William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Adelbert Williams due to scarlet fever while on outing in Reading, Pennsylvania.
William A. Mercer requests to use the bequest of Harriet W. Taber to build a photographic gallery or art building at the entrance of the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs request regarding his recommendation to fill the dairyman position. Mercer notes that Norman Egolf who is temporary filling the position would be his recommendation but he is not currently eligible and that he will ask Egolf to apply for...
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter forwarding a letter from Fanny G. Paull in which she expresses her loyalty to the Carlisle Indian School.
J. R. Wise forwards a proof copy of approximately three-quarters of the C. E. Kelsey report due to the size of the report. Wise notes that following the receipt of the proof the first sheets will be printed and the rest of the report will be set up for examination.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Harry B. Lamason) and employee who have left the school (Elizabeth C. Sloan). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding the shipment of a wagonette shipped from Carlisle to the superintendent of the Albuquerque School. Wise goes through how the wagonette was shipped and ways to reduce the cost of shipment for an upcoming wagonette shipment to...
William A. Mercer forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the remainder of the revised proofs for the report of C. E. Kelsey. Mercer notes that upon the return of the proofs the school will distribute the copies and forwarded.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Adaline Kingsley desires to take the matron-seamstress examination and requests arrangements be made for the exam to be held under his supervision.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists temporary employee (Evalyn Mac Key). The report includes position title and salary.
Major W. A. Mercer requests an additional ten blank "Record and Qualifications" of employees forms because the number received on the previous requisition was insufficient.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding have Milton I. Zeigler travel to Chicago to inspect samples of leather.
William A. Mercer compiles a revised report with remarks regarding employees' efficiency, conduct, behavior, dress, health, attitude towards children, and notes on any special skills. The report lists employees' salaries and position titles as well. Also included is a lengthy letter from Mercer...
William A. Mercer refers to vacancies in the blacksmith, mason, and assistant matron positions and the salaries and job qualifications needed to fill the positions.
Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1906 amounting to $21,368.68 for support of the school, $13,580.00 of which is for regular employee pay. Note that the regular employee form says that it is the third quarter, but that is likely a typo.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the expenses incurred in the burial of Adelbert Williams.
William A. Mercer responds to the request to return Claudia and Arline Allen.
William A. Mercer requests the position of tinner be changed to assistant tinner in order to appoint Henry Gordon to the position when his time as a student expires.
William A. Mercer reports the death of Pariscovia Fiedoff (here Pariscovia Feoderoff) due to consumption.
Wrap for report on the qualifications of employees at the Carlisle Indian School.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Mae Justus). The report includes position title and salary.
W. A. Mercer 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, 1907.
Office of Indian Affairs memos regarding discussion on a plan of William A. Mercer sent to the War Department for having the Carlisle Indian School prepare students for the U.S. Cavalry service.
J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Sophia Tetoff due to consumption.
J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded 300 copies of C. E. Kelsey to the Office and 200 copies to Kelsey.