1912

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Preparation for a Financial Report on the Carlisle Indian School
February 17, 1908

A Special Agent writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine to inform him that he is almost done preparing a financial report on the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Students' Participation in Historical Pageant
June 30, 1908 - June 14, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Ellis Oberholtzer to have 70 students from the Carlisle Indian School participate in an historical pageant celebrating the 225th anniversary of the founding of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Further correspondence...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Commissioner of Indian Affairs' Best Wishes Regarding Mrs. Friedman's Accident
May 15, 1909

The Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs expresses his best wishes to Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman's wife, who recently had an accident and fractured a bone. He also informs Friedman that he could potentially visit the school soon.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of Commissioner of Indian Affairs Francis E. Leupp
June 22, 1909 - June 26, 1909

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the new Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine that he recieved the copies of the previous Commissioner Francis E. Leupp's resignation and will print and send back 100 copies. Friedman states that he is disappointed that Leupp...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Receipt of Complimentary Tickets for Commissioner of Indian Affairs
November 6, 1909

The Secretary to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs thanks Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman for sending complimentary tickets (presumably to a football game) to them and Commissioner R. G. Valentine. The secretary informs Friedman that Valentine is currently in Oklahoma, but...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Nellie Robertson Denny, Clerk and Outing Manager
June 11, 1910 - May 1, 1918

Personnel file of Nellie Robertson Denny, who served as the Clerk of the Carlisle Indian School from 1900 to 1912 and from 1914 to 1918. She also served as Outing Manager for the Carlisle Indian School from 1908 to 1912. Robertson Denny was a graduate of Carlisle's class of 1890, and was married...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Wallace Denny, Assistant Disciplinarian
June 11, 1910 - September 2, 1918

Personnel file of Wallace Denny, who served as Assistant Disciplinarian of the Carlisle Indian School from sometime before 1910 until 1918. Denny was a member of Carlisle's class of 1906, and was married to Nellie Robertson Denny.

The file contains quarterly employee reports, letters of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Photographs, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Charles Edward Stuck
April 8, 1911 - February 16, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Charles Edward Stuck at the Carlisle Indian School. Stuck was denied enrollment due to the policy of not admitting students who lived close to a public school. One letter indicates that Stuck's guardian had written that Stuck...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by Henry Vilcan
April 18, 1911 - May 20, 1912

These materials include correspondence concerning the closure of the school bank account of Henry Vilcan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Katie Ray
June 21, 1911 - May 29, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Katie Ray, a member of the Catawba Nation, in the Carlisle Indian School. Ray's request was denied because the Catawba Nation had not recently received assistance in educating its youth from the Federal Government.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment for Raymond Ross
August 15, 1911 - April 3, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Samuel Sixkiller enroll his nephew Raymond Ross at the Carlisle Indian School. The request was denied as Ross was a member of the Cherokee Nation and not eligible to receive government assistance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Moses P. Kogechiwan
September 11, 1911 - April 30, 1917

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Moses P. Kogechiwan to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School as well as letters of recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment of Henry P. Sutton
October 6, 1911 - March 7, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding requests for Henry P. Sutton to enter the Carlisle Indian School in order to take a commercial course. Sutton was initially due to his physical health but was later enrolled after paying his own transportation to the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Release by John McInnis
November 11, 1911 - January 16, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by John McInnis to be released from the Carlisle Indian School. McInnis wished to work at his trade as a shoe and harness maker to support his mother and brother.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Maxie Luce Engineer Examination
December 12, 1911 - January 6, 1912

This material includes information regarding a noncompetitive engineer examination for Maxie Luce.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints Regarding the Process of Indian School Employee Transfers
March 12, 1912 - December 16, 1912

Superintendent Moses Friedman tells the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he believes that Indian school superintendents should not offer positions to other schools' employees and then revoke their offers after the employees accept. Friedman forwards correspondence in which this happened to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enclosure of Three Claim Vouchers
December 18, 1911 - December 30, 1911

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman encloses three claim vouchers for approval. The vouchers are from the B. F. Sturtevant Company, Alfredy Lowry & Bro., and D. Klein & Bro. Makers of Army and Navy Uniforms.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll a 1/8 Chippewa Girl
December 21, 1911 - January 22, 1912

Thomas B. Mills informs Senator Isaac Stephenson that a 1/8 Chippewa girl would like to attend the Carlisle Indian School and asks him to secure information that would help her to enroll. Stephenson forwards the letter to the Commissioner of Education. Acting Commissioner of Education L. A....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Condemnation and Sale of Unserviceable Property, January 1912
January 4, 1912 - February 1, 1912

These materials include correspondence, a supplies list, and a survey of unserviceable materials at the Carlisle Indian School. Some of the condemned materials were approved for sale on the open market.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Tillie Catfish
January 5 - 16, 1912

These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return home Tillie Catfish.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dispute Regarding Funds and Enrollment of Peter Jackson
January 7, 1912 - June 14, 1912

These materials include correspondence and financial documents related to the re-enrollment and disposition of funds of Peter Jackson. There were disputes over how Jackson's earnings and annuities should be paid out.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School's Handling of Student Money
January 7, 1912

Special Indian Agent Edward Paze investigated the way the Carlisle Indian School handles their students' money. Paze informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Carlisle has a good system, one that with a few tweaks could be used by the entire Indian Service, but that he will elaborate more...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Changes to Staff Salaries and Organization, 1912
January 15 - August 31, 1912

These materials include correspondence, an excerpt from an inspection report, and memoranda concerning staff organization and salary changes at the Carlisle Indian School. After an inspection by Charles F. Peirce, the salaries of certain employees were frozen and readjusted, and the...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Charles F. Pierce for January 1912
January 15, 1912

These materials include an inspection report of Charles F. Pierce, Supervisor of Indian Schools, on the Carlisle Indian School in early 1912, as well as correspondence regarding the reports. Pierce makes a number of recommendations, in particular regarding the business and telegraph departments...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Pupil Heritage
January 20, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding students' heritage. Specifically, officials sought information on students' blood quantum, as changing policy barred the enrollment of students considered to have less than one-fourth degree Indian blood. Also included are total enrollment...

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

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