Buildings and Grounds

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Fiscal Year 1900 Financial Estimate
August 18, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the status of the Carlisle Indian School's physical plant as well as the number of students the school is able to accommodate. In particular, he proposes a number of repairs and improvements.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Report and Recommendations on the Carlisle Indian School and Outing System
September 24, 1898

A. O. Wright, Supervisor of Indian Schools, provides a report on the Carlisle Indian School focusing on the outing program. Wright provides details of the school as he found it as well as provides recommendations for improvement.

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Reports on Dimensions of Dorms, Dining, and School Rooms
November 23, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of the rooms and dimensions for the sleeping quarters, dining room, and school rooms at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt focuses on the dormitories due to the excess space as compared to Office regulations.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Plans and Specifications for Expansion to School Building
April 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations for expanding the school building at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides blueprints along with the specifications for the expansion.

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Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
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Ryan Disallows Open Market Purchase of Supplies
April 21, 1899 - May 27, 1899

Thomas Ryan disallows Richard Henry Pratt's request to purchase supplies for improvements and extensions to the school plant on the open market.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Material and Labor in Macadamizing Roads
October 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority pay for supplies and labor involved in macadamizing the roads at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request to Purchase 20,000 Bricks on the Open Market
March 23, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 20,000 bricks on the open market as no bids were previously received.

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Request to Hire Labor for Fixing Roads and Industrial Supplies
April 2, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to hire labor to repair roads at the Carlisle Indian School and for purchasing supplies for industrial construction.

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Proposal to Supply Electric Light to Carlisle Indian School
May 1900 - June 5, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a proposal of the Carlisle Gas and Water Company to supply electric light to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Gravel for Improving Walks and Roads
July 5, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase supplies including gravel to continue the work of improving the roads and walks of the Carlisle Indian School as well as the pay of a mason and plasterer.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Fiscal Year 1902 Financial Estimate
August 3, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School in addition to an overview of the enrollment during the 1899-1900 academic year. Pratt ends by providing an estimate for the 1902 fiscal year.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Timber for Flagpole
August 8, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase two pieces of timber for a flagpole at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Details Damage Caused by Cyclone to Various Buildings
July 4, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegram providing greater detail on the damage caused by a cyclone to various school buildings.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1904 Financial Estimate
August 12, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the 1902 fiscal year and provides an estimate for the 1904 fiscal year appropriation to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt focuses on the water and sewer plant at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Turn Over Funds to Meet Contracts
July 2, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter directing him to deposit the unexpended balance of his funds for the fiscal year. Pratt notes various contracts regarding work to be done on buildings.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1906 Financial Estimate
August 23, 1904

William A. Mercer provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on the state of the Carlisle Indian School during the previous fiscal year. Mercer focuses on the physical plant of the school including the sewage and electric plants and proposes building additional rooms to split the small and large girls. He ends by requesting the…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Local Horticulturist to Work on the School Grounds
October 29, 1904

J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a horticulturist for no more than 60 days beginning on October 24, 1904.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Sanitary Inspections of School Buildings be Conducted
January 27, 1905

William A. Mercer requests an inspection be made of school buildings at the Carlisle Indian School and suggestions be made for improving sanitary conditions.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
H. W. Leaman Submits Application for Exam for Horticulturist Position
February 4, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards the application of H. W. Leaman for a Civil Service examination for the position of horticulturist and gardener position at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Office Consider Creation of Horticulturist Position
February 4, 1905

William A. Mercer calls attention to his prior letter of the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his request to create a position of horticulturist at the school. Mercer notes that as no action has been taken that it be duly considered.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Further Discusses his Plan to Build Greenhouse and Hire Staff
February 18, 1905

William A. Mercer further discusses his plan to build a greenhouse and to establish the position of florist or horticulturist.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905
March 11, 1905 - January 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Hitchcock Provides Clarity on Appropriation for New Hospital
March 31, 1905

E. A. Hitchcock, Secretary of the Interior, replies to an inquiry regarding the use of the appropriation for an addition to the hospital at the Carlisle Indian School. Hitchcock states that the appropriation can be used to construct a new hospital building.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Plan to Create New Building Plans and Topographical Maps
April 5, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to have a local engineer create topographical maps of the school grounds to correct errors including the locations of the main pipe line and the school cemetery. In addition, Mercer notes that the school drawing teacher is making floor plans and elevations of all of the school buildings.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Informs Office of Hydraulic Engineer Report Forthcoming
June 15, 1905

J. R. Wise notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that a hydraulic engineer was employed to provide information on installing a new system of water supply for the school. Wise notes that the plans and cost will be submitted at a later date but that he hopes the cost will be authorized.

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Letters/Correspondence
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