Meritt, E. B.

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DeWitt Wheeler Student File

Student file of DeWitt Wheeler, a member of the Assinibione Nation, who entered the school on March 1, 1907 and departed on September 30, 1910. The file contains a student information card, letters/correspondences between Wheeler and the school, outing records, a newspaper clipping, a medical/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Max Favel Student File

Student file of Max Favel, a member of the Colville Nation, who entered the school on January 8, 1913 and departed on November 20, 1913. The file contains newspaper clippings, trade/position record cards, a student information card, outing records, outing evaluations, financial transactions,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds of Dana Black
January 4, 1908 - May 11, 1918

This document contains correspondence concerning the funds of former student Dana Black. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment of Henry P. Sutton
October 6, 1911 - March 7, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests for Henry P. Sutton to enter the Carlisle Indian School in order to take a commercial course. Sutton was initially due to his physical health but was later enrolled after paying his own transportation to the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by William Waupoose, James Welch, and Leslie James
June 1, 1913 - November 11, 1913

These materials include correspondence concerning the account balances of three pupils; William Waupoose, James Welch, and Leslie James. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Annie Cole
June 30, 1913 - February 26, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding mulitple requests from Alex Cole and Mary Ann Cole to have their daughter, Annie B. Cole, returned home from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Policies Regarding Large Deposits for Student Accounts
September 12, 1913 - January 22, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the funds of a group of students, and how large checks for individual pupils should be deposited and controlled by the Superintendent. This includes students from the Pawnee and Winnebago Nations.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Esther and Georgianna Collins
September 26, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of Esther and Georgianna Collins at the Carlisle Indian School. Some materials relate to the efforts of their mother, Rose Trombly Collins, to secure their enrollment at the school. Later correspondence answers a request by their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend $50 for General School Purposes
October 16 - November 10, 1913

Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $50 for general school purposes from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1914" appropriation. Second Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt asks Friedman how he spent the money from a previous, similar request. Friedman complies with Meritt's request...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of Account of DeForest Doxtater
October 20, 1913 - January 22, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning a request by DeForest Doxtater to approve checks and close his student account. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by Anna Pierce
October 20, 1913 - December 5, 1913

These materials include correspondence concerning a request by Anna Pierce to approve checks closing out her account. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of a Small Fire in the Small Boys' Quarters
October 22, 1913 - November 8, 1913

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs of a fire in the clothing room of the Small Boys' Quarters. The fire was caused by a stove, which is normally used to heat flat irons for clothes, over-heating a wall. The fire was quickly put out and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of B. H. Tommie
October 24, 1913 - November 20, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of B. H. Tommie, a member of the Seminole Nation of Florida, at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Thomas Canadian Family
October 27, 1913 - October 29, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding requests by Congressman Asher C. Hinds of Maine to enroll at Carlisle the three children of Thomas Canadian. The oldest daughter was forwarded an enrollment application and notified that she would have to pay her own costs. The two youngest...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Confiscated Postcards Sent to Carlisle Students
November 21, 1913 - February 20, 1914

These materials include postcards sent to female students attending the Carlisle Indian School. These postcards were confiscated by school officials who believed that their subject matter was inappropriate for their recipients. The confiscation was done "in accordance with Section 156 of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Paul Jones
November 22, 1913 - December 10, 1913

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return Paul Jones to his home in Pendleton, Oregon from Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Morris Huff
November 29, 1913 - March 4, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a disagreement between Morris Huff and Carlisle's outing authorities regarding his enrollment status at the school. Huff was living with his outing family while no longer a student, and the school objected this arrangement and sought to have Huff...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Michael Abidosh to Carlisle
December 20 - 31, 1913

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Michael Abidosh to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inheritance of Samuel Fremont
December 23, 1913 - January 22, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the closure of the account of the deceased Samuel Fremont and the inheritance of these funds to Annie F. Kemp and John C. Fremont.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Percy Parroka
December 27, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Percy Parroka that he was made to stay under the school rules while working on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania following the expiration of his term of enrollment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Differences in Payroll
February 28, 1914 - March 13, 1914

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman forwards employee payroll from the month of February to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. 

Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt forwards the same payroll to Carlisle Indian School Supervisor in Charge Oscar H. Lipps to make...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Louis Schweigman
December 31, 1913 - January 27, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Louis Schweigman to his home. Schweigman complained that he was returned to his home without warning. Superintendent Moses Friedman denied the claim, and noted Schweigman's temporary enrollment status. Friedman also complained to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1914
February 3-12, 1914

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds and Suspension of Superintendent Moses Friedman
February 13, 1914 - February 27, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests funds for the third fractional quarter of 1914. 

Lipps requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs refrains from placing a $22,592.29 credit on Moses Friedman's account and instead places it on his own because...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Conway Hall Tuition for Gus Welch
February 25, 1914 - March 5, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Gus Welch to have the Athletic Association pay the remainder of his tuition at Conway Hall (the Dickinson College Preparatory School). Internal notes in the materials suggest that Carlisle's administrators did not want to honor the...

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

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