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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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

Curtis (Good Blanket) Student File

Student file of Curtis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on March 13, 1881. The file contains a student information card.

Note: This student was known as both Curtis and William Curtis.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary North Student Information Card

Student information card 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 indicates North was married and living in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Dan Tucker Student Information Card

Student information card of Dan Tucker, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file indicates Tucker was living in Canton, Oklahoma in 1913.

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

Peter Charko Student Information Card

Student information card of Peter Charko, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on August 7, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Richard Davis Student File

Student file of Richard Davis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and ultimately departed on June 30, 1891. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a photograph, a newspaper clipping, and a report after leaving. The file indicates that Davis was working as an interpreter and farmer in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1910 and was living in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1911.

Note: At the time of scanning at the U.S. National Archives, several documents in this student file seemed to relate to a different student, Robert Davis. Those documents have now been included with the Robert Davis file: NARA_RG75_1327_box 73_ folder 3592.

Note: Davis married fellow student Nellie Aspenall in 1888, while they were both still students. 

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

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

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

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

Lucius Aitsan (Cute) Student Information Card

Student information card of Lucius Aitsan (Cute), a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file indicates Aitsan was living in Saddle Mountain, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Geoffrey Chips Student File

Student file of Geoffrey Chips. No arrival or departure information is given, and no Nation is given. The file contains only a blank report after leaving. 

Note: Although the spelling in this file shows the last name as Chips, family members indicate that the proper spelling is Chipps. 

Note: Information in other records show Chips was a member of the Sioux nation from the Rosebud agency. He arrived at the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

U. S. Grant Student Information Card

Student information card of U. S. Grant, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on June 21, 1881. The file indicates Grant was living in Darlington, Oklahoma in 1913.

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

Henry North Student File

Student file of Henry North, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. The file indicates North attended the Haskell Institute in 1890 and 1891, was working as an assistant farmer for the government in Bridgeport, Oklahoma in 1910, and as a farmer in Geary, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alfred Brown (Na'koya'ta) Student File

Student file of Alfred Brown (Na'koya'ta), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on April 3, 1883.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that he was living in Oklahoma between 1910 and 1913, working as an interpreter and evangelist.

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

John Washa (Tomahawk) Student File

Student file of John Washa (also known as John Washee and Tomahawk), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on July 1, 1882.  The file contains a student information card, a newspaper clipping, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that in 1910 he was farming in Clinton, Oklahoma.

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

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

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

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

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

John Williams Student Information Card

Student information card of John Williams, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 (September on the card is an error) and departed on July 1, 1882. The file indicates Williams was living in Canton, Oklahoma in 1913

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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