Chemawa Indian School

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 15)
November 23, 1888

The first page opened with a poem titled “IT PAYS," followed by a piece called "THANKSGIVING!" that reminded readers to be thankful. Next came "REV MR. WILSON EXPLAINS HIS 'MONKEY ADDRESS,'" which was a letter to the Editor from Edward Wilson from Darlington, Indian Territory dated Nov. 13, 1888. Page two began with "NOTES FROM OUR FRIDAY NIGHT…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Engage in Indian Education in Oregon
July 18 - July 19, 1879

Lieutenant Melville C. Wilkinson requests to temporarily engage in "Indian educational work" in Oregon, and Acting Secretary of the Interior A. Bell forwards and endorses Wilkinson's request to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of War. In his telegraph to the Secretary of War, Bell states that Wilkinson's work will be similar…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Authority to Engage in Indian Education in Oregon
July 23, 1879 - August 1, 1879

Secretary of War George W. McCrary informs Assistant Secretary of the Interior A. Bell that he does not have authority to allow Lieutenant Melville C. Wilkinson to engage in Indian education as Richard Henry Pratt is already in that line of work. Instead, Wilkinson will be sent to a college in Oregon where certain Indian youth can be sent.…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Two Students from Chemawa Indian School
March 1, 1894 - March 9, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Stella M. Cannon, teacher at the Chemawa Indian School, requesting that two students be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he can arrange the transfer of the two students in order to have them continue their education at a higher level.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Willing to Have Ella Watts Transferred to Carlisle as Assistant Teacher
February 14, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that he is satisfied with Ella Watts and is willing to have her transferred to Carlisle as an assistant teacher.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Roma Ewbank Requests Immediate Transfer to Cherokee
January 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Roma Ewbank prefers an immediate transfer as an assistant matron to Cherokee Indian School unless there was an immediate vacancy at the Chemawa Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Robert Depoe's Salary be used to Repay Loan
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 Pratt provided to fund Depoe's return. Pratt encloses correspondence in order to provide context to his request.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Re-Enroll Robert Depoe
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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Jesse Kirk Provides Information on Recruitment at Klamath Agency
May 28, 1900

Rev. Jesse Kirk provides information related to difficulties in sending students from the Klamath Agency to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Jessie Cook Requests Transfer to Principal Teacher at Chemawa
February 4, 1901

Jessie W. Cook requests from Estelle Reel a promotion to principal teacher at Chemawa or another Western School. Cook writes that she wants to introduce the outing system at the Riverside School if that position becomes available.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Odells to the Pottawatomie School and Clark Declines Transfer to Carlisle
August 6, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the transfer of Malcolm and Kittie Odell to the Pottawatomie School. Pratt also informs the Office that Dr. Clark of the Chemawa School has declined his transfer to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
McArthur Provides Additional Information on Case of Robert Depoe
August 21, 1901

Duncan D. McArthur, Superintendent and Special Disbursing Agent, informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs provides further information on the money owed to Richard Henry Pratt by Robert Depoe. McArthur notes that the money owed to Depoe from the Siletz General Fund cannot be guaranteed to pay back Pratt and that the matter should be referred…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards John Allen's Request for Promotion
December 16, 1901 - January 2, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from John Allen requesting assistance in obtaining a promotion from his current position as assistant disciplinarian at Chemawa. Pratt provides information on Allen's time at Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Four Runnels Siblings
December 18, 1902 - January 23, 1903

Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Mary, Hiram, Lewis, and Thomas Runnels at the Carlisle Indian School. Albert M. Anderson, U.S. Indian Agent for the Colville Agency, complains that the Runnels were transferred to Carlisle without his consent and as such has undermined his authority.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Georgie A. Cook at Chemawa
July 27, 1904

W. S. Bannerman, Minister of the Prestyerian Churches of Sitka, requests to enroll Georgie A. Cook at the Chemawa Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Annebuck Updates Fannie Peter on Chemawa
January 3, 1908

Annebuck writes about her school experiences at the Chemawa Indian School. She notes that the girls basketball team was recently defeated but that she had a nice Christmas. In addition, she writes about the differences between Chemawa and Carlisle as well as the differences in weather between Chemawa and her home in Alaska.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Annebuck Reply to Fannie Peter, 1908
March 9, 1908

Annebuck replies to Fannie Peter with an update on her experiences as a teacher in Deering, Alaska with a focus on her students and the weather. Annebuck describes her pay along with the costs associated with boarding with the missionaries and her travel costs to Chemawa. Also included are updates on various individuals associated with the…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Annebuck Updates Fannie Peter on Chemawa, 1910
February 15, 1910

Anna Buck provides an update on her school days at the Chemawa Indian School to Fannie Peter. Buck indicates that she is currently in the Junior Class but that she wants to return soon to Alaska to become a teacher. She also provides some updates on her family and individuals connected to Carlisle who have recently visited.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Cumberland County Historical Society