Sampson Burd Student File

Student file of Sampson Burd, a member of the Piegan Nation, who entered the school on December 21, 1907 and ultimately departed on October 1, 1912. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a medical/physical record, student information cards, a trade/position record card, a newspaper clipping, progress/conduct cards, progress/conduct cards from Dickinson College Preparatory School (Conway Hall), an application for enrollment, and a report after leaving indicating that Burd was farming in Browning, Montana in 1911.

In school documentation Sampson Burd's name is also spelled Sampson Bird and Samson Burd.

Note: Burd married fellow student Margaret Blackwood, but she died shortly after their marriage. He subsequently married another former student, Margaret Burgess.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 77, folder 3702
Sampson Burd Student File