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Request for Personal and School Supplies for Carlisle Indian School
September 9, 1879

List of supplies requested by Richard Henry Pratt for the school he is preparing to establish at Carlisle Barracks. Requested supplies include clothing, fabric, sewing supplies, tableware, cooking supplies, and firefighting equipment.

Pratt refers to this request list in a letter sent to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Need for Clarifying Information on Requested Supplies for Carlisle Indian School
October 7, 1879

Frank D. Karr, Superintendent of Warehouse, states that his sewing machine contractor E. J. Howard does not have the Wilcox & Gibbs sewing machine requested for the Carlisle Indian School and asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs what he should do. He also asks for more information about a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fire Precautions Taken at the Carlisle Indian School
April 18, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding fire precautions taken at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay for Electric Lights
August 23, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to install electric lighting at the Carlisle Indian School and pay an annual cost for the use of electric lights. Pratt notes that the use of coal-oil lamps has been a great anxiety due to the threat of fire and the use of electric lights would be of a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1898 Financial Estimate
August 21, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt provides an estimate for the fiscal year 1898 at the request of the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Details Willingness to Part with School Fire Engine
August 5, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the fire engine at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt details that he is not willing to depart with the school's fire engine unless it is replaced with one as equally good.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Replacing Water Supply Pipes
March 28, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to replace the pipes which provide water to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1906 Financial Estimate
August 23, 1904

William A. Mercer provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on the state of the Carlisle Indian School during the previous fiscal year. Mercer focuses on the physical plant of the school including the sewage and electric plants and proposes building additional rooms to split the small...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905
March 11, 1905 - January 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Small Fire in the School Building
May 9-28, 1912

Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that a fire broke out in a closet underneath the auditorium overnight on May 9 and caused an estimated $250 of damage. Friedman issues a circular to all school employees in charge of buildings "to clear any debris or...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman
December 1, 1913 - May 1, 1914

These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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