Abbott, F. H.

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Sarah J. Gordon Student File

Student file of Sarah J. Gordon, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on October 3, 1910 and ultimately departed on April 17, 1912. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Students' Participation in Historical Pageant
June 30, 1908 - June 14, 1912

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home from Clifford Taylor
June 26, 1909 - July 23, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Clifford Taylor to return to his home to assist his father. Taylor's request was granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of William Little Wolf
July 14-20, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return William Little Wolf to his home at the Tongue River Agency in Montana.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Student from Alaska
July 20, 1909 - August 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll a student from Alaska. The request was denied due to appropriations not being allocated to educate Alaskan students in the Continental United States.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds to Build a Roof on the Warehouse
July 23, 1909

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $144.75 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1910" account. He intends to spend the money to buy supplies to build a roof for the warehouse. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott returns and approves the...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Spencer Williams and Carl Sylvester
July 24, 1909 - August 13, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to return home Spencer Williams and Carl Sylvester. Also included is correspondence discussing the school's acceptance of overage pupils, and whether or not to charge tuition in a similar manner to the Hampton Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personal Controversy Between Siceni J. Nori and Jennie L. Gaither
August 11, 1909 - October 28, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a personal controversy between two Carlisle Indian School employees, Clerk Siceni J. Nori and Matron Jennie L. Gaither. Some of the earlier pieces of correspondence are not included in the folder at the National Archives, but the conflict seems to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds for Return Home of Robert Anderson
August 14, 1909 - November 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence discussing the funds of Robert Anderson, and the possibility of using government funds to pay for his return home.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Manuel Hidalgo
September 8, 1909 - November 3, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Manuel Hidalgo, a student from Puerto Rico. Hidalgo received a scholarship to cover the tuition of the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Bertha Cassel
October 12, 1909 - November 16, 1909

These materials includes correspondence and a photo regarding a request to enroll Bertha Cassel, a member of the Flathead Nation, at the Carlisle Indian School. Cassel was living in Puerto Rico at the time of the request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Lyman B. Madison
October 28, 1909 - December 16, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Lyman B. Madison to enroll in the Carlisle Indian School along with his sister. Madison was over the age of 21 and required permission from the Office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to enroll.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests to Slaughter Calves, Hogs, and Cows and to Sell Cow and Calf Hides
January 6, 1910 - January 18, 1910

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to slaughter 60 calves, 60 hogs, and 20 old and unproductive cows for their students to eat. He also requests to sell 20 cow and 60 calf hides. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott authorizes all of Friedman's requests...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of George Manawa
February 4, 1910 - March 17, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll George Manawa, a member of the Creek Nation, at the Carlisle Indian School. Manawa was admitted on the condition that Manawa be pay for his board, transportation, and tuition.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Sell One Horse
February 11-25, 1910

Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to sell a horse since it is too small for heavy work and "not safe for single driving." Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott grants permission.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Travel Request of Henry Blatchford to Washington D.C.
February 16, 1910

These materials include correspondence and financial documents regarding a trip of Henry Blatchford to Washington D. C. from Carlisle.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Joe Welch
July 6, 1910 - September 28, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Joe Welch to be admitted to the Carlisle Indian School to obtain an education in industrial arts. Welch was informed that as a member of the Chickasaw Nation he could only attend Carlisle by paying tuition but that he could attend...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Medical Care of Students
July 6, 1910 - September 20, 1910

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $500 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1911" account for special medical treatment for students, taking students to Philadelphia for treatment, and for medicine and food for the school hospital. Assistant Commissioner...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Children of Jackson Ellis
July 24, 1910 - September 21, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Jackson Ellis to have his children enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. As Ellis lived in Marble City, Oklahoma and was a member of the Cherokee Nation, his children were not eligible for government assistance. Instead, Ellis was...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Nurse Training Correspondence
August 9, 1910 - September 23, 1910

This material includes correspondence between Charles Dagenett and Superintendent Moses Friedman about establishing a nurse training program at Carlisle with additional training at various hospitals on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of and Approval for Renting the Henderson Farm
August 11, 1910 - January 9, 1911

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman forwards Agreements covering the rental of the Henderson tract of land adjoining the school for fiscal year 1911. Chief of the Education Division J. H. Dortch returns the contract and four copies and asks Friedman to sign it. Friedman returns...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Cutler Children
August 11, 1910 - September 20, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Rosa Monroe to have the children of Jacob Cuttler enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. As two of the children were under the minimum age of enrollment permission from the Bureau of Indian Affairs was needed. Permission was granted...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request by Bertha Manatoua to Pursue Nursing Training
August 14, 1910 - September 16, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Bertha Manatoua to take up nursing training at the Carlisle Indian School without corresponding academic work. Due to her age, she required permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Permission was granted, pending approval...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Gertrude Provost
August 20, 1910 - September 15, 1910

These materials contain correspondence regarding the application and enrollment of Gertrude Provost.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Robert Newcomb
August 20, 1910 - December 6, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Robert Newcomb as a non-Indian pupil. Newcomb was required to pay tuition, as members of the Cherokee Nation were ineligible for government-funded education.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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