Dennison Wheelock Student File

Student file of Dennison Wheelock, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school September 30, 1885, graduated in 1890, and ultimately departed on July 6, 1892. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains photographs, student information cards, news clippings, a report after leaving, a returned student survey, a former student survey, and correspondence.

The file indicates that Wheelock attended Dickinson College, was a band leader at the Carlisle Indian School, a disciplinarian at Flandreau Indian School, a band leader at the Haskell Institute, and was a real estate agent and lawyer in West DePere, Wisconsin in 1909 and 1911. Wheelock was also a member of the Society of American Indians that met with Woodrow Wilson in 1915.

In school documentation Dennison Wheelock's name is also spelled Denison Wheelock. He is also known as D. M. Wheelock.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 134, folder 5251
Dennison Wheelock Student File