History of Carlisle Indian School

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"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
Apprenticeship for Civilizations: The Outing System at the Carlisle Indian School," by Robert Brunhouse
May 1939

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This article was originally published in Educational Outlook.

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

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

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

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This article was originally published in Pennsylvania History.

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
Catalogue of the Indian Industrial School, 1902
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
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
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1879
1879

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1879, containing the Commissioners report on Indian education. That report discusses the founding of the Carlisle Indian School under the command of Richard Henry...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1880
1880

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of Indian Affairs for the fiscal year ending 1880, containing the First Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report, written by First Lieutenant Richard Henry Pratt, discusses the school's...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1885
1885

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1885, containing the Sixth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a school...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1890
1890

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1890, containing the Eleventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1899
1899

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1899, containing the Twentieth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a...

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
Eleventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
November 3, 1890

The Eleventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt provides a history of the school from his days as the Captain of the 10th Calvary. Pratt then details the educational mission of the school as providing a basic knowledge of the English language along with teaching...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Objects to Proposal to Rename the Carlisle Indian School
March 7, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs notice to change the name of the Carlisle Indian School to the Pratt Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office No Longer Use Pratt Institute Title
July 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that as the name of the Carlisle Indian School did not change that he no longer be referred to with the title of Superintendent Pratt Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Kutz Farm
August 2, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase the Kutz farm in order to expand the size of the Carlisle Indian School farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Dental Bills of Students
January 29, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay dental bills of students who do not have the money to cover the expense.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Adopt Card System for Tracking Students
February 20, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to adopt a card system of keeping a record of students since the beginning of the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Details Privilege's Given Religious Denominations at Carlisle
November 7, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the privilege's that have been granted the Catholic Church at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt further details the history of interactions between the School and the various religious denominations in Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alaskan Students at Carlisle and North American Libel Article
December 18, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt provides a history of Alaskan students at the Carlisle Indian School and notes that their education has been accomplished through the use of extra funds.

Also included is a newspaper clipping from the North American concerning a libel case against the author...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Correspondence Related to His Retirement from Active Military Service
January 16, 1903 - February 20, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt provides correspondence related to his retirement from active military service and his subsequent resignation as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Pratt notes in his correspondence that he believed his service as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Documents Establishing Carlisle for Court Case
March 2, 1904

Edgar A. Allen requests the Office of Indian Affairs provide the executive order or act of Congress establishing the Carlisle Indian School in order to proceed with a case against an individual for selling intoxicants to one of the students.

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

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