Leupp, Francis E.

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The caption reads: Francis E. Luepp

This clipping is from the Waynesboro Blue Ridge Zephyr published on January 28, 1908.

Format: Drawing
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Sheehan Student File

Student file of Joseph Sheehan, a member of the Alaskan Nation, who entered the school on August 21, 1899, and departed on July 12, 1907. The file contains student information cards, letters/correspondence, news clippings, a returned student survey, a photo postcard, former student response...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 3)
April 1909

The opening article praised the work of Francis E. Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The following article, pulled from the Philadelphia Ledger, featured two Carlisle students. Thomas Saul (Wanyeya) and Reuben Charles (Gwee-yeh-is) were awarded the Gillespie Scholarship and were...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 4)
May 1909

This issue, which commemorates the Commencement Exercises of the Class of 1909, featured speeches highlighting the success of Indian education. Francis E. Leupp, in his address, among many things spoke on the success of the arts at Carlisle. He was followed by Moses E. Clapp, Chairman of the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Red Man (Vol. 8, No. 9)
May 1916

The legend of Queen Allaquippa is presented.  A series of resolutions on the Seminoles, made by the Tampa Woman's Club, support the Seminole people's attempts to regain land in Florida.  Lace making among the Pueblo Nation is discussed.  An article from the New York Evening Post about...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Application for Employment from Mason M. Maxon
January 21, 1905 - March 8, 1905

Mason M. Maxon writes to Francis Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to be the Carlisle Indian School military instructor. Maxon includes a petition and letters of recommendation in support of his application.

Leupp informs U. S. Senator J. V. Quarles that the military instructor...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Louis Schedler Requests Appointment for a Position at Carlisle
February 6, 1905

Louis Schedler applies for a position as either a cook or baker at the Carlisle Indian School. A note indicates that as Schedler was not in the classified service he could only be appointed as a laborer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Justification for New Hospital Building
February 17, 1905

William A. Mercer provides details on the need for a new hospital building to the Office of Indian Affairs.

A separate note indicates that Francis E. Leupp has notified Senator Stuart.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Gaither Requests Meeting with Commissioner Leupp
March 23, 1905

Mollie V. Gaither requests a meeting with Francis E. Leupp to discuss returning to the Western United States.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of W. H. Beck as Indian Agent
April 13, 1905

William A. Mercer recommends the appointment of W. H. Beck as an Indian Agent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Three Students from Alaska
April 19, 1905 - April 24, 1905

William A. Mercer discusses a letter from Emily B. Parke requesting to be allowed to enroll three students from Alaska at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Gaither Requests Transfer to Umatilla Agency
August 25, 1905

Mollie V. Gaither requests a transfer to the Umatilla Agency as an Assistant Superintendent if the position becomes available.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Requests to Return Students from Standing Rock Agency
August 26, 1905 - January 4, 1906

Correspondence regarding requests to return Carlisle Indian School students from the Standing Rock Agency. The requests focused on a promise that the term of enrollment for Carlisle was three years rather than five years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dorothy Reinken Requests Information on Receiving Ticket to Seattle
September 27, 1905 - October 6, 1905

Dorothy Reinken requests to know from Francis E. Leupp if she is eligible to receive a ticket from Buffalo, New York to Seattle, Washington.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transport Vasha Nakootkin to Seattle
October 15, 1905 - November 21, 1905

Correspondence regarding the request of Mrs. William D. Wood to have Vasha Nakootkin transported to Seattle in order to make her home with her.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Employees as Characters in Book of Esther
November 28, 1905

William A. Mercer informs Francis E. Leupp that he could not determine the writer of an envelope. The envelope contained a list of Carlisle employees as characters in the Book of Esther.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Follows Up on Request for Appointment of Drawing Teacher
November 29, 1905

J. R. Wise follows up on William A. Mercer's request to have a male drawing teacher appointed to the vacancy caused by the transfer of Fred W. Canfield. A note from J. H. Dortch refers to Commissioner Frances E. Leupp's plan to have Angel DeCora fill the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints Regarding Wheelock's United States Indian Band
January 6, 1906 - January 20, 1906

Augustine Mendoza informs the Office of Indian Affairs of actions taken by James Riley Wheelock regarding the Wheelock's United States Indian Band. William A. Mercer further comments on Wheelock's actions and advises the Office make the account known to Agencies and Schools to prevent it...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
Mollie V. Gaither Requests Promotion to Superintendent Position
April 2, 1906

Mollie V. Gaither requests a superintendent position in the Indian School Service through William A. Mercer. Mercer further comments on Gaither's request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Native Americans in the U.S. Military
April 9, 1906 - December 19, 1907

Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Cavalry. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fanny G. Paull Expresses Her Loyalty to Carlisle
April 14, 1906 - April 26, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter forwarding a letter from Fanny G. Paull in which she expresses her loyalty to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Indian Affairs Memos Discussing Plan to Train Students for Cavalry Service
May 3, 1906

Office of Indian Affairs memos regarding discussion on a plan of William A. Mercer sent to the War Department for having the Carlisle Indian School prepare students for the U.S. Cavalry service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Angel DeCora Reports on the Condition of the Art Department at Carlisle
June 7, 1906 - June 16, 1906

Angel DeCora makes a report on the art department of the Carlisle Indian School to Francis E. Leupp. DeCora requests to spend the summer learning how to make Persian rugs as well as allowing students the option of copyrighting their designs to profit from their work.

In addition there are...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Donating History of Indian Tribes of North America to Carlisle
September 7, 1906

Thomas J. Rush inquires if the Carlisle Indian School Library could use the three volume History of the Indian Tribes of North America by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall. A note from Commissioner Francis E. Leupp notes that Miss Cook should be consulted about their own library.

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

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