Bent, Julia

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Edmund Guerrier, Laura Standing Elk, and Julia Bent [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of Edmund Guerrier, Laura Standing Elk, and Julia Bent. Guerrier was an interpreter for the U.S. government.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Edmund Guerrrier with Laura Standing Elk and Julia Bent [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of Edmund Guerrrier with Laura Standing Elk and Julia Bent. The two students are wearing school uniforms.

Note: Guerrier was employed as an interpreter for the U.S. government. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 1], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students, the second graduating class in 1890. 

They are, back row, left to right: William Tivis, Jemima Wheelock, Dennison Wheelock, Stacy Matlock, Levi Levering, Veronica Holliday, Benjamin Lawry; middle row, left to right: George Means,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 2], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students. 

This appears to be a different version (people in different positions) of the graduating class of 1890. This is not the version that became the official photograph of the class. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Julia Bent Student File

Student file of Julia Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880, graduated in 1890, and ultimately departed on July 5, 1893. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Bent Student Information Card

Student information card of Julia Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on July 5, 1893. The card indicates that Bent graduated in 1890, had married former student Noble Prentiss, and was living in Clement, Oklahoma in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Bent [version 1], c.1891

Studio portrait of Julia Bent, probably wearing a school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Julia Bent [version 2], c.1891

Studio portrait of Julia Bent, probably wearing a school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 2)
July 1881

The entire first page is a letter from Virginia Oequa (Kiowa) to her teacher Miss H, sent after she left Carlisle to work on a farm for a few weeks. She sent her love and explained the pride she took in her work. Page two had two articles on the shooting of President James Garfield, written by...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 5)
October 1881

The first page has an article on Indian children learning to take care of themselves when their grown, like the white people do. It also had mentions of the benefits of forgetting Indian language. Julia Bent (Cheyenne) also wrote about the Chapel and her interactions Captain Pratt, and Miss Hyde...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for June 1886
May 26, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of students whose terms of enrollment are set to expire or for other reasons and requests authority to return them to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Age of Students Being Sent Home in June 1886
June 3, 1886

Reply to Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the ages of outgoing pupils.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Applications, September 1899
August 12 - September 4, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (C. A. Merritt, Florence M. Carter, J. B. Given, Chester P. Cornelius, Annie B. Moore, Clara Anthony, Jemima Wheelock, Julia Bent, Charles Monteravia, Yamie Leeds, Howard Logan), those who have left the school (Bertha V. Agpell,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Related to Annuity Money for Cheyenne Students at Carlisle
March 30, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter and list of names from William P. Campbell regarding Cheyenne students at Carlisle who have not received their annuity payments. Pratt notes that there is no need for the students to have the money while at Carlisle and that the money is safe in the Treasury...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Bent Requests Annuity Payment for College Tuition
September 25, 1892 - September 27, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Julia Bent for her annuity payment in order to pay her tuition at the Cumberland Valley Normal School in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.

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