School Employees - Housing

Use for the discussions of where the employees are going to live, on or off campus.

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Request for Funds to Fit up and Furnish Teachers' Rooms
October 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $250 on "fitting up and furnishing" five teachers' rooms.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80."

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Request to Repair Buildings and Build Employee Housing
July 14, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to repair various buildings as well as build housing for the engineer and laundress.

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Request to Purchase New Range and Boiler for Teacher's Mess
August 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a new range for the teacher's and employee's mess hall along with a galvanized boiler.

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Pratt Requests Authority to Expand Employee Accommodations
September 24, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to expand the accommodations for teachers and employees at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Estimate of Support Needed for Fiscal Year Ending 1894
August 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting an estimate of the amount needed for support for fiscal year ending June 30, 1894. Pratt provides the enrollment statistics for the school and its capacity during the past year. In addition Pratt proposes building employee housing in order to have them on the campus at…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request to Inform Appointees to Assistant Positions of Conditions
January 27, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the recent appointments to various assistant positions should be informed they will be expected to cover their own accommodations.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Special Agent Report on Staff Accommodations at Carlisle
February 4, 1897

James G. Dierson, Special Agent, reports to the Office of Indian Affairs that in his opinion there is space for accommodations for an Assistant Laundress and an Assistant Seamstress at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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List of Employees and Number and Location of Rooms Assigned to Staff
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of staff and the location and number of rooms assigned for their use at the Carlisle Indian School.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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Office Informed of Cost to Board Employees in 1898
June 9, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the cost of board to employees at the school is $2.50 per week.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Proposal to Build Additional Employee Quarters
February 15, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to build new employee quarters along with hiring skilled laborers. Pratt includes plans for the first floor of the building.

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Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
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Cover Letter Covering Legal Residence of Various Employees
March 29, 1900

Cover letter of report correcting the legal residences of various employees of the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Fiscal Year 1904 Financial Estimate
August 12, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the 1902 fiscal year and provides an estimate for the 1904 fiscal year appropriation to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt focuses on the water and sewer plant at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Fiscal Year 1905 Financial Estimate
August 31, 1903

Edgar A. Allen provides an overview of the Carlisle Indian School during the 1903 fiscal year and makes a request for the 1905 fiscal year. Allen focuses on the enrollment for the previous year and discusses the school physical plant.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request for Florence N. Head to be Appointed to Assistant Matron Position
January 21, 1905

William A. Mercer requests to have Florence N. Head transferred to the Carlisle Indian School as an assistant matron. Mercer notes that the transfer is dependent on Head securing accommodation for her son in Carlisle while she lives in the girls' dormitory.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Mercer Requests Various Employees be Exempt from Employees Mess
August 7, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that various employees be excused from participation in the employees' general mess including those who have their homes and reside outside the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Report on Staff Living Beyond School Grounds
August 11, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards the names of staff who live outside the limits of the school grounds including staff who live on the school farm.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Fiscal Year 1908 Financial Estimate
August 21, 1906

William A. Mercer provides an overview of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1906 fiscal year and provides an estimate for the 1908 fiscal year. Mercer further makes suggestions on ways to improve the physical plant.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request for Nori and Matlock to be Excused from Employees Mess
September 25, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that Stacy Matlock and Siceni J. Nori be excused from participation in the employees general mess.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Correspondence Regarding Advertising for Supplies to Build Florist's Cottage
May 3, 1907 - July 11, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to advertise and purchase supplies for the construction of a cottage for the florist. Included is the list of supplies as well as the authorization of the Chief Clerk F. M. Conser for pursuing the advertisement.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Mercer Submits Plans and Specifications for Double Employees' Cottage
June 17, 1907

William A. Mercer submits plans and specifications for two-story double employee cottage to complete the appropriation for employees' cottage.

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Fiscal Year 1909 Financial Estimate
August 5, 1907

William A. Mercer provides an update on the conditions of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School and provides an estimate for the 1909 fiscal year appropriation.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request for Information Regarding Providing Quarters for Y.M.C.A. Secretary
January 28, 1913

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests information regarding providing living quarters and an office for the Y. M. C. A. Secretary on school grounds.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Decision Against Abolishing Teachers' Club
May 6-14, 1913

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman advises against abolishing the Teachers' Club during July and August because he does not believe it is a good idea for employees to cook their own meals in their room. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbot agrees with Friedman.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Employee Requests for Raises and Housing Allowances, 1914
March 14, 1914 - July 17, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests from numerous employees for salary increases and on-campus housing provisions. During the 1914 Congressional Investigation, investigator Edward Linnen noted the need for salary increases for many employees, and for more on-campus housing to counter the high cost-of-living for employees…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration