Student file of Helen Patterson, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1892 and departed on May 6, 1895. The file contains a student information card.
Student information card of Helen Patterson, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1892 and departed on May 6, 1895.
Studio portrait of Sarah Kennedy (left), Helen Patterson (right), and Ely Parker (center).
Mary M. Kennedy provides Thomas J. Morgan two letters regarding claims made by students at Carlisle regarding their punishment over complaints that they are not receiving enough food to eat. She further states that Richard Henry Pratt punishes students when he hears they have written home complaining and to not show the letters to him.
Mary M. Kennedy requests the return of her granddaughter, Flora Patterson, from the Carlisle Indian School due to her health.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Helen Patterson and Ophelia King to their homes. Pratt includes comments from King's sister Louisa as well as the Patterson's mother in arguing for keeping the students at Carlisle.