Religious Services at the School

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School News (Vol. 1, No. 1)
June 1880

The first article by M. D. P. [Mason D. Pratt] describes a field trip to an iron forge near Pine Grove, followed by a picnic at the grove with the students, teachers, visiting chiefs, the college band and some invited guests. “An Indian Boy's Camp Life,” by Henry C. Roman Nose, gives a short...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Employ Bookbinder to Repair Gospel Hymns
November 26, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a bookbinder to repair 150 worn out gospel hymnals.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Non-Sectarian Minister for Sunday Services
December 7, 1904

William A. Mercer requests authority to continue through the appropriation the non-sectarian services at the Carlisle Indian School.

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
Rules Governing Religious Instruction at the Carlisle Indian School
August 12, 1909 - August 13, 1909

Chief of the Education Division J. H. Dortch informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman that almost every Indian school but Carlisle has had a hard time balancing Christian religious instruction with academics without angering any denomination. Because of this, Dortch would...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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