Perkins Archives Blog
October 24, 2014
In 1856, Perkins was open to the public once a month and demand was such that visitors needed to get a ticket in advance in order to prevent a crowd.
September 12, 2014
Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe's receipt for good/services purchased from D. P. Butler, Practical Phrenologist, Bookseller, and Publisher, 1860.
August 20, 2014
Teaching methodology: curriculum related collections on geography, reading and writing,physical education, manual arts and vocational training.
June 18, 2014
Perkins' Directors' files that date from 1950 to 2000.
May 2, 2014
8 Perkins movies, 1923-1985, now available for your viewing pleasure.
April 25, 2014
Presented at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC), on April 25, 2014, Rochester, NY.
March 19, 2014
Two excerpts from Oliver Caswell's journal written March, 1844 in square hand when he was a teenager.
March 12, 2014
Petition signed by 65 individuals to end the practice of cold water bathing at the Perkins Institution on a compulsory basis.
March 3, 2014
In honor of our 185th anniversary here is a look back at our 150th anniversary celebration.
February 27, 2014
A note about