1897

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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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, February 1897
February 5, 1897

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Reports for Duty Pertaining to Nashville Exhibit
February 6, 1897

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has been directed to report to the Office for duty relative to the Indian Department Exhibit at the Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee. Standing further makes recommendations for the exhibit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Clarifications on Nashville Exhibit
February 6, 1897

Alfred John Standing seeks clarifications on the upcoming Office of Indian Affairs exhibit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1897
February 8, 1897

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1897. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Makes Recommendation for Kickapoo Interpreter
February 9, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lena McCoonse is too ill to travel and instead recommends Edward Pensoneau for Kickapoo interpreter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Delay in Switching Teachers Between Rooms
February 10, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests a delay until after commencement in moving teachers to different rooms.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, February 1897
February 12, 1897

Captain Richard Henry Pratt requests a supply of two dozen different articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1897.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Reports the Music Instructors at Carlisle
February 13, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular letter reporting on the music teachers at the Carlisle Indian School as well as the band leader.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Permission for Band and Battalion to Participate in McKinley Inauguration
February 15, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to bring members of the Carlisle Indian School battalion and band participate in the 1897 inaugural parade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Further Updates on Teaching Positions at Carlisle
February 16, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt updates the Office of Indian Affairs on teaching position changes at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Confirms Status of Nancy Seneca
February 20, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Nancy Seneca is a member of the Seneca Nation of New York.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Provides Sketches and Budget for Nashville Exhibit
February 23, 1897

Assistant Superintendent Alfred John Standing provides sketches of three cases for the Nashville Exhibit in addition to other recommendations and providing a budget.

Format: Diagrams, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Commission Provides Information Related to Assistant Laundress Position
February 24, 1897

William G. Rice, Civil Service Commissioner, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding certification of eligible employees for the assistant laundress position at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Convene Board of Survey in February 1897
February 24, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of various property which requires the actions of Board of Survey due to having become worn out, broken, or otherwise unfit for service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Francis Delivers Punishment for Pratt in Red Man Case
February 27, 1897

David R. Francis delivers his punishment of Richard Henry Pratt in regards to an article written by him in the Red Man against the Civil Service Commission.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
1897 Commencement Invitation and Brief Program
March 9-11, 1897

An invitation to the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises held at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School on March 9-11, 1897. A program for the three day event is printed on the reverse side.  The invitation is for a Miss Hemminger.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
1897 Commencement Program
March 11, 1897

The commencement program for the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises of the Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  The program includes a schedule of events as well as a photograph of the graduating class of 1897.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Pratt to Employ Local Physician Rather than Hire Regular
March 13, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he will ask for an attending physician from the town of Carlisle, Pennsylvania for the ensuing year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Kate S. Bowersox's Application for Sick Leave of Absence
March 15, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Kate S. Bowersox's application for a 39-day leave of absence due to sickness. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lida B. Given's Request for Leave of Absence
March 15, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs granting Lida B. Given's a 20-day leave of absence because of the fatal illness of her father. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie M. Lampson's Resignation
March 15-16, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forward teacher Lizzie M. Lampson's resignation and application for a 20-day leave of absence. Lampson requests to return to the Normal School in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  Pratt endorses Lampson's request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie M. Lampson's Resignation (Telegraph)
March 15, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him of teacher Lizzie M. Lampson's resignation and request for a 20-day leave of absence to which she is entitled. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Board of Survey Proceedings Convened in March 1897
March 16, 1897 - March 20, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened on March 16, 1897.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Updates Office on Retention of Paull as an Employee
March 16, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is not interested in retaining the services of Miss Paull during the current year.

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

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