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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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

Etahdleuh Doanmoe Student Information Card

Student information card of Etahdleuh Doanmoe, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on January 2, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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

Thomas Carlisle Student File

Student file of Thomas Carlisle, 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.

Note: Carlisle also went by the names Blackrobe and Tom Turner. Carlisle was the father of student Nina Carlisle. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Laura Doanmoe Student File

Student file of Laura Doanmoe, 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/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

Oscar Bull Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Oscar Bull Bear, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on September 15, 1885. The file indicates Bull Bear was living in Clinton, Oklahoma in 1913.

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 departed on July 8, 1889.

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

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

Laura Doanmoe Student Information Card

Student information card of Laura Doanmoe (here Doanmore), a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 8, 1889. The file indicates Doanmore was married and living in Anadarko, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Thomas Carlisle Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Carlisle, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on March 6, 1891. The file indicates Carlisle was living in Watonga, Oklahoma in 1913.

Note: Thomas Carlisle was the father of student Nina Carlisle. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Chester Arthur Student Information Card

Student information card of Chester Arthur, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and died on July 1, 1882, apparently while attending the school. (The date of his death and his discharge from the school are the same.)

Note: In a letter describing the first students to enter the school, it seems likely that this student was identifed by Pratt as Chastine. That student was also 15 and of the Cheyenne nation. No further information was provided. 

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

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

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.

Note: Other documentation indicates Aitsan was married to former student Mabel Doanmore. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Curtis Student Information Card

Student information card of William Curtis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on March 15, 1881.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Kawboodle (Left Hand) Student Information Card

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

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

Charles Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Bear, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on August 21, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Richard Davis Student Information Card

Student information card of Richard Davis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1891. The file indicates Davis was living in Darlington, Oklahoma in 1913.

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

Ella Hippy Student Information Card

Student information card 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 indicates Hippy was married and living in Weatherford, Oklahoma in 1915.

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

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

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