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...
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.
William A. Mercer forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the leases for the Henderson and Alexander Tracts with his recommendation they be approved.
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.
William A. Mercer forwards vouchers for the treatment of Elizabeth Johnson while on outing for diphtheria.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for two teachers: J. L. Walters and Angel De Cora.
William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase neckties, headstones, and matting.
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.
William A. Mercer forwards vouchers covering the expense of Arthur J. Lee incurred in treating Stanley Bullethead of the Uintah and Ouray Agency.
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.
William A. Mercer forwards a list from Dr. Ferdinand Shoemaker of surplus drugs in mainly serviceable condition on hand.
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.
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.
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.
William A. Mercer inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs if there is any objection to enrolling students from the Chitimacha Nation.
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.
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...
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.
William A. Mercer reports that Sophia Green is returning to her home following further correspondence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on June 30, 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...