and Doctor Walter Rendtorff about an operation on student Henry Tomau. Dr. Rendtorff desired to either sent Tomau to a Philadelphia hospital or request the help of Dr. Deaver from town for an...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discharge of Edward Thorpe From The Navy
February 13, 1919 - July 1, 1919

This material includes correspondence between Edward P. Thorpe and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit concerning Thorpe's desire to be formally discharged from the Navy. 

Format: 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
Draft Eligibility for Luther H. Jacobs
March 15-16, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Luther H. Jacobs and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning Jacobs's eligibility to enter the army draft. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Henry Ingalls McClellan
October 20, 1918 - November 6, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Sadie Ingalls Feder and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning former student Henry Ingalls McClellan and his desire to be drafted to the Army. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft Registration for George W. Cushing
November 20, 1917 - December 6, 1917

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning the draft registration of George W. Cushing, a student from Alaska. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Educational Competency of Graduates of 1917
April 28, 1917 - May 24, 1918

This material includes correspondence concerning Carlisle Indian School students considered for the graduating class of 1917. There are also documents concerning life updates from graduates such as Marion Paris and Frank Verigan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eligibility of George W. Tibbetts for Minnesota Soldiers' Bonus Act
June 1, 1921 - April 11, 1922

These materials include correspondence and a pamphlet regarding George W. Tibbetts' eligibility for coverage under Minnesota's Soldiers' Bonus Act. Minnesota's Attorney General ruled that, because Tibbetts had initially claimed exemption from drafted military service on the grounds that he was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolment of Non-American Citizens and Porto Ricans, Etc., in Indian Schools, 1916
November 29, 1916

In response to a question about whether students from Mexico could be admitted to the Carlisle Indian School, this memorandum is a compilation of information regarding the enrollment of individuals who are not American citizens, including individuals from Alaska, Puerto Rico (Porto Rico), and...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Evelyn Schingler Competency Evaluation
June 28, 1917 - April 6, 1921

This material includes correspondence concerning the competency evaluation of 1917 graduate Evelyn Schingler. This includes letters and a photograph. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frederick Walker's Request To Be Released From The Navy
January 25, 1919 - March 1, 1919

This document contains correspondence between Lyman B. Madison and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Frederick Walker's request to discharge from the Navy. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Helen Whitecalf Student File

Student file of Helen Whitecalf, a member of the Arikara Nation, who entered the school November 14, 1910 and departed September 4, 1913. The file contains letters/correspondence, financial transactions, a student information card, an outing record, a medical/physical records, an application for...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Incident Between L. J. Williams and Mr. Bishop
December 5-24, 1925

This material includes correspondence between L. J. Williams and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt. Williams had requested help in locating a former student, known only by the surname Bishop, to resolve a business dispute.

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
Inquiry About Transfer of Carlisle Indian School Campus to War Department
April 13-20, 1921

This material includes correspondence between Henrietta Nelson, the secretary of Wellsburg High School's Athletic Assocation, and E. B. Merritt, the Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning the restoration of the Carlisle Indian School to the War Department and its transformation into...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
June 4-11, 1921

This material includes correspondence between Elias Bissell and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt inquiring as to whether the Carlisle Indian School will be reopened. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
September 25, 1921 - October 1, 1921

This document contains correspondence between M. W. Acheson and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt. Acheson inquired as to the permanence of the closure of the Carlisle Indian School, and in response Merritt informed him of its definite closure due to the need for the campus at the end of World...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding the Fate of the Carlisle Indian School
June 9-10, 1922

This document contains correspondence between Albert W. Blake, the editor of The Christian Science Monitor, and the Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning Blake's interest in a potential continuation of industrial training despite the closure of the Carlisle Indian School. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lena Parker Competency Evaluation
June 28, 1917 - April 6, 1921

This material includes correspondence concerning the competency evaluation of 1917 graduate Lena Parker. This includes letters and a photograph. 

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

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