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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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Report of Irregular Employees, February 1900

Date: February 28, 1900

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during February 1900. 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

Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, Employee Oaths, and Resignations, March 1900

Date: February 28 - March 20, 1900

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (Agnes May Robbins, Lida Jones, Richard Hendricks, James D. Flannery) as well as those who have left the school (Bessie E. Barclay, Emma C. Schanes, Solomon Miller, James M. Bellows, Emma H. Bellows), and those who have changed positions (Sadie E. Newcomer). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving. Pratt also forwards Jones' and Robbins' oaths of office and Bellows', Bellows', and Miller's letters of resignation.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Office Informed Martin Wheelock has Resumed Duties

Date: February 28, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Martin Wheelock has resumed his duties as of January 8, 1900.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Forwards Circular from Lincoln Institute

Date: March 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a circular disseminated by the Lincoln Institute and further comments on the writer of the pamphlet.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Miguel Maxcy Returned to Hospital in Washington D.C.

Date: March 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has returned Miguel Maxcy to a Government Hospital in Washington D.C.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Responds to Letter from Local Carlisle Attorney

Date: March 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from local attorney George Hayes pertaining to a student under discipline.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, February 1900

Date: March 3, 1900

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Eligible Candidates for Teacher Position

Date: March 6, 1900

John T. Doyle, the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission, forwards to the Secretary of the Interior a list of four women (Agnes M. Robbins, Nellie H. Nixon, Lida Jones, Katherine Riley) who are eligible to fill two vacant teacher positions at the Carlisle Indian School. The list includes the candidates' names, addresses, and their civil service exam grades. Acting Secretary Thomas Ryan refers the list to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Office Informed of Worn Out Property in March 1900

Date: March 7, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt reports to the Office of Indian Affairs various items which have become worn out or otherwise unserviceable and requests action to their disposition.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Inquiry into Miss Rice Reporting to Carlisle

Date: March 8, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs if Miss Rice of the Phoenix Indian School will come to the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request for Office to Order Two Employees from Civil Service

Date: March 9, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Miss Rice and asks that the Office send two from the Civil Service to report no later than March 15, 1900.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Forwards Board of Survey Report, 1900

Date: March 12, 1900 - March 26, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the outcome of a board of survey convened on March 12, 1900.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Application for Employment from Dahney E. George

Date: March 12-14, 1900

Dahney E. George, a member of the Cherokee nation and Carlisle graduate, applies to be a teacher in the Indian Service, preferably at her home in North Carolina.

Richard H. Pratt forwards George's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter. Assistant Matron Mary E. Campbell also endorses George, and George includes a copy of her diploma from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Former Student

Office Informed Lida Jones has Reported for Duty

Date: March 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lida Jones has reported for duty as a teacher. Asks if additional teacher will be report by March 16, 1900.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Re-Enroll Robert Depoe

Date: March 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests to enroll Robert Depoe in order to allow him to attend the Carlisle High School as well as participate as a member of the band during the possible visit to Paris.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Provides Recommendation for Minnie Finley

Date: March 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt provides information and a recommendation for Minnie Finley to be a teacher in the Indian Service.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Recommendation for Lydia Dittes for Principal Teacher Position at White Earth

Date: March 16, 1900 - March 20, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from Lydia Dittes requesting his assistance in securing the principal teacher at the White Earth Agency School. Pratt includes his recommendation.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Indian Service

Eligible Candidates for Assistant Disciplinarian Position

Date: March 20-22, 1900

John T. Doyle, the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission, forwards to the Secretary of the Interior a man who is eligible to fill the vacant assistant disciplinarian position at the Carlisle Indian School.  Acting Secretary Thomas Ryan refers the list 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

Anna S. Luckenbach Requests Transfer to Phoenix Indian School

Date: March 22, 1900

Anna S. Luckenbach requests a transfer to the Phoenix School as a clerk following the retirement of Miss Bourassa. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request along with his recommendation.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Forwards Health Report of Recent Class of Incoming Students

Date: March 22, 1900 - March 27, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a report from school physician S. L. Diven regarding the health of a recent class of students.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Provides Recommendation for Fannie Harris

Date: March 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding Fannie Harris' application for a position in the Indian Service.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Sara Smith Requests Transfer or Increase in Salary

Date: March 26-27, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Sara E. Smith for a transfer or an increase in salary. Pratt recommends increasing her salary and if she is not happy then he endorses her transfer.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jessie W. Cook's Application for Leave of Absence

Date: March 27, 1900

Richard H. Pratt forwards Jessie W. Cook's request to visit and study the public schools in Boston, Massachusetts. Cook works as a teacher.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Cover Letter Covering Legal Residence of Various Employees

Date: March 29, 1900

Cover letter of report correcting the legal residences of various employees of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Request to Change Assistant Disciplinarian Salary for Rest of 1900 Fiscal Year

Date: March 30, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests to change the salary of one of his assistant disciplinarians for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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