These materials include documents, correspondence, and legal documents related to a number of bequests and inheritances made to the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence largely deals with questions of whether and how such bequests should be accepted, what they could be used for, and how...
These materials include correspondence and government documents related to the application for enrollment of Arney Kah-o-sed in the Carlisle School.
This document contains correspondence concerning former student Henry P. Sutton. Sutton had graduated from Carlisle and requested certification of his educational status, which would allow him to attend the Haskell Institute.
This material includes correspondence concerning Herman Kelly. This includes letters, a photograph, and his memorandum.
This material includes correspondence concerning the competency evaluation of 1917 graduate Lena Parker. This includes letters and a photograph.
This material includes correspondence concerning George Warrington. This includes letters, a photograph, and his memorandum.
Correspondence concerning Mary Lone Chief and her trust allotment, including competency evaluations, a photograph, and her memorandum.
These materials contain requests from Rose Shenoskey to release her daughter Mary Shenoskey from Carlisle, and regarding the allotment of her son Samuel Leo who was serving in the United States Army in France during World War I.
This document contains correspondence concerning former student Sarah Celia Monteith, and her certificate of competency for self-administration of trust allotments.
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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...
These materials include correspondence regarding the custody of Richard Kesetta upon the closing of the Carlisle School. Additional correspondence relates to Kesetta's life after the school closed, including attempts to have him enrolled in the Haskell Institute as well as an inquiry made by...
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Alice E. Patterson to have her two sons Robert and Burnell transferred to another Indian School upon the close of Carlisle. Also included is correspondence between R. A. Cochran, Superintendent of the Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial...
This material includes correspondence between Corporal Frank J. Mitchell, his wife, and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit concerning Mitchell's marriage.
These materials include correspondence regarding the health of Clara Shunion. Shunion stayed in Pennsylvania on outing following the close of the Carlisle School, and developed tuberculous. After residing for some time in the Bryn Mawr Hospital, the Osteopathic Hospital of Philadelphia, and the...
These materials include correspondence regarding unclaimed letters sent to the outing home of patron Virginia Allen, where former student Nellie Thompson remained following the closing of the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request of George James Cayenne, a former student at Carlisle, to enroll again in an Indian School following his service in the U. S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Oklahoma during World War I.
This document contains correspondence between Lyman B. Madison and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Frederick Walker's request to discharge from the Navy.
This material includes correspondence between Edward P. Thorpe and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit concerning Thorpe's desire to be formally discharged from the Navy.
This material includes correspondence between Ned Wilnota and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Wilnota's request to be discharged from the Navy.
These materials include an inquiry into the enrollment and employment status of William Henry "Lonestar" Dietz at Chilocco and Carlisle. The Office of Indian Affairs was asked to provide records about Dietz to clarify Dietz's citizenship, after he cliamed exemption to the draft for the First...
These materials include correspondence regarding the academic record of Charles Ape-Kaum following his discharge of the Navy and prior to taking up his studies again at the Central State Normal School in Edmond, Oklahoma.
This document contains correspondence between Wesley Aaron and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Aaron's desire to leave the Navy.
These materials include correspondence regarding an attempt by Alaskan student Joseph S. Sheehan to purchase land in Baltimore.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request of John Curtis, of the Evening Bulletin in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, regarding the disposition of students following the closing of the Carlisle Indian School.