Student information card of Peter Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885 and departed on October 22, 1892.
Student information card of Peter Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885 and ultimately departed on October 22, 1892.
The first page began with a poem titled “Do Your Best,” followed by “The Man-On-the-Band-Stand and a Stranger,” which described the “old gentleman’s” effort to thwart the hiring of an Outing student who was careless with arithmetic. It continued on page four. Page two began with “A Manly Resolution,” that reported Felix Iron Eaglefeather’s (…
Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius (left) and William Baird.
A handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Peter Cornelius and William Baird.
Studio portrait of William Baird (standing) and Peter Cornelius (seated).
Note: There is no identification of the people in this image. The identification is based on comparison with other images of the two students.
Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius (left) and Edwin Schanandore wearing athletic clothing, holding a baseball mitt and ball.
Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius wearing a uniform and holding a cornet.
Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius wearing a uniform holding a cornet.
Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius (on left) and William Baird (on right).
A partially illegible handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Peter Cornelius and William Baird.
Studio portrait of Peter Cornelius (at left) and William Baird (at right).
Oneida Sachems and Councilors request the return of various students currently at Carlisle due to lack of full consideration. Richard Henry Pratt notes that the request should be rejected as there is little discontent among the students aside from routine and some work requirements. He states that some parents requested additional children to…
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 regarding a recruitment trip among the Oneidas…
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter by Nicholas Huff regarding his daughter Lily Huff being enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes that he would not stand in the way of Lily being returned to her husband but that she should stay at Carlisle for a number of years before taking the full burden of wifehood. In addition, he is…