Wise, John R.

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Two Applications for Leave of Absence
June 29, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards two applications for leave of absence for Margaret Roberts (normal teacher) and Charles H. Carns (instructor in painting). 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anne H. Stewart's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 30, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards sloyd teacher Anne H. Stewart's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Sloyd Teacher Anne H. Stewart's Request to attend Summer School
July 1, 1905

Sloyd Teacher Anne H. Stewart renews her request to attend summer school at Chicago University. She desires to take a course in manual training. Major W. A. Mercer denies her request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1905
July 12, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Jeannette L. Senseney, Emma G. Sky, Elizabeth Searight, Ida Boger, and George Brown Jr.) and all employees working at the school to start the 1905-1906 fiscal year. These reports include personal information...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Wise's Application for Leave of Absence
July 12, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards Assistant Superintendent John R. Wise's application for a 30 day leave of absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from John H. Londroche
November 6-15, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise recommends that John H. Londroche, a member of Carlisle's Class of 1903, be appointed as a disciplinarian in the Indian Service. Wise forwards Londroche's application and references to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses him in his cover letter.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Milton Zeigler Provides Suggestions for Securing Leather Samples
November 7, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards Milton I. Zeigler's suggestions for the improvement of purchasing harness, leather, shoe findings, saddlery, etc. Zeigler also discusses various tools that are not replaced very often due to their durability. The majority of the suggestions are included on the Schedule for...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Forwards Second Proof of Circular for Office of Indian Affairs
November 14, 1905

J. R. Wise provides the second proof of the circular requested by the Office of Indian Affairs and discusses the type of paper which can be used. Wise ends by noting that the printing department students were happy to know that the Office was pleased by their work.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Reasons for Delay in Forwarding Attendance Report for the 1905 First Quarter
November 14, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the reason for the delay in forwarding the attendance report of the school for the quarter ending September 30, 1905.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Sale of Surrey to be Credited to 1906 Fiscal Year Appropriation
December 13, 1905

J. R. Wise requests that the $94 for a surrey sold to Grand Junction School be credited to the 1906 fiscal year appropriation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Zeigler Regarding Request of Fort Shaw School for Shoe and Harness Materials
December 15, 1905 - December 16, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards the comments of Milton I. Zeigler regarding the shoe and harness materials requested by the Superintendent of the Fort Shaw Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Draft Proof of Kelsey Report to Office
April 14, 1906

J. R. Wise forwards a proof copy of approximately three-quarters of the C. E. Kelsey report due to the size of the report. Wise notes that following the receipt of the proof the first sheets will be printed and the rest of the report will be set up for examination.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Replies to Office Inquiry Regarding Shipment of Wagonette to Albuquerque
April 18, 1906

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding the shipment of a wagonette shipped from Carlisle to the superintendent of the Albuquerque School. Wise goes through how the wagonette was shipped and ways to reduce the cost of shipment for an upcoming wagonette shipment to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed C. E. Kelsey's Report Sent to Office and Kelsey
May 7, 1906

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded 300 copies of C. E. Kelsey to the Office and 200 copies to Kelsey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1906
July 2, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists an employee who has left the school (Genus E. Baird) and all employees working at the school to start the 1906-1907 fiscal year. These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Various Employees be Exempt from Employees Mess
August 7, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that various employees be excused from participation in the employees' general mess including those who have their homes and reside outside the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Oath of Office for Harry B. Lamason
August 27, 1906

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise submits oath of office from newly appointed employee, Harry B. Lamason (mason).

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anne S. Ely's Application for Leave of Absence
September 18, 1906

W. A. Mercer forwards outing agent Anne S. Ely's application for a 37-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Zeigler's Report on the Tools and Supplies for the Fort Shaw School
November 9, 1906

Milton I. Zeigler provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on the list of shoe and harness tools and supplies requested for the Fort Shaw School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Information Related to the Jamestown Exposition
January 28, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the Jamestown Exposition. Wise provides a list of articles to be provided by the Carlisle Indian School as well as building the exhibition cases. In addition, Wise states that the Johnston photographs can be used along with...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Update on Design of Jamestown Exposition Exhibit
February 14, 1907

J. R. Wise provides further information to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the design of Indian Office exhibit at the Jamestown Exposition. Wise also encloses a frieze designed by Angel De Cora for the walls of the exhibit and asks for the Office to procure burlap for the walls.

Format: Engravings and Illustrations, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward H. Colegrove's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
February 25, 1907

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards Edward H. Colegrove's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence. Colegrove works as a disciplinarian. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Justification for Not Returning Money of Amos Thomas
March 9, 1907

William A. Mercer clarifies his decision to withhold the money at the Carlisle Indian School of Amos Thomas. Mercer outlines the steps to determine the decision to forfeit the money.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Lost Shipment of Goods Intended for the Jamestown Exposition
March 15, 1907 - May 24, 1907

J. R. Wise forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs correspondence related to the shipment of the Carlisle Indian School to the Jamestown Exposition which was lost in transit. Included is a list of items shipped along with an assigned monetary value along with the suggestion of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Forwards Vouchers Used to Track Student Money
May 20, 1907

J. R. Wise replies to an Office of Indian Affairs by enclosing vouchers used by students to track their financial account at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition, Wise provides reasons for not printing various certificates.

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

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