Corbett Lawyer Student File

Student file of Corbett Lawyer, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on December 7, 1893 and ultimately departed on March 11, 1899. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, returned student surveys, a former student response postcard, a news clipping, a report after leaving, and correspondence. The file indicates Lawyer attended the Sante Fe Normal School in Sante Fe, New Mexico in 1899, was a clerk in Fort Lapwai, Idaho from 1907 to 1911, and was ranching in Pine Ridge, South Dakota in 1913.

In school documentation Corbett Lawyer's name is also spelled Corbet Lawyer. He is also known as Corbett B. Lawyer.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 136, folder 5372
Corbett Lawyer Student File