1920-1929

Displaying 26 - 41 of 41 records
Inquiry Regarding the Fate of the Carlisle Indian School
June 9-10, 1922

This document contains correspondence between Albert W. Blake, the editor of The Christian Science Monitor, and the Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning Blake's interest in a potential continuation of industrial training despite the closure of the Carlisle Indian School. 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Conveyance of the Sanno Lot to the United States Government
September 1, 1923

Correspondence and legal documents regarding ownership of the Sanno lot, originally purchased by Richard Henry Pratt in 1893 as a member of the Trustees of the Carlisle Indian School for the school, and later conveyed to the government in 1914.

Format:
Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Congressional Letter on the Transfer of the Carlisle Barracks Campus
March 5-22, 1924

These materials include correspondence and a draft letter to Congress regarding an upcoming bill to transfer the Carlisle Indian School campus from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War. Included is a copy of an earlier letter, from 1918, discussing the possibility of such a transfer.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Reply of Anna Pratt to Fannie Peter Regarding Richard Pratt's Death
July 20, 1924

Anna Laura Pratt replies to a letter of Fannie Peter thanking Peter for her letter and providing an update on her life since the death of her husband Richard Henry Pratt. Pratt notes that she plans to donate Indian Office Reports to Dickinson College as well as complete the book Richard Henry Pratt had nearly finished writing. Additionally, she…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Record of Gertrude Provost
November 9, 1925 - December 4, 1925

These materials contain correspondence regarding Gertrude Provost's time as a student at Carlisle.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Incident Between L. J. Williams and Mr. Bishop
December 5-24, 1925

This material includes correspondence between L. J. Williams and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt. Williams had requested help in locating a former student, known only by the surname Bishop, to resolve a business dispute.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Commercial Solicitation for Carpeting
April 18, 1926 - May 4, 1926

This material includes correspondence between R. D. Hetrick and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit. Hetrick sent a letter concerning carpets for the Carlisle Indian School, and Merritt responded that the school had closed. 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Search for Indian Baseball Pitchers
April 27, 1926 - May 4, 1926

T. H. Schimfessel asks the "Athletic Coach" at the Carlisle Indian School if he knew of any good pitchers because he is organizing an all-Indian baseball team to tour the east coast. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Schimfessel that the school closed in 1918 and refers him to the Assistant Superintendent in Charge…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Into Paul Purdy
May 1-11, 1926

These materials contain correspondence regarding an inquiry into the Carlisle school record of Paul Purdy.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Annual Reports by the Free Library of Philadelphia
August 9, 1926 - September 2, 1926

This material includes a request from the Free Library of Philadelphia for copies of the Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. The request was forwarded to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Question Regarding Material Needed for a Rug after School Closure
June 8, 1927 - June 21, 1927

Mrs. Calvin Burns asks the Carlisle Indian School regarding how much material she needs for a rug. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs her that the school is closed.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Search for Carlisle Indian School Student Records
June 18-29, 1927

Supervisor Herbert C. Calhoun from Muskogee, Oklahoma asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs where he can find information regarding who attended or graduated from the Carlisle Indian School and what their grades were. Calhoun states that several Carlisle graduates are teaching or going to college and need this information.

Assistant…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Edna Roberts
August 25, 1927 - September 7, 1927

These materials contain correspondence regarding an inquiry by the Municipal Court of Philadelphia into an alleged former student, Edna Roberts.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information from a Cuban Professor
November 18-30, 1927

A Professor in Cuba named Fernando Aguado Rico asks the Director of the Carlisle Indian School for information about the school. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Rico that the school closed.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiries Regarding Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
January 28, 1928 - August 9, 1928

These materials contain correspondence regarding various inquires made to the Carlisle Indian School in 1928. The various senders are all notified of the closure of the school.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information about the Carlisle Indian School by Gerda-Maria Morris
November 28 - December 22, 1928

These materials include a request from Gerda-Maria Morris of Berlin, Germany for information about the Carlisle Indian School. Morris sought information for a book or film on Native American history. Her request, sent to Carlisle after she obtained copies of the school magazine the Red Man, was forwarded to the Bureau of Indian Affairs…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration