Perkins Archives Blog
July 12, 2016
Over 100 maps from the 1830's to the 1960's have just been added to the Perkins Archives digital map collection.
May 25, 2016
In the incoming correspondence from 1868-1869 there are three letters from Dickens to founding Perkins Director, S.G. Howe.
April 25, 2016
An intern's experience working in the Perkins Archives digitizing a Helen Keller and Nella Braddy Henney correspondence collection.
March 23, 2016
Helen Keller's prepared responses to questions from the audience during her Vaudeville performances.
March 2, 2016
The Research Library staff was surprised and excited to receive three books printed at Perkins in 1836, 1837, and 1839.
February 17, 2016
Important research materials related to the life of Samuel Gridley Howe, Julia Ward Howe and their daughters was gifted to the Perkins School.
February 9, 2016
The digitization of the Nella Braddy Henney Collection of Manuscripts is notable for containing extensive Helen Keller correspondence.
January 20, 2016
This handwritten ledger contains detailed medical and family records of students at the Perkins School for the Blind.
January 7, 2016
The childhood home of Laura Bridgman is located in Aetna, New Hamphshire. Moses Woolcott who built a one room home on the land in 1767.
December 14, 2015
1949 letter from Perkins' student Janice Charlotte Liscomb to her family in Maine.