Chapel

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Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School, #1, c.1890

A composite of 16 photographs of the school. The captions read: Small Boys’ Quarters, Ass’t. Supt’s. Quarters, Superintendent’s Quarters, Chapel, Guard House, Hospital, Disciplinarian’s Quarters, Band Stand, After School, School Building, Large Boys’ Quarters, Christmas Dinner, School...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Carlisle School Grounds, c. 1889

Carlisle School grounds with a view of the Chapel.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Chapel interior, c.1885

Interior of the school chapel. The ivy decorations may indicate this photograph was taken around the holidays. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Chapel under construction, 1879

View of the Chapel being built in December of 1879. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Chapel with three students, c.1885

View of the chapel with added bell tower over front door but before additions were put on the sides. Three male students, one in uniform, are posed in front of the building. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Chapel, c.1885

View of the chapel with added bell tower over front door but before the additons were put on the sides. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Chapel, c.1887

View of the chapel after additions were made to both sides of the building. Four students, one female, are posed near the front door. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Composite Images of the Carlisle Indian School

The handwritten note reads: CHOATE

The reverse side reads: Old Guard House    Capt. R. H. Pratt Supt.    Old Chapel.     Supt. Quarters.      Ass't Supt. Quarters     Small Boys' Quarters.     Hospital and Disiplinarian's Quarters      Rosa W....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1880
1880

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of Indian Affairs for the fiscal year ending 1880, containing the first annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report discusses the school's opening, recruitment of students, educational and...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Pratt family in front of the Superintendent's Quarters [version 1], c.1881

View of the Superintendent's Quarters with the chapel visible beside it. Richard Henry Pratt, his wife, and an infant are posed in front of the house with a Native American man. There are two young girls on the front porch and two people on the second floor balcony. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Pratt family in front of the Superintendent's Quarters [version 2], c.1881

View of the Superintendent's Quarters with the chapel visible beside it. Richard Henry Pratt, his wife, and an infant are posed in front of the house with a Native American man. There are two young girls on the front porch and two people on the second floor balcony. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
View of the center of the school grounds, c.1880

View of the school grounds showing the chapel and the superintendent's quarters on the right and the teachers' quarters on the left. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
View of the school grounds from the school building, c.1884

View of the school grounds looking east/northeast, probably taken from the porch of the School Building. On the left is the Teachers' Quarters, with a fence apparently around the area behind the quarters. On the right is the Chapel. The Large Boys' Quarters is visible in the center in the...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Organization of Boys into Companies, Arrival of Bedding, and Construction on Chapel
November 13, 1879

Richard H. Pratt provides updates on the progress he's made since Sunday. Most notably, Pratt has organized the male students into companies, and they now occupy eight rooms instead of five, the bedding has arrived, and they've started building the foundation for the chapel and assembly room....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Cost and Blueprints for Chapel and Assembly Room
November 15-17, 1879

Samuel Wetzel, Superintendent of Building and Repairs, prepares a blueprint and estimate of cost, amounting to $1,165.94, for the chapel and assembly room. Richard H. Pratt forwards both documents to Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt and includes an explanatory cover letter.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Use New Lumber for Siding Frame Buildings
November 27, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that he has found a method of siding frame buildings with lumber designed exclusively for that purpose and asks him if he can use this new lumber to build the chapel and assembly room.

Note: This item was copied...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Variety of Updates on the Carlisle Indian School
December 1, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt provides Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt with a variety of updates about the Carlisle Indian School: everyone is in good health, he will send Hayt a uniform sample in a few days, his corps of assistants is almost complete, he's found a clerk, he'd like to keep a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Permission to Build Chapel and Assembly Room
December 3, 1879

Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz approves plans and an estimate for constructing a building that will function as a chapel and assembly room at the Carlisle Indian School. Schurz grants authority to spend $1,165.94 on the project. 

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Construction of Chapel Nearly Finished
December 13, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt requests that funds be transferred to his account in New York to pay for the chapel, which is almost finished.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Completion of the School Chapel
December 24, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that the construction of the chapel and assembly room is completed and will be where the school holds its Christmas celebration. Pratt accepts the building as a gift from the Department of the Interior and invites Hayt to join...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Addition to School Chapel
May 11, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to build an addition to the Carlisle Indian School Chapel and provides details on the procurement of supplies and cost of labor.

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