Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ former student James Flannery as an Assistant Tailor and encloses correspondence to provide context.
Dickson, Charles H.
William A. Mercer responds to an inquiry from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of Charles H. Dickson, Supervisor in Charge of the Chamberlain Indian School, to enroll Wallace Tyndall as a student. Tyndall had been dismissed from Carlisle for bad behavior.
This material includes correspondence concerning charges brought against a member of Carlisle's football team in a Philadelphia newspaper.
These materials include numerous letters regarding Moses Friedman's transfer from the Assistant Superintendence at Haskell Institute to the Superintendence of the Carlisle Indian School. Friedman replaces Major William A. Mercer, who is required to return to his military regiment. As part of his transfer, Friedman's annual salary increases from…
Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee informs the Department of the Interior Auditor and the Secretary of the Interior that Charles H. Dickson is temporarily the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School and responsible for all its property after William A. Mercer's departure.
Dickson informs the Commissioner of…
These materials include correspondence regarding the death of Fred War Bonnet by the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School, Charles H. Dickson. Dickson further reports War Bonnet's body was interred at the school cemetery.
Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Charles H. Dickson encloses an Oath of Disinterestedness for an agreement with the Carlisle Gas & Water Company for the water supply of the 1908 fiscal year to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return Michael and Eugene Ranco to their home in Old Town, Maine. The request was granted.
These materials include correspondence regarding the death of Claudia Marie. Additional correspondence is included regarding the discharge of students before their term of enrollment expired without the approval of the Office of Indian Affairs.
This document, known as an Authority to Act as Agent form, temporarily transferred authority from Supervisor in Charge Charles H. Dickson to Assistant Superintendent John R. Wise, for the period of February 14-16 inclusive.
Special Indian Agent W. W. McConihe recommends that the Carlisle Indian School cancel the lease for the 21 acre Alexander plot of land. McConihe states the rental was originally authorized to provide adequate space for older male students to perform military drills as well as for younger students of both sexes to have a playground. However, the…
Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Charles H. Dickson requests to deliver four tons of soft or bituminous coal to School Physician Dr. Shoemaker's home and office instead of hard coal, which is more expensive.
Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee tells Dickson that he can use four tons of soft coal to…
These materials include correspondence about an exhibit and sale of student-produced artwork and articles at the Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart department store in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Between March 2nd and March 14th of 1908, students were sent to exhibit and sell these articles, with 90% of the proceeds benefitting the Carlisle Indian…
Supervisor in Charge Charles H. Dickson informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Francis E. Leupp that they should hire a mechanical drawing teacher next academic year.
Supervisor in Charge Charles H. Dickson agrees that the school does not need to renew their lease of the Alexander tract when it expires on June 30 because the students do not use it for play or for drills. Dickson argues against cancelling the lease immediately because the school can harvest "15 to 20 tons of hay before June 30."
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return Garfield Sitarangok and William King to their respective homes on account of health. A further request to return Samuel Anaruk to his home along with Sitrangok is included.
These materials include correspondence regarding the outing situation of Susan Littleshield and Sarah Chubb at the Columbus Barracks in Columbus, Ohio.
These materials include correspondence from the cashier at the Merchants National Bank in Carlisle, Pennsylvania concerning the receiving and recording of individual deposits of pupils money.
Supervisor in Charge Charles H. Dickson informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that appointed Assistant Laundress Alice Quinsenburry has not reported for duty.
Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Charles H. Dickson forwards a financial statement on how the school has spent $130,507.84 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1908" appropriation. The Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs requests that Dickson is more detailed and states that the school's total appropriation is $164,000.00…
Supervisor in Charge Charles Dickson informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that appointed fireman Walter Stewart has not reported for duty.
Supervisor Charles H. Dickson requests to tear down an old chicken house and pig pen located on the school farm because they are no longer in use. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee grants Dickson permission.
Supervisor in Charge Charles H. Dickson requests authority to spend $500 to make emergency repairs to buildings. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee grants permission.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Anita McLaughlin at the Carlisle Indian School.
Supervisor in Charge Charles H. Dickson informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Nannie Forcey has declined to accept her appointment at the Carlisle Indian School.