McCloskey, James

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James McCloskey Student File

Student file of James McCloskey, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on June 13, 1887. The file contains a student information card listing two outings, and a report after leaving indicating that he was working as a rancher in 1910. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James McCloskey Student Information Card

Student information card of James McCloskey, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on June 13, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 45)
June 17, 1887

This issue opened with a poem titled “A CLUSTER OF NEVERS,” from Selected, followed by a fictionalized conversation between two boys traveling to their homes in the west from Carlisle titled “TWO BOYS TALK IN THE CARS ON THEIR WAY HOME: WHAT THEY MAY HAVE SAID.” In the conversation, “...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 46)
June 24, 1887

The first page opened with the poem "What a Jug Did," reprinted from An Old Scrap Book followed by a piece called "Nice Letter from Mr. Standing," made up of abstracts from his trip West returning Carlisle students to their home agencies. Standing mentioned there was a special travel...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for May 1887
May 26, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have...

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