Documents

The Documents section features digitized copies of documents relating to the history of the school.  These documents include correspondence, graduation pamphlets, and other forms of ephemera, and have been digitized by Digital Resource Center staff.  Today, these documents are preserved in a number of locations, including the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections as well as private collections.

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Fannie I. Peter's Application for Annual Leave of Absence

Date: August 11, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Fannie I. Peter's application for a 28-day annual leave of absence. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Standing Responds to Request to Return Lyman Lay

Date: August 11, 1899

Alfred John Standing responds to a request to return Lyman Lay to his home.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Pay Expenses in Incurred in Treatment of Thomas Walker

Date: August 14, 1899

Alfred John Standing forwards voucher of H. C. Barton for expenses incurred due to the health of Thomas Walker.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Finance, Outings

Correspondence Regarding the Dagg Children

Date: August 19, 1899 - September 21, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence related to the Dagg children enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School to the Office of Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Question Concerning J. D. Sowerby's Leave and Time to Report at Round Valley, CA

Date: August 21, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting advice on the amount of paid time off J. D. Sowerby (teacher) is owed for his leave of absence. Pratt summarizes the situation at hand and asks the Commissioner for direction on resolving the matter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lizzie James' Request for Sick Leave of Absence

Date: August 21-28, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt forwards a report from school physician J. S. Bender that assistant laundress Lizzie James was sick for 19 days and requests that she be granted paid sick leave. The acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs forwards Bender's report and Pratt's letter to the Secretary of the Interior and requests that James' sick leave be granted.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Blank 5-141 Forms, August 1899

Date: August 25, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting a supply of blank 5-141 administrative forms to complete the school's annual report.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Purchase Steam Fitting Supplies on Open Market

Date: August 29, 1899 - September 6, 1899

Request to purchase supplies needed to put in steam heating fixtures on the open market and the labor needed to install it.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Pay Expenses in Return of Two Runaway Students

Date: August 29, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay expenses associated with the return of two runaway students.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Runaway, Finance

Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of William Francisco's Children

Date: August 29, 1899 - September 18, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides correspondence regarding a request to enroll the children of William Francisco at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt asks the the Office to consider the enrollment due to the race of the children's mother and the fact that they are already assimilated into the local community.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Office Informed Luella Cunningham Not Renominated for Assistant Laundress

Date: August 31, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by informing them that Luella Cunningham was no renominated for the position of assistant laundress.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report of Irregular Employees, August 1899

Date: August 31, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during August 1899. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Pratt Encloses Report Regarding Request to Return Lyman Lay

Date: September 4, 1899 - September 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt encloses a report of S. L. Diven on the state of Lyman Lay's sister due to the request to have him returned.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Office Updated on Resignations of Ericson and Ralston

Date: September 4, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt updates the Office of Indian Affairs on various staffing changes including the resignations of Jennie Ericson, Sloyd Teacher, and J. Banks Ralston, Assistant Disciplinarian. Pratt informs the Office of potential replacements.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Standing Requests Authority to Pay for Treatment of Percy White Bear

Date: September 6, 1899

Alfred John Standing requests authority to reimburse the Carlisle Indian School private funds the expenses incurred in the treatment of Percy White Bear.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report of Six Employees on unpaid Leave of Absences

Date: September 8, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a report on leave of absences without pay taken by several employees: Jeannette L. Senseney (music teacher), Jenny Ericson (sloyd teacher), M. S. Barr (nurse), Jennie P. Cochran (teacher), Elizabeth E. Forster (drawing teacher), and Ella G. Hill (laundry manager). 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Prudence Miles' Request for Extended Leave of Absence (Telegram)

Date: September 9, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs recommending that matron Prudence Miles be granted an additional two months leave of absence without pay due to the serious illness of her father. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Provides Recommendation for Anna George

Date: September 9, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides an endorsement for Anna George as a seamstress at the Cherokee Indian Training School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, August 1899

Date: September 11, 1899

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for August 1899.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Clarification Regarding Prudence Miles' Unpaid Leave of Absence

Date: September 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Prudence Miles's leave of absence with pay expired on September 7, 1899, and her leave without pay began on the following day September 8, 1899.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Forwards Resignations of S. Kendall Paul and Cora Wheeler

Date: September 13, 1899 - September 29, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the resignations of S. Kendall Paul and Cora B. Wheeler.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Informs Office of Promise of Three Year Term

Date: September 14, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has learned that promises were made to the group including Emma and Henry St. Pierre that there term was only for three years despite Carlisle only accepting five year terms. As a result Pratt promises that he will correspond with all the parents in the party and comply with their wishes.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Regarding Transferring Rosebud Students to Non-Reservation Schools

Date: September 14, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a conversation he had with the Superintendent of the Rosebud Boarding School about transferring pupils from Rosebud to non-reservation schools and the Agent's opposition. Pratt recommends the Office request a report on the number of students transferred to non-reservation schools from the Agent.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Application of Siceni Nori for Position in the Indian Service

Date: September 16, 1899 - October 26, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards application of Siceni Nori for a position in the Indian Service as a bookkeeper or clerk along with a letter of recommendation from the head of the Stewart Business College.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Changes in Various Salaries in 1899

Date: September 18, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests changes in the salaries of the Band Manager, Assistant Printer, and to add two students as Assistant Printers.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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