Wise, J. R.
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/...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
J. R. Wise (acting superintendent) forwards Sara Pierre's application for a 21-day annual leave of absence. Pierre works as a hospital cook.
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.
Correspondence regarding the allotment of Julia Jarvis on the Colville Reservation.
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.
Correspondence regarding the request of Murphy Tarby to whether he is eligible to receive an allotment as a member of the Yuma Nation.
J. R. Wise reports the death of Delia Williams of tuberculosis to the Office of Indian Affairs.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Correspondence regarding the request of Mrs. William D. Wood to have Vasha Nakootkin transported to Seattle in order to make her home with her.
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.
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.
Correspondence regarding a complaint made by George H. Bender against Harry W. Leaman, an employee of the Carlisle Indian School.
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.