Meritt, E. B.

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Request for Enrollment for Wilbur and Rupert Anderson
February 25, 1914 - March 9, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Wilbur and Rupert Anderson, children of Collins Anderson from Browning, Montana. Both children were below the required minimum age to enroll in a non-reservation school, but the request was granted contingent upon Anderson...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Payroll Approval and Abolishment of Musical Director Position, 1914
February 28, 1914 - June 19, 1914

These materials include correspondence on two separate topics. In the first series, Supervisor Oscar Hiram Lipps inquires whether the February payroll submitted by his predecessor, Superintendent Moses Friedman, should be paid. In the second series, Representative Charles E. Patton inquires into...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return Home and Transportation Costs of Earl Armstrong
March 20, 1914 - May 15, 1914

These materials concern the return home and transportation costs of Earl Armstrong.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Maxime Favel
March 24, 1914 - August 7, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint made by Maxime Favel regarding not be reimbursed for his expenses in coming to Carlisle and the use of his bank account to fund his return home.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Leave School Early by Fred Big Top and Gus Lookaround
March 24, 1914 - April 4, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Fred Big Top and Gus Lookaround to leave school early to work as tour guides in Glacier National Park in Montana.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation Home by Peter Jordan
April 3 - 10, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Peter Jordan to have his transportation home paid for by the school. Jordan's request was denied.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fees Paid to Carlisle Police
April 6 - 16, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding fees owed to the Carlisle Police Department for the return of Carlisle students found in town without permission. The policy of paying these fees for student returns was to end after this payment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer or Return Home of Three Students
April 6-10, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding either transfer or return home Grover Allen, John Plenty, and John Martin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Article on Individual Student Accounts
April 7, 1914

This document contains a letter concerning an article about individual pupil's accounts, prepared by Mr. Stinchecum of the Education Division. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of a Request to Pay Supervisor Lipps' Debt
April 15, 1914

Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs Carlisle Supervisor in Charge Oscar H. Lipps that they cannot pay a debt that Lipps incurred in Oklahoma before he came to Carlisle because it would violate the Departmental Order of December 17, 1909. Meritt returns Lipps' request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arnold Holliday Trip to Washington D. C.
April 21, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a trip for Arnold Holliday to visit his uncle Henry Holliday in Washington D. C.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding 1914 Congressional Investigation
May 4, 1914 - October 25, 1918

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the 1914 internal and Congressional investigations into Superintendent Moses Friedman and Chief Clerk Siceni J. Nori of the Carlisle Indian School. Included is copied and original correspondence regarding the resignation of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Superintendency is a Civil Service Position
May 20, 1914 - May 28, 1914

State Normal School History and Social Service Professor S. H. Dodson applies for the Superintendency at the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Dodson that the position is only open to the executive civil service, so he is not eligible.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fund Request for Two Accounts Granted
May 21, 1914 - May 22, 1914

Superivisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the "Indian Moneys Proceeds Labor" and "Indian School Tranportation" accounts are exhuasted and requests funds to fill these accounts. 

Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Isabel Bourbonnais to New Home
May 26, 1914 - June 10, 1914

Aaron Bourbonnais requests that his daughter, Isabel Bourbonnais, be sent to his new home in New Mexico rather than their previous home in Oklahoma.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Requirement for Teacher and Principal Positions
May 27, 1914 - May 29, 1914

United States Senator Miles Poindexter forwards high school principal Bruce Bartholomew's application for an appointment to the Carlilsle Indian School to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells. Sells informs Poindexter that principal and teacher positions are executive civil service...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding an Unpaid Claim allegedly Owed to Gettysburg & Harrisburg Railway Co.
May 27 - October 2, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps encloses correspondence involving the school, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Gettysburg & Harrisburg Railway Company to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Second Assistant Commissioner C. F. Hauke then forwards the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information to be Sent to Jackson Moore
May 29, 1914 - June 5, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Congressman Carter D. Moore to send material concerning the Carlisle Indian School to Jackson Moore.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Musical Instructor Position Abolished
July 11, 1914 - July 20, 1914

Benjamin M. Connelly asks Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt if there is a vacancy in the bandmaster position at the Carlisle Indian School because his friend, Harry O. Hickernell, would like to apply if such a vacancy exists.

Meritt informs Connelly that the Musical...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Deposit Transfer of Levi Clute
July 13, 1914 - August 1, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning the account of Levi Clute. He had requested that his funds be transferred to the Superintendent of the New York Agency. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Alter Admission Policy for Oklahoma Nations
July 28, 1914 - May 3, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps to change admission rules for students from the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Prior to Lipps request, students from these Nations were required to pay both tuition and transportation. The revision...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Guidance on New Vacation Request Policy
August 7-25, 1914

These materials include correspondence and a government document regarding a new policy for vacation requests. Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps notes that, because the Circular outlining the policy was received late, some students did not fill out the necessary Vacation Request Form. Lipps requests...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Winona Isabell Jordan
August 11-20, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Louisa Jordan to enroll her daughter Winona Isabell Jordan at the Carlisle Indian School to learn the dressmaking trade. The request is denied, and Jordan is recommended to enroll her daughter in public schools until she is the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information about the Carlisle Indian School by Abendschule
August 12, 1914 - May 4, 1926

This material includes a request the Louis Lange Publishing Company, publishers of the German magazine Abendschule, for information about the history of the Carlisle Indian School. This information, along with a list of further readings and some photographs, were supplied by the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Regarding a $5,000 Donation from Two Sisters in Massachusetts
August 17, 1914 - September 17, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a $5,000 donation from sisters Mary P. and Eliza O. Ropes in 1908. He states that the money was given to former Superintendent Moses Friedman, who gave the money to a board of...

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

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