1915

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Materials Regarding Athletic Fund Dispostion Following Investigation
1908 - August 23, 1918

Materials related to the disposition of funds of the Carlisle Indian School Athletic Association following an investigation by E. B. Linnen. Contains the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association for the year 1908, correspondence regarding how to handle money moving forward, a resolution updating the by-laws, as well as other financial…

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Books and Pamphlets, Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Nellie Robertson Denny, Clerk and Outing Manager
June 11, 1910 - May 1, 1918

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.

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Personnel File of Wallace Denny, Assistant Disciplinarian
June 11, 1910 - September 2, 1918

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…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Photographs, Reports
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Request for Enrollment by Moses P. Kogechiwan
September 11, 1911 - April 30, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Moses P. Kogechiwan to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School as well as letters of recommendation.

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Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
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National Archives and Records Administration
Plan to Build a Lavatory Addition to the Large Boys Quarter
September 12, 1912 - January 8, 1913

Superintendent Moses Friedman outlines the desperate need for a new lavatory for the large boys, as the current one is outdated and unsanitary. He requests to reject all bids from contractors in order to purchase materials and have the school build its own lavatory addition to the large boys' quarters. Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H.…

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Annie Cole
June 30, 1913 - February 26, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding mulitple requests from Alex Cole and Mary Ann Cole to have their daughter, Annie B. Cole, returned home from the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Thomas Canadian Family
October 27, 1913 - October 29, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding requests by Congressman Asher C. Hinds of Maine to enroll at Carlisle the three children of Thomas Canadian. The oldest daughter was forwarded an enrollment application and notified that she would have to pay her own costs. The two youngest children were directed to enroll at the Thomas Indian…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Documents Regarding School Financial Matters
February 16, 1914 - April 16, 1918

These materials include financial documents, legal documents, and correspondence concerning multiple financial concerns of the school, such as railroad bonds, legacy trust funds, fundraising, donations, and checks for minors. 

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Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Changing Vocational Instruction at Carlisle
March 11, 1914 - March 5, 1915

Correspondence regarding the proposal to abolish the business/commercial department at the Carlisle Indian School while adding new courses focusing on home economics, mechanical arts, nursing, and agriculture. An additional focus is on the beginning of the Ford Outing Program. A copy of The Carlisle Arrow (Vol. 11, No. 22) that…

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Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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National Archives and Records Administration
Expenditures for Student Labor and Repairs
March 23, 1914 - February 20, 1915

These materials include correspondence and financial documents related to the expenditure of funds on student labor and materials to make repairs and improve the grounds at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Correspondence Regarding 1914 Congressional Investigation
May 4, 1914 - October 25, 1918

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the 1914 internal and Congressional investigations into Superintendent Moses Friedman and Chief Clerk Siceni J. Nori of the Carlisle Indian School. Included is copied and original correspondence regarding the resignation of Friedman and Nori, legal discussions regarding…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Continue Henderson Farm Lease
July 2, 1914 - September 3, 1915

Supervisor Oscar H. Lipps requests authorization to spend funds for fiscal years 1915 and 1916 in order to pay the lease of the Henderson Tract, which will be used for dairy cow pasturage and a skating rink.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Authorization to Pay Students for Extra Harvesting Labor
July 21, 1914 - September 28, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to pay irregular student labor for harvesting grain planted at the Carlisle Indian School which exceeded the previous fiscal authorization.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Alter Admission Policy for Oklahoma Nations
July 28, 1914 - May 3, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps to change admission rules for students from the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Prior to Lipps request, students from these Nations were required to pay both tuition and transportation. The revision allowed students with financial need to attend…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend $147.03 for Incidental Expenses, Fiscal Year 1914-1915
October 12, 1914 - March 12, 1915

Supervisor in Charge Oscar H. Lipps requests to spend $100 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1915" appropriation to pay for incidental expenses incurred in the administration of the school, and he enumerates the expenses and vouchers. Lipps later requests to modify his request to include six other expenses and vouchers, totaling $47.03,…

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Request for Enrollment and Clemency for Samuel White Bear
October 13, 1914 - July 23, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request for enrollment by Samuel White Bear, as well as a request for executive clemency for a court-imposed fine.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment by Louis White
October 14, 1914 - February 13, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Louis White to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School, including a resolution by the Mohawk Council of Tribes.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Tribal Funds by Cora Battice
October 16, 1914 - February 15, 1915

These materials include correspondence concerning the application for tribal funds by student and upcoming graduate Cora Battice.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Tribal Funds by James Holy Eagle
October 17, 1914 - November 17, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the application by student James Holy Eagle towards his pro rata share of tribal trust funds. 

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Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Claim for 72 Pairs of Shoes Amounting to $97.20 in favor of Shoe Company
November 4, 1914 - May 1, 1915

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt acknowledges receipt of communication from Joseph M. Herman Shoe Co. regarding the Carlisle Indian School Supervisor in Charge refusing to pay a $97.20 bill for delivering shoes to the school. Meritt asks Supervisor in Charge Oscar H. Lipps for a full report on the matter. Lipps encloses all…

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Request for Additional Refund from the Athletic Fund
November 10, 1914 - December 11, 1916

Correspondence regarding a request by the Amoskeag Textile Club for an additional $500 refund from the Carlisle Indian School Athletic Fund from a game played between the school and Holy Cross College in 1914.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Beulah Logan from Outing
November 10, 1914 - January 1, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the return of Beulah Logan from her outing home to Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Regarding Commercial Competition for Carriage Painting
December 1, 1914 - January 2, 1915

These materials include a complaint from local Carlisle businessman John H. Lau against Charles H. Carns, the painter at the Carlisle Indian School. Lau, of the local carriage-maker E. A. Lau and Sons, claimed that Carns was inappropriately undercutting his carriage-painting costs. After investigation, Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Brown Eagle and Locating Lost Trunk
December 3, 1914 - July 13, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment at Carlisle of Brown Eagle, a member of the Navajo Nation, and the loss of his trunk after being shipped from Morrisville, Pennsylvania to Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of a Trial for Carlisle Indian School Physician's Potential Tuberculosis Remedy
December 4, 1914 - January 23, 1915

Carlisle Indian School Physician Dr. Walter Rendtorff informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he thinks he may have developed a cure for tuberculosis, which he has used on David Belin and two others. He requests to give it a trial at the Fort Lapwai and Toledo sanitariums. 

Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt tells Rendtorff to…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration