Anne H. Stewart requests a transfer to another position as well as her annual leave due to the Sloyd teaching position being abolished at the Carlisle Indian School.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards drawing teacher Fred W. Canfield's application for a 29-day annual leave of absence.
J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a painter for 30 days to complete unfinished work.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards assistant clerk Ida Swallow's application for a 29-day annual leave of absence.
J. R. Wise inquires about Kansas Award payments for Seneca Nation students.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards three reports on leave of absence for several employees: Benjamin F. Bennett (farmer), E. H. Colegrove (teacher), and Howard E. Gansworth (boys' field agent).
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards Ferdinand Shoemaker's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. Shoemaker works as a physician.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards teacher Hattie M. McDowell's amended application for a 28-day leave of absence. Wise advises the Commissioner of Indians affairs that McDowell will attend the Indian Institute at Asbury Park and summer school at Chautauqua, New York. Included is an explanatory cover letter from Wise, as well as McDowell…
Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 3 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Eastern Cherokee School. Also included is a letter from Superintendent DeWitt S. Harris that in addition to the 3 children listed E. H. Colegrove also took an additional 9 students without his knowledge and against his direction in one…
J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Anton Hahn has declined the appointment of florist at the Carlisle Indian School. Wise further requests the permanent appointment of H. W. Leaman.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards two applications for leave of absence for Margaret Roberts (normal teacher) and Charles H. Carns (instructor in painting).
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards sloyd teacher Anne H. Stewart's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
Captain William A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in June 1905. Mercer distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian Assistants," who are student employees, listed on…
William A. Mercer submits a statement of cost form that lists the total amounts for subsistence, clothing, school materials and furnishings, light and fuel, miscellaneous expenses, new buildings and repairs, the value of subsistence raised by schools, and pay for regular and irregular employees for the quarter ending June 30, 1905.
Sloyd Teacher Anne H. Stewart renews her request to attend summer school at Chicago University. She desires to take a course in manual training. Major W. A. Mercer denies her request.
William A. Mercer forwards report of the Carlisle Indian School physician on the health of the student body focusing on tuberculosis. The report provides several recommendations that Mercer says he has adopted to prevent the spread of tuberculosis.
Captain William A. Mercer provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for the 1906 fiscal year to make building repairs. Mercer also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the year.
F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on June 30, 1905.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $400 to continue renting the Henderson Tract for the 1906 fiscal year.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $3,000 for student labor over the summer at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay telephone rent, for medical treatment of students on outing, and for transportation and board of students being treated in Philadelphia.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1906 amounting to $72,423.61 for support of the school and for transportation of Indian supplies, $13,435.00 of which is for regular employee pay.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has been promoted to the grade of Major and received a commission as Major of Cavalry.
W. A. Mercer forwards two applications for a leave of absence for Florence N. Head (assistant matron) and Sara Pierre (hospital cook).
William A. Mercer responds to a letter from C. F. Larrabee regarding the Comptroller's decision on the use of funds to build a new hospital building. Mercer lays out the difficulties in using student labor and provides further details to the Office.