Financial Audit of the Carlisle Indian School Accounts

January 31 - February 19, 1908

These materials include financial documents and correspondence related to a 1908 financial audit of the accounts of the Carlisle Indian School. This audit included a breakdown of Carlisle's administrative accounts, as well as list of balances held for each pupil enrolled as of January 31, 1908.

The auditor recommended certain policy and account changes, including the creation of emergency accounts and the prevention of borrowing from student funds on deposit. The auditor also notes that personal expenses were sometimes paid in special situations for poor students, including in the cases of graduation or death.

Note: The student referred to here as Dolly Jackson is also known as Angeline Jackson.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #12160-1908-Carlisle-225
Financial Audit of the Carlisle Indian School Accounts