Records of the Office of the Registrar, 1874-1966
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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...
Arthur Gilman was an author, editor, and founder of Radcliffe College. For biographical information, see Who Was Who in America. From the description of Scrapbook, 1876-1914 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009465 Arthur Gilman, banker, educator, and historian, was instrumental in founding Radcliffe College; he served as Secretary (1879-1894) and Regent (1894-1896). He was also founder (1886) of the Gilman School for Girls (later names: the Cambridge...
Vocational short courses and institutes were initiated by the Radcliffe Appointment Bureau to train students for careers after graduation. Among these courses were: the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, 1954-1960; Communications for the Volunteer, 1965-1968; Summer Secretarial Course, 1935-1955, and the Radcliffe Publishing Course (formerly Publishing Procedures Course), 1947-, which continues to offer a six-week summer course in publishing. From the description of Rad...