1880-1889

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Page 12 and 13, Daily Morning Reports (1884-1887)

This volume of Daily Morning Reports covers enrollment at the school between July 1884 and July 1887. The first section includes monthly enrollment summaries, which are followed by daily reports with information about the number of students present, the number of students absent, and...

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Pages 2 and 3, Daily Morning Reports (1887-1891)

This volume of Daily Morning Reports covers enrollment at the school between July 1887 and July 1891. The daily reports record information about the number of students present, the number of students absent, and the reasons for absences. Some entries include remarks about individual...

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Page 235-236, Historical Record - Register of Pupils (1889-1894)

The Historical Record section of this Registers of Pupils lists students who attended the school between 1889 and 1894. This list, which appears on pages 193 through 274 of this register, has entries for 568 students. Most entries include the student's name, their Nation, age,...

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Register of Applications For Student Workers (1885-1890)

Entries in the Register of Applications For Student Workers include the applicant's name, their address, date of application, the date when work was required, and the type of work (such as farming). Some entries also include the name and address of applicants' references, names of...

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Pages 26-27, Boys & Girls (1881-1887)

The Registers of Outings include entries with students' name, the date of placement or departing the school, the patron's name and their address, the date a student returned to the school, and occasionally other information. Volume 1 includes the records for boys and girls between 1881...

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Page 3, Statements of Receipts and Disbursements (1879-1886)

This volume of Statements of Receipts and Disbursements, which is also labeled "Cash Books," covers the period from September 8, 1879 to June 30, 1886. The entries for receipts and for disbursements are on facing pages and are arranged chronologically. Individual entries for receipts...

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Page 3, Statements of Receipts and Disbursements (1886-1894)

This volume of Statements of Receipts and Disbursements, which is also labeled "Cash Books," covers the period from July 1, 1886 to June 30, 1894. The entries for receipts and for disbursements are on facing pages and are arranged chronologically. Individual entries for receipts include...

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Receipt for Milburn Wagon

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of a Milburn wagon. A note indicates that this is a copy of the original receipt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Employment Application for Olive Roberts as Teacher

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a letter from Olive Roberts, requesting employment as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. Roberts states that they previously ran the Crow Creek boarding school in Dakota. Pratt requests more information about Roberts, and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Telegram Requesting Trip to Washington Regarding Farm

Richard Henry Pratt telegrams the Commissioner of Indian Affairs asking for permission to come to Washington that day to discuss school matters, including a farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Beef Consumed by Rosebud Delegation

Richard Henry Pratt reports that the Rosebud delegation that visited Carlisle consumed 1103 pounds of beef during their visit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plan for Release of Former Florida Prisoners

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt suggesting the release of former prisoners jailed by Pratt at Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida. A delegation of the former prisoners had helped Pratt establish the Carlisle Indian School after their release from Fort...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Supplies to Purchase

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, requesting permission to purchase the listed supplies for the school. Some of the supplies had already been purchased for immediate use. The request includes construction materials, repairs to buildings and the ambulance,...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Necessary Coal Purchase for First Quarter 1880

Richard Henry Pratt reports that he was forced to purchase coal on the open market, above his pre-approved limit, due to a shortage for the first quarter of 1880.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Appearance Before House Committee on Indian Affairs

Richard Henry Pratt requests an order to travel to Washington from Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt. Pratt notes that he was requested to appear before the House Committee on Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
First Copy of School Newspaper and Report of School Progress

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt a copy of the first issue of Eadle Keatah Toh, the first newspaper published at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that charitable giving will fund the purchase of a better printing press, and discusses other...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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Report for the Month of January 1880

Two duplicate copies of the monthly report for January, 1880, submitted by the Carlisle Indian Training School to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The report includes a list of employees, a count of students by Nation/Tribe, descriptions of the educational program, and Superintendent Richard Henry...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds Settling Debts for Fourth Quarter 1879

Richard Henry Pratt requests an immediate transfer of funds to cover debts from the fourth quarter of 1879.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarded Cash and Property Accounts for Fourth Quarter 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards his cash and property accounts for the fourth quarter of 1879 to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs Edwin J. Brooks.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Receipt for Spring Wagon

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of a spring wagon from Toledo, Ohio.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Medical Property and Transfer of Hospital Supplies for Fourth Quarter 1879

Richard Henry Pratt submits his return of medical property and transfer of hospital supplies for the fourth quarter of 1879. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Description of the Grounds, Buildings, Industries and Aims of the Carlisle Indian Training School

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the buildings, grounds, industrial curriculum, and overall aims of the Carlisle Indian Training School. The report includes descriptions of building sizes and purposes, industrial capabilities, and the efforts then underway to establish Congressional approval for...

Format: Photographs, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Travel Request for Alfred John Standing to Comanche Agency

Richard Henry Pratt telegrams the Commissioner of Indian Affairs asking for permission to send Alfred John Standing to the Comanche Agency to recruit students. Pratt also asks if the former Florida prisoners can be sent back.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard H. Pratt Recommendations for School Enrollment Rules

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a desire by the Secretary of the Interior to increase enrollment at Carlisle. Pratt suggests that a number of new rules be adopted regarding students' ages, gender ratio, and health. Pratt also suggests that the children...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Second Travel Request for Alfred John Standing to Comanche Agency

Richard Henry Pratt requests a quick reply to his telegram of February 23, requesting permission to send Alfred John Standing to the Comanche Agency to recruit students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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