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Perkins Archives Blog
January 23, 2018
Despite incorporating in 1829, Perkins did not officially open its doors to students until 1832. What took so long?
January 8, 2018
A guest blog post about Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan's close friendship with Joseph Edgar Chamberlin, written by his great-great granddaughter.
December 15, 2017
Learn about some possible topics for 2018 National History Day projects focusing on Conflict and Compromise in History.
December 5, 2017
A letter from Perkins Alumni Association members offering support to those who lost their vision following the 1917 Halifax Explosion.
December 4, 2017
Blog post about Perkins Archives internship by Simmons College graduate student Ashley Williams.
September 20, 2017
Story and information about Julian H. Mabey, who worked at Perkins School for the Blind as a teacher for 55 years between 1893 and 1944.
July 18, 2017
The story of a Perkins Archives intern who processed the ephemera collection.
June 26, 2017
What we can learn about how Helen Keller celebrated her birthday from journals kept by Nella Braddy Henney.
May 2, 2017
A Perkins Archives intern's experience processing the the Printed Ephemera collection, and the Blindness in Popular Fiction and Nonfiction collection.
April 19, 2017
The Kindergarten Correspondence Collection consists of 39 volumes, spanning the years 1884-1921.