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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Alexander McNac Student File

Student file of Alexander McNac, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881, and departed on March 11, 1884.  The file contains a student information card that indicates that McNac went on three outings while at Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ella Moore Student File

Student file of Ella Moore, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881 and departed on January 29, 1884. The file contains a student information card. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Benjamin Marshall Student File

Student file of Benjamin Marshall, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881, and departed on June 17, 1884.  The file contains a student information card, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that Marshall was living in Clarksville, Oklahoma, in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ernie Black (Little Wolf) Student File

Student file of Ernie Black, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881, and departed on June 14, 1887.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response survey, and a report after leaving indicating that he was living in Cantonment and Longdale, Oklahoma, working as an interpreter between 1910 and 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Stanton (Long Back) Student File

Student file of Stanton (Long Back), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jesse Bent (No Equivalent) Student File

Student file of Jesse Bent (No Equivalent), a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school February 3, 1881 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a letter/correspondence, and reports after leaving. The file indicates Bent was a farmer in Geary, Oklahoma in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Fletcher (Going Farther) Student File

Student file of William Fletcher (Going Farther), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881, and departed on June 22, 1886.  The file contains a student information card, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was living in Colony, Oklahoma, in 1910, working as a deacon.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Leslie (Black Otter) Student Information Card

Student information card of Leslie (Black Otter), a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jock Bull Bear (Comanche) Student File

Student file of Jock Bull Bear (Comanche), a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881 and departed on January 29, 1884. The file contains a newspaper clipping, a student information card, a former student survey postcard, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Bull Bear was a farmer in Clinton, Oklahoma in 1910 and Cloud Chief, Oklahoma in 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

White Buffalo (White Headed Bull) Student File

Student file of White Buffalo (White Headed Bull), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881, and ultimately departed on December 1, 1902.  The file contains student information cards, newspaper clippings, and a report after leaving indicating that he was farming in Darlington, Oklahoma, in 1910.  The record also indicates that he returned to the school in 1902 related to a libel suit.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Arnold Woolworth (Big Tall Man) Student File

Student file of Arnold Woolworth (Big Tall Man), a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881 and departed on January 22, 1886. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Woolworth was a farmer in Greenfield, Oklahoma in 1910 and in Geary, Oklahoma in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Henry Jiron Kendall Student File

Student file of Henry Jiron Kendall, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881 and departed on February 12, 1890. The file contains letters/correspondence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Cyrus Dickson (Santiago Quintana) Student File

Student file of Cyrus Dickson (Santiago Quintana), a member of the Pueblo Nation,  who entered the school on February 4, 1881 and ultimately departed on June 22, 1886. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains two student information cards listing two outings.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lena Carr Student Information Card

Student information card of Lena Carr, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881 and departed on June 11, 1887. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jane Vane Student File

Student file of Jane Vane, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881, and departed on February 6, 1882. The file contains a student information card.  

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Allen Student File

Student file of William Allen, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881 and departed on June 15, 1881. The file contains a student information card listing no outings.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Annie Menaul Student File

Student file of Annie Menaul, a member of the Queres Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881 and ultimately departed on June 14, 1887. The file contains student information cards and a letter/correspondence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

James H. Miller Student File

Student file of James H. Miller, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881, and departed on June 22, 1886. The file contains a student information card, a report after leaving, a news clipping, correspondence related to school administrators and Miller's reflections on his time as a student, and a returned student survey that indicates Miller was working as a farmer and sheep raiser in Pueblo Zuni, New Mexico in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Annie Thomas Student Information Card

Student information card of Annie Thomas, a member of the Queres Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881 and departed on April 21, 1892. The card indicates that Thomas was working at a government school in Colorado after departing Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Annie Menaul Student Information Card

Student information card of Annie Menaul, a member of the Queres Nation, who entered the school on February 4, 1881 and departed on June 14, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Louis Bighorse Student File

Student file of Louis Bighorse, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881, and departed on June 17, 1884.  The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating that Bighorse was a farmer in Pawhuska, Oklahoma in 1910.

Note: This student is referred to as Louis Bighorse and Louis Big Horse.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Embry Gibbs (Wah he son tsa) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Embry Gibbs (Wah he son tsa), a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881 and ultimately departed on August 17, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joel Chetopah Student Information Card

Student information card of Joel Chetopah, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881 and departed on June 17, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alex Tall Chief (Hunkahhoppy) Student File

Student file of Alex Tall Chief (Hunkahhoppy), a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on February 26, 1881 and ultimately departed on August 17, 1885. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating that Tall Chief was living in Fairfax, Oklahoma.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alice Long Pole Student Information Card

Student information card of Alice Long Pole, a member of the Osage Nation, who entered the school on Feburary 26, 1881 and departed on July 24, 1894.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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