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The Perkins Archives are part of the Samuel P. Hayes Research Library at the Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. The Archives house collections related to the history of the education of the blind and deafblind, institutional archives, and correspondence of significant figures in the school's history, such as Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, Laura Bridgman and Samuel Gridley Howe.



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The Perkins Archives are part of the Samuel P. Hayes Research Library at the Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. The Archives house collections related to the history of the education of the blind and deafblind, institutional archives, and correspondence of significant figures in the school's history, such as Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, Laura Bridgman and Samuel Gridley Howe. Our Institutional Legacy In 1829 Perkins became the first school established for the blind in the United...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 136-140, 1967-1971
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 147-153, 1978-1984
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 141-146, 1972-1977
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Various authors, collected by Nella Braddy Henney
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The Nella Braddy Henney Collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, articles, clippings, publications and other materials related to the lives of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy, Polly Thomson and Nella Braddy Henney. The extensive correspondence collection contains Keller correspondence with other people, including Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain; copies), Perkins Directors Edward E. Allen and Gabriel Farrell, Charles F. F. Campbell, actress Katherine Cornell, and other notable...
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Augusta Journal (ME); Akron Beacon-Journal; Akron Times; Advocate and Family Guardian; Albuquerque Journal; Asheville Citizen (NC); Brockton Enterprise (MA); Beverly Times (MA); Bridgeport Post (CT); Boston Christian Science Monitor; Boston Sunday Post; Boston Herald; Boston American; Boston Herald; Boston Globe; Boston Transcript; Boston Traveler; Boston Post; Brooklyn Times; Brooklyn Eagle; Camden Courier(NJ); Canton News (OH); Cincinnati Times-Star; Cincinnati Post; Columbus State Journal;...
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Amherst Record (MA); Asbury Park Press (NJ); Boston Traveler; Boston Transcript; Boston Herald; Boston Advertiser; Boston American Boston Post Boston Record; Boston Journal; Boston Pilot; Boston Daily Globe; Boston Globe; Binghampton Press-Leader (NY); Bridgeport Farmer (CT); Bridgeport Times (CT); Bridgeport Post (CT); Bridgeport Telegram (CT); Brockton Enterprise (MA); Brooklyn Standard-Union; Brooklyn Eagle; Brooklyn Times; Brooklyn Citizen; Buffalo Express; Burlington Press (VT); Christian...
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Attleboro Chronicle (MA); American Foundation for Overseas Blind, Inc.; Allentown Morning Call (PA); Albion Republican (NY); Augusta Kennebec Journal (ME); Athol News (MA); Ardemoreite (OK); Austin Texan; Bath Times (ME); Baton Rouge Advocate; Biddeford Journal (ME); Bergenfield Times (NJ); Bridgeport Times Star (CT); Bridgeport Post (CT); Bridgeport Telegram (CT); Bridgeport Sun (CT); Bristol Press (CT); Burlington FreePress (VT); Birmingham Age-Herald; Beaumont Journal (TX); Bangor Commercial...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Various authors, collected by Nella Braddy Henney
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The Nella Braddy Henney Collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, articles, clippings, publications and other materials related to the lives of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy, Polly Thomson and Nella Braddy Henney. The extensive correspondence collection contains Keller correspondence with other people, including Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain; copies), Perkins Directors Edward E. Allen and Gabriel Farrell, Charles F. F. Campbell, actress Katherine Cornell, and other notable...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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The Lantern Volume XXI No. 3, 1952 through Volume XXXIII No. 1, 1963
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Various authors, collected by Nella Braddy Henney
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The Nella Braddy Henney Collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, articles, clippings, publications and other materials related to the lives of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy, Polly Thomson and Nella Braddy Henney. The extensive correspondence collection contains Keller correspondence with other people, including Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain; copies), Perkins Directors Edward E. Allen and Gabriel Farrell, Charles F. F. Campbell, actress Katherine Cornell, and other notable...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Occupations [for the blind], 1908-1937. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1938-1940. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1932-1933. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Utah School for the Deaf and Blind
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15 Reports. The Utah School for the Deaf and Blind was also known as the Utah School for the Deaf and Dumb, Utah School for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Annual Report of the Perkins School for the Blind Reports 131-135, 1962-1966
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Connecticut Adult Blind, 1912-1922. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Unknown
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The Lantern Volume XXXIII, No. 1, 1963 through Volume XL No. 1, 1970
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal National College for the Visually Handicapped, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Report of the Royal National College for the Visually Handicapped, now Royal National College for the Blind from 1985
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Various, collection by Nella Braddy Henney
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The Nella Braddy Henney Collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, articles, clippings, publications and other materials related to the lives of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy, Polly Thomson and Nella Braddy Henney. The extensive correspondence collection contains Keller correspondence with other people, including Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain; copies), Perkins Directors Edward E. Allen and Gabriel Farrell, Charles F. F. Campbell, actress Katherine Cornell, and other notable...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Reports of the Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind from the years 1918-1927. Multiple volumes bound together.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Lions Club, 1937-1939. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Unknown
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The Lantern Volume XLVIII No. 2, 1979 through Volume LIV No. 1, 1984
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1934-1935. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Missouri Adult Blind, 1907-1930. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Alabama School for the Blind
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Volume numbers reflect the report numbers included in the volume. The Alabama Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind is also known as the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. In 1892 the Alabama Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind split into the Alabama Academy for the Blind and the Alabama School for the Deaf.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
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Scrapbook containing newspaper notices related to Laura Bridgman (Dr. Howe's famous pupil), a deafblind pupil at the Perkins School for the Blind.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1915-1931. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Report of the Royal National College for the Blind from the year 1992
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal National College for the Visually Handicapped, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Report of the Royal National College for the Visually Handicapped, now Royal National College for the Blind from 1986
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Missouri Adult Blind, 1931-1935. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Braille Transcribing, 1921-1932. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Clovernook Home for Blind. Includes Georgia D. Trader, Florence B. Trader
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19 reports. The Clovernook Home for Blind is also known as the Clovernook Center. Includes several images of the Ohio institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Reports of the Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind from the years 1888-1894. Multiple volumes bound together.
