Clippings and Other Materials Related to the Blind in China

Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Perkins School for the Blind
175 N. Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Creator: 

Perkins School for the Blind

Date Range: 
1837-1947
Call number: 
AG60
Abstract: 

The collection primarily contains newspaper clippings and magazine articles. There are a few pamphlets, as well as a newsletter and a group letter with updates about the Sun Laap School for the Blind. Many items highlight missionary work in China, particularly the education of the blind. A small amount of material is related to Miss A. T. Mills and her deafblind pupil, Wang Fung-Ying. Nineteenth-century material includes an article about Dr. Peter Parker who established the Ophthalmic Hospital in Canton, in 1835. 

Extent: 
0.2 linear feet
Language: 
English, some Dutch
Processed by: 

Processed by Jennifer Hale, 2014

Sources of information: 

Canton Hospital, Canton, China. (1920). Retrieved from Trinity College Digital Repository http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/moore/30/

Restrictions: 
None
Credit line/Citation: 
Clippings and other Materials Related to the Blind in China, Perkins School for the Blind
Scope/Contents: 

Collection primarily contains newspaper clippings and magazine articles. There are a few pamphlets, as well as a newsletter and a group letter with updates about the Sun Laap School for the Blind. Many items highlight missionary work in China, particularly the education of the blind. A small amount of material is related to Miss A. T. Mills and her deafblind pupil, Wang Fung-Ying. Nineteenth century material includes an article about Dr. Peter Parker who established the Ophthalmic Hospital in Canton, in 1835. 

Arrangement: 

1 series, 1 box

Container List: 

Box 1: Clippings, pamphlets, newsletter, and correspondence, 1945-1951

Folder 1: Ophthalmic hospital at Canton clipping, 1837

Folder 2: Chinese blind clippings, 1843-1896

Folder 3: Two Blind Chinese youth clipping, 1845

Folder 4: Sun Laap School for the Blind newsletter and correspondence, 1935, 1947

Folder 5: Chinese blind clippings, 1901-1947

Provenance: 
Unknown
Subject Headings: 

Missionaries--American--China--1890-1900. Missionaries--American--China--1900. Blind--China.