Standing, Alfred J.

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Standing Responds to Shedee Request to Return Home
March 19, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Justin Shedee to be returned home. Standing states that Shedee had previously indicated a desire to stay at the Carlisle Indian School. As his period of enrollment has expired Shedee is eligible to be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Lizzie Griffith at Carlisle
March 22, 1890 - March 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from E. A. Wheeler requesting Lizzie Griffith be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that Griffth is likely too old to be enrolled at Carlisle but might find a position in another school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds Hill Children Should Remain at School
March 22, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian School regarding a letter from Cornelius Hill. Standing indicates the three students mentioned were transferred from the Martinsburg Indian School. Two of the students are on the outing program and the oldest is in the fourth grade. In...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds Hill Children Should Remain at School
March 28, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by informing them that the Carlisle Indian School has Spring Wagons on hand. Including three spring or platform spring wagons which can be delivered in New York City at $58 each.

Includes a photo of one of the spring...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Request to Return of Big Hail and Theron Lears
March 30, 1890 - April 8, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the request to return Big Hail and Theron Lears to the Crow Agency. Standing states that despite the two being prisoners they have only been treated as students and he has no objection to their being returned.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Peter Snow and Sister Provided to Office
April 1, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Peter Snow and his sister. Standing provides information on the two students and notes that their father is listed on the annuity roll as Long Tail in addition to noting that Snow's sister is enrolled at the Lincoln...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Attendance Report for Quarter Ending March 31, 1890
April 1, 1890

Alfred John Standing submits the Carlisle Indian School quarterly attendance report for the quarter ending March 31, 1890. Standing indicates that there were 722 students enrolled at the school at the end of the period.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Fort Belknap Head Men to Visit East
April 3, 1890 - April 4, 1890

Alfred John Standing submits telegraph correspondence between himself and William P. Campbell regarding a request to have head men from the Fort Belknap Agency go East with a party as it would aid in recruiting students for Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, March 1890
April 7, 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 March 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Student Surveys, 1890
April 10, 1890

Letter from Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a proposed survey to be sent out to all former students. Standing suggests that the survey should consist of both a questionnaire form and a request for a separate letter for Superintendent...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Cover Expenses Incurred due to Ill Students on Outing
April 16, 1890

Alfred John Standing requests authority to pay expenses incurred due to the illnesses of students on the outing program as well as a funeral of a student on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Instructions Requested for Annuity Check Received for Wilkie Sharpe and Other Annuity Matters
April 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing follows up a previous letter regarding annuity money due to Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School noting that Wilkie Sharpe had died earlier in the year while also noting that the School had received a check for Sharpe and asking what should be done with the check....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change in Course of Study for Various Grades at Carlisle
April 23, 1890 - April 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing writing for Richard Henry Pratt provides an explanation to proposed change in the course of study for various grades at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition he includes a list of the courses of study and the recommended text books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arbor Day Celebrations in 1890
April 25, 1890 - May 29, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a report on the Arbor Day proceedings held at the Carlisle Indian School on April 25, 1890 noting that it was successful and should be replicated at other Indian Schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Final Tally for Students From Four Montana Agencies
April 25, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the incoming parties from Montana. Standing provides a breakdown by gender of each party from the Blackfeet, Fort Belknap, Crow, and Fort Peck Agencies. In particular he notes that the Fort Peck students come from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Roberts Requests to Transfer Two Students to Carlisle
April 30, 1890

John Roberts, Superintendent of the Wind River Agency School, seeks to transfer two of his pupils to the Carlisle Indian School.

Alfred John Standing in forwarding Robert's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that it would be favorable to obtain a party from the Agency if a fair...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Attention for Renewal of Lease on Hocker Farm for 1890
May 3, 1890

Alfred John Standing invites attention to the request for renewal of lease of the Hocker Farm forwarded previously on April 4, 1890.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, April 1890
May 6, 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 April 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request of Nicholas Ruleau to be Returned Home
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Nicholas Ruleau to be returned home. Standing notes that Ruleau has generally been working on outings during the summer and attending public schools during the winter. He further states that Ruleau...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Request Lucius Bird
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Lucius Bird to return home. Standing indicates that Bird remained at the school past his time of enrollment at his request and has made an excellent record at the school. Standing further states that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Return James and Jesse Cornelius
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Elijah J. Cornelius to have his sons Jesse and James returned home. Standing notes that the students are not eligible to be returned home for another year according to an Office ruling but that their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Inquiry to Transfer Two Fort Hall Boarding School Students
May 19, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter in regards to two students being transferred from the Fort Hall Boarding School to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that as long as the students are healthy and funds for their transportation is provided for outside of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request for Return Home of Edward Star
May 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Edward Star to be returned to his home. Standing provides a history of Star's time at Carlisle and provides additional context around Star's request to return home.

Note: Edward Star was also...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Provides Update on Proposal to Renew Hocker Farm Lease for Three Months
May 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that renewing lease of the Hocker Farm for three months from April 1, 1890 to July 1, 1890 is complicated by the absence of Richard Henry Pratt as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. Standing notes that the other...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Belknap Agency Chiefs to Visit East as Lever to Recruit Students
May 23, 1890 - May 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from William P. Campbell regarding a request to have a party of Chiefs from the Fort Belknap Agency visit the East with a group of incoming Carlisle students. Campbell in particular notes that this would secure a good party of girls due to the perception of...

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

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