Eyre, Cora

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Cora Eyre Student File
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Student file of Cora Eyre. The file contains a blank report after leaving, but documentation in other records shows Eyre was a member of the Pawnee nation who enrolled at the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on December 18, 1883. 

In school documentation Cora Eyre is also known as Cora and Peta-huw-eraht. Her married name is Cora…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Cora Eyre Student Information Card
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Student information card of Cora Eyre, a member of the Pawnee Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on December 18, 1883.

Note: The entrance date of October 22 on this card is an error. Eyre arrived with a large group on October 27, 1879.

 

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Cora Eyre Student Information Card
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Student information card of Cora Eyre, a member of the Pawnee Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on December 18, 1883.

 

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 5)
December 1883

Page one opened with an article titled “Strong Words for the Indians From Commissioner Price”, along with “A Plea for Civilized Indians”, “Two Pueblo Boys”, and “The Baby”. Page two had Captain Pratt’s account of his visit to the west. It also had comments from various chiefs on their opinion on Carlisle. Finishing up the page were comments on…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Authority Sought for Cora Eyre to Work at Navajo Agency
November 28, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs authority to send Cora Eyre to the Navajo Agency to work as a laundress at the agency school.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Funds to Send Students to Indian Service Positions be Refunded
December 8, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests that funds expended from the Carlisle Indian School appropriation to send three students to take positions in the Indian Service at the Navajo Agency be refunded from another fund.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Five Students to the Genoa School
December 26, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter he has received from the Superintendent of the Genoa School to transfer five students to Genoa when the school opens in February 1884. Pratt states that while he is willing to send the students he does not believe the transportation costs should come out of his…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration