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Ideology behind the Outing System
January 14, 1879

Richard H. Pratt states that he currently has 57 male students and is looking to recruit 20 female students. He goes on to say that he plans to place most of the students from Florida on outing, believing that placing Indian students in white families where they will learn a trade will help give...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Sheldon Jackson to Recruit Navajo Students
February 7, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Sheldon Jackson be allowed to go to the Navajo Agency to recruit a delegation of students for the Carlisle Indian School along with an assistant.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for November 1882
November 30, 1882

November 1882 Monthly School Report for the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the report are text books used for the academic education, industrial trades taught, recruitment of students from Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies, and enrollment by Nation.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Reports on State of Indian School Education to Interior Secretary
July 16, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Secretary of the Interior, with information about two Nez Perce students, Luke Phillips and Samuel Johns, who became ill during their second term of enrollment. Pratt notes that he believes in many cases it is better to retain...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Proposed Group of Students from Mescalero Agency
February 16, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received word from Fletcher J. Cowart that Cowart has 15 students he would like to enroll at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he has written to Cowart that he wants to maintain the gender ratio at the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Students from the Fort Stevenson School
December 27, 1889 - January 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from George E. Gerowe, Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson Indian School, to enroll six students at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has little transportation funds left but would be willing to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Final Tally for Students From Four Montana Agencies
April 25, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the incoming parties from Montana. Standing provides a breakdown by gender of each party from the Blackfeet, Fort Belknap, Crow, and Fort Peck Agencies. In particular he notes that the Fort Peck students come from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Gender Breakdown by Grade at End of 1890
January 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the gender breakdown by grade of the Carlisle Indian School as of December 31, 1890.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Classification of Pupils for Quarter Ending March 31, 1891
March 31, 1891 - May 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Statement of Classification for students at the Carlisle Indian School for the quarter ending March 31, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Jones Regarding Division of Sexes Amongst Teachers
November 1, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a message from W. A. Jones regarding the equal division of sexes amongst the teachers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report and Recommendations on the Carlisle Indian School and Outing System
September 24, 1898

A. O. Wright, Supervisor of Indian Schools, provides a report on the Carlisle Indian School focusing on the Outing School. Wright provides details of the school as he found it as well as provides recommendations for improvement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed Changes in Positions in Charge of Small Boys
June 27, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to place Malcolm and Kittie Odell in charge of the small boys following the resignation of Lida Given. Pratt also requests to transfer Effie Moul to the position of teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Notice of Certification of Wife of Carlisle Teacher
November 3, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the wife of teacher Enoch M. Sherry being certified for an appointment as teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Open Drawing Teacher Exam to both Sexes
July 20, 1903

Edgar A. Allen requests that the examination for position of Drawing Teacher at Carlisle be opened to both sexes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Employees Required in Sewing Room for May and June 1905
May 8, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer requests permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to employ twenty female students in the sewing room to make shirts for male pupils. Mercer also includes details on compensation and the number of workdays required to make enough shirts.

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