Cornelius, Chester

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Chester Cornelius and Stacy Matlock, c.1890

Studio portrait of Chester Cornelius (sitting) and Stacy Matlock (standing), both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Chester Cornelius [version 1], c.1889

Studio portrait of Chester Cornelius.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Chester Cornelius [version 2], c.1889

Studio portrait of Chester Cornelius. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Chester Cornelius, c.1885

Studio portrait of a male student.

The handwritten caption along the side of the image is difficult to read, but we believe it says: Chester Cornelius and that that is who the sitter is. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Chester P. Cornelius Student File

Student file of Chester P. Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 30, 1885 and departed on February 6, 1891. The file contains a student information card, a letter/correspondence related to a request for a photograph, and a report after leaving indicating...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chester P. Cornelius Student Information Card

Student information card of Chester P. Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 30, 1885 and departed on February 6, 1891. The file indicates Cornelius was living in Seymour, Wisconsin in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emily Peake Student File

Student file of Emily Peake, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 23, 1890, graduated in 1893, and departed on March 6, 1893. The file contains a student information card, returned student surveys, financial transactions, a report after leaving, and letters/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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. 4, No. 45)
June 28, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by titled “When a Girl Knows How” to sew, bake and knit followed by “You Home-Going Boys and Girls: Will you be in the New or the Old of the Moon?” which asked J.H. Segar what the Cheyenne and Arapho boys and girls were doing at their agency in Cantonment,...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Report on the Hampton Institute and the Carlisle Indian School
April 28, 1886 - January 11, 1888

T. S. Childs makes a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on Carlisle Indian School and the Indian Training School at the Hampton Institute. Childs report was prompted by complaints made against the Hampton Institute related to the health and discipline of students. Childs report focuses...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Allowance for Chester Cornelius to Attend Commercial School
December 18, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt discusses the case of Chester Cornelius with the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that Cornelius purchased a section of land under the Severalty Act with the intention of renting it out to support himself as he enrolled in a Commercial School in Poughkeepsie, New York....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question Regarding Agreement Covering Allowance of Chester Cornelius to Attend College
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs from Clement C. Gaines, President of the Eastman Business College, and a contract between Gaines and former student Chester P. Cornelius. Gaines' understanding is that the contract permits Cornelius to receive an allowance to...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wheelock Seeks Collection of Debts from Chester P. Cornelius
April 14, 1896 - June 28, 1897

Dennison Wheelock seeks assistance from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the creditors of Chester P. Wheelock in Carlisle, Pennsylvania seeking repayment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tickets Set to be Delivered to Chester P. Cornelius
November 22, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that tickets will be delivered to Chester P. Cornelius.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment Not Working for Non-Reservation Boarding Schools
December 3, 1900 - December 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the current system of student recruitment for non-reservation boarding schools is not working. Pratt forwards two letters detailing the difficulties of his employees in gathering parties of students as well as the reluctance of...

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