Request for Information About Pratt's Time at Carlisle

Request for Information About Pratt's Time at Carlisle
Date: 
March 13-27, 1913

Nell C. Splitstone, children's editor of The People's Home Journal, asks the Department of the Interior for a complete record of former Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt's time at the Carlisle Indian School.

Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott informs Splitstone of Pratt's address and sends them the Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for 1910 and 1911. In another letter, Abbott sends the 1910 catalogue of the school, a compilation of Pratt's annual reports from 1880 and 1881 (which should detail "the origin of the school, its purpose and the methods used"), as well as an essay with "observations from one of his employees." 

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #00-1913-Carlisle-800