The Perkins Archives include 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, and Samuel Gridley Howe. The collections are in a variety of formats, including original manuscripts, ledgers, scrapbooks, clippings notebooks, photographs, postcards, paintings and prints, reel-to-reel audio and film recordings, and museum objects including reading and writing apparatus and appliances.
Detailed collection descriptions and resources for researchers.
Online exhibits of archival materials on Flickr.
Digitized historical collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Massachusetts.
Publications and other material on the Internet Archive.
Best place to begin a search! Full text online, 1833-2000.
Issues of the school newsletter, 1931-2002.
Listen to audio files online. Stories recorded 2004-2008.
Perkins History Audio Recordings»