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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Pratt Writes Jones for Canfield Order and Return of Descriptive Book

Date: January 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt writes W. A. Jones that he hopes Bertha Canfield has been ordered to report to the Carlisle Indian School along with an increased salary. And that he desires the return of the descriptive book of the Crowell apparatus.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request of Office to Appoint G. M. Shelley as Tailor

Date: January 25, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs that G. M. Shelley be appointed to the tailor position at Carlisle with orders to report at once.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Annual Estimate of Supplies, Fiscal Year 1900-1901

Date: January 25, 1900

Richard H. Pratt forwards the Annual Estimate of Supplies in triplicate for fiscal year 1901 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.Note: The report itself was missing when this file was scanned at the National Archives. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for A Month's Leave of Absence for Ernest Robitaille

Date: January 26, 1900

Richard H. Pratt requests that Band Manager Ernest Robitalille's unpaid leave of absence for the month of December 1899 be approved. Jacobs works as the band manager at the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

List of Sioux Nation Students at Carlisle

Date: January 26, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of members of the Sioux Nation enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School per a request from the Office of Indian Affairs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, January 1900

Date: January 27, 1900

Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Correction to List of Sioux Nation Students at Carlisle

Date: January 27, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt provides a correction to the list of members of the Sioux Nation at Carlisle by noting that Hannah Hopkins is a member of the Sisseton Sioux Nation and should not have appeared in the previous list.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles A. Eastman's Application for Six Weeks of Sick Leave

Date: January 29-31, 1900

Major R. H. Pratt requests approval for Outing Agent Dr. Charles A. Eastman's 30 day sick leave of absence and for two additional weeks of paid sick leave. Additionally, Pratt forwards School Physician S. L. Diven's certificate swearing that Eastman was sick and a letter from Diven requesting the additional two weeks of leave. Pratt and Diven state that Eastman's bout with pneumonia was nearly fatal.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, January 1900

Date: February 1900

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for January 1900.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Request for New Leave of Absence Morning Report Book

Date: February 7, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt submits a request for a new Morning Report Book with 500 leave of absence forms.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Message for Mercer Unable to be Delivered

Date: February 9, 1900

The Postal Telegraph-Cable Company informs W. A. Jones that William A. Mercer cannot be located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and requests a better address.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Indian Service

Ellen R. Dorsett's Application for Leave of Absence

Date: February 12, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards girls' manager Ellen R. Dorsett's application for a 10 day leave of absence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics:

Five Indian Service Applications from Female Students

Date: February 14-21, 1900

Four Carlisle students who will graduate this year and one student who graduated last year apply for positions in the Indian Service. Mamie Annie Ryan applies to be an assistant matron, assistant teacher, or assistant matron; Frances A. Harris applies to be a teacher or assistant matron; Rose Poodry applies to be an assistant matron; Katherine M. Silverheels applies to be an assistant matron; and Marie C. Moon applies to be a teacher. 

Richard H. Pratt forwards their applications to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses them in his cover letter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Former Student

Pratt Requests Robert Depoe's Salary be used to Repay Loan

Date: February 14, 1900 - August 8, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs order the Siletz U. S. Indian Agent to have money paid to Robert Depoe paid to him in order to cover a loan for his return. Pratt encloses correspondence in order to provide context to his request.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Proposal to Build Additional Employee Quarters

Date: 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.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Requests Transfer of James Flannery to Fill Tailor Position

Date: February 15, 1900 - February 20, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ James D. Flannery as an Assistant Tailor and encloses correspondence to provide context.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Standing Provides Information on Antonio Apache

Date: February 17, 1900

Alfred John Standing provides information on Antonio Apache to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Graduation

Ticket for Chippewa Student to Travel to Carlisle

Date: February 17, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he has sent a ticket for a student from the Chippewa Nation to use to travel to Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Travel

Request to Transfer Miguel Maxcy to Hospital in Dakota

Date: February 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to transfer Miguel Maxcy to a hospital in Dakota.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Former Student to be Appointed to Assistant Tailor Position

Date: February 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests that a former student be appointed to the position of assistant tailor to aid with the manufacture of uniforms and clothing for 600 boys.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Pay Fred Hare for Care of Smallpox Patients

Date: February 20, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay Fred Hare for caring for three smallpox patients at the school farm house.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Cost of Board at Mess at the Carlisle Indian School

Date: February 23, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt replies to Office of Indian Affairs Circular No. 36 that the cost of board at the mess of the Carlisle Indian School is $2.50 per week.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Finance

Notice of Death of Bessie Barclay

Date: February 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Bessie Barclay a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Two Teachers to Replace Newcomer and Schaner

Date: February 27, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests two teachers to replace Sadie Newcomer and Emma Schaner whose resignations accompanies the letter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Application for Employment from Pasquala Anderson

Date: February 27-28, 1900

Pasquala Anderson, a member of the Mission nation in southern California and Carlisle graduate, applies to be an assistant teacher in the Indian Service. Richard H. Pratt forwards her application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Former Student

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