Shirley, Harry

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Christopher Tyndall and Harry Shirley, 1888

Studio portrait of Christopher Tyndall and Harry Shirley.

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption contains the date March 7, 1888. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ellen Hansel Student File

Student file of Ellen Hansel, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882, and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, a returned...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Harry Shirley Student File

Student file of Harry Shirley, a member of the Caddo Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Shirley was a farmer in Anadarko,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Harry Shirley Student Information Card

Student information card of Harry Shirley, a member of the Caddo Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file indicates Shirley was living in Anadarko, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Harry Shirley [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Shirley wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Harry Shirley [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Shirley wearing school uniform.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-074c and 13-28-01.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 21)
January 11, 1889

The first page opened with a poem titled “?” in the shape of a question mark followed by a bit by A-Te-Ka called “A Capful of Prairie Chickens,” in which she described the process of surrogate prairie chicken eggs that perished after being hatched by a domestic chicken. Page two contained short...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 4)
September 1882

On page one Ellis Kaque (Kiowa) returned home and wrote back to tell of the negative reception he received when he tried to convince his Indian friends to live as white men and only believe in the Christian God. This page also had a letter from Dave Cheyenne on his Sunday school excursion to the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for June 1888
June 22, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of the Indian Affairs of the 60 students who are entitled to return to their home at the end of the school term due to the expiration of their enrollment or sickness.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Multiple Agencies, 1888
July 7-11, 1888

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 61 individuals discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to their homes in the San Carlos, Laguna, Wallace, Isleta, Quapaw, Eufaula, Omaha, Winnebago, Nez Perce, Crow, Kiowa and Comanche...

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