Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the rations used at the Carlisle Indian School and a comparison between the Indian School rations and Army rations. Pratt notes the differences mainly in what the school can produce on its own as well as the need for...
Richard Henry Pratt responds to Thomas Metoxen's request to either be sent home or receive additional pay to remain at Carlisle. Pratt notes that Metoxen choose to stay as part of the band when asked and that the possibility for increased pay depending on the appropriation. However, at the...
School Statistics accompanying the Annual Report for the 1892 Fiscal Year.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning to the estimate of funds for the current quarter. Pratt goes through various ways he has already reduced costs and notes that if needed he will send students on outing earlier to further reduce expenses.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Louis Caswell was employed at farming for 25 days in May 1893.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1892-1893 school year to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt's narrative discusses the enrollment statistics of the school, academic and industrial education, the outing system, the saving system, as well as...
Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1893-1894 school year. Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the previous year focusing on both the academic and industrial training as well as the outing program. In addition, Pratt focuses on the Chicago World's Fair and...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of an outbreak of tuberculosis amongst the school's cattle. Pratt provides an outline of actions taken by him and various government officials to resolve the outbreak.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards in triplicate the proceedings of a Board of Survey concerning the disposition of cattle infected with tuberculosis.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to expend the money received by the Carlisle Indian School due to the transfer of cows affected with tuberculosis to purchase new cows.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay two Indian assistants at the dairy as milkers during the quarter.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that William Gray, Dairyman, has been called up to join his National Guard company for duty. As a result Pratt requests to pay three Indian students to fill his position until his return.
Charles D. Wheelock requests the assistance of Richard Henry Pratt in helping him secure a new position in the Indian Service as well as a position for his wife Julia Powlas Wheelock.
Edgar A. Allen responds to a request by James Down and M. J. Bentley to return to his home.
Richard Henry Pratt provides his endorsement of a plan by John S. Spears, Superintendent of the Yuma School, to purchase a farm next to the school.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a report detailing agriculture production at the Carlisle Indian School during 1903.
William A. Mercer requests authority to establish a horticulture department at the Carlisle Indian School. As a result he requests to purchase materials to build a greenhouse and establish a position of horticulturist.
James Wilson, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, provides information related to the Von Behring vaccine for immunizing cattle against tuberculosis.
William A. Mercer forwards the report of the farm statistics for the Carlisle Indian School for the 1905 fiscal year along with a map showing the location of the farms. Mercer also includes a report of inventory of stock, tools, and other items.
William A. Mercer proposes eliminating the position of assistant farmer and replacing it with a teacher of agriculture. Mercer goes on to provide his reasons for making such a move highlighting the experience of the Tuskegee and Hampton Institutes.
William A. Mercer appeals the decision of the Auditor of the Interior Department to the Comptroller of the Treasury Department of money produced by student labor that was used in the same fiscal year.
These materials include an anonymous letter, most likely written by a group of students, complaining about a recently hired farmer at the Carlisle Indian School and requesting an investigation. The letter specifically complains against his sanitation practices and tobacco usage.
These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's...
These materials include correspondence and pamphlets related to circular orders and regulations in force at the Carlisle Indian School under Superintendent Moses Friedman. Friedman forwarded the documents to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for approval. The forwarded documents include a blank...
These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges,...