Morgan, T. J.

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Adelia Lowe Student File
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Student file of Adelia Lowe, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on March 6, 1896. The file contains student information cards, returned student surveys, a financial transaction, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Lowe was housekeeping in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1909.

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 20)
January 17, 1890

The first page opened with a poem titled "Hoe Out Your Row," followed by "A Worthy Example," that touted a fictional conversation between two boys musing on the accomplishments of Indian Commissioner T. J. Morgan. Page two included several articles and notices about country life for Outing students, news from the Omaha and Apache agencies, the…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
T.J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with Richard Henry Pratt and teachers [pose 2], c.1890

Portrait of T.J. Morgan, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, posed with Richard Henry Pratt and the school's teachers on the school grounds. 

The school newspapers reported a visited by Morgan to the school in February of 1890. It's possible that this photograph was taken at that time although the weather does not appear very wintry. …

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
T.J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with Richard Henry Pratt and teachers [pose 1], c.1890

Portrait of T.J. Morgan, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, posed with Richard Henry Pratt and the school's teachers on the school grounds. 

The school newspapers reported a visited by Morgan to the school in February of 1890. It's possible that this photograph was taken at that time although the weather does not appear very wintry. …

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Forwards Board of Survey Proceedings Convened in December 1889
November 22, 1889 - December 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a Board of Survey to the Office of Indian Affairs convened on December 3, 1889 to dispose of broken or otherwise unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School.

Also included is T. J. Morgan's authorization to convene the Board of Survey.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Reinstate Bertie Harris to Position at Carlisle
July 31, 1890

D. L. Thomas requests Bertie Harris be reinstated to her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, December 1890
December 19, 1890

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies that were previously requested for the fiscal year 1891 and informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, that more than half of those items have not been received. The form includes the items being requested and the quantity. Also, attached is a letter from T. J. Morgan requesting authority to…

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Cornelia A. Merritt's Need for Sick Leave
February 8, 1893

Cornelia A. Merritt, a teacher, sends a lengthy letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in regards to her sick leave of absence. Merritt explains to the Commissioner that she believes her sick leave should be granted with pay. Merritt argues that, because she is also a government worker, her leave of absence should be with pay as well.…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration