Canfield, Fred W.

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Anna Goyitney Student File

Student file of Anna Goyitney, a member of the Pueblo Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains returned student surveys, former student response postcards, news clippings, extensive correspondence about her life after Carlisle, and a report after leaving indicating she...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anna Goyitney Student Information Card

Student information card of Anna Goyitney, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on August 24, 1887, graduated in 1901, and departed on July 6, 1904. The information card indicates that Goyitney had studied teaching, married Fred W. Canfield, and was living in Casa Blanca, New...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 1)
February 1909

The superintendent of the school described improvements of school buildings, as well as an increase in attendance.  Next, appeared a history of the Flathead Indians, accompanied by images from the Flathead Reservation in Montana. F. Shoemaker, M.D. detailed how tuberculosis infections were...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, October 1903
October 3, 1903

Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen submits a report that lists newly appointed employees who have changed positions (Fred W. Canfield, Cora B. Hawk, and Alexander J. Pope). The report includes position title and salary.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Appoint Fred Canfield as Drawing Teacher
October 10, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs appoint Fred W. Canfield as the drawing teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
12 Requests to Attend Summer School
May 14 - June 14, 1904

Richard H. Pratt forwards approved leave of absence requests to attend summer school for 12 employees: Emma H. Foster (teacher), Agnes May Robbins (teacher), Cora B. Hawk (teacher), Sadie F. Robertson (teacher), Sadie E. Newcomer (teacher), Clara L. Smith (teacher), Hattie M. McDowell (teacher...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Twenty-Four Applications for Leave of Absence
June 3-14, 1904

Richard H. Pratt forwards applications of twenty-four employees for leave of absence: Ed. A. Lau (instructor in carriagemaking), Cora B. Hawk (teacher), Agnes May Robbins (teacher), Jeannette Senseney (music teacher), Sadie F. Robertson (teacher), Mabel B. Sherry (teacher), Enoch M. Sherry (...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred Canfield Requests Transfer to Western School
June 6, 1904 - June 7, 1904

Fred W. Canfield requests a transfer to a smaller Western Indian School in order to obtain a position in the regular teaching service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Certificates of Attendance at Summer School
July 1 - September 21, 1904

Captain W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for fifteen employees: Ella G. Hill (laundry manager), Minnie L. Ferree and Effie Moul (assistant matrons), Margaret O. Eckert (seamstress), Anne H. Stewart (sloyd teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), Jeannette L...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fifty-Five Reports on Leave of Absence
September 20-30, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards fifty-five reports on leave of absence and seven applications for leave of absence for fifty-five employees: Mariette Wood (teacher), William Normast (instructor in tailoring), Nellie V. Robertson (clerk), Fanny G. Paull (teacher), Frances R. Scales (teacher), Jeannette L...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Four Approved Leave of Absence Requests to Attend Summer School
June 14-15, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards four approved leave of absence requests to attend summer school: Emma H. Foster, Frances R. Scales, and Fannie G. Paull (teachers hoping to attend Mount Gretna) and Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher hoping to attend the Department of Indian Education in...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Six Applications for Leave of Absence
June 15, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards six applications for leave of absence for several employees: Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), Bessie B. Beach (librarian), Emma H. Foster (teacher), Fanny G. Paull (teacher), Frances R. Scales (teacher), and Charles Kennedy (fireman). 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Leave of Absence Requests to Attend Summer School
June 22-23, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for three employees: Hattie M. McDowell (teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), W. G. Thompson (superintendent of industries). An explanatory cover letter is attached.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred W. Canfield's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 23, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards drawing teacher Fred W. Canfield's application for a 29-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eighteen Certificates of Attendance at Summer School
July 6 - September 5, 1905

Major W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for eighteen employees: Kate S. Bowersox (principal teacher), Ella G. Hill (laundry manager), Mollie V. Gaither (girls' field agent), Bertha Canfield (seamstress), Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1905
July 12, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Jeannette L. Senseney, Emma G. Sky, Elizabeth Searight, Ida Boger, and George Brown Jr.) and all employees working at the school to start the 1905-1906 fiscal year. These reports include personal information...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Fred W. Canfield to be Transferred to Outing Agent Position
October 20, 1905

William A. Mercer recommends Fred W. Canfield be transferred to the position of Boys' Outing Agent from his current position as Drawing Teacher. Mercer asks that if Canfield is transferred that a selection from the Civil Service list be appointed to the drawing teacher position and that he be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, October 1905
October 30, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (John F. Mackey), employees who have left the school (Alfred M. Venne and Ida V. Nori) and those who have changed positions (Fred W. Canfield). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Follows Up on Request for Appointment of Drawing Teacher
November 29, 1905

J. R. Wise follows up on William A. Mercer's request to have a male drawing teacher appointed to the vacancy caused by the transfer of Fred W. Canfield. A note from J. H. Dortch refers to Commissioner Frances E. Leupp's plan to have Angel DeCora fill the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1906
July 2, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists an employee who has left the school (Genus E. Baird) and all employees working at the school to start the 1906-1907 fiscal year. These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred W. Canfield's Application for Leave of Absence
December 11, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer forwards Fred W. Canfield's application for a 22-day leave of absence. Canfield works as a boys' outing agent. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred W. Canfield's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
February 1, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer forwards boys' field agent Fred W. Canfield's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Inquiry Regarding Amos Thomas' Money
February 12, 1907 - February 23, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to the inquiry of David R. Hill regarding the Carlisle Indian School forfeiting the financial account of Amos Thomas.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Explanation for Voucher of Returning Two Students
June 24, 1907

William A. Mercer provides an explanation for the voucher submitted for expenses of Fred W. Canfield related to the return of two runaway students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred Canfield Requests Transfer to Day School in the Southwest
July 11, 1907 - July 16, 1907

Fred W. Canfield requests a transfer to a day school in the Southwest due to his upcoming marriage to Anna Goyitney. William A. Mercer forwards the request and recommends that it occur and that James E. Henderson be promoted to the position of Boys Outing Agent.

Lastly, C. F. Larrabee...

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

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