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Descriptive Statement of Pupils Transferred to Lincoln Institute, 1884
January 9, 1884

These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statements of Pupils regarding 27 children transferred to the Lincoln Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the Carlisle Indian School. Those children, from a variety of Nations, had previously been sent to Carlisle. 

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Names of Students Brought to Carlisle by Townsend
August 2, 1882

Complying with Indian Office orders, Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students brought to the Carlisle Indian School by Special Agent E. B. Townsend for the fall of 1882. Students were from the Osage, Kaw, and Nez Perce Nations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Peliza (Pun-g-tah) Student Information Card

Student information card of Peliza (Pun-g-tah), a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on June 4, 1882 and ultimately departed on August 17, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Peliza Student Information Card

Student information card of Peliza, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on June 9, 1882 and departed on August 17, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Peliza, Paul Big Horse, and Edward Chouteau [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Peliza, Paul Big Horse, and Edward Chouteau, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Peliza, Paul Big Horse, and Edward Chouteau [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Peliza, Paul Big Horse, and Edward Chouteau, all wearing school uniforms.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has four copies of this image: PA-CH1-037a, CS-CH-056, and CS-CH-075.1-.2. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Return Three Students with Home Bound Party
June 4, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt writes regarding a promise made by Laban J. Miles, U.S. Indian Agent, that three students would be returned with the party of the Osage students being sent home. Pratt writes that this promise should be fulfilled and asks that Peliza who is at the Lincoln Institute be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Osage Students being Sent to Juniata College
July 30, 1885 - August 7, 1885

L. J. Miles, U.S. Indian Agent for the Osage Agency inquires about returning Osage students who were set to be transferred to Juniata College and replaced with full blood students. Miles indicates that it would be possible to pay for the expense out of the Osage Fund. Richard Henry Pratt...

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