1885: Student Files

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James Fox (Tokala) Student Information Card

Student information card of James Fox (Tokala), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Moses Culbertson Student Information Card

Student information card of Moses Culbertson, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Little Wound Student File

Student file of George Little Wound, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on March 27, 1889. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Little Wound was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Arthur Standing Elk Student Information Card

Student information card of Arthur Standing Elk, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 29, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Herbert Good Boy (Hok-si la Washte) Student Information Card

Student information card of Herbert Good Boy (Hok-si la Washte), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and died on October 29, 1895 while attending the school. He was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds under the name Herbert G. Littlehawk. 

Note: Although this card lists his Indian name as Little Hawk, his other information card lists his Indian name as Hok-si la Washte. Little Hawk was his father's name.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Dakota Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Dakota, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 29, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alexander Manabove (Zist Kalasaka) Student File

Student file of Alexander Manabove (Zist Kalasaka), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 [the 1888 date here is an error] and departed on March 18, 1895. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving that indicate Manabove was living in Kyle, South Dakota while working as a Rancher in 1910.

Note: Student is also referred to in this file as: "Alex Man Above"

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Crow Student Information Card

Student information card of William Crow, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Note: The information about William Crow dying in 1888, written in the upper right hand corner of the card, seems to be an error; in 1890 he replied to a survey sent to former students.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Arthur Standing Elk Student File

Student file of Arthur Standing Elk, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alexander Yellow Wolf Student Information Card

Student information card of Alexander Yellow Wolf, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file indicates Yellow Wolf was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Crow Student Information Card

Student information card of William Crow, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Note: The information about William Crow dying in 1888 seems to be an error; in 1890 he replied to a survey sent to former students.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alexander Yellow Wolf Student File

Student file of Alexander Yellow Wolf, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file contains returned student surveys, a news clipping and a report after leaving indicating that Yellow Wolf was a police officer in Kyle, South Dakota in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Dakota Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Dakota, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 29, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Summers Student File

Student file of William Summers, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and died on May 21, 1888. Summers was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds. The file contains a student information card.

Note: This document was found filed at the U.S. National Archives in the same folder as documents related to Abe Sommers.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

James Fox (Tok a la) Student Information Card

Student information card of James Fox (Tok a la), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Little Wound Student Information Card

Student information card of George Little Wound, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on March 27, 1889. The file indicates Little Wound was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lone Eagle (Wau bli Isuila) Student Information Card

Student information card of Lone Eagle (Wau bli Isuila), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Moses Culbertson Student File

Student file of Moses Culbertson, a member of the Sioux nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving. The documents indicate that Moses was living in Kyle, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Student is also referred to as "Moses Red Kettle" in this file.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Herbert Good Boy (Hok-si la Washte) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Herbert Good Boy (Hok-si la Washte), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 12, 1885 and ultimately died at the school on October 29, 1895. He is bured in the cemetery on the school grounds under the name Herbert G. Littlehawk.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Cotter Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph/Joel Cotter, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file indicates Cotter was living in Wyandotte, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Edith Abner Student Information Card

Student information card of Edith Abner, a member of the Peoria Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on February 19, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lucinda Clinton Student File

Student file of Lucinda Clinton, a member of the Modoc Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating that she was married to Charles S. Hood and living in Fort Klamath, Oregon in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Hood Student File

Student file of Charles Hood, a member of the Modoc Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885, and departed on July 6, 1888.  The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that Hood was ranching in Klamath Agency, Oregon in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Cotter Student File

Student file of Joseph Cotter, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file contains a student information card, a trade/position record card, correspondence, a former student response postcard, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey. The file indicates Cotter was raising stock and farming in Wyandotte, Oklahoma in 1911 and was a farmer and blacksmith in Wyandotte, Oklahoma in 1913.

Note: White attending the school Cotter seems to have been called Joseph. After leaving, he identifies himself as Joel A. Cotter.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Katie Grindrod Student Information Card

Student information card of Katie Grindrod, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on August 26, 1895. The card indicates that she was trained as a nurse and graduated in 1889. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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