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Unfortunately, I do not think that the student case files have survived for the Teller Institute. There is one related series at the National Archives at Riverside; Records of Students Transferred to Off-Reservation Schools, ca. 1885 – 1912, NAID 295112. This might have your grandfather listed. To have the staff look for you, you will need to contact them directly. They can be reached at Riverside.firstname.lastname@example.org. Here in Denver we do not have any records related to the Teller Institute because it was a private institution and not a Bureau of Indian Affairs school.
There is also a very small collection of Teller Institute records, although not Student Case Files, at the Denver Public Library (DPL), Western History and Genealogy Branch and the Mesa County Public Library. DPL can be reached at Denver Public Library, Western History & Genealogy Department, 10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO 80204-2731, 720-865-1821, or online at http://history.denverlibrary.org/about/contact.html. It appears that the records at the Mesa County Public Library are online oral histories. They are available here https://mesa.marmot.org/Archive/organization:1048/Organization.
Best of luck with your research,
Oh, that is unfortunate. I was hoping for more documentation then just the 1910 census. I will follow up
with the Riverside National Archives. I am just starting out researching my ancestry and have lots to learn.
Thank you so much for replying with this information.
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