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History

The Pierre Indian School, located in Pierre, South Dakota,  was authorized in 1888 and opened in 1891 as a nonreservation boarding school..In 1954 it was consolidated with the Crow Creek Agency to form the Pierre Agency[1].

Records

Some administrative records for the Pierre Indian School, mostly for about 1905-1942, are in the Central Plains Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Kansas City. No individual student files are listed in the inventory available online.

Microfilm copies of ...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Pierre School, 1910-1935, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Roll 104[2], available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City (their microfilm number 1724322).

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, p. 175.
  2. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1011, p. 27.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.

Marquette University. Guide to Catholic-Related Records in the Midwest about Native Americans.


 

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