Joel Cornelius Student File

Student file of Joel Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1891 and ultimately departed on February 17, 1903. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, letters/correspondence related to sending students to Carlisle as well as Cornelius' reflections on his experience at the school, and a report after leaving that indicates Cornelius was a farmer in West Depere, Wisconsin in 1912.

In school documentation Joel Cornelius is also known as Joel W. Cornelius.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 20, folder 960
Joel Cornelius Student File