Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind

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The New England Asylum for the Blind was incorporated in Massachusetts in 1829; it opened in Boston in 1832 as the New England Institution for the Blind. It was sucessively renamed the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind in 1839, the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind in 1877, and the Perkins School for the Blind in 1955. The institution relocated in Watertown in 1912.

From the description of Annual reports, 1851-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122556590

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creatorOf Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind. Annual reports, 1851-1924. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
creatorOf Bunyan, John, 1628-1688. [Collection of samples of raised-letter line types for printing for the blind.] Library Company of Philadelphia
referencedIn Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943. The Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection, [19--]-2002. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind. [Publications]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind. [Publications]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884. Papers of Edward Jarvis, 1825-1888 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf Perkins School for the Blind. Agency history record. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889. Letter, 1852 May 11, South Boston, to Alexander Macdonald, Janesville, Wisconsin. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Dorr, Elizabeth, 1804-1870. Elizabeth Dorr diaries, 1835-1859. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. Transcripts of returns of the Perkins Institution, 1829-1884. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889. person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
associatedWith Dorr, Elizabeth, 1804-1870. person
associatedWith Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884. person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind. corporateBody
associatedWith Perkins School for the Blind. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Massachusetts--Boston
Massachusetts--Watertown
Massachusetts
United States
Subject
Blind--Institutional care
Deaf--Education
Blind--Education
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Active 1851

Active 1924

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