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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Hubbell Big Horse Student Information Card

Student information card of Hubbell Big Horse, 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

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

Alfred Brown Student Information Card

Student information card of Alfred Brown, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on April 3, 1883. The file indicates Brown was living in Fonda, Oklahoma in 1913.

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

Joseph Bobtail Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph Bobtail, 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

Frank Henderson Student Information Card

Student information card of Frank Henderson, 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

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.

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

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

Albert Student Information Card

Student information card of Albert, a member of the Seminole Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and died on April 21, 1881 while attending the school. He was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Note: In a letter about the first students to arrive at the school, Pratt refers to this student as Alberd. There are also two photographs in the collection of the Cumberland County Historial Society in which he is identified as Alberd.

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

R. B. Hayes Student Information Card

Student information card of R. B. Hayes, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1979 and departed on July 1, 1882.

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

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

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

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 Information Card

Student information card 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 indicates Renville was married and living in Peever, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Justine La Framboise Student File

Student file 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 file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Veblen, South Dakota in 1910. 

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

John Bull Student Information Card

Student information card 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 indicates Bull was living in White Eagle, Oklahoma in 1913.

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

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

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

Charles Kihega Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Kihega, a member of the Iowa Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on June 10, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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