Conser, Frank M.

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Dismissal of E. G. Sprow from the Carlisle Indian School
January 29, 1906

Francis E. Leupp dismisses E. G. Sprow, Tinsmith at the Carlisle Indian School, from the Indian Service for insubordination.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Renews Request for Additional Assistant Matron for the Dining Room
October 31, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Hire Irregular Assistant Matron
October 31, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Lost Shipment of Goods Intended for the Jamestown Exposition
March 15, 1907 - May 24, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Advertising for Supplies to Build Florist's Cottage
May 3, 1907 - July 11, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Increase in Salary of Karl H. Baker
July 10, 1907 - July 23, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Zoa Hardin to be Appointed to Assistant Matron Position
August 1, 1907 - August 6, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Appointment of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Canfield
August 7, 1907 - August 15, 1907

Correspondence regarding the appointment of Fred Canfield and his wife to positions at the Zuni Day School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attempt to Correct an Order of Buttons
August 20 - November 8, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Returned and Lost Articles for Jamestown Exposition
October 5, 1907 - March 6, 1908

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Florence Silverheels for Employment at Carlisle
October 10 - November 2, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appointment Certification for William C. Terry
October 16-30, 1907

These materials include the appointment certifications for William C. Terry as a Teacher in Mechanical Drawing. Terry was appointed to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Declination of Appointment for William C. Terry
November 8-12, 1907

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.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Declination of Appointment for Henderson Long
November 11-29, 1907

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...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Urgent Need to Hire a Teacher
November 13-15, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Applications for Annuity
November 21 - December 17, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning applications for annuity from Hastings Robertson, Nellie Robertson, and Dora La Belle. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Creation of Assistant Disciplinarian Position
November 27 - December 5, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Carlisle Students in Art School in Philadelphia
January 28, 1908 - February 26, 1914

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,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Method of Depositing and Accounting for Pupils' Funds
January 31, 1908 - June 3, 1908

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. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie Cox Teacher Examination
June 17, 1908 - July 24, 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Eagle Elk Letter Referenced
July 29, 1908

These materials contain a reference to a letter from Edward Eagle Elk about visiting his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Carlisle Pupils from the Five Tribes
July 30, 1908 - January 22, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request for information on pupils from the "Five Civilized Tribes" (Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole Nations) enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Release by Emma Webster
August 11, 1908 - October 1, 1908

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to release Emma Webster from her term of enrollment at the Carlisle Indian School. Webster was discharged following her employment as assistant cook at the Lac du Flambeau School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Map with Reservations
August 19-21, 1908

Superintendent Moses Friedman requests official maps and literature regarding Indian reservation boundaries since Education Circular No. 217 requires the school to determine if incoming students live on reservations. Office of Indian Affairs Chief Clerk F. M. Conser informs Friedman that the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bill Submitted against a Printer at the Carlisle Indian School
August 20, 1908

Chief Clerk of the Department of the Interior F. M. Conser informs the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School that W. A. Adams sent him a $5 bill against K. W. Baker, a former printer at the school. The Chief Clerk informs the Superintendent that, because Adams is no longer employed by the...

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

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