Meritt, E. B.

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Request for Funds by Stephen Foote
December 31, 1914- January 15, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning a request made by Stephen Foote to access his student funds. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appeal to Allow Roland Oshkosh to Remain at Carlisle
January 5-18, 1915

Reginald Oshkosh appeals to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prevent the discharge for cause of his son, Roland Oshkosh, from Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Whereabouts of Susie Wallan and Margaret Buffalo
January 12, 1915

These materials include a correspondence regarding the whereabouts of Susie Wallan and Margaret Buffalo.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bill Dispute with Railroad Company
January 18, 1915

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt provides information regarding a bill dispute with the Gettysburg and Harrisburg Railroad Company to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps. Meritt advises Lipps to accept shipments from the company but not pay until receiving a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transfer of Ben Powell and Charles Williams to Haskell Institute
January 22 - October 1, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the enrollment of Ben Powell and Charles Williams at Haskell Institute. Both had previously been enrolled at Carlisle. Also included are documents concerning the requirements placed upon student athletes. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Land Allotment by Orvilla Azure
February 5-16, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning Orvilla Azure's request to know the status of his allotment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Suitability of Carlisle Indian School as a Military School
February 11, 1915 - August 12, 1915

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding the suitability of turning the Carlisle Indian School into a military school. At the request of John H. Stephens, Chairman of the House Committee on Indian Affairs, the Secretaries of War and the Interior arranged to have Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Need for Indian Service Reformatory School
February 17, 1915 - July 26, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the suggestion of Superintendent Lipps to start a reformatory school for the Indian Service. Lipps states that students should not be sent to Carlisle when they have access to similar education near their home or when they have an unsatisfactory...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Elizabeth Fish
February 20, 1915 - June 29, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the application of Elizabeth Fish to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return Home of Newton Robinson
February 20, 1915 - April 14, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the circumstances surrounding the return home of Newton Robinson to the Omaha Reservation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Demurrage Charge on Shipment of Bran
February 25, 1915 - March 11, 1915

F. E. Shallenberger, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company Auditor, asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs if he should pay a $1 demurrage charge to Western Lines on a shipment of bran from Portland Flour Mills to the Carlisle Indian School.

Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Luis C. Varela
March 3-15, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Luis C. Varela to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Varela was instructed that he could enroll as a non-Indian pupil upon payment of the appropriate tuition.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Students for March 1915
March 10-20, 1915

Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests funds to pay for the return of students who were set to graduate or whose terms were about to expire. Names, home address, and estimated transportation costs are listed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Annuity Payments to the Chippewa Students
March 12, 1915 - March 23, 1915

Carlisle Indian School Printing Department Clerk John B. McGillis writes on behalf of Chippewa students from the White Earth Reservation to ask if they will soon be receiving annuity payments. 

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs McGillis that they will soon be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of Three Cows that no longer Provide Milk
March 19, 1915 - May 12, 1915

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests to sell two old cows because they no longer give milk. Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke grants Lipps permission.Lipps later states that he sold a third cow and requests approval for this action...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by James Holyeagle
March 24, 1915 - April 3, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the student funds of James Holyeagle. The student was requesting a pro rata share of his tribal trust funds. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Policy Regarding Venereal Diseases
March 26, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding Carlisle's policy regarding the treatment and discharge of students who contract a venereal disease while enrolled at the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bequests to the Carlisle Indian School
April 2, 1915 - January 6, 1942

These materials include documents, correspondence, and legal documents related to a number of bequests and inheritances made to the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence largely deals with questions of whether and how such bequests should be accepted, what they could be used for, and how...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Eligibility Clarification by Hattie Martin
April 6-10, 1915

Hattie Martin requests clarification about enrollment guidelines for government education and whether Martin qualifies to attend Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses and Explanation of Authorities
April 7, 1915 - May 5, 1915

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests $100 to pay for incidental expenses associated with the administration of the Carlisle Indian School. He also explains how funds requested from April 7 were spent.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Care of Hannah Kennedy
April 29, 1915 - May 12, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the release of Hannah Kennedy from the Sleighton Farm reformatory school for girls into the care of Mary T. Scheurman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Shipment of World War I Maps for School Library
May 4-20, 1915

Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Supervisor Oscar H. Lipps that they have several strategic maps of central Europe and asks if they would be useful at the school. Lipps replies that they would be "very glad to have these maps" in the school library. Assistant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Printing 3,000 Copies of "Official News from the State Board of Health"
May 10, 1915 - May 11, 1915

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt requests that the Carlisle Indian School print 3,000 bullentins from Boise, Idaho. The bullentin is called "Official News from the State Board of Health." Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps informs Meritt that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses and a Request to Wait
May 12, 1915 - May 14, 1915

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests $100 to pay for incidental expenses associated with the administration of the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Lipps that they will consider supplying the funds once...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discipline of Harvey Concho
May 21, 1915 - July 3, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the disciplining of Harvey Concho for altering checks.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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