Townsend, Harvey

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Eleven students upon arrival, 1880

Portrait of seven male students and four female students posed on the school grounds. This photo was taken on the day they arrived, July 31, 1880. Although the caption states that they were Pueblo students, ten of them were Pueblo and one was Apache. The Pubelo students are: Frank Cushing,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, c.1885

Studio portrait of Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, both wearing school uniforms.

The caption reads: H. Townsend + B. Thomas

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Harvey Townsend Student File

Student file of Harvey Townsend, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and ultimately departed on July 6, 1888. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Harvey Townsend Student Information Card

Student information card of Harvey Townsend, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jiron, Harvey Townsend, and Henry Kendall, c.1886

Studio portrait of Jiron, a Native American man (seated at left), Harvey Townsend (standing in center), and Henry Kendall (seated at left). 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Sheldon Jackson, Harvey Townsend, and John Shields [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing native clothing. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Sheldon Jackson, Harvey Townsend, and John Shields [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Sheldon Jackson, Harvey Townsend, and John Shields [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note reads: Pueblos   Harvey Townsend   Sheldon Jackson.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has four copies of this...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Sheldon Jackson, Harvey Townsend, and John Shields [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing school uniforms.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-031b, 12-26-02, and 10-B-35B. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 2)
September 1883

Page one had “Local Items” which consisted of small daily events such as the weather and games the students invented. Page two started with “A Plea for Greater Liberality in the Cause of Indian Education”, followed by “The People Responsible”, and “A Devoted Indian Missionary Dead”, which talked...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Students to be Returned Home in 1883
March 26, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes at the end of their enrollment terms. Pratt notes that many of these students have expressed a desire to remain and notes that Agents should attempt to secure permission from their parents for their children to remain...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
Harvey Townsend Requests to be Transferred to Carlisle
May 22, 1891 - June 8, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from a former student Harvey Townsend asking to be transferred from the Albuquerque School to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that when Townsend left Carlisle he indicated he would return but ended up at Albuquerque. Pratt asks that Townsend's...

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