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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
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Wittenberg Indian Industrial School, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for two individuals, George Welch and Abbie Doxtator, sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Wittenberg Indian Industrial School in Wittenberg, Wisconsin. These individuals were likely transferred to Carlisle after attending...

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1884
1884

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1884, containing the Fifth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report, written by Richard Henry Pratt, includes discussions of enrollments, transfers,...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Policy Regarding Transfer of Former Pupils

These materials contain correspondence regarding the need for Superintendents of nonreservation schools to communicate when students attempt to re-enroll in a different school, using two former Carlisle students as examples.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request by Joseph Mills to Enroll at Riverside Indian School

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Joseph Mills to enroll at the Riverside Indian School in California after returning from Carlisle. The request was denied on account of Mills' health and a desire to have students remain at one Government School for the entirety of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from John J. Jackson to Transfer to Chilocco

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from John J. Jackson to transfer from the Carlisle Indian School to the Chilocco Indian Agricultural School to learn engineering. Jackson's request was denied, and he was instead placed under the school engineer of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Ernestine Venne to the Chilocco School

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from A. M. Venne to have his sister, Ernestine Venne, sent to the Chilocco School in Oklahoma rather than returned to North Dakota following her graduation from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Retaining Sisseton Sioux and Menominee Students at Carlisle

Richard Henry Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt that, at the request of Hampton Institute director General Samuel Armstrong, six Sisseton Sioux children and two Menominee boys from Green Bay, Wisconsin will be retained at Carlisle. Their addition increases the school's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Funds for Pupils Transferred to Chilocco Indian School

These materials include correspondence concerning the transfer of funds from students at Carlisle who were transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of Carlisle in 1918. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Menominee Boys from Carlisle to Hampton

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a letter, sent to General Samuel Armstrong of the Hampton Institute by Green Bay agent E. Stephens. Stephens requests that two students just sent to Carlisle, Joseph Wishecoppy and Moses Nonway, be sent to Hampton to join two...

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