Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936

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Annie Sullivan was the teacher of Helen Keller. For biographical information see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Letter, 1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007368

Anne Mansfield ("Annie") Sullivan (1866-1936) became the teacher of Helen Keller (1880-1968) in 1887 upon the recommendation of Michael Anagnos (1837-1906), director of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind in South Boston, Mass., from which Anne Sullivan had recently graduated.

From the description of Letters, 1887-1902. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 218559021

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Biography collection, 1771-1995 (bulk 1920s-70s). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. Papers, [ca. 1887-1980] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936. Letters, 1887-1902. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Gibson, William, 1914-2008. The miracle worker / [by William Gibson,] 2010. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. Papers, 1900-1971 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. Papers, 1903. Radcliffe College, Archives
creatorOf Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936. Letter, 1902. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943. Correspondence, ca.1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn The Notable Women of Boston Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Helen Keller photograph collection, [ca. 1881-1967] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Biography Collection MS 393., 1771-1995, 1920-1970 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Nancy Hamilton Papers MS 189., 1862-1992, 1952-1959 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. TLS, 1936 November 24, Forest Hills, New York, to Miss Henrietta W. Slicer, Baltimore, Maryland. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
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associatedWith Anagnostopoulos, Michael, 1837-1906. person
associatedWith Gibson, William, 1914-2008. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Nancy person
associatedWith Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. person
associatedWith Perkins School for the Blind. corporateBody
associatedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Boston (Mass.)
Tuscumbia (Ala.)
Children with disabilities--Education
Women teachers


Birth 1866-04-14

Death 1936-10-20





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