Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the health of students for the first half of the year to the Office of Indian Affairs. He notes that there has only been one death during the school year and there have been very few serious illnesses. Pratt notes this is likely due to the improved...
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...
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to convene a Board of Survey to dispose of various property which has become worn out, broken, and unserviceable while in use at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards recommendations of a Board of Survey concerning disposal of various supplies for sale, repair, or destruction.
Correspondence regarding statements made by Rev. John Roberts, missionary at the Shoshone Agency, regarding mortality of students from that reservation. Also included is a list of all students from the Agency sent to various schools including the Carlisle Indian School.
James D. Flannery requests the assistance of Daniel M. Browning due to his health and lack of finances in dealing with Richard Henry Pratt.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of various property which requires the actions of Board of Survey due to having become worn out, broken, or otherwise unfit for service.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the resignations of Kenall Paul (here S. Kendall Paul) and Cora B. Wheeler (both former students) from the school's staff.
Richard Henry Pratt informs William A. Jones that Elmer Snyder has resigned his position as tailor. Pratt details the difficulties in finding a tailor suited for the Carlisle Indian School as well as updating Jones on the cases of Rosa Ewbank and Dr. Charles Eastman.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a report from the school physician regarding the smallpox vaccine sent to the school. In addition, he notes a minor outbreak causing him to use the farm house as a hospital and purchasing different vaccine points from a local druggist...
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay Fred Hare for caring for three smallpox patients at the school farm house.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the voucher for the treatment of Sherman Seneca at the Methodist Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
William A. Mercer responds to the request of Oscar Hodgkiss for the return of his two children, Noel Hodgkiss and Ida May Sawyer, due to their health from the Carlisle Indian School.
S. L. Diven provides a report in compliance with Office of Indian Affairs circular #99. Diven details his connection with the Carlisle Indian School and the most common ailments he has had to treat including consumption and other respiratory diseases. Diven also makes recommendations on the...
William A. Mercer forwards two letters along with his own thoughts on the need for a new hospital at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer provides details on the need for a new hospital building to the Office of Indian Affairs.
A separate note indicates that Francis E. Leupp has notified Senator Stuart.
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.
William A. Mercer forwards a letter from Carlisle School physician F. Shoemaker requesting authority to erect two pavilions for the treatment of consumptive patients. Mercer also attaches an estimate of supplies and their costs.
E. A. Hitchcock, Secretary of the Interior, replies to an inquiry regarding the use of the appropriation for an addition to the hospital at the Carlisle Indian School. Hitchcock states that the appropriation can be used to construct a new hospital building.
Correspondence and memorandums regarding the building of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School based on the Haskell Institute Hospital.
William A. Mercer forwards estimates and proposals for the construction of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to a letter from C. F. Larrabee regarding the Comptroller's decision on the use of funds to build a new hospital building. Mercer lays out the difficulties in using student labor and provides further details to the Office.
William A. Mercer acknowledges a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the use of student labor in the construction of the new hospital building.
William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with an estimate of supplies and materials for the proposed new hospital building as well as cost of labor.
Carlisle Indian School physician Ferdinand Shoemaker requests that the new hospital being planned include verandas on both levels and on as many sides as possible. William A. Mercer furthers Shoemaker's request and asks that at least two sides include porches.