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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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

Owen Yellow Hair (Yellow Head) Student File

Student file of Owen Yellow Hair (Yellow Head), 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.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary North Student File

Student file of Mary North, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on February 26, 1884. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, letters/correspondence, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey. The file indicates North had married Andrew Tasso, was a housekeeper in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1910, and was an assistant matron at the Cheyenne & Arapahoe School in Darlington, Oklahoma in 1913.

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

Eva Pickard Student Information Card

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

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

John Washa (Tomahawk) Student File

Student file of John Washa (also known as John Washee and Tomahawk), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on July 1, 1882.  The file contains a student information card, a newspaper clipping, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that in 1910 he was farming in Clinton, Oklahoma.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mabel Doanmoe Student Information Card

Student information card of Mabel Doanmoe, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file indicates that Doanmoe was married to Lucius Aitsan.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lizzie Walton Student Information Card

Student information card of Lizzie Walton, a member of the Pawnee Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on February 14, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mabel Doanmoe (Little) Student File

Student file of Mabel Doanmoe (Little), 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 in 1910 Doanmoe had married Lucius Aitsan and was living in Anadarko, Oklahoma. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Fanny Student Information Card

Student information card of Fanny, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on August 21, 1880. 

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

Anna Raven Student Information Card

Student information card of Anna Raven, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Gun Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph Gun, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882.

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

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

Joseph Wishecoby Student File

Student file of Joseph Wishecoby, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 17, 1887. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving that indicates Wishecoby was employed as a laborer in Neopit, Wisconsin in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Nancy Renville Student File

Student file of Nancy Renville, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and departed on August 17, 1880. The file contains a student information card, a returned, a  student survey, and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Peever, South Dakota in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Justine La Framboise Student Information Card

Student information card of Justine La Framboise, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882. The information card indicates that La Framboise married Samuel Adams. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Celia Pickard Student Information Card

Student information card of Celia Pickard, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on April 3, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

John Bull Student File

Student file of John Bull, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on July 10, 1883. The file contains a student information card, former student response postcard, report after leaving, and returned student survey. The file indicates that Bull was living in White Eagle in 1910 and was a farmer in White Eagle, Oklahoma in 1911 and 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jesse Paul Student File

Student file of Jesse Paul, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880, and departed on July 6, 1888. The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, and a returned student survey indicating that Paul was working as a forest guard in Reubens, Idaho in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Sophia Rachel Student Information Card

Student information card of Sophia Rachel, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on Feburary 20, 1880 and departed on July 1, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

High Bear Jr. Student Information Card

Student information card of High Bear Jr., a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on December 31, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Harriet M. Elder Student File

Student file of Harriet Mary Elder, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on August 27, 1886. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey in which she writes about her role as president of the Nez Perce women's missionary society, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Elder was married to James Stuart and living in Kooskia, Idaho, in 1913. The file also contains news clippings from April 1915 in which she writes about her garden and Nez Perce homes.

Note: In this file the student is referred to both as Harriet Elder and under her married name Harriet Stuart.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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