Howard Fremont Stratton, Director of the Art Department at the School of Industrial Art of the Pennsylvania Museum, asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells why the Bureau of Indian Affairs does not pay the living expenses of Indian students, many of whom formerly attended Carlisle, accepted to his school. Stratton also forwards Sells an…
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 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 the Alumni Association of the Carlisle Indian School including its new constitution, a new building in Carlisle, and other news.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Peter Herne to have his son Mitchell Herne withdrawn from the Carlisle Indian School and returned home.
These materials include correspondence discussing appropriate requirements for enrollment in government-funded Indian schools. Carlisle's superintendent, Oscar H. Lipps, argues that Carlisle should focus on educating only those Native American children who do not have the financial means or access to education at their homes. Lipps further…
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests requisition #734 from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Friedman has been advised that requisition #734 places a $38,048.07 credit to his account.
These materials include correspondence from Francis Dunbar concerning her request to close the account of her deceased sister, Carrie Dunbar.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Esley Oden and Max La Chapelle at the Carlisle Indian School. The two were initially denied admittance due to their home being near public schools.
The Carlisle Indian School copy of Industrial Class Lessons in Harness-Making, by John Charles Jordan, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama.
This document contains a list of student musicians recommended for possible Indian Service employment.
This material includes correspondence between Superintendent Moses Friedman and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on the approval of the Indian School band to participate in the upcoming inaugural parade.
This document contains correspondence concerning the appendicitis case of Mollie Mantell.
Acting Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry A. M. Farrington asks if the Bureau of Indian Affairs would like the Carlisle Indian School's cattle herd tested for tuberculosis.
Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke informs Chief of the Bureau A. D. Melvin that he would like an inspector from his department to test…
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman encloses a list of authorities that have been granted to the school to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Note that this list was not attached with this document.
James Keating asks Superintendent Moses Friedman if Dr. J. W. W. Walker is still the Secretary of the Y.M.C.A. at the Carlisle Indian School. Keating informs Friedman that Walker hired him to compile data and statistics for him, and when Keating sent Walker the research and the bill, Walker never replied. The letter and a bill are enclosed.…
Superintendent Moses Friedman asks the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry to send a veterinarian to inspect Carlisle's dairy herd, noting that they built a new dairy barn based on his suggestions. Acting Chief A. M. Farrington orders an inspector to test the herd.
These materials include correspondence regarding the applications of Nora and Jerome Slattery at the Carlisle Indian School. Their applications were accepted.
Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells writes a lengthy letter to G. McM. Ross in which he thoroughly disagrees with Ross' claim that Carlisle Indian School students should be paid for their labor, reasoning that the government pays for their lodging, food, and education, that students can earn money on outing, and that their labor at the…
Naomi Greensky's dance card for the Mercer Literary Society dance held on January 24, 1913.
These materials include correspondence regarding Cecelia Harto's health, as well as complaints about food. Harto was released to return home following a request by her grandfather, Antoine Denomie.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests information regarding providing living quarters and an office for the Y. M. C. A. Secretary on school grounds.
The Carlisle Indian School Principal Teacher encloses teachers' theses to the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs and informs him that four theses will be sent later because teachers are sick. (Theses are not included.)