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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Marshall Hand Student Information Card

Student information card of Marshall Hand, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on October 3, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Andrew Student Information Card

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

Note: In a letter describing the first students to arrive, Pratt refers to this student as Tawchcankala and His Shield. The student is identified in other school records as Andrew (His Shield).

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

James (White Man) Student File

Student file of James (White Man), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1881. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rebecca Big Star Student Information Card

Student information card of Rebecca Big Star, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file indicates Big Star married Yellow Hawk.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

David (Kills Without Wounding) Student Information Card

Student information card of David (Kills Without Wounding), 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

Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run) Student Information Card

Student information card of Paul Black Bear (Makes Himself Run), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Frederick Student Information Card

Student information card of Frederick, 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

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

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

Maggie Stands Looking Student Information Card

Student information card of Maggie Stands Looking, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on November 19, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Samuel High Bear (High Bear) Student File

Student file of Samuel High Bear (High Bear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on December 15, 1884. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating High Bear was working as a farmer in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Robert American Horse (Cut Ears) Student Information Card

Student information card of Robert American Horse (Cut Ears) (here written as Cut Ear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file indicates American Horse was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913 and Manderson, South Dakota in 1914.

Note: In a letter describing the first students to arrive at the school, Pratt refers to this student as Makpaksa and Cut Ears. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Reuben Quick Bear (Kills the Enemy) Student Information Card

Student information card of Reuben Quick Bear (Kills the Enemy), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 7, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Henry North Student Information Card

Student information card of Henry North, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1879 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file indicates North was living in Bridgeport, Oklahoma and Geary, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Cora Eyre Student Information Card

Student information card of Cora Eyre, a member of the Pawnee Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1879 and departed on December 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Oscar Bull Bear Student File

Student file of Oscar Bull Bear, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and ultimately departed on September 15, 1885.  The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered.  The file contains student information cards, correspondence, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was working as a farmer in Clinton, 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

Frank Henderson Student Information Card

Student information card of Frank Henderson, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on June 21, 1881.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lucy Black Shortnose Student Information Card

Student information card of Lucy Black Shortnoes (here Lucy Black Short-nose), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1892. The file indicates Short-nose was married and living in Thomas, Oklahoma in 1913 and in Lame Deer, Montana in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Howard Chawip Student Information Card

Student information card of Howard Chawip, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on October 6, 1884. The file indicates Chawip was living in Lawton, Oklahoma in 1913.

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

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

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 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

Darlington Student Information Card

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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