1880: Student Files

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Leonard Tyler (Magpie) Student File

Student file of Leonard Tyler (Magpie), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883. The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, news clippings, a report after leaving, and a letter/correspondence. The file indicates that Tyler was given his name at the school by the aunt of former U.S. President John Tyler. Additionally, Tyler worked as a farmer and stock raiser in Calumet, Oklahoma in 1909, 1910, and 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jasper Student Information Card

Student information card of Jasper, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Giles Student Information Card

Student information card of Giles, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and died on May 8, 1881. Giles was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Julia Bent Student File

Student file of Julia Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880, graduated in 1890, and ultimately departed on July 5, 1893. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, returned student surveys, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Bent attended the Normal School in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania in 1892 and 1893, was an interpreter and keeping house for her family in Darlington, Oklahoma in 1907 and 1910, and was a housewife and interpreter in Calumet, Oklahoma in 1913.

Note: Julia Bent married former student Noble Prentiss. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Minerva Burgess Student Information Card

Student information card of Minerva Burgess, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on February 14, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jasper Student Information Card

Student information card of Jasper, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Julia Bent Student Information Card

Student information card of Julia Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on July 5, 1893. The card indicates that Bent graduated in 1890, had married former student Noble Prentiss, and was living in Clement, Oklahoma in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Robert Burns Student Information Card

Student information card of Robert Burns, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on June 21, 1881. The file indicates Burns was living in Darlington, Oklahoma in 1913.

Note: Burns married former student Nellie Morrison. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Grant Willard Student Information Card

Student information card of Grant Willard, 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

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

Frank Engler Student Information Card

Student information card of Frank Engler, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on October 14, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Myra Cedar Grove Student Information Card

Student information card of Myra Cedar Grove, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ed Hadley Student Information Card

Student information card of Ed Hadley, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883.

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

Alfrich Heap-of-Birds Student Information Card

Student information card of Alfrich Heap-of-Birds, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883. The file indicates Heap-of-Birds was living in Clinton, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Louise Student Information Card

Student information card of Louise, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on February 8, 1882.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Sumner Riggs Student Information Card

Student information card of Sumner (here Summer) Riggs, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on December 4, 1884. The file indicates Riggs was living in Fay, Oklahoma in 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.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Harvey Whiteshield Student Information Card

Student information card of Harvey Whiteshield, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on February 3, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Minerva Burgess (Minerva) Student Information Card

Student information card of Minerva Burgess (Minerva), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and ultimately departed on February 14, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Louise (Lou) Student Information Card

Student information card of Louise (Lou), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and died on February 8, 1882. Louise was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alfrich Heap-of-Birds Student File

Student file of Alfrich Heap-of-Birds. No entrance or departure information is given, and no Nation is given. The file contains a newspaper clipping, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating Heap-of-Birds was farming in Clinton, Oklahoma, in 1910.

Note: In this file the student is identified as Alfrich Heap-of-Birds, Alfred Heap-of-Birds, and Alfred Clyde.

Note: Information in other records shows Heap-of-Birds was a member of the Cheynne nation who arrived on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Myra Cedar Grove Student Information Card

Student information card of Myra Cedar Grove, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Samuel Noble Student Information Card

Student information card of Samuel Noble, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Robert Burns Student File

Student file of Robert Burns, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880, and departed on June 21, 1881.  The file contains a student information card, a newspaper clipping, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was married to former student Nellie Morrison and working as a lease clerk in Darlington, Oklahoma, in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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