Renville, Gabriel

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Gabriel Renville, 1880

Studio portrait of Gabriel Renville. 

Note: Gabriel Renville was the father of students John Renville and Nancy Renville. This photo was probably taken between August 10, 1880 (when he came to Carlisle to bring home the body of John, who had died at the school) and August 17, 1880 (when...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Renville Student Information Card

Student information card of John Renville, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and died on August 10, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nancy Renville Student File

Student file of Nancy Renville, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and departed on August 17, 1880. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Peever, South Dakota in...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nancy Renville Student Information Card

Student information card of Nancy Renville, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and departed on August 17, 1880. The file indicates Renville was married and living in Peever, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Our Boys and Girls, 1881

The printed note on the reverse side reads: OUR BOYS AND GIRLS At the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. White Buffalo, Cheyenne, I. T.
2. Mittie Houston, Wichita, I. T.
3. Samuel Townsend, Pawnee, I. T....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Return of John and Nancy Renville
August 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Sisseton Sioux Chief Gabriel Renville has arrived at the Carlisle Indian School to return his son John, who has died of typhus, home to be buried. Pratt is granting Renville's request to bring his daughter Nancy home with the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Full Report on Pratt's Trip to Recruit Students from Sisseton, Green Bay, and Lapointe Agencies
November 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on his trip to Wisconsin and Dakota to recruit new students. Pratt notes that he first went to the Green Bay Agency and secured five students, but the enthusiasm among the parents was so strong that he could' have easily recruited twenty-five. Second, he...

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