Digitized Journals and Other Writings by Laura Bridgman
Laura Bridgman, who is considered to be the first person with deafblindness to be formally educated, came to Perkins in 1834. Bridgman learned to write using the square hand method. Forty-five volumes of her handwritten journals, as well 4 volumes of dictated stories and other writings have been digitized and made available on the Internet Archive. The collection spans 1841-1856.