Elm, John

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John Elm Student File
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Student file of John Elm, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885 and departed on July 8,1889. The file contains a returned student survey, a letter asking to attend commencement, a student information card, a trade/position card, and a report after leaving that indicates Elm was a farmer in Neopit, Wisconsin…

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National Archives and Records Administration
John Elm Student Information Card
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Student information card of John Elm, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885 and departed on July 8, 1889. The file indicates Elm was living in Neopit, Wisconsin in 1913.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Arthur Elm Student File
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Student file of Arthur Elm, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on February 16, 1911 and ultimately departed on September 27, 1914. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains an application for enrollment, student information cards, financial transactions, medical/physical…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Arthur Elm Student Information Card
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Student information card of Arthur Elm, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on February 16, 1911 and ultimately departed on September 30, 1914.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Adam Metoxen and John Elm, c.1886

Studio portrait of Adam Metoxen (standing) and John Elm (seated), both wearing school uniforms.

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Elm [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of John Elm. 

A handwritten caption written along the side of the image probably reads: John Elm.

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Elm [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of John Elm. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Oneida Sachems and Councilors Request Return of Students from Carlisle
December 11, 1885 - January 15, 1886

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…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return John Elm
June 12, 1888

Lewis Elm requests the return of his son, John Elm, from the Carlisle Indian School. Elm states that his son has been at Carlisle for three years which is the term he agreed to when he enrolled. Elm states that Pratt is willing return his son but at his own expense; however, Elm claims that he is too poor to pay the travel expense and asks the…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return John Elm
June 21, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request to return John Elm to his home in the Green Bay Agency. Pratt notes that Elm's father has properly stated his position in regards to Elm's return that he is willing to return him at his own expense as he is being returned before five years. Pratt ends by…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
John Elm Makes Inquiry into Responsibility for Paying for his Return Home
July 15, 1889

John Elm writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the arrangements surrounding his return home. Elm states that because he signed the employee list he was ineligible to be returned to his home at Government expense according to Richard Henry Pratt. Elm inquires if this is right because he was otherwise restricted to the rules of…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 2 of 5)
June 4-13, 1890

A series of fifteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Recruiting Oneida Students and Other Matters
June 30, 1891 - July 3, 1891

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…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration