Miller, Esther

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Charles E. Dagenett Student File

Student file of Charles E. Dagenett, a member of the Peoria Nation, who entered the school on November 15, 1887, graduated in 1891, and ultimately departed on December 14, 1891. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles E. Dagenett Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles E. Dagenett, a member of the Peoria Nation, who entered the school on November 15, 1887 and departed on December 14, 1891. The information card indicates that Dagenett had graduated in 1891, married fellow student Esther Miller, studied printing, and was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Esther Miller (Ah-sah-zum-quah) Student Information Cards

Student information card of Esther Miller (Ah-sah-zum-quah), a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885, graduated in 1889, and ultimately departed on August 12, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Esther Miller Student Information Card

Student information card of Esther Miller, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on August 12, 1890. The information card indicates that Miller graduated in 1889, married fellow student Charles E. Dagnette, and was living in Rocky Ford, Colorado...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Esther Miller [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of Esther Miller wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Esther Miller [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of Esther Miller.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Graduating Class of 1889, 1889

Studio portrait of seven male and seven female students, the first graduating class in 1889.

The are, back row, left to right: Frank Dorian, Joel Tyndall, William F. Campbell, Edwin Schanandore, Thomas Wistar, Joseph B. Harris; middle row (seated), left to right: Kish Hawkins, Eva Johnson...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Esther Miller Objects to Half-Aunt's Appointment as Guardian
May 31, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt endorses and forwards a letter from Esther S. Miller regarding the appointment of Miller's half-aunt as her guardian. Miller objects to the appointment and wishes her cousin to be chosen instead.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agency Responds to Esther Miller Guardianship Dispute
June 20, 1887

J. V. Summers, U.S. Indian Agent for the Quapaw Agency, responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the guardianship of Esther Miller. Summers states that Susan Benjamin was appointed Miller's guardian by the general council of the Western Miami Tribe of Indians. Benjamin declined...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Agent's Letter Regarding Guardianship of Esther Miller
June 29, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt returns the letter of J. V. Summers regarding the guardianship of Esther Miller and notes that Miller has read both the Office of Indian Affairs letter and Summers letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Esther Miller Questions Need for Guardian
July 1, 1887

Esther E. Miller questions the need for a guardian to appointed as she will soon be 18 years old. Miller notes that if a guardian must be appointed why Mary Richardville cannot be appointed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Use Annuity Funds of Esther Miller to Pay for Normal School
September 21, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Esther Miller and her annuity money. Pratt states that Miller has not heard from the Office of Indian Affairs but she would like to use her Annuity money to attend a Normal School of which he recommends the Oswego...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Employees Following Expiration of Probationary Period in 1900
June 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular discussing employees whose probationary periods have expired.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to be Informed of the Qualities of Dora S. Dutton
July 25, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests to be informed of the qualities of Dora S. Dutton who has requested to be transferred to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Transfer of Dora S. Dutton
August 31, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests the transfer of Dora S. Dutton (here Bora S. Dutton) to the Carlisle Indian School to fill a vacant teaching position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Dagenett Inquires About Quapaw Agency Appointment
December 7, 1900 - December 12, 1900

Charles E. Dagenett inquires of Richard Henry Pratt about his appointment as a clerk at the Quapaw Agency. Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs and that he responded to Dagenett that the matter is in the hands of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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