Casper Cornelius Student File

Student file of Casper Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1897 and ultimately departed on July 18, 1907. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, news clippings, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, a photograph of the mill where Cornelius worked, a report after leaving, former student response postcards, and correspondence. The file indicates Cornelius attended the Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma and operated a restaurant in Bucklin, Kansas in 1916.

In school documentation Casper Cornelius is also known as C. E. Cornelius.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 20, folder 955
Casper Cornelius Student File