Lipps, Oscar H.

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Enrollment Status of Kiutus Jim
March 29, 1916 - April 19, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment status of Kiutus Jim. It was determined that Jim should be allowed to work to earn money to pay for his transportation back to his home through the outing system.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Retain Meredith Crooks
March 29, 1916 - April 5, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Oscar H. Lipps that Meredith Crooks remain at Carlisle until Crooks could secure funds to reimburse the school for transportation to and from the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blueprints and Plan for Building Ditch to Protect School Garden from Flooding
April 16, 1916 - April 22, 1916

Chief Engineer of the Department of the Interior William Reed gives a report on the Carlisle Indian School garden, which is receiving too much water and flooding. He suggests building a ditch and embankment to protect against flooding. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Engravings and Illustrations, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses and Explanation of Authorities
April 7, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests $250 to pay for incidental expenses associated with the administration of the Carlisle Indian School. He also explains how these funds have been and will be used.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allegedly Fraudulent "Carlisle Indian Base Ball Club"
April 23 - August 16, 1916

This document contains two newspaper clippings and a poster from the "Carlisle Indian Base Ball Club," a cross country-tour baseball team led by Kate J. Becker. It also features correspondence between Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps, Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs...

Format: Broadsides and Posters, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Joseph Johnson
April 25 - May 5, 1916

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Joseph Johnson. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Illness of Albert Foster
April 29, 1916 - May 8, 1916

This document contains correspondence concerning Albert Foster and his diagnosis with tuberculosis. He was referred to the Sac and Fox Sanatorium for treatment. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Building Repairs
May 1 - July 7, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests $3,000 for the open-market purchase of supplies needed to repair buildings. 

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt writes to Lipps regarding holding requests in abeyance, returning 8 requests, and the proper...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Four Male Students Sent to Summer Camp to be Waiters and Play Baseball
May 2 - July 21, 1916

Rabbi Abraham S. Anspacher, who conducts Kamp Kewamee in Lackawanna County in Pennsylvania, requests to employ four Carlisle Indian School students at the camp to be waiters and play baseball at the camp. Treasury Department Collector of Customs Dudley Field Malone vouches for Anspacher....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses and Explanation of Authorities
May 4, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests $250 to pay for incidental expenses associated with the administration of the Carlisle Indian School He also explains how these funds have been and will be spent.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Differences in an Abstract of Authorities
May 11, 1916 - May 17, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps encloses an abstract of authorities and asks to be informed of any differences. Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke returns the abstract with the differences marked in pencil.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses and Explanation of Authorities
May 11, 1916 - May 31, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests $250 to pay for incidental expenses associated with the administration of the Carlisle Indian School. He also explains how funds requested from May 11 were spent.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment for Josephine Herrera
May 12 - 25, 1916

These files include correspondence regarding a request of Juan Herrera to have his sister Josephine Herrera, who was attending public school in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, enroll in the Carlisle School. Permission was denied as a result her option to attend a public school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Vacation Request for Luke and Lawrence Obern
May 29, 1916 - June 22, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by William Obern to have his two sons, Luke and Lawrence, sent home on vacation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Rent a Small Tract of Henderson Land, 1916
May 31 - June 16, 1916

Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests approval of an agreement between the school and J. Webster Henderson to rent a small tract of land adjoining the school for fiscal year 1917.

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt asks Lipps to return the contract an oath of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses and Explanation of Authorities
June 3, 1916 - June 17, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests $250 to pay for incidental expenses associated with the administration of the Carlisle Indian School. He also explains how funds requested from June 3 were spent.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Joseph Jessaun
June 5 - 28, 1916

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Liddia Jessaun to have her son Joseph returned home. Jessaun's request was denied with the explanation that Joseph's term of enrollment had one more year and that an additional year of industrial training as a tailor would be of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Printing Supreme Court Decision (US v. Nice)
June 30, 1916

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt orders Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps to print 500 copies of the U.S. v. Nice Supreme Court decision. Meritt plans to send a copy to each Superintendent in the Indian Service because of its importance and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Claim to Pay Detective Investigating Sale of Liquor to Students
July 11 - September 1, 1916

Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps forwards a letter from attorney Addison M. Bowman and communication from Glenn S. Warner relative to a $53.75 claim from detective George W. Shuler, who was hired to investigate the illegal sale of liquor to students at the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allotment of Funds for Supplies
July 17, 1916

Assistant Commissioner of Affairs E. B. Meritt transmits an Allotment of Funds to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps. The funds, which amount to $25.00, are for purchasing and transporting Indian supplies.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reimbursement of Superintendent Lipps Travel Expenses
July 17-27, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests $300 for traveling expenses in fiscal year 1917. He explains that he needs the money to visit different schools in district number 1 to introduce a new course of study at these schools. 

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statistics on Vocational Work of Students
July 17-18, 1916

This document contains correspondence concerning the preparation of students for vocational work. Statistics outlining students prepared for each year of vocational training are included.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dispute Regarding an Order for Outline Maps of Africa
July 18, 1916 - July 28, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps returns a voucher to Chicago Indian Supplies Warehouse Superintendent Frank Sorenson because Sorenson sent him "50 pads, Individual Outline Maps of Africa," which he didn't ask for. Sorenson tells Lipps that Washington told him to send the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Return Home of Six Tubercular Students to Pine Ridge
July 26, 1916 - December 1, 1916

This document contains correspondence requesting the return home of six students from the Pine Ridge Agency who were diagnosed with tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Amanda Williams
July 26, 1916

These materials include a letter regarding Victor Kelley's request for Amanda Williams to be transferred to the Sherman Institute from Carlisle.

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

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