1879: Student Files

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Stephen Murray (Makes trouble in front) Student Information Card

Student information card of Stephen Murray (Makes trouble in front), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: Murray may have been the father of Wallace Murray who enrolled at the school in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Hollow Horned Bear (Little Man) Student Information Card

Student information card of George (Little Man), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: This student became known at the school as George Hollow Horned Bear, and later as George Hollow Horned Bull. He later reenrolled at the school on November 14, 1883, departing on July 6, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Cecil (Red Medicine) Student Information Cards

Student information card of Cecil (Red Medicine), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on September 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds) Student Information Card

Student information card of Geoffrey Chips (here just Geoffrey) (Runs in the Clouds), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

James (White Man) Student File

Student file of James (White Man), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on September 3, 1881. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Walter Bullman Student File

Student file of Walter Bullman, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card, former student response postcards, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Bullman was farming in St. Francis, South Dakota in 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Austin Holy Bear (Wind Blows) Student File

Student file of Austin Holy Bear (Wind Blows), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on February 20, 1882. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates Holy Bear was raising stock in Cut Meat, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Frederick (Cloud Bull) Student File

Student file of Frederick (Cloud Bull), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds) Student File

Student file of Geoffrey Chips (Runs in the Clouds). No arrival or departure information is given, and no Nation is given, but information in other records shows that Chips was a member of the Sioux Nation from the Rosebud Agency. He arrived at the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882. This 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. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration