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Correspondence Regarding Morris Huff
November 29, 1913 - March 4, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a disagreement between Morris Huff and Carlisle's outing authorities regarding his enrollment status at the school. Huff was living with his outing family while no longer a student, and the school objected this arrangement and sought to have Huff...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman
December 1, 1913 - May 1, 1914

These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Louis Schweigman
December 31, 1913 - January 27, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Louis Schweigman to his home. Schweigman complained that he was returned to his home without warning. Superintendent Moses Friedman denied the claim, and noted Schweigman's temporary enrollment status. Friedman also complained to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Expenditures and Invoices for Fiscal Year 1914, Quarters 1-3
February 24 - March 5, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps sends a list of all expenditures under the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1914" and all of the invoices from various warehouses. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells replies with a transcript of the various Carlisle funds....

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tuition Payments for Barnett Children
February 27, 1914 - May 9, 1914

These materials contain financial documents and correspondence concerning the tuition deposits for Ada P. Barnett and Clifford Ross Barnett. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Payroll Approval and Abolishment of Musical Director Position, 1914
February 28, 1914 - June 19, 1914

These materials include correspondence on two separate topics. In the first series, Supervisor Oscar Hiram Lipps inquires whether the February payroll submitted by his predecessor, Superintendent Moses Friedman, should be paid. In the second series, Representative Charles E. Patton inquires into...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Minnie Onhand Trip to Washington D.C.
March 7 - 10, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding Minnie Onhand's trip to Washington D. C. to visit Chief Lookout.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Employee Requests for Raises and Housing Allowances, 1914
March 14, 1914 - July 17, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests from numerous employees for salary increases and on-campus housing provisions. During the 1914 Congressional Investigation, investigator Edward Linnen noted the need for salary increases for many employees, and for more on-campus housing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests by Harry Kohpay Regarding His Daughters
March 28, 1914 - April 20, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding two requests by Harry Kohpay regarding his daughters. The first was to have Elsie Kohpay accompany Harry back home following the 1914 commencement, where Harry spoke. The second was to gain permission for Goldie Houser, a stepdaughter of Harry...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Conversion of Leupp Art Studio to Carlisle Alumni Association Headquarters
April 4, 1914 - April 13, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests permission from Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells to renovate the currently unused Leupp Art Studio and convert it to the official headquarters of the Carlisle Alumni Association. Sells grants Lipps the authority...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for an Application by Overton Colbert
April 6 - 18, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Overton Colbert to have an application for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information by Holmes Colbert
April 15 - 25, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Holmes Colbert for more information about enrolling his son, Overton Colbert, in the Carlisle Indian School following his graduation from the Murray Agricultural School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding 1914 Congressional Investigation
May 4, 1914 - October 25, 1918

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the 1914 internal and Congressional investigations into Superintendent Moses Friedman and Chief Clerk Siceni J. Nori of the Carlisle Indian School. Included is copied and original correspondence regarding the resignation of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attempt to Quarter or Give Raises to Employees who Live Off-Campus
May 12, 1914 - July 6, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps provides a list of employees that do not have quarters at the school and therefore have to rent or own their own living spaces in the town of Carlisle. He informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that many of these employees...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Requirement for Teacher and Principal Positions
May 27, 1914 - May 29, 1914

United States Senator Miles Poindexter forwards high school principal Bruce Bartholomew's application for an appointment to the Carlisle Indian School to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells. Sells informs Poindexter that principal and teacher positions are executive civil service positions...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding an Unpaid Claim allegedly Owed to Gettysburg & Harrisburg Railway Co.
May 27 - October 2, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps encloses correspondence involving the school, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Gettysburg & Harrisburg Railway Company to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Second Assistant Commissioner C. F. Hauke then forwards the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by W. F. Graham
June 22-27, 1914

These materials include a request by W. F. Graham for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by Albert N. Stecher
June 24, 1914

These materials include a request by Albert N. Stecher for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mechanical Drawing Teacher Position Abolished
July 6, 1914 - July 15, 1914

Former Carlisle Indian School student Harry West asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells to appoint him as the Mechanical Drawing Teacher at the school. Second Assistant Commissioner C. F. Hauke informs West that the position has been abolished, so they cannot consider his application

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Thomas Jones as Superintendent
July 9, 1914

Annie Fuller recommends that Commissioner Cato Sells appoints Dr. Thomas Jessie Jones as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School. Sells informs Fuller that he will consider Jones.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for 1914 Investigation Report by Philip P. Campbell
July 10-11, 1914

These materials include a request by Representative Philip P. Campbell for a copy of the final report of the 1914 Congressional Investigation into the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Death of Annie S. Ely, Former Head of the Outing Department
July 27, 1914

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells writes to Warner Thompson regarding the death of Annie S. Ely, the former head of the Outing Department at the Carlisle Indian School. Commissioner Sells praises Ely's record of nearly 30 years in that department.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Alter Admission Policy for Oklahoma Nations
July 28, 1914 - May 3, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps to change admission rules for students from the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma. Prior to Lipps request, students from these Nations were required to pay both tuition and transportation. The revision...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Teacher for Possible New Practical Building Class
July 28, 1914 - August 5, 1914

Representative A. Mitchell Palmer recommends Carnegie Technical School Professor J. H. Nolen to be teacher of an upcoming practical building course at the Carlisle Indian School. 

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells informs Palmer that the creation of the position is not official...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Industry at the Lake Mohonk Conference, 1914
August 31, 1914 - October 10, 1914

These materials include correspondence on the topic of industry, which arose from the 1914 Lake Mohonk Conference.

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

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