These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.
Murphy, Joseph A.
In light of a plan submitted by Carlisle Indian School Physician Dr. Shoemaker, Commissioner of Indian Affairs Francis E. Leupp directs Superintendent Moses Friedman to prepare an itemized list of supplies needed to build a tuberculosis camp. Friedman sends Leupp a blueprint of a camp. (The blueprint is attached in this file)
These materials include a request from Dr. Joseph Murphy, Medical Supervisor of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to review a construction report of the Carlisle Indian School from 1905. The report was forwarded to Dr. Murphy.
Note: The report is not included with these documents but can be found linked in Related Documents.
Correspondence and reports regarding examinations of students for tuberculosis along with the recommendation to return two students to their homes in 1909.
Medical Supervisor Joseph A. Murphy writes a report entitled "Sanitary Condition of Buildings at Carlisle." He focuses on dormitories, the dairy barn, and the guard house. He provides recommendations to better improve the cleanliness of the dormitories and the guardhouse.
These materials include an excerpt of Dr. Joseph A. Murphy's health inspection report on the Carlisle Indian School from February 1909, as well as a letter from Chief Clerk of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Frank M. Conser to Dr. Murphy asking when they can expect to receive the full report. Included in the excerpt is a discussion of tuberculosis…
These materials include a health report of the Carlisle Indian School, performed by Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy in December 1908. Murphy's report included a study of the school's physical plant, students' health conditions including tuberculosis and trachoma, and recommendations. The report includes statements on the health of…
This material includes a forwarded press copy report detailing the findings of Medical Supervisor Joseph A. Murphy's investigation of tuberculosis at the Carlisle Indian School in 1909. This report includes a list of pupils diagnosed with tuberculosis and recommended to be sent home, as well as recommendations for changes to the dormitories. …
These materials include correspondence regarding requests to send Lillian Otter Chief, Jeanette Jackson, and Moses Gray to their homes. All three requests were granted.
Correspondence regarding a report made by Joseph A. Murphy, Medical Supervisor, regarding the medical work of the Carlisle Indian School with a focus on tuberculosis. Murphy's report also includes the hospital regulations for the School for 1911 and Dr. A. R. Allen's 1911 report for the previous six months.
This document contains correspondence concerning the retention of students with tuberculosis at boarding schools including Carlisle. Indian Service officials including Joseph Murphy, Medical Supervisor and Ferdinand Shoemaker, Physicial Expert in Tuberculosis and Trachoma for the Indian Service make policy suggestions.
This document contains reports and correspondence about eye examinations of Carlisle's students, performed in 1912. Included are statistics and lists of students in need of specific eye treatments, as well as recommendations on preventing further eye infections from spreading through the school.
This document contains correspondence concerning the results of student eye examinations, performed by Dr. Daniel White in 1912. The results stated that 396 students had no eye problems, 190 had trachoma, 5 had follicular conjunctivitis, and 29 had conjunctivitis.
This material includes correspondence concerning an incident between Superintendent Oscar Hiram Lipps and Doctor Walter Rendtorff about an operation on student Henry Tomau. Dr. Rendtorff desired to either send Tomau to a Philadelphia hospital or request the help of Dr. Deaver from town for an appendectomy, and Superintendent Lipps refused. Dr.…