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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, March 1900

Date: March 31, 1900

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

Efficiency Report of Employees, March 1900

Date: March 31, 1900

Richard H. Pratt compiles a report with remarks regarding employees' efficiency, conduct, behavior, dress, health, kindness towards children, and notes on any special skills. The report also lists employees' positions.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, March 1900

Date: April 1900

S. L. Given, school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for March 1900.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

Estimate of Supplies, April 1900

Date: April 3, 1900

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 1900 amounting to $496.35 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

Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, April 1900

Date: April 5, 1900

Richard H. Pratt requests an immediate supply of one-hundred proposal supplies for Indians blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Responds to Request to Transfer Margaret Roberts

Date: April 7, 1900 - April 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the requests of Walter L. Jones and Boies Penrose for the transfer of Margaret Roberts to Carlisle as a teacher.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Fourth Quarter 1900

Date: April 9, 1900

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1883 amounting to $23,962.60 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $12,285.00 for regular employee pay. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Anna S. Luckenbach's Application for Leave of Absence

Date: April 11, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards clerk Anna S. Luckenbach's application for a 6 day leave of absence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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Standing Responds to Agency's Claims Regarding Ill Students

Date: April 11, 1900 - April 24, 1900

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding correspondence on the health of Jennie Redwing and other students from the Santee Agency who had eye trouble upon arriving at Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Civil Service Commission Requests to Know if Exam Desired

Date: April 11, 1900

John R. Procter, President Civil Service Commission, requests to know if an examination is desired for the position of assistant disciplinarian.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Indian Service

Requisition for Stationery, April 1900

Date: April 14, 1900

Richard H. Pratt requests a supply of two dozen different articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1901.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Application for Employment from Edith M. Smith

Date: April 16-20, 1900

Richard H. Pratt recommends that former Carlisle student Edith May Smith, a member of the Class of 1897, be appointed as a teacher in the Indian Service. 

Richard H. Pratt forwards Smith's application along with a reference from Dr. G. M. Philips, the Principal of the West Chester State Normal School of Pennyslvania, to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.

A copy of Smith's diploma from Carlisle is attached as well.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Former Student

Request to Create Position in Charge of Student Savings

Date: April 17, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests following the transfer of Annie Luckenbach to the Phoenix Indian School that her former clerk position be abolished and a position covering the savings of students be created.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Application for Employment from Mary E. Wolfe

Date: April 18-23, 1900

Mary E. Wolfe, a member of the Class of 1900, applies for an assistant laundress position at the Crow Agency School in Montana.

Major Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards Wolfe's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter. A handwritten copy of Wolfe's degree is also attached.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Topics: Former Student

Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees and Resignation, April 1900

Date: April 18-27, 1900

Major Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (George W. Taylor, Mary E. Campbell, and William Ratley), those who have started working at the school (Leo Van der May, Sine Marie Van der May, and Joe B. Luna), and those who have changed positions (Samuel G. Brown). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure for each employee. Attached is Campbell's letter of resignation.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Application, May 1900

Date: April 20 - May 23, 1900

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (Eugene H. Brock), and those who have changed positions (Marion W. De Loss). Pratt also sends Eugene H. Brock's application for a position as an assistant disciplinarian.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Recommends Continuing Arrangement with S. L. Diven

Date: April 26, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt recommends continuing the arrangement of having S. L. Diven continue as the School Physician in response to a Office of Indian Affairs letter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Printing Department Able to Produce Leaflets for Paris Exposition

Date: May 1, 1900

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School printing department can supply the informational leaflets for the Paris Exposition in English but not French due to a lack of accent letters.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Difficulty in Obtaining Large Class of Students in Klamath Agency

Date: May 2, 1900

Jesse Kirk informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Klamath Agency is having difficulty sending a large class of students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pratt Informs the Office of Efforts to Recruit from the Klamath Agency

Date: May 2, 1900 - May 12, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding obtaining students from the Klamath Agency. He further encloses a letter from the Rev. Jesse Kirk regarding opposition among certain members of the Agency and suggests the Agent write to them telling them to desist from their actions.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, April 1900

Date: May 4, 1900

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

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Resignation of James D. Flannery as Assistant Tailor

Date: May 5, 1900 - May 12, 1900

James D. Flannery sends his resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs. Richard Henry Pratt comments that he left on the date of his resignation and has not heard from him since but was told that he meant to join the Welsh Brothers' Circus.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Report of Irregular Employees, April 1900

Date: May 5, 1900

Major Richard H. Pratt submit a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during April 1900. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month. An explanatory cover letter is also included, which explains the need to pay W. H. Miller for 13 days. Miller was hired to fill in for Anna S. Luckenbach, who has been transferred to Phoenix, Arizona.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Supplemental Requisition for Stationery, May 1900

Date: May 8, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a supplemental request for stationery items for the current year due to the increase in students. An explanatory cover letter is included.  

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, May 1900

Date: May 12, 1900

Major Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (A. S. Luckenbach and Jas. D. Flannery) and new employees (W. H. Miller). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure for each employee.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Format: Reports

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