Pratt, Richard Henry

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Alfred Brown (Na'koya'ta) Student File
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Student file of Alfred Brown (Na'koya'ta), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on April 3, 1883.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that he was living in Oklahoma…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Engler Student File
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Student file of Frank Engler, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and ultimately departed on October 14, 1885. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards.

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National Archives and Records Administration
William Fletcher (Going Farther) Student File
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Student file of William Fletcher (Going Farther), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881, and departed on June 22, 1886.  The file contains a student information card, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was living in Colony, Oklahoma, in 1910, working…

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William Shakespeare Student File
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Student file of William Shakespeare, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school in March 11, 1881 and departed on February 21, 1883. The file contains a student information card, a newspaper clipping, letters/correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file Shakespeare was a rancher in Arapahoe,…

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Vincent Natalish (Nah-tail-eh) Student File
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Student file of Vincent Natalish (Nah-tail-eh), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on April 30, 1887, graduated in 1899,and departed on March 11, 1899. The file contains a trade/position record, newspaper clippings, a former student response postcard, a student information card, a returned student survey, correspondence about…

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Bemus Pierce Student File
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Student file of Bemus Pierce, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on November 3, 1890, and departed on August 15, 1895. The file contains a student information card, trade/position record card, correspondence in which Pierce argues against "the movement... to exclude the New York Indians from the Carlisle Indian School," news…

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Leander Gansworth Student File
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Student file of Leander Gansworth, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1892, graduated in 1896, and ultimately departed on September 30, 1896. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, former student response postcards, a trade/…

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George Carefell Student File
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Student file of George Carefell, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on October 29, 1896 and departed on July 2, 1901. The file contains a student information card, a letter/correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that Carefell was working for the Marshall in Duluth, Minnesota, in…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1878
1878

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1878, containing reports on the Indians at the Hampton Institute and a report by Lieut. Richard Henry Pratt regarding the recruitment of students for that school. Both reports discuss the education of students at…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1879
1879

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1879, containing the Commissioner's report on Indian education. That report discusses the founding of the Carlisle Indian School under the command of Richard Henry Pratt, the school's location and campus, and…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1880
1880

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of Indian Affairs for the fiscal year ending 1880, containing the first annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report discusses the school's opening, recruitment of students, educational and industrial curricula, and overall health. Also included…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1881
1881

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1881, containing the second annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The lengthy report includes discussions of curriculum, student recruitment, the school's campus, the success of the sending students on…

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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1882
1882

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1882, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of school enrollment, experiences of students on outing and outing patrons, curriculum, wages for students,…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1883
1883

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1883, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report provides a table of enrollment statistics, and has two addendums: one, a lengthy report by Principal C. M. Semple on the school's…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Morning Star (Vol. 3, No. 12)
July 1883

Page one is dominated by small vignettes of various day-to-day events that happened at the school, including compliments on students works, stories of gifted flowers and visiting agents. Page two has the beginning of an article titled “A Visit to the Indian Territory – Our Returned Pupils” which included a letter to Capt. R. H. Pratt. Page…

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Cumberland County Historical Society
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1884
1884

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1884, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of enrollment statistics, transfers, educational and industrial progress, student health, the school farm, donations…

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Book
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 10)
October 16, 1885

The first page opened with an article titled "Hell Gate!” that described the explosive removal of the giant rocks from the river that connected Manhattan Island to Long Island Sound in New York. Page two featured small national headlines, local school news items, an article about “Money,” and a report of the “Sunday Morning Inspection.”

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 16)
November 27, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled “Snow Brings Fun,” followed by instructions for “How to Write to Your Mother,” directed to a young man with instructions for how to reply to his mother who was pleading for his return back to his home agency. Page two opened with a series of news items about President Cleveland, the death of Vice…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 30)
March 5, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Exhibition Night: By The-Man-on-the-Band-Stand's Wife." There were also several brief articles about high winds in Philadelphia, heavy snows in Quebec, the fate of a ship that ran aground during a voyage between Boston and Liverpool, a birthday party for Emperor William (Wilhelm I) of Germany, the…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 35)
April 9, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Spring,” followed by "How a Pawnee Got Ahead of a Cheyenne Chief: A Story as told by one of our Boys," in which a U.S. congressman’s position was chastised using an analogy of a Cheyenne-Pawnee skirmish. There is also a blurb about temperance on this page. Page two featured many small news items…

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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 18)
December 10, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Much Depends on Your Aiming," about keeping to the straight path, followed by "A Boy Froze to Death While On Duty," about the effects of an ice storm on Lake Michigan followed by "Moved Again," in which the Man-on-the-band-stand opined that Indians who are not educated have no say in decisions made…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
January 20, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Big Fraid and Little Fraid" followed by an article, "Another Pleasant Evening in the Chapel," that detailed the entertainment featuring numerous students reciting or singing poems, songs and reports. It continued on page four, which is missing from the collection. Page two included a reference to the borough'…

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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 33)
March 30, 1888

The first page opened with the poem, " A Proverb," followed by Jemima Wheelock's (Oneida) report of "Our Wilmington Trip," about a group of students traveling to Delaware where they stayed with families before they headed to Philadelphia with Capt. Pratt and Miss Leverett.  They visited John Wannamaker's Store, the zoo, an iron factory and the…

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 51)
August 3, 1888

The first page opened with an untitled selection, opening with the line, “A Man of kindness to his beast is kind,” followed by “A Day In London,” dated July 12, 1888, signed by “A Carlisler,” who is later revealed to be Miss Lowe, and continued on to the fourth page.  The report included a visit to St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey,…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 52)
August 10, 1888

The first page opened with the poem, “What Makes A Man,” followed by an article titled, “Interesting Observations At the Indians’ Own Home” reprinting a letter from Joshua Given (Kiowa) who described the social and political news from the Kiowa and Comanche Agency. He reported the activities of students who had returned home from Carlisle. The…

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Cumberland County Historical Society