Valentine, Robert G.

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Acceptance of Appointment of Dora S. Lecrone as Teacher

These materials include correspondence regarding Dora S. Lecrone's acceptance of her appointment as teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appointment of Dora S. Lecrone as Teacher

These materials include correspondence regarding the appointment of Dora S. Lecrone as a Teacher at the Carlisle Indian School and the possible reinstatement of Barbara S. McHargue in that same position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Commissioner Robert G. Valentine

The caption reads: HON. ROBERT G. VALENTINE, COMMISSIONER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 9 (May 1912): 401.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Filming of the Carlisle Indian School by Gaumont Company

These materials include correspondence between the Gaumont Company and the Bureau of Indian Affairs about filming done at the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence mostly discusses a complimentary roll of the film that was provided to the Bureau. The filming reportedly included shots of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence for Sanatarium Trip for Moses Friedman

These materials include a telegram from Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman informing the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he was leaving for a trip to the Walters Sanatarium in Wernersville, Pennsylvania. John Whitwell was left in charge of the school in Friedman's absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letters And Articles Concerning Jim Thorpe's Olympic Victories

This material includes letters and articles about the success of Jim Thorpe at the Stockholm Olympics. This includes a newspaper article as well as a personal letter of congratulations from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Outing Wages Due to Robert Anderson

These materials include correspondence concerning outing wages due to Robert Anderson by John Neely of Morrisville, Pennsylvania. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of John Francis Jr., Superintendent

Personnel file of John Francis Jr., who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from April 1, 1917 to July 2, 1918. The file includes information from Francis' previous positions within the Civil Service, including as Clerk in the Permanent Census Bureau, Clerk in the Office of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Oscar Hiram Lipps, Supervisor in Charge and Superintendent

Personnel file of Oscar Hiram Lipps, who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1915 to March 31, 1917. Lipps also was temporarily the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School from February 1914 to June 1915, after Moses Friedman was suspended from duty....

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Wallace Denny, Assistant Disciplinarian

Personnel file of Wallace Denny, who served as Assistant Disciplinarian of the Carlisle Indian School from sometime before 1910 until 1918. Denny was a member of Carlisle's class of 1906, and was married to Nellie Robertson Denny.

The file contains quarterly employee reports, letters of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Photographs, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Change Appointment Procedures

These materials include a letter from Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs Robert Valentine to Carlisle's Superintendent, Moses Friedman, proposing a change to how employment appointments are made for the Carlisle Indian School. Valentine suggested bringing Carlisle's appointment policies in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Investigation of Wheelock Indian Band

These materials include two telegrams regarding an update on Supervisor Holcombe's investigation of the Wheelock Indian Band, which was accused of maladministration and disorganization in relation to its employment of former Carlisle Indian School students. Holcombe requested permission to have...

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