Sells, Cato

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Correspondence About Lyman Madison's Citizenship
February 26 - March 12, 1918

This material includes correspondence concerning graduate Lyman Madison's question about his citizenship.

Note: At the time of scanning at the U. S. National Archives, a document in this file was incorrectly. That document has now been included with the file: RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #72929-1907-Carlisle-130

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Montreville Yuda Lecture on Shipbuilding
March 1-5, 1918

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Montreville Yuda and his desire to teach a lecture on shipbuilding. Yuda was a shipbuilder with the Emergency Fleet Corporation in Newport News, Virginia. Carlisle's superintendent suggested that such a lecture would be counterproductive to the purposes of the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Andrew Peters
March 12, 1918 - May 23, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request for the return home of Andrew Peters to Breed, Wisconsin to assist his family on their farm.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Wages and Employment of George Green
March 18, 1918 - April 8, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request by George Green to find work which pays more than the wages he was making on outing.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Enrollment of William Gayton
April 15, 1918 - June 20, 1918

These materials contain correspondence regarding an inquiry into the enrollment of William Gayton upon a request by his father. The enrollment of other students is also discussed.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of W.S. Coleman for May 1918
May 1, 1918

This material includes the May 1918 inspection of the Carlisle Indian School by W. S. Coleman. The included correspondence between Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells and Coleman discusses the health conditions of outing students and the general campus, conditions at the school farm, and school athletics. 

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Sarah Celia Monteith Competency Evaluation
May 2, 1918 - April 29, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning former student Sarah Celia Monteith, and her certificate of competency for self-administration of trust allotments. 

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Possibility of Sending Indian School Graduates to Penn State
May 16, 1918 - June 8, 1918

Carlisle Indian School Principal Teacher C. W. Blair writes to Pennsylvania State College Registrar Professor A. H. Espenshade about designing curriculum that would prepare students to attend college. He sends an example of what classes an Indian School student would take and asks Blair if that coursework would get them into Penn State.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Alex Washington's Request To Serve In The Army
May 20, 1918 - June 15, 1918

This material includes correspondence between Alex Washington and Commisioner Cato Sells concerning Washington's desire to transfer his employment to the ship-building plant at Hog Island, Pennsylvania.  

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Arrangements for Outing Students for American International Shipbuilding Company
June 10-11, 1918

This material includes letters about the employment of some outing students at the American International Shipbuilding Compnay, and how their wages would be handled by the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Isaac Longshore
June 24, 1918 - June 2, 1919

This document contains correspondence concerning the death of Isaac Longshore, a former student who returned to the school for a visit. Longshore was interred in the school cemetery.

 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian schools, and the discharge and transfer of students…

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Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Desire to Continue being an Outing Host after the Closure of the School
July 27, 1918 - August 8, 1918

Banker and outing patron R. H. Headley asks Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells if there is any way that he can host an Indian boy at his home after the Carlisle Indian School closes. Headley states that he has been an outing host since 1900 and would like to continue to be one if at all possible.

Assistant Commissioner E. B.…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Outing Request due to Closure of School
August 5, 1918 - August 9, 1918

Emma K. Hetrick writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to request to host a female Carlisle Indian School student at their house to cook and do housework. Commissioner Cato Sells tells Hetrick that the school will be closing on September 1, and the students will be transferred to western schools, so he cannot accomodate her request.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Closure of Carlisle Indian School by Fred Skenandore
September 11, 1918 - October 17, 1918

These materials include correspondence containing a request from Fred Skenandore, a former student, regarding the status of the Carlisle Indian School. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informed Skenandore that the school had been closed, but that the Haskell Institute was still operating as usual.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request of George Cushing to Attend Ford Motor Company Course
October 8-19, 1918

These materials include a request from George Cushing to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells, asking for permission to take the students' course in automobile manufacturing at the Ford Motor Company factory in Detroit, Michigan. Cushing's request is denied, due to his current work in shipbuilding at the Hog Island ship yards in…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Health of Clara Shunion
November 30, 1918 - February 26, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding the health of Clara Shunion. Shunion stayed in Pennsylvania on outing following the close of the Carlisle School, and developed tuberculous. After residing for some time in the Bryn Mawr Hospital, the Osteopathic Hospital of Philadelphia, and the home of former outing patron Elizabeth D. Edge,…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Frederick Walker's Request To Be Released From The Navy
January 25 - March 1, 1919

This document contains correspondence between Lyman B. Madison and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Frederick Walker's request to discharge from the Navy. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Office Replies to Request for Information from Mrs. C. D. Markham
February 6, 1919

Cato Sells replies to Henry G. Thomas, Secretary to Senator Robert L. Owen, regarding the request of Mrs. C. D. Markham for information on the American Indian. Sells provides some information about a publication about Geronimo, the reason for the return of the Carlisle Indian School to the War Department, and encloses the Annual Report for the…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Attempt to Purchase Land in Baltimore by Joseph S. Sheehan
June 24, 1919 - January 12, 1920

These materials include correspondence regarding an attempt by Alaskan student Joseph S. Sheehan to purchase land in Baltimore.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Re-enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School
December 2 - 11, 1919

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Edwin C. Allen about re-enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School after hearing rumors that the School was being reopened.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Oscar Hiram Lipps, Supervisor in Charge and Superintendent
- March 5, 1990

Personnel file of Oscar Hiram Lipps, who served as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1915 to March 31, 1917. Lipps also was temporarily the Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School from February 1914 to June 1915, after Moses Friedman was suspended from duty. Lipps worked in the Department of the Interior for…

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Draft of Congressional Letter on the Transfer of the Carlisle Barracks Campus
March 5-22, 1924

These materials include correspondence and a draft letter to Congress regarding an upcoming bill to transfer the Carlisle Indian School campus from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War. Included is a copy of an earlier letter, from 1918, discussing the possibility of such a transfer.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration