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Olive Reports on Unaccounted Funds and Warner's Car
February 20, 1907

W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, reports on various unaccounted funds that William A. Mercer has failed to take up in his accounts. Olive further goes on to report the repair of Glenn "Pop" Warner's automobile in the school paint shop.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Further Responds to Unaccounted Funds Under His Supervision
March 6, 1907

William A. Mercer further responds to the report of W. S. Olive regarding work done on Coach Glenn "Pop" Warner's car as well as various funds not officially accounted for by requesting authority for expenditures.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Lost Shipment of Goods Intended for the Jamestown Exposition
March 15, 1907 - May 24, 1907

J. R. Wise forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs correspondence related to the shipment of the Carlisle Indian School to the Jamestown Exposition which was lost in transit. Included is a list of items shipped along with an assigned monetary value along with the suggestion of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request for Zeigler to Inspect Leather Samples in 1907
April 6, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of the Office to have Milton I. Zeigler to inspect leather and harness samples in Chicago. Mercer states that with outings set to begin shortly and Zeigler can leave without serious interference. However, the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Appeals Auditor Decision Regarding Proceeds of Student Labor
April 11, 1907

William A. Mercer appeals the decision of the Auditor of the Interior Department to the Comptroller of the Treasury Department of money produced by student labor that was used in the same fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Work Done at Industrial Department
April 23, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the work of the Industrial Department. Mercer outlines the work done for Reverend G. M. Diffenderfer was done due to a lack of regular work and in no way is meant to compete with local industries.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Advertising for Supplies to Build Florist's Cottage
May 3, 1907 - July 11, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to advertise and purchase supplies for the construction of a cottage for the florist. Included is the list of supplies as well as the authorization of the Chief Clerk F. M. Conser for pursuing the advertisement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Students Labor Over Summer of 1907
June 3, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for student labor over the summer months to build, repair, and alter buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Place Marguerite Fremont on the Indian School Service List
June 14, 1907 - July 6, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs place Marguerite Fremont (here Margaret Fremont) on file for a position as assistant seamstress or seamstress in the Indian School Service. C. F. Larrabee follows up by noting that he is willing to nominate Fremont for the vacancy at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Increase in Salary of Karl H. Baker
July 10, 1907 - July 23, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he meant to recommend an increase in salary for the printer Karl H. Baker.

Frank M. Conser, Chief Clerk, responds that the increase in salary has been granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New Agriculture Class Proposed
October 8-26, 1907

Carlisle Indian School Principal Teacher John Whitwell forwards a pamphlet that provides an overview of a new Agriculture class to Superintendent William A. Mercer. Mercer forwards it to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee, who tentatively approves the course. The pamphlet, "...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Shipment of Wagonette to Oklahoma
November 9, 1907

Carlisle Indian School Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that they shipped a wagonette to Anadarko, Oklahoma. He states that it was not crated but was placed in an open car.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fireman and Mechanical Drawing Teacher Vacancies
December 9-23, 1907

This material includes correspondence about a vacant fireman position which the administration was hoping to fill by a former student of the school, and about a vacant position as a teacher of mechanical drawing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enclosure of D. W. Horne's Letter Asking about Industrial Training
April 13, 1908

Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee encloses a letter to the Carlisle Indian School Superintendent. The letter is from D. W. Horne, who asks for information regarding industrial training.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Estelle Reel for May 1908
May 16, 1908

These materials include an inspection report performed by Superintendent of Indian Schools Estelle Reel in May, 1906. Reel's report mentions the buildings and grounds (including the new hospital), improvements since the previous visit, student oratory work, and student artwork.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dispute over Gardener's Salary
May 11 - July 21, 1909

Carlisle Gardener Reinholt H. Hoffman writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs because he was tasked with working as a temporary agricultural teacher but only received a gardener's salary. Superintendent Moses Friedman argues that Hoffman should not receive a higher salary since he did not...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
July 31, 1909 - August 6, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Release by Raymond Kennedy
June 24, 1910 - October 19, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Raymond Kennedy to be released from the Carlisle Indian School in order to continue with his machinist trade in one of Carlisle's outing districts. Kennedy's request was denied, but he was given the ability to access his money held at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of 8,000 Pounds of Rags and Articles from the Metal and Art Department
December 6, 1910 - December 19, 1910

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to sell 8,000 pounds of rags and manufactured articles in the metal and art departments. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott grants permission.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Regulations and Circulars for the Carlisle Indian School, 1911
July 19, 1911 - August 2, 1911

These materials include correspondence and pamphlets related to circular orders and regulations in force at the Carlisle Indian School under Superintendent Moses Friedman. Friedman forwarded the documents to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for approval. The forwarded documents include a blank...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Charles F. Pierce for January 1912
January 15, 1912

These materials include an inspection report of Charles F. Pierce, Supervisor of Indian Schools, on the Carlisle Indian School in early 1912, as well as correspondence regarding the reports. Pierce makes a number of recommendations, in particular regarding the business and telegraph departments...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Inspection Report of Charles F. Peirce for January 1912
January 23, 1912 - March 6, 1912

These materials include an excerpt of Charles F. Pierce's inspection report of January 1912, and Superintendent Moses Friedman's responses to his recommendations. Friedman rejected many of Pierce's recommendations regarding the chain of authority and command at the school. Other recommendations...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Status of Industries at the Carlisle Indian School
June 11, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the industrial training at the school is "of a very high order," but that the girls' industries could be improved. Additionally, he refers to several requests that he's made for additional...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Praise for Carlisle by J. F. Murray
June 6, 1913

These materials include a typed and hand-written copy of a letter from J. F. Murray, praising the Carlisle Indian School. Murray discusses numerous topics, including Carlisle's assimilationist mission, appropriations and finances, discipline, local reactions to the school, and the school's...

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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