Elizabeth La Vatta Student File

Student file of Elizabeth La Vatta, a member of the Bannock Nation, who entered the school on August 29, 1905 and ultimately departed on May 27, 1913. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, medical/physical records, an outing evaluation, news clippings, an outing record, a progress/conduct card, a trade/position record card, correspondence related to financial transactions and La Vatta's possible return to Carlisle, a report after leaving, and returned student surveys that indicate La Vatta was "working for a family" in Larchmont, New York in 1912.

In school documentation Elizabeth La Vatta's name is also spelled Elizabeth LaVatta. She is also known as Elizabeth L. La Vatta and Elizabeth Lizzie La Vatta.

Note: Other records show La Vatta returned to Carlisle on September 20, 1912 and leaves on May 27, 1913.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 34, folder 1669
Elizabeth La Vatta Student File