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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Lewis Whiteshield (Harvey) Student File

Student file of Lewis Whiteshield, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and ultimately departed on February 3, 1888. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a letter/correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Whiteshield was a farmer in Watonga, Oklahoma in 1910 and an interpreter in Watonga, Oklahoma in 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Myrtle Flaces Student Information Card

Student information card of Myrtle Flaces, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on June 21, 1881. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Rosa Lewis Student Information Card

Student information card of Rosa Lewis, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 17, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jessie Spread Hands Student File

Student file of Jessie Spread Hands, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and ultimately departed on April 23, 1895. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Spread Hands was a housewife in Cantonment, Oklahoma in 1910 and a housewife in Eagle City, Oklahoma in 1914.

Note: In this file the student is identified as Jessie Spread Hands and Jessie Spreadhand.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Cleaver Warden (Cleaver) Student File

Student file of Cleaver Warden, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on Septmeber 6, 1880 and departed on June 14, 1887.  The file contains a student information card, a former student survey postcard, a returned student survey, letters/correspondence, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Warden was a farmer in Carlton, Oklahoma in 1910 and 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ada Bent Student Information Card

Student information card of Ada Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file indicates that Bent was married to Robert Burns. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Tivis Student File

Student file of William Tivis, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 9, 1880 and departed on September 17, 1890. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1909 Tivis had married Ko-cha-cha and was farming in Cement, Oklahoma. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Casper Edson (Casper) Student File

Student file of Casper Edson (Casper), a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1880 and ultimately departed on November 11, 1890. 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 Edson was a farmer in Calumet, Oklahoma in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Michael Burns Student File

Student file of Michael Burns, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on October 26, 1880, and departed on October 6, 1884.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a position card, a returned student survey, correspondence, a newspaper clipping, and a report after leaving indicating that Burns was working as a farmer in McDowell, Arizona, from 1914 to 1915.  The records also indicate that, in 1910, Burns was a student in the Riverside School of Riverside, California.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Sampson Foster (Fast Dog) Student File

Student file of Sampson Foster (Fast Dog), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard and a report after leaving indicating that Foster was a farmer in Morton, Minnesota in 1913. 

Note: In this file the student is identified as both Sampson Foster and Samson Foster. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Elizabeth Dixon Student File

Student file of Elizabeth Dixon, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating Dixon was living in Keshena, Wisconsin in 1910. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Mat Chickeny Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Mat Chickeny, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Moses Livingston (Second Born) Student File

Student file of Moses Livingston (Second Born), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card, a letter/correspondence, and a returned student survey.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Nellie Robertson Student Information Card

Student information card of Nellie Robertson, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed in July 1896. The file indicates Robertson had graduated in 1896 and was married to Wallace Denny.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Louis Jug Brown (Blowing Dust) Student Information Card

Student information card of Louis Jug Brown, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alice Neopet Student Information Card

Student information card of Alice Neopet, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Augustus Grignon Student File

Student file of Augustus Grignon, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880, and departed on June 17, 1884.  The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that Grignon was working as a carpenter in Keshena, Wisconsin in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Payawesea Student File

Student file of Joseph Payawesea, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880, and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card, letters/correspondence, a photograph, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates that Payawesea was living in Keshena, Wisconsin in 1900 and a farmer in Keshena, Wisconsin in 1910.

Note: In this file the student's surname is identified as Payawesea, Pyawasay, and Payawasea.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Katie La Croix Student File

Student file of Katie La Croix, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on April 24, 1893.  The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Veblen, South Dakota in 1910. 

Note: The student is referred to as Katie Le Croix and Kate La Croix throughout the file.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jennie Laurence Student File

Student file of Jennie Laurence, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a returned student survey, a student information card, and a report after leaving indicating she was in Diamond, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: The student is referred to as both Jennie Laurence and Jennie Lawrence throughout the file.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Nellie Robertson Student File

Student file of Nellie Robertson, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and ultimately departed on July 2, 1896. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a photograph, news clippings, a report after leaving, a financial transaction, and letters/correspondence. The file indicates Robertson graduated from the West Chester Normal School in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1896, was a teacher for four years at the Carlisle Indian School, a clerk in the Carlisle Indian School in 1907, the outing manager at the Carlisle Indian School in 1911, and was still working at the school in 1918.

Note: Some of the documents in this file are administrative in nature, and do not fit into the pre-defined categories for document types.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jennie Waupoose Student File

Student file of Jennie Waupoose, a member of the Menominee (Ohopasha) Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card, a descriptive and historical record card, and a report after leaving.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bessie Prescott Student Information Card

Student information card of Bessie Prescott, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on May 22, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Adam (First Born) Student Information Card

Student information card of Adam (First Born), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Elizabeth Dixon Student Information Card

Student information card of Elizabeth Dixon, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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