Meritt, E. B.

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Need for New Coal Contractor after previous Contractor Steals from School
January 15 - March 28, 1918

Superintendent John Francis Jr. informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells that his nigh watchman caught one of John Griffin's drivers stealing coal from the Carlisle Indian School under the direction of Griffin, who contracts with the school to haul coal from the side track to the school...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Elsie E. Newton for January 1918
January 25, 1918 - February 16, 1918

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding Supervisor Elsie E. Newton's inspection of facilities and activities for female students at the Carlisle Indian School. Newton discusses topics including girls' dormitories, the school matron, the Domestic Science and Housekeeping...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses in Fiscal Year 1918
January 30, 1918 - February 6, 1918

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests funds be allotted to the "Indiay Moneys, Proceeds of Labor Carlisle School" and "Miscellaneous Receipts Class 4" accounts to cover incidental expenses for fiscal year 1918.

E. B. Meritt allots a total of $4228.71 to the two...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for "Indian School Transportation 1918" Account
March 8, 1918 - March 29, 1918

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests additional funds be alloted to the "Indian School Transportation 1918" account. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Francis that there's no money to give him and suggests he uses Class IV moneys to cover...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Andrew Peters
March 12, 1918 - May 23, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request for the return home of Andrew Peters to Breed, Wisconsin to assist his family on their farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wages and Employment of George Green
March 18, 1918 - April 8, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by George Green to find work which pays more than the wages he was making on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Selection of Andrew Cuellar for Special Work in Military Intelligence
March 21, 1918 - April 10, 1918

These materials include correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Colonel R. H. Van Deman concerning student Andrew Cuellar, and his selection for special work in the Military Intelligence Branch during the First World War. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Emma Williams and George Horn
April 4-13, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return Emma Williams and George Horn to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Errors in Average Attendance Calculations for 1918
April 22, 1918 - May 18, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding the an error in the calculation of monthly and quarterly average student attendance rates resulting from counting outing pupils in only the former calculation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1918
April 23, 1918 - July 1, 1918

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

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Isaac Longshore
June 24, 1918 - June 2, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Isaac Longshore, a former student who returned to the school for a visit. Longshore was interred in the school cemetery.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Sell Old Typewriters
July 24 - August 15, 1918

Travelling Auditor in Charge Claude V. Peel requests to sell twenty five old Smith-Premier double keyboard typewriters for $10 each. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt grants Peel permission and orders him to advertise the sale.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Desire to Continue being an Outing Host after the Closure of the School
July 27, 1918 - August 8, 1918

Banker and outing patron R. H. Headley asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells if there is any way that he can host an Indian boy at his home after the Carlisle Indian School closes. Headley states that he has been an outing host since 1900 and would like to continue to be one if at all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Retain Harold Parker on Outing
August 6-22, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by Frank H. Mather to retain Harold Parker on outing after Carlisle closed in 1918.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Superintendent of Brick and Tile Work Appointment
August 18, 1918 - September 3, 1918

J. F. Carr requests to be appointed the Superintendent of Brick and Tile Work at the Carlisle Indian School.

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Carr that the school has been transferred from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the Department of War, so if Carr wants...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Consent to Allow John Wolfe to Remain on Outing
August 26, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding the consent of Mary B. Owl to allow her son John R. Wolfe remain on outing with George Gore in Newton, Pennsylvania following the closing of the Carlisle School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Lieutenant James R. Wheelock's Salary to his Wife
August 27, 1918 - August 30, 1918

Traveling Auditor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School C. V. Peel encloses former bandmaster and current Lieutenant James R. Wheelock's request to pay the balance left on his salary to his wife. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Peel that they can't directly pay...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Know the Status of the Outing System
September 4, 1918 - September 1, 1918

Reverend Walter L. Ritter asks the Indian Bureau if the Outing System still exists and requests to host a 16-18 year old girl if it does. Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs Ritter that the Carlisle Indian School closed, so it is impossible to fulfill his request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Closure of Carlisle Indian School by Fred Skenandore
September 11, 1918 - October 17, 1918

These materials include correspondence containing a request from Fred Skenandore, a former student, regarding the status of the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informed Skenandore that the school had been closed, but that the Haskell Institute was...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Robert and Burnell Patterson
October 17, 1918 - May 19, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Alice E. Patterson to have her two sons Robert and Burnell transferred to another Indian School upon the close of Carlisle. Also included is correspondence between R. A. Cochran, Superintendent of the Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Whereabouts of Jacob Jackson
November 15, 1918 - December 4, 1918

These materials include a inquiry by Loren Jackson on the whereabouts of his son Jacob Jackson following the close of the Carlisle School. Jackson was informed his son had returned to his outing home under S. W. McKeehan in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of Isaac Willis to End Naval Enlistment Early
November 20, 1918 - December 3, 1918

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Isaac Willis about ending his enlistment in the Navy early and entering college.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Health of Clara Shunion
November 30, 1918 - February 26, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding the health of Clara Shunion. Shunion stayed in Pennsylvania on outing following the close of the Carlisle School, and developed tuberculous. After residing for some time in the Bryn Mawr Hospital, the Osteopathic Hospital of Philadelphia, and the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Unclaimed Letters Sent to Nellie Thompson
December 30, 1918 - January 19, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding unclaimed letters sent to the outing home of patron Virginia Allen, where former student Nellie Thompson remained following the closing of the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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