Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889

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Dates:
Birth 1829-12-21
Death 1889-05-24

Biographical notes:

Teacher at the Perkins Institution for the Blind.

From the description of Autographs, 1873. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174141731

American woman educator who worked with the deaf and dumb.

From the description of Autograph, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81332987

The first blind deaf-mute to be educated, Laura Dewey Bridgman was a pupil of Samuel Gridley Howe, director of the Perkins School for the Blind in Boston, Mass.

From the description of Papers, 1877-1887 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007104

Deaf, blind, and mute child taught at the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind.

From the description of Autograph, [undated]. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978627

The first blind deaf-mute to be educated.

From the description of Letter to an unidentified recipient, 1887 March 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51610801

Student and teacher at the Perkins Institution for the Blind.

From the description of Letter, 1866 Feb. 12, to Mrs. Alvin Adams. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 260851136

Student at the Perkins Institution for the Blind.

From the description of Letter, 1852 May 11, South Boston, to Alexander Macdonald, Janesville, Wisconsin. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174141697

Deafblind woman; considered to be the first deafblind American child to gain significant education in the English language; born in Hanover, N.H.; studied at the Perkins Institution for the Blind in Boston, taught by Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe.

From the description of Laura Dewey Bridgman letter, 19th century. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 711861568

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Subjects:

  • Deafblind people--Education
  • Women educators--Autographs
  • Deafblind women
  • Deafblind women--Education
  • Deafblind women--Correspondence
  • Poetry
  • Blind--Education
  • Deaf--Education
  • Teachers of deafblind people

Occupations:

  • Deafblind women--New England

Places:

  • New England (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)