Burgess, Marianna

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Itemized Statement of John Robinson for Escorting Students to Carlisle
February 26, 1883

Itemized statement from John Robinson in assisting Marianna Burgess in escorting 68 Sioux students from the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies to Carlisle.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Making Wilson College a School for Native Women
July 28, 1883 - August 6, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt inquires from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs what action to pursue as he has not heard from the Secretary of the Interior regarding a proposed course of action to use Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania as a school for training Native women in a manner similar to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Difficulties in Securing Children at the Rosebud Agency
August 11, 1883 - November 22, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt documents his trip to the Rosebud Agency where he attempted to secure 90 students for the Carlisle Indian School. He notes that after an initial meeting where this was received with much enthusiasm he failed to gather the allotted students due to the work of the Catholic...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Pawnee Chiefs to Travel East
January 17, 1884 - January 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Baptiste Bayhylle and Ralph J. Weeks regarding a request from a Pawnee Chiefs to visit Carlisle. Pratt provides some context to their request including the fact that many served as scouts during the war with the Cheyenne, Kiowas, and Comanches. He...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Opposition of Local Priest to Government Schools Recruiting Students
September 18, 1884 - October 1, 1884

Marianna Burgess sends a report to Richard Henry Pratt regarding a recruiting trip at the Menominee Agency. Burgess details the difficulties resulting from opposition from the local Catholic Priest. Pratt notes that he has experienced similar opposition at the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, and in a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transportation for Oneida Students to be Enrolled at Carlisle
September 21, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he has received word from the Green Bay Agency of a number of Oneida students who desire to enroll at Carlisle. As a result he has sent Marrianna Burgess to select 20 students to bring back to Carlisle and requests transportation for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
No Tickets for Oneida Students to Travel to Carlisle
September 25, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Marianna Burgess has reported there are no tickets waiting for her and 20 Oneida students at De Pere, Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Thomas Metoxen's Request to Return Home
April 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt returns a letter from Thomas A. Metoxen who had requested to be returned home. Pratt also encloses an endorsement from Marianna Burgess disputing his statement. Pratt further states that it has been the policy of Carlisle to only accept students on a five year term and that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Securing Students for the 1889-1890 School Year from New Mexico and Michigan
July 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests assistance from the Office of Indian Affairs in securing students for the upcoming school year. Pratt specifically asks for the Office to send letters to encourage Agents at various Agencies to help secure students. Pratt further notes that he is sending Marianna...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Indian Affairs Actions Taken in Pueblo Agencies Regarding Returned Students
September 3, 1889 - December 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt returns the correspondence surrounding the treatment of returned pupils to Pueblo Agencies in New Mexico. Pratt notes that he is happy to see the actions taken by the Office of Indian Affairs including the actions taken by Frank D. Lewis, U.S. Special Indian Agent, in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Claims of Abuse of Returned Students at Acoma Village
September 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has received a letter from Colonel Robert Marmon denouncing the treatment of children returned from various Training Schools by the Governor and Officials of Acoma Village. Pratt suggests sending Special Agent Lewis to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Charles H. Thompson
March 2, 1892

Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the School including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Omaha and Winnebago Agency, September 1894
September 8-11, 1894

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 5 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Omaha and Winnebago Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11)
December 7, 1894

The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11) newspaper with a note that Mrs. Spray and her adopted Cherokee daughter have arrived at the Carlisle Indian School highlighted.

Format: Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Marguerite and Louise Provost
August 6, 1897 - April 21, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request to return Marguerite Provost and Louise Provost to their home. Pratt also encloses two letters from Marianna Burgess regarding the case.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Provide 18th Annual Report to Local Reporter
October 11, 1897

Marianna Burgess, Superintendent of Printing, seeks authority to provide the proof sheets of a pamphlet of Richard Henry Pratt's eighteenth annual report to a local reporter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Employees and Number of Rooms Assigned to Staff
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of staff and the number of rooms assigned for their use at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from James R. Wheelock
May 12-14, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that James R. Wheelock '96 (Oneida) be appointed as a disciplinarian or printer and bandmaster in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Wheelock's application along with a reference from M. Burgess and endorses him in his cover letter.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Materials Sent for Omaha Exhibit
May 12, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded three large framed photographs, grain from the Riverside School, and carpet to F. W. Clarke for the Omaha Exhibit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Carlisle Employees Making Over 300 Dollars
February 23, 1899

Report of Carlisle Indian School employees with a salary of over $300 and their legal residence and date of the entrance into the Indian Service as a permanent employee.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter Covering Legal Residence of Various Employees
March 29, 1900

Cover letter of report correcting the legal residences of various employees of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correction on Leave of Absence for Marianna Burgess in 1901
August 21, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the report covering the leave of absence for Marianna Burgess was in error. Pratt provides the correct dates and notes that in the future he can seek approval via telegraph if the Office requires it.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Frank Woods at Carlisle
November 17, 1902 - December 1, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from C. D. Griffin, Superintendent of the Alabama Boys' Industrial School, to have Frank Woods enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Marianna Burgess Submits Resignation as Superintendent of Printing
November 24, 1904 - December 6, 1904

Marianna Burgess submits her resignation as Superintendent of Printing at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests that the Office of Indian Affairs assign an unmarried man as a replacement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School
February 2, 1905 - February 8, 1905

Report of W. G. Thompson on the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School providing information asked by the Office of Indian Affairs.

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

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