Leila Cornelius Student File

Student file of Leila Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on March 23, 1888, graduated in 1896, and ultimately departed on July 6, 1897. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, returned student surveys, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Cornelius graduated from the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1897, was an assistant teacher at Cass Lake, Minnesota in 1907 and a housewife in Cass Lake, Minnesota in 1909, 1911, and 1913.

In school documentation Leila Cornelius' married name is Leila Cornelius Caswell (Mrs. Benjamin Caswell).

Noe: Cornelius married fellow student Benjamin Caswell. 


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 135, folder 5300
Leila Cornelius Student File