Education

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Articles by Elaine Goodale and a Response by Richard Henry Pratt
April 1890 - July 9, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two articles by Elaine Goodale, Supervisor of Education among the Sioux, to Thomas J. Morgan. Pratt comments that Goodale fought the work of the Sioux Commission and is also opposed to off reservation schools as they deprive parents of a say in their children's education and then promotes school which would give her…

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Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides His Thoughts on Agency Schools
July 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the letter of C. W. Crouse, U. S. Indian Agent for the Pima Agency, related to the Pima Agency School and his general thoughts on educating students in the Indian Service.

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Pratt's Recommendations on Proposed Rules for Indian Schools
July 8, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt returns the Rules for Indian Schools with a few recommendations. Pratt's main recommendation is that students should be as strongly encouraged as possible to enter the general public school system rather than establishing a separate Indian public school system. In addition, Pratt recommends an equal proportion of sexes at…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Support for Department to Cover Tuition of Samuel Townsend
October 2, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt writes regarding a request from the President of Marietta College, John Eaton, to cover the annual cost of tuition for Samuel Townsend. Pratt asks that the Department cover the cost as Townsend is a capable printer and an ambitious student who desires to go into a law profession.

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Eleventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
November 3, 1890

The Eleventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt provides a history of the school from his days as the Captain of the 10th Cavalry. Pratt then details the educational mission of the school as providing a basic knowledge of the English language along with teaching some means of self-sufficiency. Pratt further calls…

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Legal and Government Documents, Reports
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Pratt's Comments on Proposed List of Books for Indian Schools
February 4, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides comments to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the various textbooks and education curriculum at the Carlisle Indian School and how it relates to the proposal of the Office for Indian Schools.

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James Garcia Writes Regarding his Education at Carlisle
March 1, 1891

James Garcia writes to John Noble, the Secretary of the Interior, regarding his education at the Carlisle Indian School and the outing program.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request to Add Riverside Instruction Frame to List of Books
March 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt asks to add Riverside Instruction Frame to the list of books and school materials required. Pratt notes that his principal teacher believes the book is adapted for use in the School's Primary departments.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Report Responding to Questions on the Carlisle Indian School
December 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report responding to questions from the Office of Indian Affairs on the needs of the Carlisle Indian School. Included are discussions on the need for more land, additional educational needs, and industrial training including the limitations of the industrial instruction received at Carlisle.

Pratt also…

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Charles H. Thompson
March 2, 1892

Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the school including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training.

Thompson also includes a number of…

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Pratt Proposes Paying Teachers to Attend Summer School
March 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to the Office of Indian Affairs that teachers in the Indian Service be paid to attend a summer school in addition to their one month of paid leave.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Responds to Revision of Study for Indian Schools
August 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter in reference to a revision in the course of study for Indian schools. Pratt details the current course of study at the Carlisle Indian School and notes that the change in policy would require an additional two years of study. In addition, he notes that many reservation and…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Morgan Toprock Requests to Attend School Full Day or Return Home
December 21, 1892

Morgan Toprock requests from Thomas J. Morgan permission to attend school all day. Toprock notes that his request to Richard Henry Pratt was turned down. If he cannot attend full day school then he asks to return home after Christmas.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Morgan Toprock to Attend School All Day
December 29, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Morgan Toprock forwarded by the Office of Indian Affairs to attend school for the entire day. Pratt notes that based on recommendations from Toprock's teachers it is not advisable to accommodate his request and that a note from the Office to make better use of his current opportunities would be…

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Pratt Provides Overview of Carlisle upon Inquiry of Commissioner
January 9, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from Thomas J. Morgan providing him answers to various questions including the enrollment figures over the school's history and presently in 1893. He then discusses the education philosophy of the school when it comes to industrial training and the outing program. Pratt ends by noting the success Carlisle…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Discusses Potential Changes in Employing Teachers
March 23, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the sick leave granted to Miss Phillips. Pratt outlines changes he wishes to make to reduce the expenses of employing irregular employees.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1892-1893
August 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1892-1893 school year to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt's narrative discusses the enrollment statistics of the school, academic and industrial education, the outing system, the saving system, as well as field trips to the Columbian Quadricentennial in New…

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Correspondence Regarding Della F. Botsford
February 2, 1894 - February 21, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt submits correspondence regarding Della F. Botsford, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Josephine Smith
June 30, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Charles G. Penney for the return of Josephine Smith in order to employ her as a teacher.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1894
August 25, 1894

Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1893-1894 school year. Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the previous year focusing on both the academic and industrial training as well as the outing program. In addition, Pratt focuses on the Chicago World's Fair and Columbian Exposition which the School had an exhibit…

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Request for Academic Supplies
September 12, 1894

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests that their annual academic supplies be sent immediately.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Bakeless Responds to Criticisms of Hailmann
October 24, 1894

O. H. Bakeless responds to criticisms from W. N. Hailmann regarding teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Johnson Willing to Take Kindergarten Training in Philadelphia
February 15, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that Miss Johnson is willing to take the kindergarten training in Philadelphia offered in a previous letter.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Hailmann of Various Positions at Carlisle
March 16, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann regarding various positions at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Recommendation of Standing and Shaffner to Present Paper at Conventions
April 4, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt recommends either Alfred John Standing or Laura R. Shaffner to present a paper at various conventions to W. N. Hailmann.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration