History of Carlisle Indian School

Primary tabs

Displaying 1 - 23 of 23 records
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School

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...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report on Record Keeping at the Carlisle Indian School

These materials include correspondence and reports on the record keeping system for student files at the Carlisle Indian School. Supervisor of Indian Schools Charles F. Pierce was critical of the decentralized nature of the student file records. Pierce recommended that Nellie Robertson Denny, a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information about the Carlisle Indian School by Marjorie Armstrong

These materials incldue a request from Marjorie Armstrong, of the University of Minnesota, for information about the Carlisle Indian School and other government-run schools. The request was fielded by United States Senator Moses E. Clapp.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman

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,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information about the Carlisle Indian School by Abendschule

This material includes a request the Louis Lange Publishing Company, publishers of the German magazine Abendschule, for information about the history of the Carlisle Indian School. This information, along with a list of further readings and some photographs, were supplied by the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Suitability of Carlisle Indian School as a Military School

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding the suitability of turning the Carlisle Indian School into a military school. At the request of John H. Stephens, Chairman of the House Committee on Indian Affairs, the Secretaries of War and the Interior arranged to have Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bequests to the Carlisle Indian School

These materials include documents, correspondence, and legal documents related to a number of bequests and inheritances made to the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence largely deals with questions of whether and how such bequests should be accepted, what they could be used for, and how...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of J. H. Dortch for May 1915

These materials include an inspection report of J. H. Dortch for his visit to the Carlisle Indian School. His report includes discussions of new staff, the school's physical plant and curriculum, and continued disciplinary changes being enacted under Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence File, 1918-1966

This material is a collection of correspondence received by the Office of Indian Affairs between 1918 and 1966, all related to the Carlisle Indian School. As the Carlisle Indian School closed in 1918, the majority of these letters are either requesting information about the school and its...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School

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...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Land Records Related to the Carlisle Indian School

These materials include correspondence pertaining to a request by the Arthur C. Bachmeyer, Commanding Officer of U.S. Army General Hospital 31, for records relating to the land of the former Carlisle Indian School. Those records, not included here, were forwarded by the Commissioner of Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Artifacts from the Carlisle Indian School

These materials include letters from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to former Carlisle Indian School employees regarding the origins of some artifacts from the school. The artifacts, including a beaded buckskin coat, an old gun, a model of a three-masted ship, and a model of a battleship, could...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Congressional Letter on the Transfer of the Carlisle Barracks Campus

These materials include correspondence and a draft letter to Congress regarding an upcoming bill to transfer the Carlisle Indian School campus from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War. Included is a copy of an earlier letter, from 1918, discussing the possibility of such a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 1)
January 1880

The first page opened with a report titled "THE INDIAN TRAINING SCHOOL," that described the progress of the school, its Christian methods, the work of the Florida boys preparing buildings for use, the importance of the town Sunday Schools, the school curriculum that emphasized farmwork for boys...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 2)
September 1881

Page one opened with a poem by E.G.P. and the story of the Great Turtle, which was based on the arrival of a Spanish Ship. There was also a piece on the trouble that Billy Cornipachio faced, which included the opposition of his people to his education. Page two had a piece about visiting chiefs...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa: 23rd Year
1902

A booklet of information and photographs assembled by the Carlisle Indian School for their 23rd year, circa 1902.  Includes a short history of the school and the town and school demographic information.  Includes pictures of arriving students, students during classroom and extracurricular...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, PA," by Richard H. Pratt
1908

A description of this pamphlet is not currently available.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"American Indians: Chained and Unchained," by Richard H. Pratt
1912

A description of this pamphlet is not currently available.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"Indian Schools: An Exposure," by Richard H. Pratt
1915

A pamphlet of this document is not currently available.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"Drastic Facts About Our Indians and Our Indian System," by Richard H. Pratt
1917

A description of this pamphlet is not currently available.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The American Indian Magazine (Vol. 6, No. 4)
Winter 1919

A description of this magazine is not currently available.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
"The Founding of the Carlisle Indian School," by Robert Brunhouse
April 1939

A description of this article is not currently available.

This article was originally published in Pennsylvania History.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Apprenticeship for Civilizations: The Outing System at the Carlisle Indian School," by Robert Brunhouse
May 1939

A description of this article is not currently available.

This article was originally published in Educational Outlook.

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Subscribe to History of Carlisle Indian School