Sumner Riggs (Red Hat) Student File

Student file of Sumner Riggs, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880, and departed on December 4, 1884.  The file contains a student information card, correspondence, former student response postcards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that he was working as a merchant and farmer in Fay, Oklahoma, from 1910 to 1913.

In school documentation Sumner Riggs' name is also spelled Summer Riggs. He is also known as Red Hat and Sumner Stacy Riggs (also spelled S. Stacy Riggs, S. S. Riggs, and Sumner Stacey Riggs).


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Agency/Reservation of Origin
Year of Entry
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 8, folder 334
Sumner Riggs (Red Hat) Student File