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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Application for Employment from Rose Duverney

Date: September 19-20, 1899

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Rose Duverney '99 (Chippewa) be appointed as an assistant matron, seamstress, or cook in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Duverney's application along with a reference from matron M. E. Campbell.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Former Student

Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Phoebe Doxtator

Date: September 21, 1899 - September 30, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence regarding claims by Henry Doxtator that his daughter Phoebe was enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School without her parents consent.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Supplemental Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1900

Date: September 23, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a "Supplemental" Estimate of Funds form for $5,731.94 to purchase building materials and livestock.  

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Pratt Responds to Proposal to Transfer Four Students to Carlisle

Date: September 25, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a proposal of Superintendent of the Lincoln Institute to transfer four students to Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report, 1899

Date: September 25, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the statistics accompanying the annual report for the 1899 year. Pratt notes that he will send the full annual report later.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Hugg Responds to Pratt's Dismissal of Transfer of Students from Lincoln

Date: September 25, 1899 - September 26, 1899

William Hugg encloses a letter from Richard Henry Pratt turning down the request to transfer four students from the Lincoln Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Anne S. Ely's Application for Annual Leave of Absence

Date: September 26, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards superintendent of outing Anne S. Ely's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Lincoln Institute Withdraws Request to Transfer Four Students

Date: September 29, 1899

The Lincoln Institute withdraws its application to transfer four students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Martin Wheelock Temporarily Relieved of Duties due to Football

Date: September 30, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Martin Wheelock has been temporarily relieved of his duties as Assistant Disciplinarian due to his position on the football team.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report of Irregular Employees, September 1899

Date: September 30, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during September 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

Martin Arrived at Carlisle and Ticket Settled

Date: October 3, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Miss Martin has arrived at Carlisle and he has settled her ticket.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Travel, Finance

Pratt Provides Recommendation for George Warren

Date: October 4, 1899 - October 7, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from E. H. Funk and provides an endorsement for George Warren in his application for a position as a disciplinarian at the White Earth School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, September 1899

Date: October 5, 1899

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary E. Campbell's Application for Leave of Absence

Date: October 10, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant matron Mary E. Campbell's application for a 30 day leave of absence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1900

Date: October 12, 1899

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1900 amounting to $22,199.66 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $11,825.00 for regular employee pay. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Furniture for School Rooms

Date: October 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various items including school room desks, settees, and teacher's desks.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Estimate of Supplies, October 1899

Date: October 12, 1899

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the second quarter of fiscal year 1900 amounting to $499.76 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Bills of Lading, October 1899

Date: October 13, 1899

Richard H. Pratt forwards a duplicate copy of bills of lading for supplies delivered to the Carlisle Indian School.  At the time of scanning at the U.S. National Archives, the documents originally enclosed were not present.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Miscellaneous

Pratt Provides Recommendation for Siceni Nori

Date: October 20, 1899 - October 23, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Siceni Nori and recommends him for a position as a clerk in the Indian Service.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Carlisle Able to Receive Students from Mennonite Mission at Cantonment

Date: October 21, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has written to Acting Agent Woodson that he is ready to place transportation for pupils at the Mennonite Mission at Cantonment to have them transferred to Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Recruiting Students from the Fort Peck Agency

Date: October 21, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding correspondence between himself and U.S. Indian Agent Scobey. Pratt notes that they have been in communication regarding a party of students from the Fort Peck Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph N. Jordan's Application for Leave of Absence

Date: October 23, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Joesph N. Jordan's application for a 28 day leave of absence. Jordan works as a fireman. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Situation at the Warm Spring Agency

Date: October 26, 1899 - November 6, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Florence Wells regarding the situation of the Warm Spring Agency.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

W. B. Beitzel's Application for Leave of Absence

Date: October 28, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards W. B. Beitzel's application for a 27 day leave of absence. Beitzel works as a clerk. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Alfred J. Standing's Application for Leave of Absence

Date: October 28, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant superintendent A. J. Standing's application for a 30 day leave of absence. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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