1915

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Request for Enrollment by Luis C. Varela
March 3-15, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Luis C. Varela to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Varela was instructed that he could enroll as a non-Indian pupil upon payment of the appropriate tuition.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wilson L. Gill's Opportunity to Demonstrate his Method of Civil and Moral Instruction
March 3-23, 1915

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells informs Wilson L. Gill, of the American Patriotic League, that he will appoint him Supervisor of Indian Schools at the Rapid City Indian School to test Gill's new plan for "civic and moral training."

Gill expresses his frustration with Sells...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommended Changes to School Policies and Staff
March 8, 1915 - May 11, 1915

These materials include numerous suggestions from Oscar Hiram Lipps and Dennison Wheelock regarding changes that should be made to policy and staff at the Carlisle Indian School. Lipps' suggestions focus on disciplinary measures, the end of preferential treatment for athletes, and staff changes...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Students for March 1915
March 10-20, 1915

Superintendent Oscar H. Lipps requests funds to pay for the return of students who were set to graduate or whose terms were about to expire. Names, home address, and estimated transportation costs are listed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Annuity Payments to the Chippewa Students
March 12, 1915 - March 23, 1915

Carlisle Indian School Printing Department Clerk John B. McGillis writes on behalf of Chippewa students from the White Earth Reservation to ask if they will soon be receiving annuity payments. 

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs McGillis that they will soon be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Account of Peter Wakejoo
March 17, 1915 - November 3, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the student account of Peter Wakejoo. This account contains requests for payment of a lost check, as well as general money due to the student. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of Three Cows that no longer Provide Milk
March 19, 1915 - May 12, 1915

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests to sell two old cows because they no longer give milk. Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Hauke grants Lipps permission.Lipps later states that he sold a third cow and requests approval for this action...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by James Holyeagle
March 24, 1915 - April 3, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the student funds of James Holyeagle. The student was requesting a pro rata share of his tribal trust funds. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Memorandum Regarding School Policy Reforms
March 26, 1915

These materials include a memorandum about reforms made to Carlisle Indian School policies by Supervisor Oscar Hiram Lipps in response to a 1914 Congressional investigation. The outlined reforms included curtailing the Outing Program, changing the courses of study, standardizing disciplinary...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Policy Regarding Venereal Diseases
March 26, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding Carlisle's policy regarding the treatment and discharge of students who contract a venereal disease while enrolled at the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request by Oshkosh Children to Use Tribal Funds to Visit Home
March 31, 1915 - April 28, 1915

Relia, Roland, and Roy Oshkosh request to use their tribal funds to visit home during vacations. The responses and views of the Secretary of the Interior, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School are included.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bequests to the Carlisle Indian School
April 2, 1915 - January 6, 1942

These materials include documents, correspondence, and legal documents related to a number of bequests and inheritances made to the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence largely deals with questions of whether and how such bequests should be accepted, what they could be used for, and how...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Eligibility Clarification by Hattie Martin
April 6-10, 1915

Hattie Martin requests clarification about enrollment guidelines for government education and whether Martin qualifies to attend Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Incidental Expenses and Explanation of Authorities
April 7, 1915 - May 5, 1915

Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps requests $100 to pay for incidental expenses associated with the administration of the Carlisle Indian School. He also explains how funds requested from April 7 were spent.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Use of Pro Rata Tribal Funds to Visit Home
April 10 - 12, 1915

These materials include correspondence from Cato Sells regarding a request from Nancy Lane that Relia, Roland, and Roy Oshkosh to use their pro rata shares of the tribal trust fund to visit their home during the school vacation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Policy Regarding Transfer of Former Pupils
April 22, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the need for Superintendents of nonreservation schools to communicate when students attempt to re-enroll in a different school, using two former Carlisle students as examples.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Praise for William Ghost Dog After Rescuing Drowning Toddler
April 26, 1915

These materials include correspondence to the father of William Ghost Dog, notifying him that William saved the two-year-old son of the school printer from drowning.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Runaway of Ben Bearchild
April 26, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the desertion of Ben Bearchild from Carlisle, and funds to pay for a baseball uniform.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return Home of Hermis Merrivall
April 28, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return home of Hermis Merrivall to his home in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Care of Hannah Kennedy
April 29, 1915 - May 12, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding the release of Hannah Kennedy from the Sleighton Farm reformatory school for girls into the care of Mary T. Scheurman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return Home of Edward Brien
April 29, 1915

These materials contain correspondence regarding Supervisor Oscar Lipps' decision to send Edward Brien back to his home in North Dakota.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of J. H. Dortch for May 1915
May 1, 1915

These materials include an inspection report of J. H. Dortch for his visit to the Carlisle Indian School. His report includes discussions of new staff, the school's physical plant and curriculum, and continued disciplinary changes being enacted under Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Article Regarding Student Discipline and Town Interactions
May 3-12, 1915

These materials include a newspaper clipping, an internal circular order, and correspondence regarding an article in the Carlisle Herald regarding the discipline of male and female students of the Carlisle Indian School, who reportedly visited the east end of the town for parties with...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Shipment of World War I Maps for School Library
May 4-20, 1915

Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs Supervisor Oscar H. Lipps that they have several strategic maps of central Europe and asks if they would be useful at the school. Lipps replies that they would be "very glad to have these maps" in the school library. Assistant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Printing State Board of Health Bulletin
May 10-11, 1915

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt requests that the Carlisle Indian School print 3,000 bulletins from Boise, Idaho. The bulletin is called "Official News from the State Board of Health." Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps informs Meritt that...

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

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