This document contains correspondence written by Superintendent William A. Mercer, the Chief of the Purchase Division of the Department of the Interior, Chief Clerk F. M. Conser, and two auditors for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company named John S. Donaldson and John T. Denniston. The correspondence is about bills of lading and goods shipped by…
Conser, Frank M.
Francis E. Leupp dismisses E. G. Sprow, Tinsmith at the Carlisle Indian School, from the Indian Service for insubordination.
William A. Mercer renews his request for another assistant matron position to help in the dining room as all three assistant matrons are needed in the girls quarters.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay an irregular employee prior to the establishment of an assistant matron to help in the dining room. A note from F. M. Conser states that the position should be authorized as the dining room service at Carlisle needed improvement while he was visiting.
J. R. Wise forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs correspondence related to the shipment of the Carlisle Indian School to the Jamestown Exposition which was lost in transit. Included is a list of items shipped along with an assigned monetary value along with the suggestion of the Transportation Agent at the Jamestown Exposition.
William A. Mercer requests authority to advertise and purchase supplies for the construction of a cottage for the florist. Included is the list of supplies as well as the authorization of the Chief Clerk F. M. Conser for pursuing the advertisement.
Former printer Karl H. Baker asks for the annual leave that he believes he was due before his dismissal/resignation from the Carlisle Indian School. Superintendent Moses Friedman states that Baker has several unpaid debts to Carlisle Indian School employees and to Carlisle businesses.
Furthermore, Friedman forwards clerk S. J. Nori's…
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he meant to recommend an increase in salary for the printer Karl H. Baker.
Frank M. Conser, Chief Clerk, responds that the increase in salary has been granted.
William A. Mercer recommends Zoa Hardin for the position of assistant matron at $300 at the Kickapoo School. Correspondence from the Office of Indian Affairs follows informing Hardin, Mercer, and the Superintendent of the Kickapoo School that Hardin has been appointed.
Correspondence regarding the appointment of Fred Canfield and his wife to positions at the Zuni Day School.
Superintendent William A. Mercer corrects a previous request from 20 gross buttons for $2.40 to 240 dozen buttons for $28.80.
Office of Indian Affairs Chief Clerk F. M. Conser informs Mercer that the contract cannot be changed since it has already been approved. If the buttons have not yet arrived, Conser suggests that they can cancel…
These materials include correspondence and a list of articles returned and lost from the Jamestown Exposition. The correspondence includes recognition of a reimbursement check from the Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition Commission for lost articles, and notice that another shipment of articles was forthcoming.
These materials include correspondence regarding a recommendation of Florence Silverheels for a vacant teacher position at Carlisle. Silverheels, a graduate from the Hampton Institute, was recommended by Cora M. Folsom. Silverheels did not take the certification exam for teaching, and instead was appointed as Assistant Matron at the Tongue…
These materials include the appointment certifications for William C. Terry as a Teacher in Mechanical Drawing. Terry was appointed to the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence and certification records regarding William C. Terry's refusal to accept a position as Teacher of Mechanical Drawing at the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence and an appointment form regarding Henderson Long's declination of his appointment as fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. Long declined his position after learning that the price of employee boarding at the school was too high for him to afford on the allotted salary.
Superintendent William A. Mercer states that there is an urgent need to hire a new teacher as a result of Sarah E. Gedney's transfer to the Bureau of Forestry.
Chief Clerk of the Department of the Interior F. M. Conser informs Mercer that the Civil Service Commission requested a list of eligible individuals, and an appointment will be…
This document contains correspondence concerning applications for annuity from Hastings Robertson, Nellie Robertson, and Dora La Belle.
These materials include correspondence regarding the creation of an Assistant Disciplinarian position at the Carlisle Indian School. The Assistant Disciplinarian was intended to work at night in the Large Boys Quarters, and was designed to be held by a recent graduate.
Rapid City School Superintendent J. F. House proposes to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent William A. Mercer that they exchange farmers, with C. W. Cranford going to Carlisle and Norman H. Justus going to Rapid City. None of Mercer, the farmers, nor officials from the Office of Indian Affairs have an objection to the exchange, and it is…
Correspondence regarding a right of way for the Borough of Carlisle to construct and operate an outfall sewer on the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent W. A. Mercer requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs send him a map of the school grounds so that the Carlisle Borough can build a sewer across the campus. Chief Clerk of the Office of Indian Affairs F. M. Conser forwards Mercer a copy.
Howard Fremont Stratton, Director of the Art Department at the School of Industrial Art of the Pennsylvania Museum, asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells why the Bureau of Indian Affairs does not pay the living expenses of Indian students, many of whom formerly attended Carlisle, accepted to his school. Stratton also forwards Sells an…
These materials include financial documents and correspondence concerning the handling of student's accounts at Carlisle. The document also contains lists of the balances due to students enrolled as of January 31, 1908.
This material includes information regarding Nellie Cox and her noncompetitive teacher examination upon graduating from the Bloomsburg State Normal School. Includes the results of the examination.