Discontinuance of New York Enrollments
These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...
These materials contain correspondence regarding a dispute about the release of students from New York State, as pursuant to Bureau of Indian Affairs policy changes regarding the enrollment of students from New York.
These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Volney J. Ellis, Superintendent of the St. Regis Indian Schools, that the Carlisle Indian School was rejecting all pupils from the St. Regis Reservation. In response, Ellis was instructed that New York State had made provisions...
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Louis White Moon to have his two daughters enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. White Moon's request was denied due to the age of his children and the fact that their homes were in the State of New York.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to release Thomas Bero from the Carlisle Indian School to return to his home in Hogansburg, New York. The request was granted due to the policy related to New York students.
These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return Andrew Bero to his home.
These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return Peter Cook to his home.
These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by the father of Peter Lazore to have him returned home from Carlisle.
These materials include correspondence regarding the return home of Richmond Martin to New York. The documents also discuss in detail new Bureau of Indian Affairs policies related to the discontinued enrollment of pupils from New York State as well as pupils of a young age.
These materials include correspondence regarding the view of Oscar H. Lipps that Carlisle and other non-reservation schools should focus on educating only those who do not have access to education near their homes and that truly desired further instruction. Lipps cites that he has worked to...