Blueprints/Architectural Drawings

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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
Sheldon Jackson Provides Update on Recruitment of Students
December 24, 1880

Sheldon Jackson encloses the plan for the Pueblo Industrial Indian Boarding School in Albuquerque, New Mexico to the Office of Indian Affairs. Jackson also states that he is having difficulty recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School and the Hampton Normal and Agriculture School.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Plans to Build Hospital at the Carlisle School
January 11, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt submits plans and specifications for building a new Hospital on the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has received multiple estimates for the cost of the building as well as supplies and believes that the use of Indian Apprentices will greatly reduce...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for New Housing for Disciplinarian
August 18, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides a copy of blueprints for building a small house for the disciplinarian of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that the house will allow room for additional pupils.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Building New Dining Room
September 3, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt transmits to the Bureau of Indian Affairs plans for a building at the Carlisle Indian School to include a kitchen, dining room, laundry, and a sewing room along with a cellar for commissary supplies, root cellar, and coal bin. Pratt notes that using School labor and materials...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Circular Regarding Physical Plant and Supplies
February 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular by providing answers related to the Carlisle Indian School focused on the buildings and grounds as well as providing enrollment statistics. Additionally, included are lists of supplies including furniture in various buildings,...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Storehouse
August 6, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards plans and specifications for the proposed storehouse at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Addition to Girls Building
May 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards sends plans and specifications for adding on to the girls dormitory due to only receiving half of the appropriation for the building. Pratt also discusses the need for the new building in order to eliminate crowding. Included are seven enclosures including blueprints...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Submits Plans and Estimates for New Blacksmith and Wagon Shop
June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to build a new blacksmith and wagon shop at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt submits specifications, estimate of supplies and labor, and blueprints.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Add Additional Wing to School Hospital
July 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt cites the epidemic of measles and following pneumonia that caused the hospital to become overcrowded. Included in the correspondence is plans to add an additional wing to the present hospital for $1000 in material and labor.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Installation of Electric Lights
November 15, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has gone ahead and installed electric lights using the Charity Fund and believing that there would be no objection if the annual cost was less than the previous system. Pratt indicates that there was a small increase in price which...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence, Maps
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Submits Plans and Request for Supplies for Laundry Building
July 22-25, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt submits plans for a laundry building along with the invitation for proposals for supplies and further requests authority to spend the money in order to erect the building.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Labor and Supplies on Shop Addition
August 15, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase supplies and materials as well as to pay for labor in the construction of an addition to the industrial shops at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also encloses blueprints showing his plans for the addition.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Expansion to School Building
April 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations for expanding the school building at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides blueprints along with the specifications for the expansion.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Build Additional Employee Quarters
February 15, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to build new employee quarters along with hiring skilled laborers. Pratt includes plans for the first floor of the building.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Double Cottage for Employees
April 4, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase materials and employ specialized labor to erect a double cottage for employees along with the School's labor. Pratt asks that his request be approved immediately in order to complete the building before the end of the fiscal year. Pratt also...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimates and Plans for New Hospital Building
May 9-12, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards estimates and proposals for the construction of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Plans for Physician's Cottage
June 5, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards an outline of plans for the physician's cottage at the Carlisle Indian School and requests that the draftsman go over the outlines and plan the cottage.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sketch of Ground for New Hospital Building
July 18-20, 1906

W. G. Thompson discusses the excavation for the new hospital building and provides a sketch of the ground on which the hospital is being built.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blueprints and Plan for Building Ditch to Protect School Garden from Flooding
April 16, 1916 - April 22, 1916

Chief Engineer of the Department of the Interior William Reed gives a report on the Carlisle Indian School garden, which is receiving too much water and flooding. He suggests building a ditch and embankment to protect against flooding. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Engravings and Illustrations, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blueprints of Two School Farms and Inventory of School's Livestock
May 5, 1916 - May 20, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Agriculture Teacher Leo Marks forwards maps or blueprints of both school farms and provides an inventory of the school's livestock. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells thanks Marks' for his maps, inventory, and his farming knowledge. 

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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