Student file of Ida Johnson, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, who entered the school on October 3, 1891 and departed on January 4, 1893. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Johnson attended the Fredonia Normal School (State University of New York at Fredonia)…
Allen, Edgar A.
Response by Edgar A. Allen to claims by an anonymous individual alleging that John Miller (also addressed as William Miller) used fraud to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Also included are legal affidavits by Miller and John Pulcifer claiming their innocence.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that Edgar A. Allen (here Eugene Allen) be authorized to fill the Assistant Superintendent position. Pratt discusses that having Allen as an Assistant Superintendent would allow him to travel and counter the negative feelings generated by schools closer to reservations regarding Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt recommends that the Edgar A. Allen appointment take effect on October 1, 1901.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram authorizing the Assistant Superintendent position. Recommends Edgar A. Allen for the position.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs Circular No. 54 regarding transferring pupils to non-reservation schools. Pratt also encloses a letter from Edgar A. Allen on the same subject.
Lt. Colonel Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (Edgar A. Allen, Lulu C. Lewis, Chas. W. Yeager, H. M. Robertson, Samuel Miller, and William Mt. Pleasant), those who have left the school (Louie McDonald, Eugene Warren, Joseph Ruiz, Leo. Van der May, Sine Marie Van der May, and Pearl McArthur), and those who have changed…
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the criticism regarding wagons manufactured at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt states that Cochran is known to misuse wagons causing them to breakdown quickly and requests that he ship the broken wagon back so it can be examined.
W. A. Jones writes in a note…
Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen submits a corrected irregular employees report for September 1901. An explanatory cover letter is attached.
Edgar A. Allen informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School is ready to have its worn out property examined by an inspector to pass judgement on its disposition. Allen requests this be done as soon as possible due to limited space.
Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards Clerk S. J. Novi's application for a 25 and a half-day annual leave of absence.
Edgar A. Allen forwards a list of students who have runaway from the Carlisle Indian School to the Office of Indian Affairs as well as superintendents of non-reservation schools.
Edgar A. Allen requests that two additional assistant clerks be authorized due to an increase in enrollment at the Carlisle Indian School. Allen requests that the positions be filled by two girls who have completed the school course.
Edgar A. Allen puts forth the names of Ella Sturm and Nellie Orme for a position of housekeeper at the Moqui School in Oraibi, Arizona.
Acting Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Edgar Allen informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that four bills of lading were issued for shipments from the school to Minnesota, New York City, and Chicago during the current fiscal year.
Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards Assistant Clerk D. E. Miller's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards report on Outing Agent Anne S. Ely's leave of absence.
Edgar A. Allen forwards a list of New York students at the Carlisle Indian School who are eligible to receive money appropriated by Congress for New York Indians.
Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards Fireman Joseph N. Jordan's request for a 15-day annual leave of absence.
Correspondence regarding the request of Mary Sampson for the return of her children Lucy and Henry Sampson from the Carlisle Indian School.
Edgar A. Allen returns an additional letter regarding the return of Henry Sampson to his home.
Edgar A. Allen recommends that Ida E. Wheelock, a member of Carlisle's Class of 1902, be appointed as an assistant matron in the Indian Service. Allen forwards Wheelock's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.
Edgar A. Allen recommends Annie Lewis for a housekeeper position in a day school in the Indian Service. Allen notes that if Mrs. Dagnette accepts a position at one of the day schools in New Mexico he recommends placing Lewis with her.
Edgar A. Allen responds to the Office of Indian Affairs by providing correspondence regarding the request of R. V. Griffin for the return of his two children Ida and Thomas Griffin.
Edgar A. Allen responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs addressing a letter from Rev. David M. Wynkoop regarding a request to return Henry Lives.