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Quarterly Report for Period Ending March 31, 1895
April 17, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Quarterly Report for the Quarter ending March 31, 1895. Pratt provides an overview of the academic classes and their progression. Also included is an account of the industrial training program and the outing program.

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1894-1895
August 19, 1895

Sixteenth Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School covering the 1894-1895 school year. The report begins with changes in enrollment of the various nations. Richard Henry Pratt continues with his overall philosophy of educating Indian students including speaking English, industrial training, civilization, and then academic training. And then…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Hailmann of Teachers Able to Attend Teaching Institutes
April 24, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that two teachers can attend the teaching institutes at Lawrence, St. Paul, and San Francisco. Pratt also states that Alfred John Standing can attend the Eastern Institute to present his paper on the outing program.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Normal Department at Carlisle
June 10, 1896

Alfred John Standing responds to a letter from W. N. Hailmann with a report on the Normal Department of the Carlisle Indian School. Standing also includes the scheme of grading for the School.

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Detailed Report on the Normal Training Class
August 25, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt provides greater detail on the Normal Training Class at the Carlisle Indian School and also encloses the School's "Scheme of Grading."

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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase School Books and Supplies in 1897
January 11, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority from the Office of Indian Affairs to purchase various school books and supplies in January 1897.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Delay in Switching Teachers Between Rooms
February 10, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests a delay until after commencement in moving teachers to different rooms.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Jenny Ericson Informs Hailmann of Return to Carlisle
September 16, 1897

Jenny Ericson informs W. N. Hailmann that she has arrived back in Carlisle and is grateful for the chance to bring sloyd to Western schools. Ericson further states that Logergren is willing to accept the sloyd position at the Phoenix School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Overview of Evening Study Hour at Carlisle
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the use of evening study hours to W. N. Hailmann.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Report Card for Student Laublock
December 1897

Student record for Laublock (here Lablok) for the first grade indicating conduct, scholarship, industry, neatness and health. Laublock was in room number 1 with Fannie Peter as their teacher.

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Cumberland County Historical Society
Circular No. 19 Received on Instruction Related to Effect of Alcohol and Drugs
August 23, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs of receipt of circular No. 19 and indicates that the school has long given special instruction on the nature of alcohol and narcotics.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Three Typewriters
August 26, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase three No. 3 Smith Premier type-writers for students looking for clerical positions.

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Request for Continuance of Education of Pupils Over 21
January 22, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests the continuance of the education of 164 students who are over the age of 21 at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Bureau Leaflet for Paris Exposition
May 17, 1900

Alfred John Standing sends the draft language and draft copy of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Paris Exposition pamphlet printed by the Carlisle Indian Schools.

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Satisfactory Graphophone Records
April 5, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that nine graphophone records were considered satisfactory.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Letters Sent by Patrick Miguel
April 12, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office that letters have been sent by Patrick Miguel to three individuals.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Circular Regarding Transferring Students to Non-Reservation Schools
October 8, 1901 - October 23, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs Circular No. 54 regarding transferring pupils to non-reservation schools. Pratt also encloses a letter from Edgar A. Allen on the same subject.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggests Three Topics for Discussion at Department Meeting
November 10, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Estelle Reel regarding his intent to attend a meeting of the Department of Indian Education in July 1903 and suggests the three topics to be discussed.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Criticizes Native Industry and Arts Programs in Indian Schools
January 15, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs Estelle Reel that the Carlisle Indian School does not have any native industries and arts programs at the school. He further goes on to strongly criticize the effort.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Requests Authority to Purchase Business Forms for Book Keeping Class
September 22, 1903

Edgar A. Allen requests authority to purchase 50 sets of Seymour Eaton's Business Forms for use in the Carlisle Indian School. Allen notes that these are the regular forms used by the book-keeping class which is being taught in the fall.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Sloyd Teacher's Swedish Summer School Program
April 21, 1904

Superintendent Richard H. Pratt forwards the catalogue for sloyd teacher Anne H. Stewart's summer school course in Naas, Sweden. Stewart is taking the course from the British Sloyd Association.

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Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Academic Supplies for 1905 Fiscal Year
July 9, 1904

Request for the purchase of academic supplies for the Carlisle Indian School by William A. Mercer.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request to Lease Alexander Farm
January 23, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards a lease of the farm belonging to Annie and Laura Alexander for use as a drill and athletic ground for the small boys as well as a play ground for the girls. Mercer notes that the farm has been paid for with the boys athletic fund for two quarters but that the fund can no longer be used.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Angel DeCora Reports on the Condition of the Art Department at Carlisle
June 7, 1906 - June 16, 1906

Angel DeCora makes a report on the art department of the Carlisle Indian School to Francis E. Leupp. DeCora requests to spend the summer learning how to make Persian rugs as well as allowing students the option of copyrighting their designs to profit from their work.

In addition there are two Office of Indian Affairs notes indicating how…

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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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