Butcher, William

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Ten male student printers [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image identifies them as "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ten male student printers [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform, identified as being "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend, Cyrus Fell Star, Chester Cornelius, Benjamin Thomas, Henry North, and...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 47)
July 1, 1887

This issue opened with a poem titled “CLASS OF INDIAN BOYS,” written by a Quaker farm wife about a group of Outing students. The next article was titled “A TRIP” by Katie Grinrod (Wyandotte), which gave the account of her and Clara Cornelius’(Oneida) trip to Philadelphia with their Outing family...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Thirteen male student printers [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption of this and other copies identifies them as working in the print shop. 

Other copies identify the students. They are: 

1. Bennie Thomas, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, 3. Willie Butcher, 4. C. P. Cornelius, 5...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thirteen male student printers [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students wearing school uniforms.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: 1. Bennie Thomas, Pueblo Tribe, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo, 3. Willie Butcher, Chippewa, 4. C. P. Cornelius, Oneida, 5. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida, 6....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
William Butcher (Kebeweus) Student File

Student file of William Butcher (Kebeweus), a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 11, 1884, and departed on June 14, 1887. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating. The file indicates Butcher was living in Leech Lake,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Butcher Student Information Card

Student information card of William Butcher, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 11, 1884 and departed on June 14, 1887. The file indicates Butcher was living in Onigum, Minnesota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return William Butcher to His Home
May 22, 1886

David Butcher requests the return of his son William Butcher from the Carlisle Indian School due to ill health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Physician Report and Treatment Plan for William Butcher
June 2, 1886

Obadiah G. Given, the school physician of the Carlisle Indian School, reports on the health and treatment of William Butcher. Given states that Butcher has a localized scrofula infection that is best treated at the school. Richard Henry Pratt further states that Butcher is still active in both...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for May 1887
May 26, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on William Butcher
November 30, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding former student William Butcher, including his experience in the printing department.

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