Samuel Tilden Student File

Student file of Samuel Tilden, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1890 and ultimately departed on November 12, 1896. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card from his reenrollment in 1895, returned student surveys, letters/correspondence, former student response postcards, a photograph of Tilden's children, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Tilden was a laborer and interpreter in Myrtle, Idaho in 1910 and working as a U.S. Indian Policeman in Spalding, Idaho in 1915.

In school documentation Samuel Tilden is also known as Sam Tilden.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 19, folder 903
Samuel Tilden Student File