1887

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"An Evening with the Carlisle Indian School"
January 15, 1887

An invitation for a series of exercises, performed by Carlisle Indian School students, which include industrial demonstrations, recitations, songs, drawings, and a debate.  The event was billed as a way to show "the capacity of the Indian to receive education," and was open to the general public...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

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
Departure of Flora Well Known and George Hill Urged
February 18, 1887

General J. F. B. Marshall urges the departure of Flora Well Known and George Hill in order for them to be employed as teachers in the Crow School according to Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Green Bay Agency, 1887
April 27-30, 1887

These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding the discharge of sisters Esther and Louisa Metoxen from the Carlisle Indian School and their transfer to their home in the Green Bay Agency of Wisconsin.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Multiple Agencies, 1887
June 27-28, 1887

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding three students discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to their homes at the Green Bay, Rosebud, and Pine Ridge Agencies.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Pawnee Agency, 1887
May 10-11, 1887

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding two individuals discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to the Pawnee Agency.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Quapaw Agency, 1887, Copy 1
November 13, 1887

These materials include a Descriptive Statement of Pupils for 4 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Quapaw Agency.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Quapaw Agency, 1887, Copy 2
November 13, 1887

These materials include a Descriptive Statement of Pupils for 4 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Quapaw Agency.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarded Invoice for Shortage of Coffee Boilers
November 24, 1886 - January 31, 1887

John R. Wilbon, Superintendent of the Office of Indian Affairs Warehouse in New York, forwards a receipt covering shortage of three coffee boilers for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Descriptive Statement of Pupils Arriving in January 1887
February 18, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the descriptive statement of pupils transported to the Carlisle Indian School from Odanah, Wisconsin and Laguna, New Mexico in January 1887.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Guidance Sought for Escort for Henry and Frank Blatchford
January 3, 1887

J. T. Gregory, U.S. Indian Agent for the LaPointe Agency, seeks guidance from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the transfer of Henry and Frank (here Francis) Blatchford from Odanah, Wisconsin to the Carlisle Indian School. The student's grandfather, Henry Blatchford, had written Gregory...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Instructions Sought in Case of Flora Well Known and George Hill
March 14, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a note that General J. F. B. Marshall has written the Office regrading George Hill and Flora Well Known. Pratt further asks for instructions from the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joeph Vetter Seeks Assistance in Obtaining Inheritance and Return of Sister
January 31, 1887

Joeph Vetter requests the help of C. H. Grover, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pottawatomi and Great Nemaha Agency, in regards to his and his sister's inheritance from their father. In addition, he requests the return of his sister Josie from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from "The Indian Helper" to Robert Kegerreis
March 22, 1887

"The Indian Helper," probably a pseudonym for a student editor of The Indian Helper newspaper, writes to Robert Kegerreis regarding a missing issue of the magazine.  The letter also includes two small doodles.  Transcript included.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, September 30, 1887
September 30, 1887

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding a colt halter which Agnew requested.  Pratt also mentions that "while the learned friends of the Aboriginee are making paths for us to walk in, I am at home attending to business."  This letter is part of a series...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Notice of Departure of Henry and Frank Blatchford
January 21, 1887

J. T. Gregory, U.S. Indian Agent for the LaPointe Agency, notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Henry and Frank Blatchford have departed Odanah, Wisconsin for Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Myrtie Tallchief
February 28, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Myrtie Tallchief. Pratt informs the Office that on July 27, 1885 all of the Osage students at Carlisle were transferred to Martinsburg, Pennsylvania including Myrtie Tallchief.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Jose or Go-so at Carlisle
April 25, 1887

Loomis L. Langdon, Commander of the Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas, provides his monthly report of the Indian prisoners he is in charge of at the Fort. In his report he includes a request to have Jose or Go-so be enrolled at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return George Hill and Flora Well Known
February 14, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return George Hill and Flora Well Known to Custer, Montana before their terms of enrollment expire. Pratt makes this request due to a job offer from the Unitarian Board which is setting up a school on the Crow Agency for the two students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Lena Black Bear and Thomas Kester
February 23, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return Thomas Kester and Lena Black Bear to their homes due to ill health. Pratt indicates that the school has carried them through the poor weather but believes that a change will be beneficial.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Louis Bayhylle to Pawnee Agency
February 23, 1887

Charles Robinson, the Superintendent of the Haskell Institute, forwards a copy of a letter he sent to Richard Henry Pratt regarding a request to return Louis Bayhylle due to his father's illness. Robinson states that Baptiste Bayhylle is essential for him to recruit students for Haskell at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Objection of Employment of Flora Well Known and George Hill
February 28, 1887

H. F. Bond, the Superintendent of the Montana Industrial School for Indians, responds to the objections of the Office of Indian Affairs for allowing Flora Well Known and George to leave Carlisle early and to enter employment at the school as assistants. Bond presents his case for allowing Well...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tall Chief Requests the Return of His Daughter Myrtie Tallchief
December 1884 - February 19, 1887

Tall Chief writes to the U.S. Indian Agent James I. David of the Osage Agency requesting his assistance in returning his daughter Myrtie Tallchief from the Carlisle Indian School. David forwarded the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs seeking their advice.

Also included is a school...

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