Cornelius, Lillie

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Lillie Cornelius Student File
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Student file of Lillie Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 30, 1885, graduated in 1889, and departed on November 12, 1890. The file contains a student information card.

In school documentation Lillie Cornelius is also known as Lilian Conrelius, Lily Cornelius, Lilly Cornelius, and Lillian May…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Lillie Cornelius Student Information Card
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Student file of Lillie (here Lilian) Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 30, 1885 and departed on November 12, 1890. The card indicates that she graduated in 1889.

Note: Three students named Lillian Cornelius (all from the Oneida nation) attended the school. (All of them were also referred to as…

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 44)
June 21, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by Fannie Bolton titled “It is Time,” followed by “The Experience of a Bull: A Child’s Version of the Recent Flood at Lewistown,” followed by “A Busy Indian Boy in the Country” which was Wallace Scott’s (Pueblo) description of his farm experience in Bucks County. Page two featured a notice of the new premium…

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 5)
September 20, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "The Singer’s Alms: An Incident in the Life of the Great Tenor, Mario” by Henry Abbey, followed by the first installment in a series of articles written by the Man-on-the-Band-Stand about a Pueblo girl named Mollie. These stories were later published in book form in Stiya by Marianna Burgess, who used…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 12)
November 8, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by E.G. titled "U.S.I.D.” followed by the next installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week). The story continued on the fourth page. Page two…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Graduating Class of 1889, 1889

Studio portrait of seven male and seven female students, the first graduating class in 1889.

The are, back row, left to right: Frank Dorian, Joel Tyndall, William F. Campbell, Edwin Schanandore, Thomas Wistar, Joseph B. Harris; middle row (seated), left to right: Kish Hawkins, Eva Johnson, Esther Miller, Lillie Cornelius, Julia Powlas;…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Inquiry into Use of Various Appropriations to Pay for Former Students College Expenses
October 21, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt inquires about using appropriation to support former students currently enrolled at various colleges who are currently being supported by the Charity Fund. Pratt notes that he has many calls on his Charity Fund and is about $5,000 in debt on account of the Gymnasium and Large Boys' Quarters costing $22,000 and that he would…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Lillian May Cornelius (#4158b) for Position as a Teacher
September 9, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an application for appointment as a teacher on the Oneida reservation of Lillian May Cornelius. Pratt provides Cornelius history at Carlisle and notes that she was a considered a very promising teacher.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration