Building Specifications

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Description of the Grounds, Buildings, Industries and Aims of the Carlisle Indian Training School
February 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the buildings, grounds, industrial curriculum, and overall aims of the Carlisle Indian Training School. The report includes descriptions of building sizes and purposes, industrial capabilities, and the efforts then underway to establish Congressional approval for...

Format: Photographs, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Plans to Build Hospital at the Carlisle School
January 11, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt submits plans and specifications for building a new Hospital on the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has received multiple estimates for the cost of the building as well as supplies and believes that the use of Indian Apprentices will greatly reduce...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Building New Dining Room
September 3, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt transmits to the Bureau of Indian Affairs plans for a building at the Carlisle Indian School to include a kitchen, dining room, laundry, and a sewing room along with a cellar for commissary supplies, root cellar, and coal bin. Pratt notes that using School labor and materials...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Specifications for Proposed Dining Room to Built
September 5, 1884

Specifications for the proposed Dining Room to be built at the Carlisle Indian School by Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for a New School Building
February 15, 1888 - February 16, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Congress provide an appropriation for building a new school building through the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that the school can accommodate 600 students except for its school rooms which are overcrowded at 440 students. He provides the history of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Addition to Teacher's Mess Hall
July 12, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to add an addition to the teacher's mess hall. Pratt details the work to be done and notes that most of the work can be done in house.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Expand Employee Accommodations
September 24, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to expand the accommodations for teachers and employees at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Storehouse
August 6, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards plans and specifications for the proposed storehouse at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Addition to Girls Building
May 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards sends plans and specifications for adding on to the girls dormitory due to only receiving half of the appropriation for the building. Pratt also discusses the need for the new building in order to eliminate crowding. Included are seven enclosures including blueprints...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Submits Plans and Estimates for New Blacksmith and Wagon Shop
June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to build a new blacksmith and wagon shop at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt submits specifications, estimate of supplies and labor, and blueprints.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Addition to Gymnasium
June 13, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt requests to use unexpended money from the current fiscal year along with some additional funds from the following fiscal year to erect an addition to the Gymnasium.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Reports on Dimensions of Dorms, Dining, and School Rooms
November 23, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of the rooms and dimensions for the sleeping quarters, dining room, and school rooms at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt focuses on the dormitories due to the excess space as compared to Office regulations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Expansion to School Building
April 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations for expanding the school building at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides blueprints along with the specifications for the expansion.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Build Additional Employee Quarters
February 15, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to build new employee quarters along with hiring skilled laborers. Pratt includes plans for the first floor of the building.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Add Additional Space to Dining Room
August 10, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to make an addition to the Southwest portion of the dining room in order to better meet Departmental regulations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Build Third Story to Small Boys Dormitory
May 20, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to build a third story to the small boys dormitory in order to alleviate crowding during the winter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Submits Plans and Specifications for Addition to Small Boys Dorm
July 29, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards the plans and specifications for adding a third story to the small boys dormitory and revises the estimate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Synopsis of Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School
June 22, 1905

J. R. Wise indicates that he has sent the Office of Indian Affairs a set of floor plans and front and side elevations of all buildings in the Carlisle Indian School. Wise also attaches a synopsis of several buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Alter Height of Ceilings in Wings of the New Hospital
May 22, 1907

J. R. Wise requests information from William A. Mercer related to the height of the ceilings of the one-story wings of the new hospital building. Wise notes that having the ceilings of the wings differ from the rest of the building would make it more difficult to add an additional story later on...

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