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Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1891
1890-1891

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1891, containing the Twelfth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a table...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1894
1894

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1894, containing the Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a table...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1899
1899

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1899, containing the Twentieth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Follow Up on Difficulties in Recruiting Students from Rosebud Agency
November 13, 1883 - November 25, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from James G. Wright, U.S. Indian Agent for the Rosebud Agency, regarding his previous letter concerning the actions of Father M. Wright.

In addition, there is a letter from A. R. Z. Dawson, the U.S. Commander of the 2nd District of Dakota...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Inquiry Regarding Charity Funds
August 17, 1885 - August 18, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an inquiry by A. B. Upshaw, Acting Commissioner, regarding the charity fund by referring to previous annual reports as well as furnishing a copy of the deed of trust for the Hocker farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Education Circulars Referencing Teaching English
August 22, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Office of Indian Affairs that all circulars referencing teaching English in Indian Schools be sent to him due to articles in the Christian Union and the The Advance.

Pratt also writes that the bids on the building surprised him and that Office should...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Notes Agreement with Office Orders for English in Schools
October 3, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs that he agrees with the Office's order regarding English in the schools. He notes his disagreement with the missionaries who oppose it. He ends by noting that teaching English will lead to greater Emancipation and eliminate interpreters...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Difficulties Recruiting Students at Fort Belknap
April 18, 1890 - March 25, 1891

Correspondence regarding difficulties of William P. Campbell in recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School at the Fort Belknap Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Campbell Details Difficulties in Securing Children at the Fort Belknap Agency
June 6, 1890 - June 7, 1890

William P. Campbell details difficulties in recruiting students from the Fort Belknap Agency to Alfred John Standing which was then forwarded to the Office of Indian Affairs. Campbell describes the actions taken by the head of the Mission School Father F. Eberschweiler against the Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter from Nellie L. Nunn Requesting Agency Position
February 11, 1891 - February 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Nellie Londrosh Nunn requesting the farmer's position at the Agency for her husband.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation
February 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram regarding the Senate Committee cutting annual per capita appropriation to $150. Pratt notes that his is ample and further reiterates his beliefs in opposing the establishment of a public school system on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Recruiting Oneida Students and Other Matters
June 30, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs on a number of matters including the continued employment of Alfred John Standing, revisions to the Civil Service Code, and enrolling Dennison Wheelock at Dickinson College. In addition, Pratt forwards a letter of William P. Campbell...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1891
September 1, 1891

Pratt's annual report of the Carlisle Indian School begins by providing statistics of the number of students from various nations during the school year. Pratt claims that the per capita cost at Carlisle is lesser than at other schools while also highlighting the cost of Carlisle as a tool for...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report Responding to Questions on the Carlisle Indian School
December 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report responding to questions from the Office of Indian Affairs on the needs of the Carlisle Indian School. Included are discussions on the need for more land, additional educational needs, and industrial training including the limitations of the industrial...

Format: Reports
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
Religion Among the Tuscarora
September 6, 1892 - September 15, 1892

A. W. Ferrin, U.S. Indian Agent for the New York Agency, forwards a letter from M. F. Trippe, regarding religion among the Tuscarora. Ferrin ends his note that students for Carlisle are not questioned regarding their religion but only conform to the physical and moral requirements set by...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1894
August 25, 1894

Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1893-1894 school year. Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the previous year focusing on both the academic and industrial training as well as the outing program. In addition, Pratt focuses on the Chicago World's Fair and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Complaint of Former Chiefs of Kiowa and Comanche Agency
August 30, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a letter he has received from Lone Wolf, Big Tree, and Chaddlekoyke complaining of individuals with some connection to Washington D.C. encouraging the use of Mescal and the Messiah Dance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase New Gospel Hymnals
September 20, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by providing the number of Gospel Hymns currently at the Carlisle Indian School and indicating the need to purchase new hymnals.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Call to Remove Pratt as Superintendent
February 9, 1895

J. W. Dolan calls on the Office of Indian Affairs to remove Richard Henry Pratt from his position as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Hiram Moses
March 27, 1895

Petitions for the return of Hiram Moses from the Carlisle Indian School in order to serve as an interpreter for the Tonawanda Presbyterian Church.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1894-1895
August 19, 1895

Sixteenth Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School covering the 1894-1895 school year. The report begins with changes in enrollment of the various Nations. Richard Henry Pratt continues with his overall philosophy of educating Indian students including speaking English, industrial training,...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Ghost Dance Article in Indian Helper
January 24, 1896 - March 3, 1896

Correspondence regarding an Indian Helper article regarding a Ghost Dance with participants from a local school on the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
C. C. McCabe Praises Work of Pratt and Carlisle
June 16, 1897

C. C. McCabe writes to President McKinley praising the work of Richard Henry Pratt and the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Details Privileges Given Religious Denominations at Carlisle
November 7, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the privileges that have been granted the Catholic Church at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt further details the history of interactions between the School and the various religious denominations in Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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