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Employee Requests for Raises and Housing Allowances, 1914
March 14, 1914 - July 17, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests from numerous employees for salary increases and on-campus housing provisions. During the 1914 Congressional Investigation, investigator Edward Linnen noted the need for salary increases for many employees, and for more on-campus housing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests by Harry Kohpay Regarding His Daughters
March 28, 1914 - April 20, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding two requests by Harry Kohpay regarding his daughters. The first was to have Elsie Kohpay accompany Harry back home following the 1914 commencement, where Harry spoke. The second was to gain permission for Goldie Houser, a stepdaughter of Harry...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for an Application by Overton Colbert
April 6 - 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Overton Colbert to have an application for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information by Holmes Colbert
April 15 - 25, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Holmes Colbert for more information about enrolling his son, Overton Colbert, in the Carlisle Indian School following his graduation from the Murray Agricultural School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding 1914 Congressional Investigation
May 4, 1914 - October 25, 1918

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the 1914 internal and Congressional investigations into Superintendent Moses Friedman and Chief Clerk Siceni J. Nori of the Carlisle Indian School. Included is copied and original correspondence regarding the resignation of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by W. F. Graham
June 22-27, 1914

These materials include a request by W. F. Graham for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by Albert N. Stecher
June 24, 1914

These materials include a request by Albert N. Stecher for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by Philip P. Campbell
July 10-11, 1914

These materials include a request by Representative Philip P. Campbell for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Alter Admission Policy for Oklahoma Nations
July 28, 1914 - May 3, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps to change admission rules for students from the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Prior to Lipps request, students from these Nations were required to pay both tuition and transportation. The revision...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Industry at the Lake Mohonk Conference, 1914
August 31, 1914 - October 10, 1914

These materials include correspondence on the topic of industry, which arose from the 1914 Lake Mohonk Conference.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by H. M. Lippincott
September 19-24, 1914

These materials include a request by H. M. Lippincott, Secretary of the General Alumni Association of the University of Pennsylvania, for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by J. Washington Logue
September 22-25, 1914

These materials include a request by Representative J. Washington Logue for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendations from Emma D. Goulette
September 29, 1914 - October 12, 1914

These materials include correspondence related to recommendations made by Emma D. Goulette, Vice-President on Education for The Society of American Indians. Goulette, in response to the 1914 Congressional investigation of the Carlisle Indian School, suggested that better teachers, prepared with...

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
Request for Enrollment and Clemency for Samuel White Bear
October 13, 1914 - July 23, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request for enrollment by Samuel White Bear, as well as a request for executive clemency for a court-imposed fine.

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
Request for Enrollment for Four Chitimacha Members
October 20, 1914 - December 10, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll four applicants living near Charenton, Louisiana. Superintendent Lipps was informed that he should look into the individual merits of each case and was given permission to enroll them upon his discretion.

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
Request to Return Beulah Logan from Outing
November 10, 1914 - January 1, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the return of Beulah Logan from her outing home to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Commercial Competition for Carriage Painting
December 1, 1914 - January 2, 1915

These materials include a complaint from local Carlisle businessman John H. Lau against Charles H. Carns, the painter at the Carlisle Indian School. Lau, of the local carriage-maker E. A. Lau and Sons, claimed that Carns was inappropriately undercutting his carriage-painting costs. After...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Education Requests by Andrew F. Solomon
December 12, 1914 - August 4, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding requests from Andrew F. Solomon to stay at Carlisle or to enter Haskell to obtain an education. 

Format: 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
Request for Transfer of Ben Powell and Charles Williams to Haskell Institute
January 22, 1915 - October 1, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the enrollment of Ben Powell and Charles Williams at Haskell Insitute. Both had previously been enrolled at Carlisle. Also included are documents concerning the requirements placed upon student athletes. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Suitability of Carlisle Indian School as a Military School
February 11, 1915 - August 12, 1915

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding the suitability of turning the Carlisle Indian School into a military school. At the request of John H. Stephens, Chairman of the House Committee on Indian Affairs, the Secretaries of War and the Interior arranged to have Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Need for Indian Service Reformatory School
February 17, 1915 - July 26, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the suggestion of Superintendent Lipps to start a reformatory school for the Indian Service. Lipps states that students should not be sent to Carlisle when they have access to similar education near their home or when they have an unsatisfactory...

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

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