Standing, Alfred J.

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Request of Charles Chickeny to Reenroll at the Carlisle Indian School
August 6, 1888 - September 3, 1888

Alfred John Standing forwards a request from Charles Mat Chickeny (here Charles Chickeny) to reenroll at the Carlisle Indian School with his cousin Peter Kewa-ta-wa-py. Standing indicates that he would approve of Chickeny's request as an individual or perhaps as part of a small party of students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for September 1888
August 20, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for September 1888. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request for Return of Angelia Baird
August 21, 1888

Alfred John Standing replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Cornelius and Margaret Baird for the return of their daughter Angelia from the Carlisle Indian School. Standing forwards a statement from Obadiah G. Given that he visited the Baird's in Oneida, Wisconsin...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Dispatch Regarding Transportation for Students
August 31, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the Office of Indian Affairs that the Office has instructed Alfred John Standing to telegraph the Office for transportation only as he finds pupils to come to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Ticket for Henry Kendall
September 3, 1888

Alfred John Standing requests that one ticket be placed for Henry J. Kendall in New Mexico.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transportation of Students from Purcell, IT to Carlisle
September 7, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received a telegram from Joshua H. Given stating that Given was waiting for transportation for himself and a party of students to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that Given did not provide an exact...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Acknowledgement of Authority to Cover Expenses in Bringing Students to Carlisle
September 12, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges Office of Indian Affairs authority covering him in the incidental expenses incurred in the transportation in bringing students to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Given Sent to Indian Territory to Recruit Students
September 12, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt that in accordance with Office of Indian Affairs authority he has sent Obadiah G. Given to Indian Territory to secure students. Pratt notes that he has instructed Given to telegraph the Office directly with the number of tickets needed in order to secure transportation back...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for October 1888
September 20, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for October 1888. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Capacity of the Carlisle Indian School in 1888
September 21, 1888

Alfred John Standing follows up on a conversation he had in Washington D.C. with A. B. Upshaw, Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, that the Carlisle Indian School has a capacity for 650 students. Its current enrollment is 538 students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Inquires Who Ticket from Carlisle to Rushville is For
September 24, 1888

Alfred John Standing inquires who the Carlisle to Rushville ticket ordered by Richard Henry Pratt is intended to be given.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Change in Tickets for Omaha and Winnebago Delegation
September 29, 1888

Alfred John Standing requests that his order for 12 tickets for the delegation from the Omaha and Winnebago Agency to be placed for Alice Fletcher at Sioux City be changed to 15 tickets at Bancroft.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter Forwarding Descriptive List of Students from Bancroft, Nebraska on November 28, 1888
December 3, 1888

Cover letter of Alfred John Standing forwarding the descriptive statement of students arriving at the Carlisle Indian School from Bancroft, Nebraska on November 28, 1888 and December 2, 1888.

Note: The descriptive statement itself was missing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, November 1888
December 4, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Acting Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards the monthly report of irregular employees for November 1888 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: The report itself was missing when this file was scanned at the National Archives.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Using Extra Appropriation to Recruit Students in Michigan
June 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to use the extra $500 remaining in his appropriation for sending Alfred John Standing and a female assistant to recruit students in Michigan.

Pratt also notes that a former student who could have served this role returned home in order to look out...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Applications, July 1889
June 24 - July 11, 1889

Captain Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists all of the employees at the school to start the 1889-1890 fiscal year (A. J. Standing, S. H. Gould, C. H. Hepburn, E. L. Fisher, Emma A. Cutter, M. E. B. Phillips, Lizzie A. Shears, Mary H. Cook, Anna L. Hamston, Fanny G. Paul, Bertha V....

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Securing Students for the 1889-1890 School Year from New Mexico and Michigan
July 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests assistance from the Office of Indian Affairs in securing students for the upcoming school year. Pratt specifically asks for the Office to send letters to encourage Agents at various Agencies to help secure students. Pratt further notes that he is sending Marianna...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Recruiting Students in Michigan and Minnesota in 1893
September 17, 1889 - September 23, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a report from Alfred John Standing regarding his trip to Michigan and Minnesota to recruit students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt details the obstacles Standing experienced including maintaining a relatively equal gender ratio and the decentralized nature of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, September 1889
October 5, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Acting Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards a monthly report of irregular employees for April 1880 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: The report itself was missing when this file was scanned at the National Archives.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Declines Position at Grand Junction
November 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Alfred John Standing is declining the position at Grand Junction.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Reports on Returned Students
November 23, 1889 - December 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding statements made by a public official on returned students from the Carlisle Indian School and others. Pratt also includes a letter from T. W. Potter, former Issue Clerk at the Cantonment Agency, on the same issue. The...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Positions and Salaries for Fiscal Year 1890-1891
February 27, 1890 - August 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides his proposed list of staff and their salaries for the ensuing school year in 1890-1891.

In addition, there is a letter from T. W. Blackburn who indicates various errors in Pratt's notations regarding new employees.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Authority to Continue Paying Lease of Hocker Farm in 1890
March 3, 1890 - April 4, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards the lease of the Hocker Farm and requests it be renewed for one year beginning April 1, 1890 at the rent of $600. A copy of the lease is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of James A. Cooper of the Carlisle Indian School
March 5, 1890

James A. Cooper provides his report to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his inspection of the Carlisle Indian School. Cooper covers the buildings, the number of pupils, the staff, clothing and diet of students, and discipline. Cooper also covers the industrial and traditional educations at...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, February 1890
March 5, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in February 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose...

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

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