School Employees - Teachers

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Female teachers [?], c.1887

Group portrait of a group of white women of different ages, probably teachers, posed on the school grounds. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
T.J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with Richard Henry Pratt and teachers [pose 2], c.1890

Portrait of T.J. Morgan, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, posed with Richard Henry Pratt and the school's teachers on the school grounds. 

The school newspapers reported a visited by Morgan to the school in February of 1890. It's possible that this photograph was taken at that time although the weather does not appear very wintry…

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
T.J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with Richard Henry Pratt and teachers [pose 1], c.1890

Portrait of T.J. Morgan, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, posed with Richard Henry Pratt and the school's teachers on the school grounds. 

The school newspapers reported a visited by Morgan to the school in February of 1890. It's possible that this photograph was taken at that time although the weather does not appear very wintry…

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Hand-written letter on onion-skin paper
September 26, 1879

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra A. Hayt's reply to a letter from H. E. Behn seeking appointment as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School wherein Hayt suggests that he directly contact the head of the school, Richard Henry Pratt, to apply.

 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Employment Application for Olive Roberts as Teacher
January 4, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a letter from Olive Roberts, requesting employment as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. Roberts states that they previously ran the Crow Creek boarding school in Dakota. Pratt requests more information about Roberts, and notes that many of his teachers are giving up…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
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Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Hire Teacher Jennie L. Woodbury
March 24, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt states that he has had trouble finding quality teachers but recently found Jennie L. Woodbury, who started on March 11 for $45 per month. Pratt strongly urges Commissioner of Affairs R. E. Trowbridge to approve this hire and wage.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Hire a Clerk and Teacher
February 10, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt requests the authority to hire an office clerk at forty dollars a month. This is in addition to a request to hire a teacher at forty-five dollars a month due to the arrival of sixteen Cheyenne and Arapaho students who attend school at night after their days are spent working in their trades.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office that He Filled Last Remaining Teaching Vacancy
July 27, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt informs A. B. Upshaw that he has already filled the last remaining teaching vacancy at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Sally Hambleton Resigns as Teacher
October 29, 1886

Sally Hambleton acknowledges receipt of an appointment as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School and informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she is resigning the position.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Objection Regarding Staff Appointment
December 28, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt refers to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his approval of the nomination of Miss Aspell. Pratt notes that she was appointed to an original vacancy so the Office's objection was not applicable. Pratt further discusses the position of his farmer as not being satisfactory and documents the steps he has taken to…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Changes of Employment of Carrie E. Morse and Mabel Crane
January 28 - February 28, 1889

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Carrie E. Morse be appointed to replace Mabel Crane as a teacher at the school. Pratt forwards Crane's resignation, Morse's application, and four references.

Crane cites her "approaching marriage" as the reason for leaving the school.

Format:
Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request of Ella and Bessie Patterson to Transfer to Albuquerque
May 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Ella and Bessie Patterson to be transferred to the Albuquerque Indian School. Pratt provides the employment history of the Pattersons' at the Carlisle Indian School and recommends their request be granted.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed List of Positions and Salaries for Fiscal Year 1889-1890
May 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of positions and salaries necessary for the function of the school. Pratt notes the changes in positions including eliminating the position of principal teacher due to his taking more direct charge of the school.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Report of Irregular Employees with Explanation, May 1889
June 24, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt replies to a letter from the Commission of Indian Affairs questioning the report of irregular employees during May 1889.  Pratt explains why the expenditure for labor was double was due to Miss Marsh (teacher) replacing Miss Lowe (teacher), Dr. Stewart replacing Dr. Given, and five pupil teachers.  Also, Pratt…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Incorrect Salaries on Commissioner's Report for 1888
July 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the salaries of various staff were incorrect on the Commissioner's Report for 1888 due to leaves of absence taken and the subsequent forfeiting of one month's pay.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Bertha V. Azpell Requests Reason for Dismissal and Salary
September 6, 1889

Bertha V. Azpell inquires from the Secretary of the Interior why she was dismissed from her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. Azpell notes that she went on her leave with pay in July but was only sent a check for 20 days and did not receive any notice of dismissal from Richard Henry Pratt.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Azpell's Letter Concerning Pay and Dismissal
September 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Bertha Azpell's letter concerning her pay and dismissal and returns Azpell's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Azpell Follows Up on Request for Information Related to Dismissal and Pay
September 27, 1889

Bertha V. Azpell follows up on her request to know why she was dismissed from the Carlisle Indian School without a full month of pay.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommends Keeping Fisher in Current Position
September 28, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he believes in keeping Elspeth Fisher in her current position unless he receives contrary orders.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Applications and Recommendations for Two Teachers
March 29, 1890 - July 14, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards applications and recommendations for Lillie Woolston and Jennie Cochran for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Reinstate Bertie Harris to Position at Carlisle
July 31, 1890

D. L. Thomas requests Bertie Harris be reinstated to her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Referencing Roberta Harris
August 8, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from D. L. Thomas in reference to his not nominating Roberta Harris as a teacher. Pratt notes that Harris did not justify her endorsements and he fully informed her of the reasons why he did not nominate her for the position.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Cannot Provide Name for Fort Totten Teaching Position
August 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding filling a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that at the moment he is having difficulty filling a teaching position at Carlisle and so he cannot recommend a name for a position at Fort Totten. Pratt does say that Alice Seabrook has expressed a desire…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of No Need to Fill Position Vacated by Woolston
April 21, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that it is not necessary to fill the position vacated by Lillie Woolston's move to Arizona immediately.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Work of Mariette Wood at Carlisle
May 27, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt reports to the Office of Indian Affairs on the service of Mariette Wood as a teacher in the Indian Service.

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