Positions and Salaries
John T. Doyle, the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission, forwards to the Secretary of the Interior forwards three men (William Thomas, Thomas H. Taylor, and William R. Rhea) who are eligible to fill the vacant Instructor of Tinsmithing position at the Carlisle Indian School. The list...
Henry F. Greene, Acting President of the Civil Service Commission, approves the emergency appointment of Charles W. Yeager as fireman at $420 per year.
Henry F. Greene, Acting President of the Civil Service Commission, approves the emergency appointment of George L. Gottwerth as fireman at $420 per year.
Henry F. Greene, Acting President of the Civil Service Commission, approves the emergency appointment of Johnson Bradley as fireman at $420 per year.
Edgar A. Allen requests to have Sadie Robertson appointed to fill the teaching vacancy at the Carlisle Indian School.
Request by Richard Henry Pratt for an additional teacher in order to fill in for absences.
Richard Henry Pratt requests an increase in the salary of Howard Gansworth to oversee the boys outing program and for the librarian Edith McHarg Steele, and a salary for a special outing agent for the girls.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a painter, mason, and plasterer as well as supplies to varnish woodwork and to add a bathroom.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that Jessie W. Cook be transferred to the Carlisle Indian School as the girls outing agent from the Riverside School.
Edgar A. Allen responds to Civil Service Commission regarding the appointment of an instructor of tinsmithing.
Edgar A. Allen responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter stating that Richard Henry Pratt would like to retain the present school physician on a contract basis until he is able to view the list of eligible candidates personally. Allen requests to continue the present arrangement or at a...
Edgar A. Allen responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the retention of librarian Edith McHarg Steele. Allen notes that Steele has proven herself and therefore recommends her permanent appointment and further notes she just received a raise in salary at Richard Henry Pratt's...
William A. Mercer forwards copies of the contract with Dr. S. L. Diven for the 1904 fiscal year as well as the 1905 fiscal year beginning on July 1, 1904. Mercer also notes that he sent another note regarding an applicant for the position of resident physician.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the salary of Fannie Peter be increased to prevent her transfer to the Indian Office. Pratt notes that Peter is more valuable to the Indian Service at Carlisle than in Washington D.C.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards Fannie I. Peter's letter withdrawing her request for a transfer to the Indian Office.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the intended resignation of Prudence Crosbie as dining room matron. Pratt notes that Crosbie's husband is currently the temporary appointed cook and notes that this arrangement has led to the best results. As a result, he requests that...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Librarian salary is $600 rather than $480 since the position now falls under the Civil Service.
Etta White requests a transfer in the Indian Service to a position with a higher salary than she is receiving at the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter with his approval and recommendation.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that Charles Lamar be appointed to the position of band leader following the resignation of James Riley Wheelock. Pratt notes that if the Civil Service Commission declines to appoint Lamar that the position be abolished and that of laborer be created in its place....
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the difficulties in securing fireman for the school through the Civil Service Commission. Pratt comments that the most recent appointee John Haines has turned down the assignment and further requests that Charles W. Yeager be given the...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Etta White prefers the transfer to the Colville School due to the higher salary. Pratt requests that Beckie Goodyear be promoted to fill White's place and that he be allowed to fill the position with a local Carlisle resident.
Fred W. Canfield requests a transfer to a smaller Western Indian School in order to obtain a position in the regular teaching service.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has only received one copy of circular No. 109 and that the work of Dr. S. L. Diven has been satisfactory and that he would prefer to continue his services. In addition he notes that the medical and surgical supplies are furnished...
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Mary A. Yarnell will be nominated as a Teacher rather than her current position as a vocal music teacher. Mercer requests that the position of vocal music teacher be filled immediately.
William A. Mercer forwards the contract between the Carlisle Indian School and Dr. S. L. Diven to furnish medical services for the School on a temporarily basis.