Buildings and Grounds

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Inspection Report on School Buildings, 1916
February 7 - March 13, 1916

Supervisor of Schools H. B. Peairs writes an Inspection Report of the Carlisle Indian School. He calls attention to the most important needs of the school, which he deems to be the fire escapes, small boys building annex, lockers, hospital porches, and establishing quarters for married employees. 

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs…

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Blueprints and Plan for Building Ditch to Protect School Garden from Flooding
April 16, 1916 - April 22, 1916

Chief Engineer of the Department of the Interior William Reed gives a report on the Carlisle Indian School garden, which is receiving too much water and flooding. He suggests building a ditch and embankment to protect against flooding. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt forwards Reed's plans to Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps…

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Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Engravings and Illustrations, Letters/Correspondence, Maps
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for New Three Compartment Refrigerator Blueprint
February 7-13, 1917

Carlisle Indian School Chief Clerk in Charge C. V. Peel requests the Commissioner of Indian Affairs return the specifications and blueprint for a three-compartment refrigerator to the school. Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs Supervisor in Charge Oscar H. Lipps that the papers are part of the Office's record and tells him to contact…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds to Preserve Trees on Campus
August 14, 1917

After an investigation conducted by "expert foresters," Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $239.25 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1912" account to preserve trees and to remove dead wood and old branches. Education Division Chief J. H. Dortch confirms Friedman's belief that this work should be done…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Inspection Report of Elsie E. Newton for January 1918
January 25, 1918 - February 16, 1918

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding Supervisor Elsie E. Newton's inspection of facilities and activities for female students at the Carlisle Indian School. Newton discusses topics including girls' dormitories, the school matron, the Domestic Science and Housekeeping departments, and discipline.

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian schools, and the discharge and transfer of students…

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Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence File, 1918-1966
November 29, 1918 - April 19, 1966

This material is a collection of correspondence received by the Office of Indian Affairs between 1918 and 1966, all related to the Carlisle Indian School. As the Carlisle Indian School closed in 1918, the majority of these letters are either requesting information about the school and its graduates, or inquiring to see if the school is still…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Land Records Related to the Carlisle Indian School
December 4, 1918

These materials include correspondence pertaining to a request by the Arthur C. Bachmeyer, Commanding Officer of U.S. Army General Hospital 31, for records relating to the land of the former Carlisle Indian School. Those records, not included here, were forwarded by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Letters/Correspondence
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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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration