1912

Displaying 51 - 75 of 129 records
Request to Purchase Water Supply for 1912 Fiscal Year
April 9, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $400 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1912" account for fiscal year 1912.

Format:
Financial Documents
Standard Forms & Transactions:
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by Anona M. Crowe
April 10, 1912 - May 24, 1912

These materials include correspondence concerning Anona M. Crowe and her request to use her school funds for personal use. 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Ernestine Venne to the Chilocco School
April 12, 1912 - May 13, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from A. M. Venne to have his sister, Ernestine Venne, sent to the Chilocco School in Oklahoma rather than returned to North Dakota following her graduation from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Clark Children
April 15, 1912 - May 6, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Dr. E. L. Clark to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School his two young children, as well as the son of a nephew. Clark's request was denied due to the age of the children and their close proximity to public schools.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Returned Students List for May 1912
April 18, 1912 - May 24, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a list of students to be returned to their homes at the completion of the school term in 1912.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Employment of Indians in the Indian Service
April 20, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman compliments Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine on his commitment to employing Indians in the Indian Service whenever they can pass the civil service examinations. Friedman believes that this will give Indians "confidence and ambition" and that employing Indians will be "the…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Filming of the Carlisle Indian School by Gaumont Company
April 22, 1912 - May 11, 1912

These materials include correspondence between the Gaumont Company and the Bureau of Indian Affairs about filming done at the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence mostly discusses a complimentary roll of the film that was provided to the Bureau. The filming reportedly included shots of Carlisle's three athletes selected to participate in…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Charles Packineau
April 22, 1912

These materials contain correspondence related to the death of Charles Packineau and the return home of his body.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Balance of the Repairs and Improvements Fund
April 24, 1912 - May 3, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman forwards a list of bills from the unobligated balance of the Repairs and Improvements fund that have now been paid. Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke forwards his office's records for the same fund.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Illness of Two Students and Death of James Pawnee Leggins
April 29 - June 10, 1912

This document contains correspondence notifying the Commissioner of Indian Affairs of the death of James Pawnee Leggins. The correspondence also mentions the continued illness of two other students, Louise Bluesky and James Catfish, with tuberculosis.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Students' Enrollment Statuses
May 8-21, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment status of students impacted by changing school admissions policies. The list includes students whose homes were within close proximity to public schools, who were over the age of 24, and those making slow academic progress. 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information about the Carlisle Indian School by Marjorie Armstrong
May 8-15, 1912

These materials incldue a request from Marjorie Armstrong, of the University of Minnesota, for information about the Carlisle Indian School and other government-run schools. The request was fielded by United States Senator Moses E. Clapp.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Small Fire in the School Building
May 9-28, 1912

Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that a fire broke out in a closet underneath the auditorium overnight on May 9 and caused an estimated $250 of damage. Friedman issues a circular to all school employees in charge of buildings "to clear any debris or inflammable material." Friedman issues a lengthier…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information from Russell B. Henderson
May 13, 1912 - June 5, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Russell B. Harrison for information related to the admission requirements for the Indian Schools. Harrison was sent information related to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Enclosure of Ehrets Slag Roofing's Request to be Paid
May 14, 1912 - May 15, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman encloses and endorses a letter form John White, manager of Ehrets Slag Roofing, requesting to be paid.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Standard Forms & Transactions:
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Adeline Boutang to Visit Cousin in Washington D.C.
May 18 - 21, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request for Adeline Boutang to visit her cousin in Washington D. C. Superintendent Moses Friedman denied her request.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Home of John Jackson
May 26, 1912 - July 8, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by John Jackson to return to his home due to his eyes.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Alumni Association Update
May 28, 1912 - June 12, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding the Alumni Association of the Carlisle Indian School including its new constitution, a new building in Carlisle, and other news.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Roofing Bill
June 1, 1912 - June 10, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman encloses a bill for roofing from the Warren-Ehret Company. 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Standard Forms & Transactions:
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of Accounts for Marie Hutchinson and Wilson Carpenter
June 5 - July 12, 1912

This document contains correspondence concerning the closure of the student accounts of two deceased students, Wilson Carpenter (Seneca) and Marie Hutchinson (Chippewa). 

 

Nation:
Format:
Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Marie Hutchinson
June 5, 1912

This document contains a letter concerning the death of Marie Hutchinson.

 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Process of Holding Civil Service Examinations for the Carlisle Indian School
June 6, 1912 - June 12, 1912

The Acting President of the Civil Service Commissioner informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that non-competitive civil service exams are held for too long of a period of time at Carlisle. Second Assistant Commissioner C. F. Hauke directs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman to plan his examinations further in advance and…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Elsie Rabbit
June 8, 1912 - August 24, 1912

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by the parents of Elsie Rabbit to have her returned home for at least the summer vacation. Rabbit's parents also state that she was enrolled at Carlisle without their consent and that her health was poor.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Failure to Pay for School Band Supplies
June 10 - August 9, 1912

Representative J. A. M. Adair informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Robert G. Valentine that the conductor of the Carlisle Indian School band owes money to one of his constituents, W. G. Carey. Adair asks what jurisdiction the band is under and how to make sure that a payment is made. Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman informs Valentine…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Status of Industries at the Carlisle Indian School
June 11, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the industrial training at the school is "of a very high order," but that the girls' industries could be improved. Additionally, he refers to several requests that he's made for additional equipment for boys' and girls' industries.

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