Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $160 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1910" account to purchase and install a freight elevator for the girls' dormitory.
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 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.
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…
These materials include correspondence and government documents related to the application for enrollment of Arney Kah-o-sed in the Carlisle School.
This document contains correspondence about new policies encouraging vocational nursing training for female students in Indian schools. Included is an extensive pamplet from the professional nursing training program at Fort Dearborn Hospital, Circular letters ordering the transfer of all students interested in nursing training to the Carlisle…
This material includes correspondence between Alberta B. Doyle of the Bureau of Plant Industry in the Department of Agriculture, and Mr. Hawke, the chief clerk of the Indian Bureau. Doyle inquired about the lineage of former student Alice Tebbitts.
These materials include correspondence regarding the education of Mexican students at the Carlisle Indian School. Commissioner Sells' responds that Carlisle is not academically advanced but meant to train students in industrial arts. Further authority from Congress would have to made to have students from Mexico attend Carlisle. Also includes…
Small notebook entitled "American Authors" but used as an address book of the homes of former Carlisle Indian School students.
This notebook is part of a collection donated to the Cumberland County Historical Society by a descendent of teacher Lelah M. Burns, so presumably this list of addresses was created by her.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request from the Naval Government of Guam to send students to the United States for higher education. The Carlisle Indian School was suggested as the institution for these students.
This material includes correspondence from J. Aline Palmer inquiring about government benefits she may be entitled to due to her Indian descent.
These materials include correspondence regarding reports on the health of Walter Winsborough to his mother Mary Wells. Additionally, a request from Winsborough's parents was sent through Senator Harry Lane to return him to his home.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Chief Wild Pigeon, of Little Neck, Long Island, New York, to enroll Jerome Carpenter at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to Dr. Charles Francis Himes following Pratt's trip East at the Lake Mohonk Conference. Pratt includes a history of his first commander in the Civil War General Robert H. Milroy.
Pratt concludes his letter by discussing his illness at Mohonk and details how he had his recollections copied by a student.
Annebuck provides an update to Fannie Peter on her current life living in San Fransico, California as well as other students from Alaska including Annie Coodlalook and Emma Esanetuck.
Asssitant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt asks Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps why the school has has combined farming and stock raising into one subject for boys and why sewing, home-nursing, and poultry raising has been combined into a single twenty week period for girls.
Lipps explains to Meritt that…
This material includes an inquiry into the alleged physical assault of Sarah Boyd by matron Matilda G. Ewing. Boyd claimed that she was pushed down a flight of stairs by Ewing, resulting in a back injury. The materials include an interview transcript with Boyd, letters from witnesses, and Boyd's recanting of her accusation.
C. V. Peel responds to Ernest W. Hancock's request for an outing student from the Carlisle Indian School. Peel notes that outing students will only be sent out in June following their examinations.
Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt forwards twelve copies of the tentative course of study for Indian schools to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps. Lipps acknowledges receipt of the books, states that they've never destroyed other versions of the books, and that they've previously sent copies to employers or outing patrons…
Carlisle Indian School Chief Clerk in Charge C. V. Peel requests the Commissioner of Indian Affairs return the specifications and blueprint for a three-compartment refrigerator to the school. Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs Supervisor in Charge Oscar H. Lipps that the papers are part of the Office's record and tells him to contact…
This document contains correspondence concerning policies governing the graduating class of 1917. This includes a list of students receiving diplomas, required grades, and other related policies.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Mrs. A. J. Krejberg to have Elsie Krejberg, her step-daughter, enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.
Former student Elmer E. Busch applies to be the assistant football coach at Carlisle. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt forwards Busch's application to Carlisle. Carlisle Superintendent O. H. Lipps denies Busch's application, stating that Busch is a former student and was captain of the football team in 1915 until being "…