Lillie Ferris Student File

Student file of Lillie Ferris, a member of the Karuk Nation, who entered the school on July 26, 1897, graduated in 1900, and departed on March 20, 1901. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, former student response postcards, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Orleans, California in 1913.

In school documentation Lillie Ferris is also known as Lillian Ferris, Lillian M. Ferris, and Lilian Ferris. Her married name is Lillian Ferris Wilder or Lillian Wilder (Mrs. A. R. Wilder), also spelled Lilian Ferris Wilder.

Note: Although documentation in her file lists Lillie Ferris as Klamath, a researcher has indicated that she is actually Karuk.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 137, folder 5392
Lillie Ferris Student File