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Letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on reasons for keeping the Indian School in Forest Grove

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Letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on reasons for keeping the Indian School in Forest Grove

Description

A letter dated May 26, 1884 regarding reasons to keep the Indian School in Forest Grove, Oregon. The letter is from George H. Atkinson, Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Pacific University, to H. Price, Commissioner for Indian Affairs within United States Department of the Interior. Atkinson provides twelve reasons for keeping the school open in Forest Grove rather than closing or moving it to a new location. His reason include positive conditions in the town of Forest Grove, academic and vocational successes of the students, happiness of the students' parents with the school, moral qualities of the school and advantages to the land chosen for its farm.

Creator

Atkinson, G. H. (George Henry), 1819-1890

Date

1884

Is Part Of

George H. Atkinson Collection

Identifier

PUA_MS26_006

Spatial Coverage

Forest Grove (Or.)

Rights

No Known Copyright

Citation

Atkinson, G. H. (George Henry), 1819-1890, “Letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on reasons for keeping the Indian School in Forest Grove,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed November 20, 2017, http://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/11174.

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