A Special Agent writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine to inform him that he is almost done preparing a financial report on the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Ellis Oberholtzer to have 70 students from the Carlisle Indian School participate in an historical pageant celebrating the 225th anniversary of the founding of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Further correspondence includes thanks from Oberholtzer following the…
The Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs expresses his best wishes to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman's wife, who recently had an accident and fractured a bone. He also informs Friedman that he could potentially visit the school soon.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the new Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine that he received the copies of the previous Commissioner Francis E. Leupp's resignation and will print and send back 100 copies. Friedman states that he is disappointed that Leupp had to resign due to poor health.
The Secretary to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs thanks Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman for sending complimentary tickets (presumably to a football game) to them and Commissioner R. G. Valentine. The secretary informs Friedman that Valentine is currently in Oklahoma, but they will send the tickets to Mrs. Valentine.
Personnel file of Nellie Robertson Denny, who served as the Clerk of the Carlisle Indian School from 1900 to 1912 and from 1914 to 1918. She also served as Outing Manager for the Carlisle Indian School from 1908 to 1912. Robertson Denny was a graduate of Carlisle's class of 1890, and was married to Wallace Denny.
The file contains…
Personnel file of Wallace Denny, who served as Assistant Disciplinarian of the Carlisle Indian School from sometime before 1910 until 1918. Denny was a member of Carlisle's class of 1906, and was married to Nellie Robertson Denny.
The file contains quarterly employee reports, letters of resignation, complaints from students, a photograph…
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Charles Edward Stuck at the Carlisle Indian School. Stuck was denied enrollment due to the policy of not admitting students who lived close to a public school. One letter indicates that Stuck's guardian had written that Stuck was ostracized at his school due to his race
These materials include correspondence concerning the closure of the school bank account of Henry Vilcan.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Katie Ray, a member of the Catawba Nation, in the Carlisle Indian School. Ray's request was denied because the Catawba Nation had not recently received assistance in educating its youth from the Federal Government.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Samuel Sixkiller enroll his nephew Raymond Ross at the Carlisle Indian School. The request was denied as Ross was a member of the Cherokee Nation and not eligible to receive government assistance.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Moses P. Kogechiwan to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School as well as letters of recommendation.
These materials include correspondence regarding requests for Henry P. Sutton to enter the Carlisle Indian School in order to take a commercial course. Sutton was initially due to his physical health but was later enrolled after paying his own transportation to the school.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by John McInnis to be released from the Carlisle Indian School. McInnis wished to work at his trade as a shoe and harness maker to support his mother and brother.
This material includes information regarding a noncompetitive engineer examination for Maxie Luce.
Superintendent Moses Friedman tells the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he believes that Indian school superintendents should not offer positions to other schools' employees and then revoke their offers after the employees accept. Friedman forwards correspondence in which this happened to two of his employees, Frank J. Veith and Frances M.…
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman encloses three claim vouchers for approval. The vouchers are from the B. F. Sturtevant Company, Alfredy Lowry & Bro., and D. Klein & Bro. Makers of Army and Navy Uniforms.
Thomas B. Mills informs Senator Isaac Stephenson that a 1/8 Chippewa girl would like to attend the Carlisle Indian School and asks him to secure information that would help her to enroll. Stephenson forwards the letter to the Commissioner of Education. Acting Commissioner of Education L. A. Kalbach forwards the letter to the Commissioner of…
These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey of unserviceable materials at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.
Correspondence between Robert G. Valentine, Commissioner of Indian Affairs and Moses Friedman regarding the previous Carlisle Indian School Annual Report. Valentine compliments Friedman on the quality of the printing and design as well as the analysis of the outing system.
These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return home Tillie Catfish.
These materials include correspondence and financial documents related to the re-enrollment and disposition of funds of Peter Jackson. There were disputes over how Jackson's earnings and annuities should be paid out.
Special Indian Agent Edward Paze investigated the way the Carlisle Indian School handles their students' money. Paze informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Carlisle has a good system, one that with a few tweaks could be used by the entire Indian Service, but that he will elaborate more in a final report.
These materials include correspondence, an excerpt from an inspection report, and memoranda concerning staff organization and salary changes at the Carlisle Indian School. After an inspection by Charles F. Peirce, the salaries of certain employees were frozen and readjusted, and the organizational hierarchy of the school was revised.
These materials include an inspection report of Charles F. Peirce, Supervisor of Indian Schools, on the Carlisle Indian School in early 1912, as well as correspondence regarding the reports. Peirce makes a number of recommendations, in particular regarding the business and telegraph departments, and provides an overview of the schools various…