1907

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Financial Inspection Report of Wilbur T. Elliott for October 1907
October 28, 1907

These materials include a report on Carlisle's financial methods and office-keeping by Bureau of Indian Affairs Special Agent Wilbur T. Elliott.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fireman and Mechanical Drawing Teacher Vacancies
December 9-23, 1907

This material includes correspondence about a vacant fireman position which the administration was hoping to fill by a former student of the school, and about a vacant position as a teacher of mechanical drawing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence for Evaluation for William A. Mercer
November 21, 1907

These materials include a letter from William A. Mercer informing the Bureau of Indian Affairs that, under orders from the War Department, he was departing for a physical examination and cavalry test. Assistant Superintendent J. R. Wise was placed inc harge of the school during Mercer's absence...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Net Receipts from Harvard-Carlisle Football Game
December 24-26, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning a check from Harvard for a football game with Carlisle. The check, for $11,433.81, reflects half of the net receipts for the annual Harvard-Carlisle football game. The correspondence also explains how the Harvard-Carlisle game was organized by...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Henry Fox
November 25, 1907

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of No Eligible Applicants for Teacher Vacancy
December 9, 1907

These materials include a letter notifying the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that no eligible applicants were currently available for the vacant position as Teacher in Mechanical Drawing at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Students in Custody in Chicago
October 22, 1907

These materials contain correspondence regarding a notice the Chicago Police have in custody three students alleged to have run away from Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Over-18 Enrollment Policies and Philomena Badger
September 9, 1907 - March 25, 1908

These materials include correspondence regarding the re-enrollment of Philomena Badger. Badger's re-enrollment was the cause of clarification on the enrollment policy of pupils over the age of 18. Philomena re-enrolled at Carlisle when she was 18 years old, against the wishes of her guardian;...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of William A. Mercer, Superintendent
February 25, 1903 - March 27, 1909

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...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Public Charges Against Carlisle's Football Team
December 12, 1907 - March 14, 1908

This material includes correspondence concerning charges brought against a member of Carlisle's football team in a Philadelphia newspaper.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Florence Silverheels for Employment at Carlisle
October 10, 1907 - November 2, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding a recommendation of Florence Silverheels for a vacant teacher position at Carlisle. Silverheels, a graduate from the Hampton Institute, was recommended by Cora M. Folsom. Silverheels did not take the certification exam for teaching, and instead...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reimbursement for Lost Articles for the Jamestown Exposition
September 4-13, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding a refund for articles lost during transit from the Jamestown Exposition to the Carlisle Indian School. The articles were owned by Carlisle and the government, and so the reimbusement was issued to the school's credit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request by Joseph Mills to Enroll at Riverside Indian School
September 20, 1907 - October 3, 1907

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 for Enrollment of Thomas Foster
August 23, 1907 - September 4, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning a request to enroll Thomas Foster, from Alaska, at the Carlisle Indian School. Foster's enrollment was approved on the condition that his family pay for his transportation to and from the school. Foster's brother John, who worked for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Exam Waiver for Disciplinarian Vacancy
September 24, 1907

These materials include correspondence confirming receipt of a request by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Commissioner of the Civil Service Commission to waive the examination requirement for the vacancy of disciplinarian at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home by James M. Parsons #1
December 14, 1907 - March 16, 1908

This material includes correspondence concerning the departure and request to return home of James M. Parsons. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Blanche L. Shay
December 6, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding the return of Blanche L. Shay to her home in Old Town, Maine from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of John Waterman
August 27, 1907- October 9, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of John Waterman. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Leo Starr
November 14-18, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to approve of return home of Leo Starr from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Nicodemus Billy
September 6-19, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of Nicodemus Billy. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Old Town Reservation Student
October 8-19, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding the return of a student from the Old Town Indian Reservation in Maine. Carlisle's superintendent initially denied the request, before the Office of Indian Affairs determined that the school should not focus on educating students who were not under...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Charges Against Carlisle's Football Squad
December 16, 1907

This document contains a letter responding to public charges made against the Carlisle Football Team concerning the eligibility of certain members. The letter discusses terms and lengths of student enrollment, the use of athletic funds in Carlisle's budget, and the academic responsibilities of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Three Runaway Students from Chicago
October 28, 1907

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of three students who were alleged to have run away from Carlisle and were apprehended in Chicago.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Returned and Lost Articles for Jamestown Exposition
October 5, 1907 - March 6, 1908

These materials include correspondence and a list of articles returned and lost from the Jamestown Exposition. The correspondence includes recognition of a reimbursement check from the Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition Commission for lost articles, and notice that another shipment of articles...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rumor of Closure of Carlisle Indian School
August 28, 1907

This letter contains a question from Redfield Proctor, a Senator from Vermont, to Commissioner of Indian Affairs James R. Garfield asking about the validity of a rumor that the Carlisle Indian School will be closed.

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

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