Closure of Carlisle Indian School

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Artifacts from the Carlisle Indian School
February 18, 1921 - March 7, 1921

These materials include letters from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to former Carlisle Indian School employees regarding the origins of some artifacts from the school. The artifacts, including a beaded buckskin coat, an old gun, a model of a three-masted ship, and a model of a battleship, could...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Transfer of Carlisle Indian School Campus to War Department
April 13-20, 1921

This material includes correspondence between Henrietta Nelson, the secretary of Wellsburg High School's Athletic Assocation, and E. B. Merritt, the Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning the restoration of the Carlisle Indian School to the War Department and its transformation into...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
June 4-11, 1921

This material includes correspondence between Elias Bissell and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt inquiring as to whether the Carlisle Indian School will be reopened. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
September 25, 1921 - October 1, 1921

This document contains correspondence between M. W. Acheson and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt. Acheson inquired as to the permanence of the closure of the Carlisle Indian School, and in response Merritt informed him of its definite closure due to the need for the campus at the end of World...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment and Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
June 2-3, 1922

This document contains correspondence between former Carlisle student R. J. Bonga and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Bonga's desire to enroll students from his area in the closed Carlisle Indian School.

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

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