Wise, J. R.

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Daniel Needham Student File

Student file of Daniel Needham, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 27, 1911, and ultimately departed on February 5, 1915. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, letters/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Foster Otto Student File

Student file of Foster Otto, a member of the Ottawa Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1908, and departed on March 15, 1909.  The file contains a student information card, an application for admission, news clippings, a physical record, correspondence related to enrolling at Haskell...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George W. Bent Student File

Student file of George W. Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 8, 1895, and departed on March 4, 1896.  The file contains a student information card, a position card, former student response postcards, a returned student survey, correspondence, newspaper...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Isaac Bettelyoun Student File

Student file of Isaac Bettelyoun, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 28, 1915 and departed on March 6, 1916. The file contains a student information card, a trade/position record card, and letters/correspondence. The file indicates that Bettelyoun attended the...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie Robertson Student File

Student file of Nellie Robertson, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880, graduated in 1890, and ultimately departed on July 2, 1896. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Complaint of Joseph C. Hart
July 26, 1904 - December 6, 1904

Correspondence regarding the complaint of Joseph C. Hart, Superintendent of the Oneida Indian School, regarding the recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School without his consent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Pierre's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
October 21, 1904

J. R. Wise (acting superintendent) forwards Sara Pierre's application for a 21-day annual leave of absence. Pierre works as a hospital cook. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emma G. Sky's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
October 24, 1904

J. R. Wise (acting superintendent) forwards Emma G. Sky's application for a 4-day annual leave of absence. Sky works as an assistant clerk. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Allotment of Julia Jarvis
November 14, 1904 - November 30, 1904

Correspondence regarding the allotment of Julia Jarvis on the Colville Reservation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Inquiry Regarding Estate of James Wolf
February 9, 1905

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding the amount paid to W. C. Kohlenberg, Superintendent of the Sac and Fox school, from the estate of James Wolf.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry of Murphy Tarby on Eligibility to Receive Allotment
March 3, 1905 - April 26, 1905

Correspondence regarding the request of Murphy Tarby to whether he is eligible to receive an allotment as a member of the Yuma Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Delia Williams
April 29, 1905

J. R. Wise reports the death of Delia Williams of tuberculosis to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Addition to School Chapel
May 11, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to build an addition to the Carlisle Indian School Chapel and provides details on the procurement of supplies and cost of labor.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Inquiry Regarding Harry K. Cole's Property
June 8, 1905 - June 24, 1905

J. R. Wise responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding an inquiry from Princess Chinquilla who claims her son, Harry K. Cole, left money, a trunk, and a gold watch when he left the Carlisle Indian School.

Princess Chinquilla in her letter also requests a position for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Retention of Jeannette Senseney as Teacher
June 10, 1905 - July 7, 1905

Correspondence regarding the retention of Jeannette Senseney as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School following the abolition of her old position as instrumental teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1905
June 12, 1905

Acting superintendent J. R. Wise forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1905 amounting to $12,478.80 to pay for appliances, building supplies, and student transportation. An explanatory cover letter is attached.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Coal Shipment
June 20, 1905 - June 21, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards bill of Fisk Goodyear for coal supplied to the Carlisle Indian School and provides details for why it was shipped prior to Department approval.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Synopsis of Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School
June 22, 1905

J. R. Wise indicates that he has sent the Office of Indian Affairs a set of floor plans and front and side elevations of all buildings in the Carlisle Indian School. Wise also attaches a synopsis of several buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Nora Printup
August 23, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Nora Printup as a result of drowning while on outing in the Ocean City, New Jersey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request of Wilford Kennedy to Have His Money Returned
October 8, 1905 - February 21, 1906

William A. Mercer replies to the request of Wilford Kennedy to have his money sent to him from his account at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transport Vasha Nakootkin to Seattle
October 15, 1905 - November 21, 1905

Correspondence regarding the request of Mrs. William D. Wood to have Vasha Nakootkin transported to Seattle in order to make her home with her.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Requests Transfer of Henry Vertreace
November 8, 1905

J. R. Wise requests the transfer of Henry Vertreace who was recently appointed as blacksmith due to his inability to read and write. Wise also cites the "natural antipathy of the Indian to the Negro, which is shared by our students here" as being another reason for the transfer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Cites Civil Service Manuel in Calling for Transfer of Henry Vertreace
November 10, 1905

J. R. Wise cites section 38 of the Manuel of Examinations of the Civil Service Commission regarding the manual trades and other noneducational examinations in the case of calling for the transfer of Henry Vertreace.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Against Harry W. Leaman
November 13, 1905 - November 21, 1905

Correspondence regarding a complaint made by George H. Bender against Harry W. Leaman, an employee of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Informs Office of Upcoming Recommendation for Matron Position
November 24, 1905

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the temporary appointment of a matron and informing the Office that a recommendation for a permanent position will be made later.

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

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