Williams, Spencer

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Complaint Regarding Band Students

This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made by bandmaster James Wheelock that students from the school band were improperly disciplined by being locked in the guard house. The complaint, which made headlines in national newspapers including The Outlook, was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Musicians for Indian Service Employment

This document contains a list of student musicians recommended for possible Indian Service employment. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Program for "The Captain of Plymouth," 1909

The program for "The Captain of Plymouth," performed as part of the Commencement Exercises of 1909.  The program lists the various acts of the performance as well as the student actors.

Format: Fiction and Drama, Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Request for Exceptions to Enroll Overage Students

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Moses Friedman to obtain exceptions to enroll seven students over the age of 21.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Hugh Wheelock

These materials include materials related to a request by James Riley Wheelock to have his brother, Hugh Wheelock, released from the Carlisle Indian School. James claimed that his brother was being held at the school to prevent him from playing in Wheelock's band, and to make him play for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Spencer Williams and Carl Sylvester

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return home Spencer Williams and Carl Sylvester. Also included is correspondence discussing the school's acceptance of overage pupils, and whether or not to charge tuition in a similar manner to the Hampton Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel J. Brown Student File

Student file of Samuel J. Brown, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1895, and ultimately graduated in 1901, departing on March 19, 1901. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains photographs, student information...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Spencer Williams Progress Card

Progress card of Spencer Williams, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on January 25, 1909.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Spencer Williams Student Information Card

Student information card of Spencer Williams, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on December 10, 1902 and departed on July 7, 1909. The file indicates that Williams graduated in 1905 and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Spencer Williams Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Spencer Williams, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on December 10, 1902 and ultimately departed on July 7, 1909.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 4)
May 1909

This issue, which commemorates the Commencement Exercises of the Class of 1909, featured speeches highlighting the success of Indian education. Francis E. Leupp, in his address, among many things spoke on the success of the arts at Carlisle. He was followed by Moses E. Clapp, Chairman of the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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