1906

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Angel DeCora Reports on the Condition of the Art Department at Carlisle
June 7, 1906 - June 16, 1906

Angel DeCora makes a report on the art department of the Carlisle Indian School to Francis E. Leupp. DeCora requests to spend the summer learning how to make Persian rugs as well as allowing students the option of copyrighting their designs to profit from their work.

In addition there are...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, June 1906
June 8, 1906

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Mary D. Maddren) and an employee who has left the school (Evalyn MacKey). The reports include position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Leases for the Henderson and Alexander Tracts
June 10, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the leases for the Henderson and Alexander Tracts with his recommendation they be approved.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Office Return Francis Fremont
June 13, 1906

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs return Francis Fremont to the Carlisle Indian School. Frank La Flesche notes that Fremont was at the Office for two days and then left for either Carlisle or Nebraska.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher for Treatment of Elizabeth Johnson on Outing
June 14, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards vouchers for the treatment of Elizabeth Johnson while on outing for diphtheria.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Two Leave of Absence Requests to Attend Summer School
June 14-19, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for two teachers: J. L. Walters and Angel De Cora.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Purchase Neckties, Headstones, and Matting
June 15, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase neckties, headstones, and matting.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Porches on Multiple Levels of New Hospital
June 18, 1906 - June 21, 1906

Carlisle Indian School physician Ferdinand Shoemaker requests that the new hospital being planned include verandas on both levels and on as many sides as possible. William A. Mercer furthers Shoemaker's request and asks that at least two sides include porches.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher of a Member of the Uintah and Ouray Agency
June 19, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards vouchers covering the expense of Arthur J. Lee incurred in treating Stanley Bullethead of the Uintah and Ouray Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Report of Mattie Cobb be Sent to Him
June 19, 1906

William A. Mercer requests a copy of his official report of the services of Mattie A. Cobb in order to provide a recommendation or report of her work as a kindergartner at the Leech Lake Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Surplus Drugs on Hand at the Carlisle Indian School Hospital
June 20, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards a list from Dr. Ferdinand Shoemaker of surplus drugs in mainly serviceable condition on hand.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Additional Funds to Return Students
June 20, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to spend $800 to return 116 students to their homes from the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer requests the funds due to railroads withdrawing the half-rate fares for students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1906
June 21, 1906

W. A. Mercer forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1906 amounting to $5,252.70 to pay for student transportation, support of school, and building supplies. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, June 1906
June 22, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer 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. A blank "Schedule of Individual Moneys" is attached.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Enrolling Students from the Chitimacha Nation
June 23, 1906

William A. Mercer inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs if there is any objection to enrolling students from the Chitimacha Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Susie Rayos Requests to Take Exam to Enter Indian Service
June 25, 1906 - June 28, 1906

Susie Rayos requests to take the required examinations to enter the Indian Service. William A. Mercer forwards the request along with additional information about Rayos.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides a Report on the No. 1 Insinger Dish Washing Machine
June 27, 1906

William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs a report on the No. 1 Insigner dish washing machine by noting that it has not be utilized very often due to time limitations. Mercer states that due to the large number of girls the turnaround time is 40 minutes compared to half a day for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
H. W. Leaman Resigns as Gardener
June 28, 1906

H. W. Leaman resigns his position as gardener and florist at the Carlisle Indian School. W. G. Thompson forwards the resignation with the note that the position be filled temporary in order to maintain the thousands of plants and prepare the hot house for the fall.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office of Return of Sophia Green
June 28, 1906

William A. Mercer reports that Sophia Green is returning to her home following further correspondence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Adaline Kingsley Directed to Report to Wittenberg Indian School
June 29, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has directed Adaline Kingsley to report as assistant matron at the Wittenberg Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hamilton Library Association Able to Copy Maps and Surveys
June 29, 1906

Robert Shaw Oliver, Assistant Secretary of War, informs the Interior Department that there is no objection to the Hamilton Library Association copying maps and surveys of the Carlisle Indian School grounds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Action be Taken Against James R. Wheelock
June 30, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that some action be taken against former student James Riley Wheelock for using the name Wheelock's United States Indian Band.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Dental Drill
June 30, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards a letter from school physician Ferdinand Shoemaker and provides additional context for the request to purchase a secondhand dental drill for the use of dentists to treat students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, June 1906
July 1906

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on June 30, 1906.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Susie Rayos
July 2, 1906

W. A. Mercer recommends that former student Susie Maria Rayos be appointed as a teacher in the Indian Service. Mercer forwards Rayos' application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.  Mercer advises the Commissioner of a teacher's position awaiting Rayos at...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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