Nina Tallchief Student File

Student file of Nina Tallchief, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 13, 1898 and ultimately departed on April 28, 1909. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a medical/physical record, a news clipping, student information cards, a progress/conduct record, correspondence, an application for enrollment, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Tallchief was working as a domestic in Irving, New York in 1910.

In school documentation Nina Tallchief's name is also spelled Nina Talchief. Her married name is Nina Tallchief Seneca.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 60, folder 3022
Nina Tallchief Student File