John Menaul Chaves Student File

Student file of John Menaul Chaves, a member of the Pueblo Nation, entered the school on July 31, 1880 and ultimately departed on June 22, 1886. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, former student response postcards, reports after leaving, and returned student surveys that indicate Chaves was occupied as a farmer and stock raiser.

In school documentation John Menaul Chaves' name is also spelled John Manuel Chaves and John Manual Chaves. He is also known as John M. Chaves, Rays of the Rising Sun, Kowsh-te-ah, John Menual, John Menaul, and John Manual.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 30, folder 1420
John Menaul Chaves Student File