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Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1914
February 3-12, 1914

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Expenditures and Invoices for Fiscal Year 1914, Quarters 1-3
February 24 - March 5, 1914

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps sends a list of all expenditures under the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1914" and all of the invoices from various warehouses. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells replies with a transcript of the various Carlisle funds....

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for 1914 Fourth Quarter
June 15, 1914 - June 24, 1914

Superivisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests funds for the fourth quarter of 1914. He later requests that that the request for $1,000 for "Industrial Work and Care of Timber, 1914, (Field Matrons)" be removed.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of Dried Bones and Old Iron
June 24-29, 1914

Supervisor Oscar H. Lipps informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he sold dried bones and old iron to Jacob Shields and asks the Commissioner which account to report the sale under. Second Assistant Commissioner C. F. Hauke informs Lipps to report the sale under "misc. Receipts, Class IV...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for Coal with Robert Thompson
September 25, 1914

A contractual agreement is made between Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School and Robert Thompson for Thompson to supply the school with coal. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Display of World War I Maps and Questions Regarding Students Attending Football Games
September 28, 1914 - October 10, 1914

Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke informs Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps that they have just sent two color maps of the parts of Europe that are in conflict and suggests hanging them up in frames and using pins to mark different points...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Potential Switching Charges for Coal Shipment
November 25, 1914 - December 17, 1914

Empire Coal Mining Company President William H. Weble asks Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps why the Cumberland Valley Railroad charged him $0.04 per net ton switching charges. Lipps forwards Weble's letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. 

Assistant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend $160.15 from 1915 Fund
December 17, 1914 - March 11, 1915

Superintendent O. H. Lipps requests to spend $100 to pay for incidental expenses incurred from the administration of the Carlisle Indian School from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1915" fund, and Second Assistant Commissioner C. F. Hauke approves his request.

Lipps later requests to...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Demurrage Charge on Shipment of Bran
February 25, 1915 - March 11, 1915

F. E. Shallenberger, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company Auditor, asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs if he should pay a $1 demurrage charge to Western Lines on a shipment of bran from Portland Flour Mills to the Carlisle Indian School.

Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of Three Cows that no longer Provide Milk
March 19, 1915 - May 12, 1915

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests to sell two old cows because they no longer give milk. Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke grants Lipps permission.Lipps later states that he sold a third cow and requests approval for this action...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Shipment of World War I Maps for School Library
May 4-20, 1915

Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Supervisor Oscar H. Lipps that they have several strategic maps of central Europe and asks if they would be useful at the school. Lipps replies that they would be "very glad to have these maps" in the school library. Assistant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Error in Weighing and Charging for Laundry Starch
December 21, 1915 - December 28, 1915

Henry C. Durand and Peter J. Kasper from Wholesale Grocers write to Chief Disbursing Clerk of the Department of the Interior George W. Evans regarding a weight difference in laundry starch that they shipped to Carlisle.Evans forwards the letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affiairs. Assistant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation of Unserviceable Property, 1916
February 7-21, 1916

These materials include correspondence and survey forms regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dispute Regarding an Order for Outline Maps of Africa
July 18, 1916 - July 28, 1916

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps returns a voucher to Chicago Indian Supplies Warehouse Superintendent Frank Sorenson because Sorenson sent him "50 pads, Individual Outline Maps of Africa," which he didn't ask for. Sorenson tells Lipps that Washington told him to send the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of Two Cows Potentially Infected with Tuberculosis
July 26, 1917 - August 2, 1917

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests to sell two cows to Swift & Co. in Harrisburg. The cows were recently condemned by Bureau of Animal Industry Representative Dr. Winant during the tubercular test. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt grants...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Sell Old Mattresses
September 19, 1917 - September 27, 1917

Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests to sell 300 old mattresses and asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs which bid, either Jacob Shields or Abe Robinowitz, to accept. Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt tells Francis Jr. to accept Robinowitz's bid.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reimbursement of Demurrage Charges Caused by Smallpox Quarantine
November 3, 1917 - December 17, 1917

Coal Supplier John Giffie informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. that a smallpox quarantine at the school prevented him from dropping three cars of coal at the school the day he was supposed to do so, which caused him a loss of $6 in demurrage. He requests that Francis...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Sell 100 Pounds of Sugar
December 7, 1917

Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests to sell 100 pounds of sugar to the "employees mess" since they cannot purchase it in Carlisle. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt grants him permission.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Need for New Coal Contractor after previous Contractor Steals from School
January 15 - March 28, 1918

Superintendent John Francis Jr. informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells that his nigh watchman caught one of John Griffin's drivers stealing coal from the Carlisle Indian School under the direction of Griffin, who contracts with the school to haul coal from the side track to the school...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, 1918
April 23, 1918 - July 1, 1918

These materials include correspondence and survey forms regarding unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned supplies was approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Sell Old Typewriters
July 24 - August 15, 1918

Travelling Auditor in Charge Claude V. Peel requests to sell twenty five old Smith-Premier double keyboard typewriters for $10 each. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt grants Peel permission and orders him to advertise the sale.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question Regarding Material Needed for a Rug after School Closure
June 8, 1927 - June 21, 1927

Mrs. Calvin Burns asks the Carlisle Indian School regarding how much material she needs for a rug. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs her that the school is closed.

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

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