Student Nursing Training

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 19)
December 16, 1887

The first page opened with an untitled poem about kindness, followed by "Part of Our Hospital Work," a reprint of a composition by Nancy Cornelius (Oneida) who detailed her experiences as a hospital assistant. She wrote about the breakfast routine and the Apache mothers caring for their babies at the hospital. There was also an article…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 8)
October 5, 1888

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…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 8)
October 11, 1889

The first page opened with a poem by Bayard Taylor with the first line "Learn to live, and live to learn” followed by the fourth installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: All Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week).…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Collage of Students Who Became Professional Nurses, c. 1895

Collage of six photographs.

Caption: INDIAN GIRLS AS PROFESSIONAL NURSES.

This picture represents former Carlisle pupils who, having received preliminary training in the School hospital, and having completed heir training in Philadelphia, New Haven and Hartford nurse schools, are now profitably employed…

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Photograph, Reproduction
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Unidentified female student #20, c.1895

Studio portrait of an unidentified female student wearing a nurse's uniform. 

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Surgical Nurse Training in School Hospital [pose 1], c. 1908

A white male doctor, a white female nurse, two female and one male student nurses are posed in an operating room with a male student patient. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Surgical Nurse Training in School Hospital [pose 2], c. 1908

A white male doctor, a white female nurse, two female and one male student nurses are posed in an operating room with a male student patient. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Surgical Nurse Training in School Hospital [pose 3], c. 1908

A white male doctor, a white female nurse, two female and one male student nurses are posed in an operating room with a male student patient. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Female Students in Hospital Ward, c. 1909

A white female nurse and a female student nurse attend three female student patients in beds in a hospital ward. Another female student, apparently a visitor, sits in a chair beside of the beds. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Three Student Nurses and a Male Patient, c. 1909

Three female student nurses attend a male student patient in a ward in the school hospital.

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Training of student nurses in school hospital, c.1910

Posed group of a doctor, staff nurse, and student nurses demonstrating how to use ether on a patient. This image was taken in the operating suite of the newer school hospital, construction of which was completed in 1908.

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Various Books Requested for Nursing Training and Hospital
October 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authorization to buy books listed in letter to be used to train students in nursing as well as for the use of the school hospital.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Charles H. Thompson
March 2, 1892

Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the school including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training.

Thompson also includes a number of…

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Legal and Government Documents, Reports
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Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for M. S. Barr to attend Summer School in Boston and Annual Leave
May 22, 1900

Richard H. Pratt forwards M. S. Barr's request to attend summer school in Boston, Massachusetts, as well as 30 days of leave. Barr works as a nurse.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Recommends Ida Wheelock for Indian Service Position
February 26, 1902

Edgar A. Allen responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding placing Marion Lambert in a position in the Indian Service. Allen notes that Lambert should remain at the Bellevue Hospital to continue training as a nurse and instead recommends Ida Wheelock.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Pierre's Request for Leave of Absence to Attend Nursing School in Philadelphia
September 30, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Hospital Cook Sara Pierre's request for a 30-day leave of absence to attend nursing school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Pierre's Request for Unpaid Leave of Absence
December 1, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Sara Pierre be granted an additional 21-day leave of absence to attend nursing school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pierre works as a hospital cook. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Seichu Atsye for Appointment as a Nurse
December 31, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation and information for Seichu Atsye for an appointment as a nurse in the Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Need for New Hospital at Carlisle
October 1, 1904 - December 20, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards two letters along with his own thoughts on the need for a new hospital at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Pierre Recommends Louisa French as Hospital Cook of the Ute School
November 5, 1906

Sara Pierre resigns her position as hospital cook at in order to continue her nursing studies at the Lawrence General Hospital. William D. Leonard forwards the resignation and notes that Pierre recommended Carlisle student Louisa French for the position. Leonard notes that if French is not sent that the position be filled with a young unmarried…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Nomination of Marie McCloud to Temporary Fill Hospital Cook Position
December 10, 1906

William A. Mercer nominates Marie McCloud to fill the hospital cook position temporarily until she returns to her home in Alaska.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Theresa Connor for Vacant Assistant Seamstress Position
July 8, 1907 - July 12, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs communication regarding the potential appointment of Marguerite Fremont (here Margaret Fremont) to the position of assistant seamstress at the Rainy Mountain School. Mercer instead recommends Theresa Connor who desires the position without an examination.

C. F. Larrabee responds…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
German Hospital Outing Inquiry
April 24, 1908 - May 25, 1908

This material includes correspondence regarding a request from a hospital manager at the German Hospital in Brooklyn, New York for a student at Carlisle for a job as a maid and waitress in his home. Also included is a letter regarding the satisfaction of the German Hospital at the progress of Carlisle students as nurses in training.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Martha Cornsilk Outing Case
June 16, 1908 - December 31, 1908

This material includes correspondence regarding Martha Cornsilk and her outing record in 1908. Specific information is given regarding Cornsilk's training as a nurse at the German Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, her experience after leaving New York, and being accepted into the Worcester City Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. The materials…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Disagreement about a Potential Nurse Raise
June 21, 1909 - July 1, 1909

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests that the nurse's salary not be raised from $720 to $780 per year because "the work here is not arduous, there being a number of student apprentice nurses who render valuable assistance." In addition, the costs in food supply bids have increased between 5% and 20%. 

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration