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Report of the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School
February 2, 1905 - February 8, 1905

Report of W. G. Thompson on the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School providing information asked by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Forwards Second Proof of Circular for Office of Indian Affairs
November 14, 1905

J. R. Wise provides the second proof of the circular requested by the Office of Indian Affairs and discusses the type of paper which can be used. Wise ends by noting that the printing department students were happy to know that the Office was pleased by their work.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Acknowledges Receipt of C. E. Kelsey's Report and Provides Estimate
April 9, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the printing department at the Carlisle Indian School can have revised proofs ready shortly for the report of C. E. Kelsey on the California Indians. In addition, the department can complete and mail the report within three days.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Draft Proof of Kelsey Report to Office
April 14, 1906

J. R. Wise forwards a proof copy of approximately three-quarters of the C. E. Kelsey report due to the size of the report. Wise notes that following the receipt of the proof the first sheets will be printed and the rest of the report will be set up for examination.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Remainder of Proofs for the Kelsey Report
April 19, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the remainder of the revised proofs for the report of C. E. Kelsey. Mercer notes that upon the return of the proofs the school will distribute the copies and forwarded.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed C. E. Kelsey's Report Sent to Office and Kelsey
May 7, 1906

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded 300 copies of C. E. Kelsey to the Office and 200 copies to Kelsey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Printer to be Appointed to through Civil Service List
July 10, 1906

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs fill the position of printer through the Civil Service Commission's list of eligible candidates.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Genus Baird Requests Mercer's Assistance in Returning to Indian Service
August 3, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Service that Genus Baird has requested his assistance in being reinstated in the Indian Service. Mercer provides further information on the Baird.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Description of a Visit to the Carlisle Indian School in 1906
August 19, 1906

The father of Matthew and Wendell Jones describes his visit to the Carlisle Indian School. He discusses the games many of the students played as well as the work that was being done on the school grounds.

Also included is a letter from the widow of Wendell Jones noting that she had made a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Office Informed Alfred Dietz Has Not Reported for Duty
August 22, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Alfred Dietz has not reported for duty following his appointment as printer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Karl Baker Reported for Duty as Printer
September 10, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Karl H. Baker has reported for duty and resumed his duties as printer at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Information Related to the Jamestown Exposition
January 28, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the Jamestown Exposition. Wise provides a list of articles to be provided by the Carlisle Indian School as well as building the exhibition cases. In addition, Wise states that the Johnston photographs can be used along with...

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
Mercer Responds to Office Proposal on Accounting for Various Funds
March 26, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs proposal for overseeing various funds at the Carlisle Indian School. He further requests that relative to the Printery Fund that he be allowed to expend $100 without prior approval.

An Office memo states that this proposal is...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office Photographs and Printing Department Items Have been Forwarded
April 16, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs newly produced photographs taken by students at the Carlisle Indian School along with items from the printing department for the exhibit at the Jamestown Exposition have been forwarded to their Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Use Regular Quarterly Student Report Blank
May 17, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to use the regular quarterly school report blank rather than the large blank printed at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Investigation into Printer's Mismanagement or Theft of School Newspaper Revenue
June 2-25, 1907

Former printer Karl H. Baker asks for the annual leave that he believes he was due before his dismissal/resignation from the Carlisle Indian School. Superintendent Moses Friedman states that Baker has several unpaid debts to Carlisle Indian School employees and to Carlisle businesses.

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Format: Financial Documents, 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
Printing of Pamphlet "Reports Concerning Indians in Arizona"
February 1, 1908 - February 6, 1908

These materials include correspondence between the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School and the Commissioenr of Indian Affairs regarding printing a pamphlet called "Reports Concerning Indians in Arizona."

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reports of Agents Printed by School
February 19, 1908 - February 21, 1908

Correspondence between Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding mailing pamphlets called Reports of Agents and Others in Charge of Indians in Arizona and California.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Christmas Festivities 1908
December 29, 1908 - September 26, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding the Christmas festivities of 1908. The festivities included a lantern slide and moving picture film presentation of Hiawatha, various receptions, tree decorating, and entertainment.

Also included is a financial authority request...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of Commissioner of Indian Affairs Francis E. Leupp
June 22, 1909 - June 26, 1909

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the new Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine that he recieved the copies of the previous Commissioner Francis E. Leupp's resignation and will print and send back 100 copies. Friedman states that he is disappointed that Leupp...

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
Application for Second-Class Mail Designation for Red Man Magazine
March 4, 1910 - April 7, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding an attempt to have the Red Man magazine classified as second-class mail. The eligibility of the publication for second-class designation was questioned, but an application was forwarded to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Publish Indian Service Roster
October 7, 1910

These materials include correspondence and a number of excerpted pages from the Red Man magazine. Superintendent Moses Friedman requested a current employee roster for publication in the school's magazine, and sent samples of previous publications of the same list. A note on the letter...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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