Robertson, Nellie

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Dessie Prescott, Jennie Lawrence, Nellie Robertson, and Katie La Croix with Sarah Mather [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Dessie Prescott (seated far left), Jennie Lawrence (seated front left), Nellie Robertson (standing back right), and Katie La Croix (seated far right) with teacher Sarah Mather (seated in center). The students are all wearing school uniforms and holding dolls. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Dessie Prescott, Jennie Lawrence, Nellie Robertson, and Katie La Croix with Sarah Mather [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Dessie Prescott (seated far left), Jennie Lawrence (seated front left), Nellie Robertson (standing back right), and Katie La Croix (seated far right) with teacher Sarah Mather (seated in center). The students are all wearing school uniforms and holding dolls.

Note: The...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Grace Warren Student File

Student file of Grace Warren, a member of the Colvilla Nation, who entered the school on July 25, 1896, and departed on May 10, 1899. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 1], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students, the second graduating class in 1890. 

They are, back row, left to right: William Tivis, Jemima Wheelock, Dennison Wheelock, Stacy Matlock, Levi Levering, Veronica Holliday, Benjamin Lawry; middle row, left to right: George Means,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 2], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students. 

This appears to be a different version (people in different positions) of the graduating class of 1890. This is not the version that became the official photograph of the class. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Nellie Robertson Student File

Student file of Nellie Robertson, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880, graduated in 1890, and ultimately departed on July 2, 1896. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie Robertson Student Information Card

Student information card of Nellie Robertson, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1880 and departed in July 1896. The file indicates Robertson had graduated in 1890 and was married to Wallace Denny.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie Robertson, c.1887

Studio portrait of Nellie Robertson wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Nellie Robertson, c.1890

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: [Nellie Robertson] (5248) (16)

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie Robertson, c.1892

Studio portrait of Nellie Robertson probably wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Nellie Robertson, Etta Robertson, and Adelia Lowe, c.1885

Studio portrait of Nellie Robertson, Etta Robertson, and Adelia Lowe, all wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Wallace Denny Student Information Card

Student information card of Wallace Denny, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 12, 1896 and departed on June 5, 1906. The information card indicates that Denny had graduated in 1906, studied carpentry, and married Nellie Robertson.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, December 1889
December 18, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (Jennie Dubray, Rosa Bourassa, Nellie Robertson, Lydia Flint) as well as those who have left the school (Laura Lutkins). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Letter Regarding Appointment of Cadet Sergeants
December 30, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter noting Office approval of Jennie Dubray, Rosa Bourassa, Nellie Robertson, and Lydia Flint as cadet sergeants. Pratt writes that he requested to have the students listed be approved as pupil teachers and not as cadet sergeants....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, Applications, and Resignations, September 1894
June 30 - September 11, 1894

Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (L. A. Bender, Annie B. Moon, T. S. Reighter, Fannie E. Russell, Clara Anthony, Richard Davis, Bessie R. Jamison, Joshua Walker, W. P. Campbell, Philip L. Drum, T. L. Deavor, and M. J. Campbell) and all employees...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggests Robertson for Teaching Vacancy
June 24, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that he does not have the funds to employ as teachers the two men named in Hailmann's previous letter. After discussing issues related to funding and employee salaries, Pratt says he wants to wait until he can talk with former student Nellie Robertson...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding the Failure to Re-Nominate Two Teachers
July 17, 1896 - November 16, 1896

Correspondence regarding Richard Henry Pratt not re-nominating M. L. Silcott and Maud Mosher for teaching positions during the 1897 fiscal year.

Included is a letter from the Secretary of the Interior to the Office of Indian Affairs declining to suspend Pratt and have the Secretary of War...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Twelve Requests for Leave of Absence to Attend Summer School
June 9-14, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards twelve applications for leave of absence to attend summer school for several employees: Nellie Robertson (teacher), Fanny G. Paull (teacher), Mariette Wood (teacher), Carrie E. Weekley (teacher), Florence M. Carter (teacher), Mary Bailey (teacher), Emma A. Cutter (...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fifteen Certificates of Attendance at Summer School
July 22 - November 9, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards fifteen certificates of attendance at summer school for fourteen employees: Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Kate S. Bowersox (normal teacher), Florence M. Carter (teacher), Mariette Wood (teacher), Carrie E. Weekley (teacher), Mary Bailey (teacher), Bessie Barclay (...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Former Students Employed in the Indian Service
August 12, 1903

List of 101 former Carlisle Indian School students including graduates who are employed in the Indian Service. List taken from the Report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1902.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Applications for Annuity
November 21 - December 17, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning applications for annuity from Hastings Robertson, Nellie Robertson, and Dora La Belle. 

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