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 154-160, 1985-1992
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1936-1937. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Report of the Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind from 1975
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by The Missouri School for the Blind
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Volume numbers reflect the report numbers included in the volume. The Missouri School for the Blind is also known as the Missouri Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind
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Atlantic City Press; Atlantic City Union; Aberdeen Examiner; Amherst Record (MA); Amarillo News (TX); Ashland Independent (KY); Baltimore News; Brooklyn Leader; Boston American; Boston News Bureau; Boston Monitor; Boston Herald; Boston Record; Boston Post; Boston Traveler; Boston Sunday Globe; Boston Globe; Boston Transcript; Amherst Collegian (MA); Boston Christian Science Monitor; Charlotte Observer; Charleston Gazette; Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram (WV); The Christian Advocate; The Country...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Albany, New York, Press; Attleboro, Mass., Chronicle; Attleboro, Mass., Sun; Bangor, Maine, News Bangor, Maine, Commercial; Birmingham Age; Birmingham Ledger; Boston Common; Boston American; Boston Evening American; Boston Advertiser; Boston Evening Transcript; Boston Traveler; Boston Transcript; Boston Evening Record; Boston Record; Boston Daily Globe; Boston Morning Globe; Boston Evening Globe; Boston Morning Post;Boston Sunday Post; Boston Journal; Boston Morning Journal; Boston Morning...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Arlington Advocate (MA); American Annals of the Deaf; Augusta Chronicle (GA); Bangor News (ME); Bangor Commercial (ME); Bay City Times (MI); Bradford Opinion (VT); Bridgeport Farmer (CT); Brockton Times (MA); Birmingham Age; Buffalo Inquirer (NY); Brooklyn Citizen; Boston Morning Journal; Boston Commercial; Boston Times; Boston American; Boston Budget; Boston Journal; Boston Record; Boston Advertiser; Boston Post; Boston Herald; Boston Morning Herald; Boston Morning Globe (MA); Burlington News...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Reports of the Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind from the years 1882-1887. Multiple volumes bound together.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by The Idaho State School for the Deaf and Blind
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12 reports. Includes several programs for recitals, musicals, commencement exercises, and gymnastics exhibitions. Also includes catalogue and course of study. The Idaho State School for the Deaf and Blind is also known as the Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by The Kansas State School for the Blind
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Volume numbers reflect the report numbers included in the volume. The Kansas State School for the Blind is also known as the Kansas Institution for the Blind, the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind, Kansas School for the Blind, and the Kansas State School for the Visually Handicapped.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Alabama Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind
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Volume numbers reflect the report numbers included in the volume. The Alabama Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind is also known as the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. In 1892 the Alabama Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind split into the Alabama Academy for the Blind and the Alabama School for the Deaf.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by The New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb
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Volume numbers reflect the report numbers included in the volume.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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  Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Schools of the City of Boston; Silent Worker; Salem Gazette; Boston Herald; Daily Paper for our Little People (Western New York Institution for Deaf-Mutes); Record(Troy, NY); Boston Transcript; The New York Times; Chicago Record; Collier’s Weekly; Boston Post; Albany Argus; Springfield Union; Brooklyn Eagle; Springfield Republican; New York Herald; Worcester Telegram; Boston Evening Transcript; Sisterville (West Virginia) Journal; The Youth’s...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Albany, New York Adult Blind, 1909-1927. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Jewish Activities, 1908-1939. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Lions Club, 1933-1936. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Massachusetts Adult Blind, 1934-1937. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Buffalo Association
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Brooklyn Adult Blind, 1915-1924. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Unpublished scrapbooks with newspaper clippings and pamphlets from the following publications: Boston Herald; The Globe(Toronto, Ontario); Lend a Hand; Science; Harper’s Bazar; Christian Register; The Swiss Cross; Boston Evening Traveller; The Andover Townsman; St. Nicholas; Revue Philosophique de la France et de l’Etranger; Boston Journal; Boston Evening Transcript; Boston Journal; The Atlantic Monthly; Boston Globe; Sports Afield; Boston Daily Advertiser; The Congregationalist; Every...