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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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

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

U.S. Grant (Grant Lefthand) Student File

Student file of Grant Lefthand. No entrance or departure dates are given, and no Nation is given. The file contains a returned student survey and a report after leaving indicating that Lefthand was married to Kate Stalker and working as a clerk in an Indian Trader store in Darlington, Oklahoma in 1911.

Note: This person was known as U.S. Grant when he was a student. Grant was a member of the Arapaho nation who arrived at the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on June 21, 1881. 

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

Joshua Given Student Information Card

Student information card of Joshua Given, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889.

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

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 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

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

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

Pankin Student Information Card

Student information card of Pankin, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on March 2, 1880.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Joseph Wisecoby Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph Wisecoby, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and departed on May 12, 1887.

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

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

Sophia Rachel Student Information Card

Student information card of Sophia Rachel, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on July 1, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jesse Paul Student Information Card

Student information card 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 indicates Paul was living in Reuben, Idaho in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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