Sells, Cato

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Sarah WIlliams Student File
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Student file of Sarah Williams, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on August 8, 1889 and ultimately departed on March 6, 1899. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, correspondence…

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Sadie Ingalls (Po-naw-po-qua) Student File
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Student file of Sadie Ingalls, a member of the Sac & Fox Nation, who entered the school on September 9, 1906 and ultimately departed on September 3, 1913. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, a medical/physical record, a former…

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Charles A. Peters Student File
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Student file of Charles A. Peters, a member of the Mashpee Nation, who entered the school on February 15, 1910 and departed on January 20, 1914. The file contains a student information card, outing records, an application for enrollment, a trade/position record card, and correspondence related to Peters' initial and continued enrollment at…

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Max La Chapelle Student File
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Student file of Max La Chapelle, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on January 18, 1913 and departed on February 21, 1918. The file contains a student information card, progress/conduct reports, correspondence, application for admissions, an outing record, medical/physical records, outing reports, a pamphlet from a band…

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Cora James Student File
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Student file of Cora James, a member of the Choctaw Nation, who entered the school on May 18, 1917 and departed June 11, 1917. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, and correspondence about her enrollment in and departure from the school.

 

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Personnel File of John Francis Jr., Superintendent
July 27, 1900 - October 27, 1919

Personnel file of John Francis Jr., who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from April 1, 1917 to July 2, 1918. The file includes information from Francis' previous positions within the Civil Service, including as Clerk in the Permanent Census Bureau, Clerk in the Office of the Secretary of the Department of the Interior,…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines, Reports
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Materials Regarding Athletic Fund Dispostion Following Investigation
1908 - August 23, 1918

Materials related to the disposition of funds of the Carlisle Indian School Athletic Association following an investigation by E. B. Linnen. Contains the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association for the year 1908, correspondence regarding how to handle money moving forward, a resolution updating the by-laws, as well as other financial…

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Books and Pamphlets, Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Carlisle Students in Art School in Philadelphia
January 28, 1908 - February 26, 1914

Howard Fremont Stratton, Director of the Art Department at the School of Industrial Art of the Pennsylvania Museum, asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells why the Bureau of Indian Affairs does not pay the living expenses of Indian students, many of whom formerly attended Carlisle, accepted to his school. Stratton also forwards Sells an…

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Personnel File of Wallace Denny, Assistant Disciplinarian
June 11, 1910 - September 2, 1918

Personnel file of Wallace Denny, who served as Assistant Disciplinarian of the Carlisle Indian School from sometime before 1910 until 1918. Denny was a member of Carlisle's class of 1906, and was married to Nellie Robertson Denny.

The file contains quarterly employee reports, letters of resignation, complaints from students, a photograph…

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Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1911
February 14, 1911 - March 8, 1911

These materials include correspondence, a list of supplies, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

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Request for Re-Enrollment of Henry P. Sutton
October 6, 1911 - March 7, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests for Henry P. Sutton to enter the Carlisle Indian School in order to take a commercial course. Sutton was initially due to his physical health but was later enrolled after paying his own transportation to the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, January 1912
January 4 - February 1, 1912

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey of unserviceable materials at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Carlisle Alumni Association Update
May 28, 1912 - June 12, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the Alumni Association of the Carlisle Indian School including its new constitution, a new building in Carlisle, and other news.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment Requirements for Non-Reservation Boarding Schools
October 8, 1912 - December 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence discussing appropriate requirements for enrollment in government-funded Indian schools. Carlisle's superintendent, Oscar H. Lipps, argues that Carlisle should focus on educating only those Native American children who do not have the financial means or access to education at their homes. Lipps further…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Commissioner Explains how Carlisle does not Exploit Student Labor
January 19, 1913 - December 15, 1916

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells writes a lengthy letter to G. McM. Ross in which he thoroughly disagrees with Ross' claim that Carlisle Indian School students should be paid for their labor, reasoning that the government pays for their lodging, food, and education, that students can earn money on outing, and that their labor at the…

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Milford Henderson
April 18, 1913 - April 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Milford Henderson at the Carlisle Indian School. Henderson was initially denied admittance to the School due to his proximity to attend a local public school. However, upon learning that his mother was moving to Wisconsin and due to the interceding of the Governor of Utah and…

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Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by William Waupoose, James Welch, and Leslie James
June 1, 1913 - November 11, 1913

These materials include correspondence concerning the account balances of three pupils; William Waupoose, James Welch, and Leslie James. 

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Questions Regarding Use of Athletic Funds Following Investigation
June 25, 1913 - May 14, 1914

Oscar H. Lipps forwards a number of questions for the disbursement of the Athletic Fund following the investigation into Moses Friedman including paying for a lacrosse coach as well as building a new grandstand.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Why Female Students Declined an Outing
July 10 - August 18, 1913

Representative Thomas J. Soully forwards a letter from James M. Ziegler to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Acting Commissioner Cato Sells forwards Soully's and Ziegler's letters to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman and explains that Ziegler is looking to be a host for a female student on outing. 

Friedman informs…

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Request to Expend $50 to Ship Emergency Repair Supplies
July 11 - August 15, 1913

Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to expend $50.00 from the "Purchase & Transportation Indian Supplies, 1914" appropriation to pay for express freight charges on shipments far from Carlisle. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells asks Friedman what he needs the money for. Friedman responds that it is to pay for shipping of emergency…

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Request by Leo C. White to Attend Conway Hall
August 5, 1913 - October 9, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Leo C. White to return to the Carlisle Indian School so that he could continue his education at the Dickinson College Preparatory School (Conway Hall) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Allegedly Unpaid Invoices for Freight Bills
September 5, 1913 - September 24, 1913

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells forwards letter and statement from Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company relative to unpaid freight bills to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman. 

Friedman informs Sells that the freight bills were supposed to be paid by various business companies, most of the bills have…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by John Jackson
September 11, 1913 - February 11, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning former student John Jackson's request to access personal funds from his account. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Tuition Reimbursement by Louis C. Brown
September 19, 1913 - October 2, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Louis C. Brown for reimbursement of his tuition as Carlisle did not offer professional work suited to Brown.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Chaperone to Escort Girls to St. Patrick's Church
October 1 - November 6, 1913

Rev. Mark E. Stock, the Catholic priest whose church Carlisle students attend, asks Superintendent Moses Friedman to allow female students to walk to his church without a chaperone or to assign a chaperone for them.

Friedman forwards Stock's letter to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells, stating that it would be unsafe to send the…

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration