Student Files

The Student Files section of the website features digitized copies of paper records on individual students at the school. These records were maintained by the administrative offices at the school during its years of operation. A variety of personal information about each student may be found within these files, including family background, age, height and weight. Files may also include information about admission and dates of attendance, outings, health, school activities, and life after separation from the school. A guide to the types of documents typically found among these files can be found here. Today these records are preserved at the U. S. National Archives within Record Group 75, Entry numbers 1327 through 1330.

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Charles Ohettoint Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Ohettoint, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1879 and departed on June 29, 1880. The file indicates Ohettoint was living in Anadarko, Oklahoma in 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Oheltoint Student File

Student file of Charles Oheltoint, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1879, and departed on June 29, 1880.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving indicating that Oheltoint was farming in Anadarko, Oklahoma in 1914.

Note: Oheltoint also goes by the name Charley Buffalo in the record.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edward Little (Behind) Student Information Card

Student information card of Edward Little (Behind), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Spotted Tail Student Information Card

Student information card of William Spotted Tail, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file indicates Spotted Tail was living in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edward (Behind) Student Information Card

Student information card of Edward (Behind), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: This student was later known as Edward Little.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Clarence Three Stars (Packs the Dog) Student Information Card

Student information card of Clarence Three Stars (Packs the Dog), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on October 6, 1884. The file indicates Three Stars was married and living in Martin, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Frank Twiss Student File

Student File of Frank Twiss, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on February 14, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a former student response postcard, student information cards and a report after leaving indicating he was a rancher in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary (Brings a Woman) Student File

Student file of Mary, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1882. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Hattie Long Wolf Student File

Student file of Hattie Long Wolf. No arrival and departure dates are given, and no Nation is given. The file contains a returned student survey. 

Note: Hattie Long Wolf was among the first group of students to arrive at Carlisle on October 6, 1879. She graduated in 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ernest Student Information Card

Student information card of Ernest, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on December 14, 1880 while attending the school. He was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Frank Twiss Student Information Card

Student information card of Frank Twiss, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 14, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Grace Cook (Crockery Face) Student Information Card

Student information card of Grace Cook (here just Grace) (Crockery Face), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds) Student Information Card

Student information card of Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: Although the spelling on this card shows the name as Chips, family members indicate that the proper spelling is Chipps.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Samuel Highbear Student Information Card

Student information card of Samuel Highbear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on December 15, 1884. The file indicates Highbear was living in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Tonkeuh Student File

Student file of Tonkeuh, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on March 2, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alice Wynn Lonebear Student Information Card

Student information card of Alice Wynn Lonebear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Vincent Stranger Horse (Loves his Country) Student Information Card

Student information card of Vincent Stranger Horse (Loves his Country), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bennett (Singer) Student Information Card

Student information card of Bennett (Singer), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Gilbert (Short Leg) Student Information Card

Student information card of Gilbert (Short Leg), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1881.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alvan (One That Kills Horse) Student Information Card

Student information card of Alvan (One That Kills Horse), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on March 29, 1882 while attending the school. He was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Note: In a letter describing the first students to arrive, Pratt refers to this student as Sunka-wa-ken-ktah and One That Kills Horse. The student's band is identified as Brule. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Julian Student Information Card

Student information card of Julian, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Sarah Mather (Red Road) Student File

Student file of Sarah Mather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Hugh (Running Horse) Student File

Student file of Hugh (Running Horse), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Nathan (Ear) Student Information Card

Student information card of Nathan (Ear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on August 21, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Thomas (He bear) Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas (He bear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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