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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Ella Hippy Student File

Student file of Ella Hippy, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on July 1, 1882. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating Hippy was working as a housekeeper in Weatherford, Oklahoma in 1910. 

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

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

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

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

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

Thomas Carlisle (Blackrobe) Student File

Student file of Thomas Carlisle (also referred to as Tom Turner and Blackrobe), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on February 2, 1891.  The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was working as a medical doctor in Watonga, Oklahoma, in 1910.

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

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

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

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

Pankin Student Information Card

Student information card of Pankin, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on March 2, 1880.

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

Daniel Tucker Student File

Student file of Daniel Tucker, a member of the Arapaho 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. The file indicates Tucker was a farmer in Carlton, Oklahoma in 1910.

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

Minnie Yellow Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Minnie Yellow Bear, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on March 21, 1887.

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

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

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

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

Frank Eagle Student File

Student file of Frank Eagle, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on December 2, 1883. The file contains a student information card and a returned student survey. The file indicates Eagle was working as a farmer in Bliss, Oklahoma.

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

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

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