Murphy Tarby (Nicholas Longfeather) Student File

Student file of Murphy Tarby (known as Nicholas Longfeather after leaving Carlisle), a member of the Yuma Nation, who entered the school on August 29, 1901 and departed on June 30, 1905. The file contains newspaper clippings with photographs, former student response postcards, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that Longfeather had attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York before becoming a forester/plant pathologist in Atlanta, Georgia in 1911.

In school documentation Murphy Tarby is also known as Murphy F. Tarby and Nicholas Longfeather.


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Agency/Reservation of Origin
Year of Entry
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 44, folder 2171
Murphy Tarby (Nicholas Longfeather) Student File