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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Nellie Student Information Card

Student information card of Nellie, 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

Little Chief Student File

Student file of Little Chief, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879, and departed on January 26, 1880.  The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was farming in 1910 in Weatherford, Oklahoma.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lewis Eagle Dog (Big Boy) Student Information Card

Student information card of Lewis Eagle Dog (Big Boy), 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

Valentine McKenzie Student File

Student file of Valentine McKenzie, 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 that indicates McKenzie was working as a farmer in 1910 in Wood, South Dakota.

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.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alice Wynn (Brave Killer) Student File

Student file of Alice Wynn, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 14, 1887. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating she was a housekeeper in Pine Ridge, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Grace (Crockery Face) Student Information Card

Student information card of 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

Thomas (He Bear) Student File

Student file of Thomas (He Bear), 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

Austin Holy Bear (Wind Blows) Student File

Student file of Austin Holy Bear (Wind Blows), 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, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates Holy Bear was raising stock in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1910.

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

Koba Student File

Student file of Koba, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 10, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edgar Fire Thunder Student File

Student file of Edgar Fire Thunder, a member of the Sioux nation, who enetered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed the school on October 21, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card, a letter, a trade position/record card, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Fire Thunder was an assistant farmer in the Indian Service and a ranchman in Allen, South Dakota in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Guy (Bear don't Scare) Student Information Card

Student information card of Guy (Bear don't Scare), 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

Dora Student Information Card

Student information card of Dora, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on April 24, 1881. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Luther Standing Bear (Kills Plenty) Student File

Student file of Luther Standing Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file contains a student information card, former student response postcards, news clippings, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating he was working as a clerk in a store in Sioux City, Iowa in 1913.

Note: These documents were found in two separate folders at the U.S. National Archives: RG 75_Series 1327_box 60_folder 3019 and RG 75_Series 1327_box 37_folder 1810.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Andrew (His Shield) Student Information Card

Student information card of Andrew (His Shield), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on August 20, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Anna Laura Student Information Card

Student information card of Anna Laura, 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

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

Howard Charlton (Buzzard) Student File

Student file of Howard Charlton (Buzzard), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on January 26, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rose Student Information Card

Student information card of Rose, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on April 29, 1881.

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

Clarence Three Stars (Packs the Dog) Student File

Student file of Clarence Three Stars (Packs the Dog), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on October 6, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, former student response postcards, a news clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Three Stars was the State's Attorney for Bennett County in Martin, South Dakota in 1913.

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

Marshall Hand (Little Wolf) Student Information Card

Student information card of Marshall Hand (Little Wolf), 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 Cohoe Student File

Student file of William Cohoe, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on March 2,1880 . The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey and report after leaving indicating that Cohoe was a farmer living in Bickford, Oklahoma with his wife and children in 1910.

Note: One of William Cohoe's documents was originally found in the folder of another student; John H. Williams, NARA_Series 1327_box 4_folder 161.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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