Campbell, William P.

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Charles Buck (Brockey) Student File

Student file of Charles Buck (Brockey), a member of the Piegan Nation, who entered the school on March 26, 1890 and departed on June 3, 1895. The file contains four picture postcards, two photographs, returned student surveys, correspondence, a news clipping, a student information card, a former...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Board of Survey Proceedings Convened in February 1884
February 27, 1884 - March 7, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened on February 29, 1884 to dispose of worn out and otherwise unserviceable property and drop them from his property returns.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send William Campbell to Crow and Sioux Agencies
October 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notes that with the completion of the new school building the Carlisle Indian School can accommodate 500 students on its campus. He further indicates that 189 students are currently on outing with only a few in any one district school allowing them to speak English on a more...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Students at the Crow Agency
November 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Office letter to William P. Campbell at the Crow Agency does not provide him authority to recruit students from the Agency school. Campbell does state that many of the pupils and their parents are willing to have children enrolled...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reply to Office Letter Concerning Lizzie Hill
December 29, 1888

H. D. Gallagher, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Lizzie Hill. Gallagher states that Hill was sent to the Carlisle Indian School and that the school is the perfect place for her at the moment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Send Campbell to Montana for Recruiting Students
February 27, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt proposes sending William P. Campbell to Montana in order to represent the interest of the Carlisle Indian School in selecting students. Pratt states that Campbell will be able to tell the facts about Carlisle better than others who have never been to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Crow Agency Inquiry into Sending Students to Carlisle
March 10, 1890

M. P. Wyman, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, asks if he is authorized to provide students to William P. Campbell for the Carlisle Indian School from two contract and one Agency school in ratio to attendance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Fort Belknap Head Men to Visit East
April 3, 1890 - April 4, 1890

Alfred John Standing submits telegraph correspondence between himself and William P. Campbell regarding a request to have head men from the Fort Belknap Agency go East with a party as it would aid in recruiting students for Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Final Tally for Students From Four Montana Agencies
April 25, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the incoming parties from Montana. Standing provides a breakdown by gender of each party from the Blackfeet, Fort Belknap, Crow, and Fort Peck Agencies. In particular he notes that the Fort Peck students come from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Belknap Agency Chiefs to Visit East as Lever to Recruit Students
May 23, 1890 - May 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from William P. Campbell regarding a request to have a party of Chiefs from the Fort Belknap Agency visit the East with a group of incoming Carlisle students. Campbell in particular notes that this would secure a good party of girls due to the perception of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Campbell Details Difficulties in Securing Children at the Fort Belknap Agency
June 6, 1890 - June 7, 1890

William P. Campbell details difficulties in recruiting students from the Fort Belknap Agency to Alfred John Standing which was then forwarded to the Office of Indian Affairs. Campbell describes the actions taken by the head of the Mission School Father F. Eberschweiler against the Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Recruiting Oneida Students and Other Matters
June 30, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs on a number of matters including the continued employment of Alfred John Standing, revisions to the Civil Service Code, and enrolling Dennison Wheelock at Dickinson College. In addition, Pratt forwards a letter of William P. Campbell...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Lily Huff
July 11, 1891

Josiah Baird requests the return of his wife Lily Huff from the Carlisle Indian School. Baird claims that Lily was sent to the school by her father and that she has been influenced to make false claims to Richard Henry Pratt to keep her at the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Louisa King
August 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by George King for the return of his daughter Louisa King due to the sickness of her mother. Pratt provides the history of King's time at Carlisle and Martinsburg as well as informing the Office that two of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarding Expense Voucher in Pursuit of Runaway Student
September 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense voucher of William P. Campbell regarding traveling and incidental expenses incurred in the pursuit of Ralph Naltuey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Runaway Caddo Student
October 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an inquiry from James R. O'Beirne about a Caddo student who had run away from his farming outing. Pratt states that he sent William P. Campbell after the student to New York and he is now back at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding the Children of Edward Gordon
February 12, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the sons of Edward Gordon. Pratt encloses the correspondence between him and Gordon to show that the claims of a Catholic Priest were false and that Gordon was willing to keep his children at Carlisle.

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
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
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Charles Smith
April 30, 1893 - June 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Charles Red Hawk Smith to be returned home. Pratt provides reports from the School's physician and disciplinarian as well as two outing reports from Smith's patron. As a result Pratt recommends that Smith be allowed to be returned home.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations on Filling Vacant Superintendent Positions
May 29, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding to superintendent vacancies among Indian Schools. Pratt notes that of his employees the Carlisle Indian School disciplinarian William P. Campbell would be disposed to accept a position as well as the school physician C....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Fort Belknap's Agent Accusations
June 24 - July 15, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to H. D. McAnaney, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Belknap Agency, regarding students from the Agency at Carlisle. Pratt takes issue with the statistics used by McAnaney to determine the death rate of students at Carlisle and further takes issue with the idea...

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