James Dickson Student File

Student file of James Dickson, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1899 and ultimately departed on May 23, 1905. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, correspondence related to Dickson's continuing education, news clippings, photographs, a report after leaving, and former student response postcards. The file indicates Dickson was a missionary in Blackfeet, Idaho in 1910, a missionary in Pendleton, Oregon in 1912 and 1913, a minister while taking music lessons at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois in 1913 and 1914, a missionary in Stiles, Idaho in 1914, and a missionary pastor in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1914.

In school documentation James Dickson is also known as James G. Dickson and J. G. Dickson.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 19, folder 879
James Dickson Student File