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Perkins Archives Blog
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
January 7, 2014
My experience can best be exemplified by my discovery of a theater review for a production of Alice in Wonderland from 1919.
January 6, 2014
Successful collaboration with the archives internship program at Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
November 18, 2013
Excerpt from Chapter 19, "I Am Welcomed in Boston" by Davy Crockett.
November 12, 2013
Retirement Napkin, Perkins Music Department, 1944
November 8, 2013
Back in the days, before writing could commence you would need to blot the tip of the pen to avoid drips and splotches from marring your work.
November 5, 2013
Article from The Boston Globe discussing the dismantling of the old Perkins Institution in South Boston.