The first page opened with an untitled poem, followed by “A Letter from Mr. Standing: How He Finds Things in England,” a travel diary of the Standing Family’s visit to England. Page two included a report of “An Aged Friend,” and news about visits Dr. Given made to Outing students in Bucks County. It also reported a Department of Interior…
Given, Obadiah G.
The first page opened with the poem “Be True” followed by an article titled “A Carlisle Teacher on the Big Ocean,” about a trip aboard the Steamer Aurania dated July 6th, 1888 written for the Man-on-the-band-stand by “A Carlisle,” aka Miss Lowe. The article concluded on the fourth page. Page two featured a variety of small newsy paragraphs that…
The first page opened with a poem “The Two Words,” followed by Lucy Jordan’s letter to the Man-On-The-Band-Stand titled “Carlisle A Bright Picture” in which she mused about her days’ past at Carlisle and life at home on the Stockbridge Reservation. Next came “A Budget of News from Eliza Bell” (Creek) with word from the Nuyaka Mission, Indian…
The first page opened with an untitled poem, with the first line “God Wants the Boys,” followed by anonymous advice “Be Inventive.” Next came two columns, “Girls Read This,” an exercise for good posture and “Boys Read This,” an exercise for good behavior. The news items on page two gave reports about Charley Wolf and Jesse Paul, Nez Perce…
The first page opened with an untitled poem that bore the first line, “No human life ere dawned on earth.” Then came an article titled “Judge Wright’s Talk,” that excerpted J.V. Wright’s discourse on the importance of the Indian students’ perseverance and the success of the Coeur d’Alene and Chippewa nations. The talk continued on page four.…
Dr. Obadiah Given posed in the dispensary of the hospital.
Note: School records show Dr. Given worked at the school between 1884 and 1889.
The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-080b and BS-CH-050.
School nurse Margaret Wilson and Dr. Obadiah Given posed with a student lying in a bed in the ward of the school hospital.
Note: School records show Wilson worked at the school from 1881 until 1889. Given was employed there from 1884 to 1889.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has hired Obadiah G. Given as the Carlisle Indian School physician. Pratt details how he came to the decision as well as Given's salary.
Obadiah G. Given forwards the deed of trust covering the purchase of the Hocker Farm by the Carlisle Indian School.
Obadiah G. Given, Carlisle Indian School Physician, acknowledges Hiram Price's letter and informs him that he has forwarded it to Richard Henry Pratt. The content of Price's letter is not mentioned.
Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Obadiah G. Given is at the San Carlos Agency recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs telegraph that he has sent the school physician Obadiah G. Given to recruit students among the Pueblos and Apaches. He also details arrangements he has made with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad company.
Pratt then details the various actions he has taken in regards…
Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs how many children will from Arkansas City will join Carlisle Indian School Agent and school physician Obadiah G. Given.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened on February 29, 1884 to dispose of worn out and otherwise unserviceable property and drop them from his property returns.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph agreeing to send Dr. Obadiah G. Given with the party of Nez Perces being transferred. Pratt also recommends booking the Emigrant Sleepers as they provide the ability to make coffee therefore saving money on the coffee bill.
Pratt writes that he is willing to spare the Carlisle School physician Obadiah G. Given for the Nez Perce removal. Pratt asks that his absence be as brief as possible.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires about expenses related to Obadiah G. Given accompanying the Nez Perce party being transferred. Pratt notes that Given is ready to start when the Bureau of Indian Affairs telegraphs that the expenses will be covered.
Notice of intent by Richard Henry Pratt that either he or the Carlisle Indian School physician Obadiah G. Given is set to visit the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies to enroll 75 students. Pratt notes that due to students at Rosebud being sent to Genoa and Lincoln, in addition to the opposition to the Catholic Church, they are unlikely to enroll…
Richard Henry Pratt provides the bids received for transporting students from the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that Dr. Obadiah G. Given be given transportation for himself and 60 students at Rushville, Nebraska and 20 students at Valentine, Nebraska.
These materials include a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 13 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency.
Dennison Wheelock requests permission from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to return to his home at the Green Bay Agency. Wheelock cites his cold room and the general ill health of many students at Carlisle. In reply, Obadiah G. Given, the school physician, claims that as a percentage there are no more sick students than at any other time. Richard…
Richard Henry Pratt forwards travel expenses of Dr. Obadiah G. Given to treat Festus Pelone while on outing. Forwarded document is not attached.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a Board of Survey to the Office of Indian Affairs convened on February 15, 1886 to dispose of broken or otherwise unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School.
Obadiah G. Given, the school physician of the Carlisle Indian School, reports on the health and treatment of William Butcher. Given states that Butcher has a localized scrofula infection that is best treated at the school. Richard Henry Pratt further states that Butcher is still active in both his duties in the Printing Office as well as…