Four financial accounts of members of the Kickapoo Nation showing deposits while at the Carlisle Indian School.
Personnel file of William A. Mercer, who served as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1904 to February 1, 1908. Before coming to Carlisle, Mercer was Captain of the Seventh United States Cavalry, and was also considered to become Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...
William A. Mercer responds to an inquiry to reenroll Murphy Tarby at the Carlisle Indian School in order for Tarby to attend the Dickinson Preparatory School.
These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.
William A. Mercer provides a list of former Carlisle Indian School graduates who could fill seamstress or assistant matron positions in the Indian Service.
Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Calvary. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate...
W. A. Mercer requests a supply of two dozen different articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1907.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1907 amounting to $1,134.85 for returning students to their homes in Alaska.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1907 amounting to $77.30 for transportation of Alaskan student to their home. An explanatory cover letter is attached.
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1907 amounting to $107.98 to return Indian pupils to their homes in Alaska.
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1907 amounting to $41,341.80 for support of the school, of which $13,950.00 is for regular employee pay.
W. A. Mercer submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for the second quarter of 1907 for returning students to their home in Alaska. The amount of estimate is missing.
William A. Mercer appeals through the Office of Indian Affairs the decision of the Auditor of the Interior Department not to credit the Carlisle Indian School with the proceeds of harness sold to the Blackfeet Agency in the following fiscal year.
William A. Mercer responds to the request of the parents of Willis Peconga for his return.
F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1906.
Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of 30 record of employees forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.
William A. Mercer forwards a letter he sent to Sheldon Jackson where he recommends modifying legislation to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.
William A. Mercer reports the dismissal of Wallace Tyndall and requests approval of his action.
William A. Mercer requests authority to have Kate S. Bowersox and W. G. Thompson travel to the Hampton Institute and the Tuskegee Institute to learn from their teaching methods.
William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase extra material for graduation dresses' for the Senior Class.
William A. Mercer forwards affidavit listing the names of students who ran away from the Carlisle Indian School and whose funds were paid out to them or transferred to the Emergency Fund from October 1, 1907 to December 31, 1907.
William A. Mercer requests a modification of the Deficiency Appropriation Act to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards assistant farmer William B. Gray's application for a 10-day annual leave of absence.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards disciplinarian Edward H. Colegrove's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards boys' field agent Fred W. Canfield's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence.