Burgess, Marianna

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Pressly Houk (Houk) Student File
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Student file of Pressly Houk, a member of the Piegan Nation, who entered the school on March 26, 1890 and departed on June 5, 1895. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and correspondence. The file indicates Houk later married former student Maggie Abbott, and was a railroad conductor for the Great Northern…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Frechette Student File
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Student file of Julia Frechette, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on July 1, 1914, graduated in 1915, and departed on September 7, 1915. The file includes student information cards, an application for enrollment, correspondence, a trade/position record card, an outing record, financial transactions, a federal financial…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Frechette Student Information Card
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Student information card of Julia Frechette, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on July 1, 1914 and departed on September 7, 1915. The information card indicates that Frechette had graduated in 1915 and was living in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan in 1917.

 

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National Archives and Records Administration
School News (Vol. 1, No. 1)
June 1880

The first article by M. D. P. [Mason D. Pratt] describes a field trip to an iron forge near Pine Grove, followed by a picnic at the grove with the students, teachers, visiting chiefs, the college band and some invited guests. “An Indian Boy's Camp Life,” by Henry C. Roman Nose, gives a short account of his activities growing up. An "Editorial"…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 1)
August 12, 1887

In a front page letter dated July 27, 1887 and addressed to the Man-on-the-Band-Stand from the Pine Ridge Agency, Marianna Burgess, who was recruiting new students to the Carlisle Indian School, complained of her uncomfortable accommodations and surroundings. The second page featured "A Story of the Peach Tree" analogous to the planting of…

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 2)
August 19, 1887

The first page featured a conversation, continued from the previous week’s issue, between Marianna Burgess and the Man-on-the-Band-Stand, related to the filthiness of the Indians at the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies. Topics included a description of issue day and harvesting cattle. Page two reported Miss Fisher's (Acting Principal) train trip…

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 3)
August 26, 1887

The first page continued Marianna Burgess' report of conditions at the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Sioux Agencies begun in Volume 2, including her visit to Luther Standing Bear's home. Page two reported a visit to the school by some deaf school principals who "much interested our boys with their silent ways of talking," likening manualism to Indian…

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 5)
September 9, 1887

The first page opened with a short poem followed by a  conversation continued from previous weeks between Marianna Burgess and the Man-on-the-band-stand describing her recruitment trip among the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Sioux. Page two reported contents of letters from student Josephine Bordeaux (Sioux), who had returned home and Jennie Mitchell…

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 24)
January 27, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Dare," followed by a story, "Engines and Boys," that reported the arrival by train of the new fire engine called "Uncle Sam." Then came a piece entitled, "Be Neat," on the importance of being neat and orderly. It continued on page four. Page two reported the experience of the four girls who visited the White…

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Newspapers
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 25)
February 3, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "The Boys We Need," reprinted from "Golden Days;" followed by a fictitious fable of two Carlisle students, "The Longest Way Round," warning against taking shortcuts. The page also included two blurbs about the blizzard in the West. Page two opened with a feature "What the Man-on-the-band-stand Heard Some…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 26)
February 10, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Help One Another," reprinted from "Chambers, Journal;" followed by "7482 Feet High," a letter to the Man-on-the-Band-Stand from M. Burgess, about her journey to California. This page also began a letter from Peoria student Edith Abner, entitled "Visit to Washington D.C." which continued on the fourth page.…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 27)
February 17, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, " A Short Sermon," followed by a letter to the Man-on-the-Band-Stand dated Feb 7, 1888 from M. Burgess, entitled "A Sleeping Car," about the comforts of traveling in a sleeping car, which continued on page four.  Page two featured a report called "The Full Exhibit Of The Carlisle Indian School, For Senator…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 30)
March 9, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "The Minutes," followed by Marianna Burgess' letter "From California," to the Man-on-the-Band-Stand describing idyllic weather compared to what she's hearing of blizzard conditions at the school. The second page began with an account of the visit and talk by Mr. Kanzo Uchumiura, a Japanese student visiting the…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 5)
September 20, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "The Singer’s Alms: An Incident in the Life of the Great Tenor, Mario” by Henry Abbey, followed by the first installment in a series of articles written by the Man-on-the-Band-Stand about a Pueblo girl named Mollie. These stories were later published in book form in Stiya by Marianna Burgess, who used…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 18)
December 20, 1889

The first page opened with a poem titled "A Christmas Carol by Eleanor W.F. Bates in Home Magazine. Next came a new installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week). In this…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Stiya: A Carlisle Indian Girl at Home
1891

A description of Stiya is not currently available.

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Five female teachers, 1880

Posed group of five white women. The caption written below identifies them as Miss Hyde and Miss Cutter in the back, Miss Ely in the middle, and Miss Burgess and Miss Laura Spencer in the front. 

Inscribed on the reverse is the date March 20, 1880. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Students and Marianna Burgess in the print shop, c.1881

Three male students posed standing in the print shop with Marianna Burgess seated writing at a desk. 

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Marianna Burgess, c. 1890

Studio portrait of teacher Marianna Burgess. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Group of male and female student printers [version 1], c.1894

Studio portrait of a large group of male and female students with a white male teacher in the center of the group. The caption identifies them as students who worked in the print shop.

One copy of this image has the sitters identified. They are, back row, left to right: William Denomie, Robert Hudson, Leroy W. Kennedy, Leander Gansworth…

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Group of male and female student printers [version 2], c.1894

Studio portrait of a large group of male and female students with a white male teacher in the center of the group. The caption identifies them as students who worked in the print shop. 

One copy of this image has the sitters identified. They are, back row, left to right: William Denomie, Robert Hudson, Leroy W. Kennedy, Leander Gansworth…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Teacher Miss Burgess with thirteen students, 1898

Studio portrait of teacher Marianna Burgess with ten unidentified male students and three unidentified female students. 

Previous cataloging assigns this image a date of 1898, presumably from a caption scratched on the plate. 

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Organization of Boys into Companies, Arrival of Bedding, and Construction on Chapel
November 13, 1879

Richard H. Pratt provides updates on the progress he's made since Sunday. Most notably, Pratt has organized the male students into companies, and they now occupy eight rooms instead of five, the bedding has arrived, and they've started building the foundation for the chapel and assembly room.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for January 1880
January 31, 1880

Two duplicate copies of the monthly school report for January 1880, submitted by the Carlisle Indian Training School to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The report includes a list of employees, a count of students by Nation/Tribe, descriptions of the educational program, and Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt's remarks about developments and…

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Suggestion to Build an Indian School in Nebraska
March 16, 1880 - March 22, 1880

Mattie G. Reynolds writes to Richard Henry Pratt asking for a position at the Carlisle Indian School in sewing or as a sewing teacher or assistant matron. Reynolds, who formerly worked with the Pawnees in a variety of roles, additionally describes a large building that was formerly used as a manual labor school for the Pawnees. Reynolds…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration