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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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

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

Robert American Horse (Cut Ears) Student File

Student file of Robert American Horse (Cut Ears), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 14, 1887. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card, a trade/position record card, a report after leaving, a returned student survey and a news clipping. The file indicates American Horse stockman in Manderson, South Dakota in 1910 and a farmer in Kyle, South Dakota in 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Spotted Tail Student File

Student file of William Spotted Tail (Stays at Home), 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, a returned student survey, correspondence about returning his land patent, a report after leaving, and a former student response postcard that indicates Spotted Tail was working as a farmer in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1913.

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

Amos Lone Hill Student File

Student file of Amos Lone Hill, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 6, 1885. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, a news clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Lone Hill was married, farming, and raising stock in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1913.

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

White Man Student File

Student file of White Man, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on January 20, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

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

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

Lucy Black Shortnose Student File

Student file of Lucy Black Shortnose, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed July 1, 1882. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving indicating Shortnose was working as a housekeeper in Thomas, Oklahoma

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lucius Aitsan (Cute) Student File

Student file of Lucius Aitsan, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882.  The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that Aitsan was working as a farmer in Saddle Mountain, Oklahoma in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

John H. Williams Student File

Student file of John H. Williams, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file contains a student information card, returned student survey, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. According to the information provided he was farming in Canton, Oklahoma with his wife in 1913.

Note: At the time of scanning at the U.S. National Archives, one document in this student file seemed to relate to a different student, William Cohoe. That document has now been included with the William Cohoe file: NARA_1327_box 7_ folder 302. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Kawboodle (Left Hand) Student File

Student file of Charles Kowboodle (Left Hand), a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on February 6, 1882. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Laura Toneadlemah Student File

Student file of Laura Toneadlemah, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, newspaper clippings, letters and correspondence, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving indicating, Doanmore was a housewife living in Anadarko, Oklahoma in 1911.

Note: In the file the student is referred to as Laura Toneadlemah, Laura Doanmore, and Laura Doanmoe.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Johnson Lane Student File

Student file of Johnson Lane, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Curtis (Good Blanket) Student File

Student file of William Curtis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on March 13, 1881. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

U. S. Grant Student Information Card

Student information card of U. S. Grant, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on June 21, 1881.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Leah Roadtraveller Student Information Card

Student information card of Leah Roadtraveller, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Richard Davis Student File

Student file of Richard Davis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and ultimately departed on June 30, 1891. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a photograph, a newspaper clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates that Davis was working as an interpreter and farmer in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1910 and was living in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1911.

Note: At the time of scanning at the U.S. National Archives, several documents in this student file seemed to relate to a different student, Robert Davis. Those documents have now been included with the Robert Davis file: NARA_RG75_1327_box 73_ folder 3592.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joshua H. Given Student Information Card

Student information card of Joshua H. Given, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Henry North Student File

Student file of Henry North, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. The file indicates North attended the Haskell Institute in 1890 and 1891, was working as an assistant farmer for the government in Bridgeport, Oklahoma in 1910, and as a farmer in Geary, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Etadleuh Doanmoe Student File

Student file of Etadleuh Doanmoe, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and ultimately departed on January 2, 1888. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a photograph, and a newspaper clipping. The files indicate that Doanmoe married Tone-adle-mah, and after leaving the school became a missionary. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Eva Pickard Student File

Student file of Eva Pickard, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file contains a student information card. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alfred Brown (Na'koya'ta) Student File

Student file of Alfred Brown (Na'koya'ta), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on April 3, 1883.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that he was living in Oklahoma between 1910 and 1913, working as an interpreter and evangelist.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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