Books and Pamphlets

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Autograph Book, 1881
March 1881

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Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Lessons on the Human Body Textbook, 1883
1883 - November 2, 1893

Lessons on the Human Body, by Orestes M. Brands, 1883. Indian School textbook with paper cover stating "Title: Hygiene" and "The Property of the United States Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, PA." Signed in front by Lillie Smith and others and in back by Julia B. Dorris, Nettie Buckles, and Bremer.

Note: Pages scanned if they…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Information Related to Sending Students to Huntingdon Reformatory
January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on a conversation with Thomas J. Morgan in regards to placing students who break the law while attending the Carlisle Indian School at the Huntingdon Reformatory. Pratt writes that he has discussed the matter with Pennsylvania Governor Robert E. Pattison and that according to Pattison the laws of Pennsylvania do…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding the Return of Apache Students
July 25 - September 24, 1895

Correspondence regarding a request from Apache prisoners of war for the return of their children from the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the correspondence are various recommendations for the students as well as Richard Henry Pratt's philosophy in educating the Apache students and his views on interpreters.

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Normal Department at Carlisle
June 10, 1896

Alfred John Standing responds to a letter from W. N. Hailmann with a report on the Normal Department of the Carlisle Indian School. Standing also includes a printed brochure outlining the scheme of grading for the school.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Detailed Report on the Normal Training Class
August 25, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt provides greater detail on the Normal Training Class at the Carlisle Indian School and also encloses the school's Scheme of Grading pamphlet.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Department Circular and Origins of Carlisle Pamphlet
October 25, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular answering questions about the Carlisle Indian School including the buildings and grounds and school farm. Also included is a pamphlet titled How Carlisle School Originated.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Bureau Leaflet for Paris Exposition
May 17, 1900

Alfred John Standing sends the draft language and draft copy of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Paris Exposition pamphlet printed by the Carlisle Indian Schools.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Sloyd Teacher's Swedish Summer School Program
April 21, 1904

Superintendent Richard H. Pratt forwards the catalogue for Sloyd teacher Anne H. Stewart's summer school course in Naas, Sweden. Stewart is taking the course from the British Sloyd Association.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
12 Requests to Attend Summer School
May 14 - June 14, 1904

Richard H. Pratt forwards approved leave of absence requests to attend summer school for 12 employees: Emma H. Foster (teacher), Agnes May Robbins (teacher), Cora B. Hawk (teacher), Sadie F. Robertson (teacher), Sadie E. Newcomer (teacher), Clara L. Smith (teacher), Hattie M. McDowell (teacher), Emma A. Cutter (teacher), Enoch M. Sherry (…

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Information on Surrey for Grand Junction School
May 27, 1905

William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with information on a surrey the Carlisle Indian School can provide for the Grand Junction School. Included is a photograph along with an enclosure from a surrey catalog.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Requests to Attend Summer School and Summer School Catalogs
June 8-10, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for 12 teachers: Anna Goyituey, Luzena E. Tibbetts, Hattie M. McDowell, Agnes May Robbins, Cora B. Hawk, Sadie F. Robertson, Mariette Wood, Clara L. Smith, Emma A. Cutter, Mary A. Yarnall, Anne H. Stewart, and Jeannette L. Senseney.

Wise attaches…

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Four Approved Leave of Absence Requests to Attend Summer School
June 14-15, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards four approved leave of absence requests to attend summer school: Emma H. Foster, Frances R. Scales, and Fannie G. Paull (teachers hoping to attend Mount Gretna) and Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher hoping to attend the Department of Indian Education in New Jersey).

Wise also includes the "…

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Catalog for Revolving Screen Door for Stone Work
October 11, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards a catalog requesting the purchase of a revolving screen for a stone crusher. Mercer notes that the screen is needed to obtain fine crushed stone for macadamizing and concrete work.

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
New Agriculture Class Proposed
October 8-26, 1907

Carlisle Indian School Principal Teacher John Whitwell forwards a pamphlet that provides an overview of a new agriculture class to Superintendent William A. Mercer. Mercer forwards it to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee, who tentatively approves the course. The pamphlet, "Outline of Course in Agriculture, Indian Industrial…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Materials Regarding Athletic Fund Dispostion Following Investigation
1908 - August 23, 1918

Materials related to the disposition of funds of the Carlisle Indian School Athletic Association following an investigation by E. B. Linnen. Contains the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association for the year 1908, correspondence regarding how to handle money moving forward, a resolution updating the by-laws, as well as other financial…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Pratt's "The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, PA."
February 11, 1908

Richard Henry Pratt sends the draft of his pamphlet "The Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, PA. Its Origin, Progress, and the Difficulties Surmounted" to William Miller of the Hamilton Library Assocation in Carlisle. Pratt notes that his purpose in writing the pamphlet is due to his feeling that government is becoming opposed to non-…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Carlisle Indian School Alumni Association Dinner Program, 1908
April 2, 1908

The program for the Carlisle Indian School Alumni Association dinner that is held on April 2, 1908.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Mercer Literary Society Constitution and By-Laws, 1909
1909

Naomi Greensky's copy of the Mercer Literary Society's Constitution and By-Laws. This edition is from 1909.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Program for "The Captain of Plymouth," 1909
March 29, 1909

The program for "The Captain of Plymouth," performed as part of the Commencement Exercises of 1909.  The program lists the various acts of the performance as well as the student actors.

Note: In two cases it is unclear which student is referred to: Mary Cooke in this program could refer to Mary Cook (who entered in 1901) or Mary Belle…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Complaint Regarding Band Students
June 27 - 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 investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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
Rules Governing Religious Instruction at the Carlisle Indian School
August 12-13, 1909

Chief of the Education Division J. H. Dortch informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman that almost every Indian school but Carlisle has had a hard time balancing Christian religious instruction with academics without angering any denomination. Because of this, Dortch would like to base the policies for the rest of the Indian…

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
"Songs and Yells U. S. Indian School," circa 1910
circa 1910

A description of this item is not currently available.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets, Poetry and Lyrics
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Thanksgiving Service booklet, c.1910
circa 1910

Thanksgiving Service booklet with printed songs, readings and prayers, printed at the Carlisle Indian School Print Shop.

Format:
Books and Pamphlets
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections