Where are the records for the Carlisle Indian Industrial School (CIIS) found?
The records for the CIIS are housed in Record Group 75 at the National Archives Records Administration (NARA), Civil Reference Branch, 7th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., Washington DC 20408. Tel: (202) 501-5395
Are there student photographs and other documents available?
Yes, there are photographs at NARA and there is an extensive photograph collection at the Cumberland County Historical Society, 21 N Pitt St, Carlisle PA 17013. Tel: (717) 249-7610 linked here at
Carlisle Indian School Research
Are any of these resources digitized?
Yes, most of the NARA collections are digitized by the Dickinson College Special Collections archives and are accessible and searchable at Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center