Requests to Admit Students

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Request to Enroll Seneca Student
November 17, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a letter, penned by James E. Rhodes of Germantown, Pennsylvania. Rhodes asks if the son of one of his Seneca friends, John Kennedy, might be allowed to enroll at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he is willing to accept the boy, if the Commissioner approves.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Industrial Tin Smith Training for Wah-go-osh
June 11, 1891 - June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Henry M. Rice who discusses placing a Mille Lac Nation member in an industrial training program. Rice indicates that Wah-go-osh is quite adept at the tin smith trade but has had no formal training and would greatly benefit both himself and the reservation by…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding the Dagg Children
August 19, 1899 - September 21, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence related to the Dagg children enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School to the Office of Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment Request from Cherokee Student who is Too Old
October 21, 1909 - July 16, 1910

Francis E. Smith asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for special permission to attend the Carlisle Indian School for an education, as Superintendent Moses Friedman told him he needed this special permission because he is older than the school's age-range. Education Division Chief J. H. Dortch tells Smith to consult with Cherokee Indian…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Admission of Two Cherokee Students
May 31 - July 20, 1910

Acting Supervisor Elsie E. Newton from Muskogee, Oklahoma asks Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman if "two Cherokee boys" from the "unrestricted class of Indians" could attend his school and how much it would cost. Friedman sends two applications to Newton and informs her that board and tuition costs $167 and that the potential…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Elizabeth Fish
February 20 - June 29, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the application of Elizabeth Fish to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Approval of Enrollment of Five Over-age Students
September 24, 1915 - October 1, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding two special enrollment courses. The first is for the enrollment of four pupils over the age of 21 years, the maximum allowed at Carlisle. The second is for Ralph Harmon Sexton to attend a technical high school in the borough of Carlisle, so he could pursue a course in Electrical Engineering from…

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