1909

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Anonymous Complaint Against School Farmer
July 9, 1909

These materials include an anonymous letter, most likely written by a group of students, complaining about a recently hired farmer at the Carlisle Indian School and requesting an investigation. The letter specifically complains against his sanitation practices and tobacco usage.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Board for Students Attending Philadelphia Institute of Art
April 9, 1909 - May 11, 1909

These materials contain correspondence regarding appropriations for the board of students attending the Philadelphia School of Industrial Art.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Christmas Festivities 1908
December 29, 1908 - September 26, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding the Christmas festivities of 1908. The festivities included a lantern slide and moving picture film presentation of Hiawatha, various receptions, tree decorating, and entertainment.

Also included is a financial authority request...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Requested on Annuities Agreement for Alice Morris
July 11-26, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Alice E. Morris to have more information on the Agreement for Commutation of Perpetual Annuities before she signed the agreement.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Band Students
June 27, 1909 - July 23, 1909

This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made by bandmaster James Wheelock that students from the school band were improperly disciplined by being locked in the guard house. The complaint, which made headlines in national newspapers including The Outlook, was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1908-1909
May 2, 1908 - December 7, 1909

These materials include correspondence arranging multiple inspections of unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School for possible condemnation and removal.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905
March 11, 1905 - January 2, 1909

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Continued Enrollment of Albert Exendine
January 28, 1909 - February 9, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the dropping of Albert Exendine from the rolls of the Carlisle Indian School. Exendine asked to be kept on the rolls until he completed his present term at Conway Hall. Exendine's request was accepted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Guy Cooley and Messenger Position Vacancy
February 24, 1909 - April 5, 1909

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and Commisioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine concerning the messenger vacancy that former student Guy Cooley left beind, as well as some unsettled financial matters pertaining to Cooley. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
July 31, 1909 - August 6, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of David Redthunder and Scholarship for Isaac Quinn
February 18, 1909 - September 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a scholarship at the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Isaac Quinn was recommended for this scholarship by Angel DeCora Dietz. Additional correspondence regarding the enrollment of David Redthunder as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Excerpt from Health Inspection Report of Dr. Joseph A. Murphy for February 1909
February 5-24, 1909

These materials include an excerpt of Dr. Joseph A. Murphy's health inspection report on the Carlisle Indian School from February 1909, as well as a letter from Chief Clerk of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Frank M. Conser to Dr. Murphy asking when they can expect to receive the full report....

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds for Return Home of Robert Anderson
August 14, 1909 - November 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence discussing the funds of Robert Anderson, and the possibility of using government funds to pay for his return home.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Health Inspection Report of Dr. Joseph A. Murphy for February 1909
February 5, 1909

These materials include a health report of the Carlisle Indian School, performed by Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy in December 1908. Murphy's report included a study of the school's physical plant, students' health conditions including tuberculosis and trachoma, and recommendations. The...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Independence Day Program, 1909
July 15, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a copy of the Indepdence Day Program for the Indian School for 1909. The festivities included athletic activites, fireworks, a patriotic salute, and songs. The program was forwarded to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs by Carlisle's superintendent.

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About the Return Home of John Waterman
September 26, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the discharge of John Waterman from the Carlisle Indian School upon completing his blacksmith training. Carlisle's superintendent and Waterman's parents disagreed about whether continued education would benefit John.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Carlisle Pupils from the Five Tribes
July 30, 1908 - January 22, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request for information on pupils from the "Five Civilized Tribes" (Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole Nations) enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Denial of Enrollment of St. Regis New York Pupils
May 26, 1909 - June 8, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Volney J. Ellis, Superintendent of the St. Regis Indian Schools, that the Carlisle Indian School was rejecting all pupils from the St. Regis Reservation. In response, Ellis was instructed that New York State had made provisions...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Denied Enrollment of Elsina Spring
October 25, 1909 - December 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Albert Spring as to why his daughter, Elsina Spring, was denied admittance at the Carlisle Indian School. Spring was informed that his daughter was denied enrollment due to her age and access to local public schools in New York.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Rumored Death of Gallus Spotted Eagle
September 16, 1909 - October 15, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry from his brother Henry K. O. Two into the rumored death of Gallus Spotted Eagle. The school responded that Spotted Eagle was not dead and had not been sick within the past two years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence for Sanatarium Trip for Moses Friedman
April 26, 1909

These materials include a telegram from Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman informing the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he was leaving for a trip to the Walters Sanatarium in Wernersville, Pennsylvania. John Whitwell was left in charge of the school in Friedman's absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Location of George King
December 7, 1909 - January 15, 1910

These materials contain correspondence regarding questions by Lillian S. King about the location and return of her son George King who had run away from the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ossie Crowe Request to Return Home
June 9, 1909 - July 1, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Ossie Crowe to return to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personal Controversy Between Siceni J. Nori and Jennie L. Gaither
August 11, 1909 - October 28, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a personal controversy between two Carlisle Indian School employees, Clerk Siceni J. Nori and Matron Jennie L. Gaither. Some of the earlier pieces of correspondence are not included in the folder at the National Archives, but the conflict seems to...

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

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