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Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1881
1881

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1881, containing the second annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The lengthy report includes discussions of curriculum, student recruitment, the school's...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1882
1882

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1882, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of school enrollment, experiences of students on outing and outing...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1884
1884

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1884, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of enrollment statistics, transfers, educational and industrial...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
System of Savings for Carlisle Indian School Students
December 16, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter which enclosed a letter from W. B. Backus, Superintendent of the Genoa School, in reference to a system of savings for students. Pratt notes that he believes he fills the place of a parent for the students at the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Letter Regarding Lawrence Smith's Request
February 10, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter as well as returns a letter from Lawrence Smith to the Office. Pratt notes that in his judgement it would be better to leave Smith's money in the Treasury until the end of the schooling. Further stating that Smith can earn all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Scanadore Requests Pratt Remit Son's Bank Account to Him
April 6, 1891 - June 10, 1891

Joseph Scanadore requests the Office of Indian Affairs instruct Richard Henry Pratt to remit him the remaining money held in his son Jemison's account at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Create Position in Charge of Student Savings
April 17, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests following the transfer of Annie Luckenbach to the Phoenix Indian School that her former clerk position be abolished and a position covering the savings of students be created.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Trial Balance of Student Funds to Commissioner
December 1, 1902 - December 9, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the trial balance of the funds held by the Carlisle Indian School students to W. A. Jones. Pratt also informs Jones of the enrollment numbers at Carlisle and incoming parties of students.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Change in Accounting of Individual Student Money
July 11, 1904

William A. Mercer proposes changing the the accounting of individual student money due to the large amount of small transactions. Mercer requests clarification on what is needed for Superintendents and what constitutes proper vouchers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Individual Student Financial Accounts at Carlisle
December 30, 1906

W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, reports on the personal student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian School. Olive makes a number of recommendations to prevent further fraud.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Proposed Rules for Overseeing Student Funds
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards proposed rules for the oversight of individual student bank accounts at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer provides justification for making amendments to the Office's rules and informs them that he has transferred the student's funds from the Girard Trust Co. to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed Rules for Overseeing Individual Student Bank Accounts
February 28, 1907

W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, submits proposed rules for overseeing the individual student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian Schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Proposed Rules for Overseeing Student Bank Accounts
March 28, 1907 - April 1, 1907

Correspondence related to the proposed set of rules for the oversight of individual student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Final Rules Governing Individual Student Bank Accounts
April 4, 1907

Francis E. Leupp sends the final rules governing oversight of individual student accounts at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Change in Handling Student Money
April 20, 1907 - April 25, 1907

Correspondence regarding the shift in policy from depositing student money at the Merchants National Bank along with a bond ensuring the balance. William A. Mercer outlines the plan and notes that he hopes over time to lesson some requirements. The Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Forwards Vouchers Used to Track Student Money
May 20, 1907

J. R. Wise replies to an Office of Indian Affairs by enclosing vouchers used by students to track their financial account at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition, Wise provides reasons for not printing various certificates.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School's Handling of Student Money
January 7, 1912

Special Indian Agent Edward Paze investigated the way the Carlisle Indian School handles their students' money. Paze informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Carlisle has a good system, one that with a few tweaks could be used by the entire Indian Service, but that he will elaborate more...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rule Changes for Student Accounts
May 2, 1917

Acting Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke writes to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. regarding the changes on how the school and outing agents should report the amount of funds in individual students' accounts.

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