Buildings and Grounds

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Synopsis of Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School
June 22, 1905

J. R. Wise indicates that he has sent the Office of Indian Affairs a set of floor plans and front and side elevations of all buildings in the Carlisle Indian School. Wise also attaches a synopsis of several buildings.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for Fiscal Year 1906
July 3, 1905

Captain William A. Mercer provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for the 1906 fiscal year to make building repairs. Mercer also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the year.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Students Labor Over Summer of 1905
July 3, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $3,000 for student labor over the summer at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1907 Financial Estimate
August 18, 1905

William A. Mercer provides an estimate for the 1907 fiscal year in addition to providing an overview of the physical plant and the need for various buildings.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Replies to Office in Regards to Appointment of Fireman in 1905
December 13, 1905

J. R. Wise responds to the Office of Indian Affairs appointing Stephen Albanez as a fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. Wise also discusses the retention of Philibert Lutz who is temporary employed in the position as well as the appointment of Thomas Clarke.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Plans for Physician's Cottage
June 5, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards an outline of plans for the physician's cottage at the Carlisle Indian School and requests that the draftsman go over the outlines and plan the cottage.

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Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Porches on Multiple Levels of New Hospital
June 18, 1906 - June 21, 1906

Carlisle Indian School physician Ferdinand Shoemaker requests that the new hospital being planned include verandas on both levels and on as many sides as possible. William A. Mercer furthers Shoemaker's request and asks that at least two sides include porches.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
H. W. Leaman Resigns as Gardener
June 28, 1906

H. W. Leaman resigns his position as gardener and florist at the Carlisle Indian School. W. G. Thompson forwards the resignation with the note that the position be filled temporary in order to maintain the thousands of plants and prepare the hot house for the fall.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Hamilton Library Association Able to Copy Maps and Surveys
June 29, 1906

Robert Shaw Oliver, Assistant Secretary of War, informs the Interior Department that there is no objection to the Hamilton Library Association copying maps and surveys of the Carlisle Indian School grounds.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Establish Second Assistant Farmer Position
August 2, 1906

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs authorize an additional assistant farmer position to assist the second school farm.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1908 Financial Estimate
August 21, 1906

William A. Mercer provides an overview of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1906 fiscal year and provides an estimate for the 1908 fiscal year. Mercer further makes suggestions on ways to improve the physical plant.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher for Travel Expenses of Harry F. Weber to Inspect Stone Crusher
October 10, 1906

William A. Mercer submits voucher for travel expenses incurred by Harry F. Weber to inspect a stone crusher offered for sale to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Cement Block Production Operation
February 11, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that no bids were received for cement blocks, lintels, sills, etc. As a result, Mercer requests to purchase the entire block-making outfit along with materials to make the blocks on the school grounds. By producing the blocks at the school it would further allow industrial training in a…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Statistics for the 1906 Calendar Year
March 13, 1907

William A. Mercer submits the report of farm statistics for the 1906 calendar year along with a list of farm tools, stock, and buildings. Mercer also includes a map showing the school farms and other "Indian School Lands."

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Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1907
March 19, 1907

William A. Mercer submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $2,343.26 for the transportation of 11 Hopi students and to build a cottage for the school's physician. An explanatory cover letter is included.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Quarryman as Irregular Employee
June 27, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to hire a quarryman to quarry stone who is familiar with dynamite for 120 days. Mercer notes that this position is needed to secure stone for buildings and for crushing to use in cement work and macadamizing roads.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1909 Financial Estimate
August 5, 1907

William A. Mercer provides an update on the conditions of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School and provides an estimate for the 1909 fiscal year appropriation.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Letter Regarding Outfall Sewer Located Near Carlisle Indian School
October 26, 1907

Letter from T. Chalkley Hatton as consulting engineer to James W. Eckels, the Chairman of the Sewer Committee, regarding an outfall sewer located near the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Supplementary Permit for Outfall Sewer
November 2, 1907

Supplementary permit for sewerage for an outflow sewer near the Carlisle Indian School. The permit redirects the line from the Carlisle Indian School to the sewer disposal plant and allows the School to use the sewer system with the permission of the borough of Carlisle.

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Legal and Government Documents
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Correspondence Regarding Proposed Sewer System
December 19, 1907 - July 8, 1908

Correspondence regarding a right of way for the Borough of Carlisle to construct and operate an outfall sewer on the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School.

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Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Eckels Sewer Correspondence Forwarded to Washington D.C.
January 2, 1908

William A. Mercer informs James W. Eckels that he has forwarded the correspondence related to the right of way for the outflow sewer to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington D.C.

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Legal and Government Documents
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Request for a Map of School Grounds to Allow for the Construction of a Sewer
January 13, 1908 - January 15, 1908

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent W. A. Mercer requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs send him a map of the school grounds so that the Carlisle Borough can build a sewer across the campus. Chief Clerk of the Office of Indian Affairs F. M. Conser forwards Mercer a  copy.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Estelle Reel for May 1908
May 16, 1908

These materials include an inspection report performed by Superintendent of Indian Schools Estelle Reel in May, 1906. Reel's report mentions the buildings and grounds (including the new hospital), improvements since the previous visit, student oratory work, and student artwork.

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Authorization to Pay Carpenters for Repair Labor
September 18, 1908

These materials include a request for authorization for carpenters' work to make repairs and alterations at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarding of Construction Report to Dr. Joseph Murphy
November 28 - December 8, 1908

These materials include a request from Dr. Joseph Murphy, Medical Supervisor of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to review a construction report of the Carlisle Indian School from 1905. The report was forwarded to Dr. Murphy.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration