Blind, Deaf and Deafblind Periodicals and Newsletters Collection

Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Perkins School for the Blind
175 N. Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Creator: 

Perkins School for the Blind

Date Range: 
1910-2010
Call number: 
AG105
Abstract: 

Perkins Collection of International & National News Periodicals and Newsletters from institutions about people with blindness and deafness.

Extent: 
7.5 linear feet: 8 manuscript boxes, 7 flat boxes, 2 oversized flat boxes, 1 disc
Language: 
Most of the collection is in English. International periodicals are written in language of country of origin. Iranian newsletter is in braille.
Processed by: 

Jane Pipik, 2019

Biographical/Historical notes: 

This collection contains 44 publications sent to Perkins from 1910-2010 which focusing on news relating to people who are blind and deafblind. Ninety percent of the collection’s periodicals were published in the United States. The Perkins Collection illustrates 100 years of news about the operation of organizations and facilities for people who are blind and deafblind, as well as advances in these fields.

Sources of information: 

The National Federation of the Blind. The Blind Cat, http://webopac.infovisionsoftware.com/nfb/default.aspx. Accessed 14 Aug. 2019.

Restrictions: 
None
Credit line/Citation: 
Blind, Deaf and Deafblind Periodicals and Newsletters Collection, Perkins School for the Blind
Scope/Contents: 

This collection is primarily comprised of 44 periodicals received by Perkins School for the Blind from 1910-2010. Included are newsletters, newspapers and magazines from international and national organizations serving blind, deaf and deafblind persons. One recorded news disc from 1945 and one braille newsletter is included in this collection.

Arrangement: 

7 Series, 16 boxes arranged by country of origin, alphabetical by institution

This collection is arranged in 7 series. The series are arranged by the country of origin of periodical and arranged alphabetically by periodical title within. The Series are arranged as follows:

Series 1: United States
Series 2: Great Britain
Series 3: Canada
Series 4: Italy
Series 5: Mexico
Series 6: Iran
Series 7: New Zealand

Container List: 

KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS
B1:F1 = Box 1: Folder 1
D.F.= Distrito Federal or D.F. and is now officially known as Ciudad de México (Mexico City)

Series 1: United States

B1: The Blind of Europe Talking Audio Book Disc, American Foundation for the Blind New York, NY, 1948

B2:F1: Bulletin Institution for the Chinese Blind, New York, NY, 1944-1951

B10:F1 Oversize: The Blind Veterans Bulletin, Bulletin New York, NY, 1946-1948

B10:F2 Oversize: The Blind Veterans Bulletin, Bulletin New York, NY, 1946-1948

B2:F2: The BVA Bulletin, Washington, DC, 1955-1999

B2:F3: Chicago Lighthouse News, Chicago, IL, 1991

B2:F4: Comeback Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ, 1949-1955

B2:F5: CSB Community Services for the Blind, Seattle, WA, 1966-1968

B2:F6: CSB Community Services for the Blind, Seattle, WA, 1969-1977

B2:F7: Dial-Log, Berwyn, Illinois, various 1966-1984

B2:F8: Foresite, Berwyn, Illinois, 1969-1972

B2:F9: Howe's Now: Council of Schools for the Blind, Auburn, Alabama, 2000

B2:F10: Howe's Now: Council of Schools for the Blind, Auburn, Alabama, 2001

B2:F11: Howe's Now: Council of Schools for the Blind, Auburn, Alabama, 2002

B3:F1: Howe's Now: Council of Schools for the Blind, Auburn, Alabama, 2003

B3:F2: Howe's Now: Council of Schools for the Blind, Auburn, Alabama, 2004-2007

B3:F3: Howe's Now: Council of Schools for the Blind, Auburn, Alabama, 2007-2010

B5:F15 OVERSIZE: The IHB Reporter, The Industrial Home for the Blind Brooklyn NY, undated 1957 -1964

B3:F4: The IHB Reporter, The Industrial Home for the Blind Brooklyn NY, 1964-1977

B10:F3 Oversize: IAPB News Bethesda, MD, 1984

B3:F5: Inside, National Industries for the Blind, New York, NY, 1968-1970

B3:F6: The Log of the Bridgetender Friends-in-Art, College Park MD/Taunton MA,1982-1987

B4:F1: The Log of the Bridgetender Friends-in-Art, College Park MD/Taunton, MA,1988-1991

B4:F2: National Society for the Prevention of Blindness Inc., New York, NY, 1910-1917,1952

B4:F3: NEWS…About Deaf Blind Students in New England, Watertown, MA, 1977-1982

B4:F4: N.I.B. News, National Industries for the Blind, New York, NY, 1962-1968

B4:F5: Orbit (The), Hadley School for The Blind, Winnetka, IL, 1975-1985

B4:F6: Orbit (The), Hadley School for The Blind, Winnetka, IL, 1986-1999

B6:F1: Report On Preschool, Washington DC, March 1981-May 1982

B6:F2: Report On Preschool, Washington DC, June 1982-October 1983

B6:F3: RP Foundation Newsletter, Baltimore MD., 1975-1988

B6:F4: The Seeing Eye Guide, Morristown, New Jersey, 1951-1973

B6:F5: The Seeing Eye Guide, Morristown, New Jersey, 1974-1990

B7:F1: Sensory Aids Technology Update, Palo Alta, CA, 1986-1988

B7:F2: Sensory Aids Technology Update, Palo Alta, CA, 1989-1990

B8:F1 OVERSIZE: SERCH, Southeast Regional Center for Deaf-Blind Children Newsletter, Talladega, Alabama, 1972-1982

B8:F2 OVERSIZE: Sights and Sounds, Talladega, Alabama, 1986-1989

B7:F3: Sundial, Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Boston, MA,1985-1993

B9:F1: Weekly Visitor, Cincinnati OH, 1950

B9:F2: Weekly Visitor, Cincinnati OH, 1951

B8:F3 OVERSIZE: TASH Newsletter (The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps), Seattle, WA, 1988-1991

B9:F3: Today Builds Tomorrow, New York, NY, 1961-1965

B9:F4: Typhlologer, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, 1973-1976

B9:F5: Viewer, Visual Impairment Education in Wisconsin, 1989

B9:F6: Viewpoint, Cincinnati, OH, 1975-1979

B9:F7: Viewpoint, Cincinnati, OH, 1980-1990

B11: OVERSIZE: Voice of the Diabetic National Federation of the Blind, Columbia, MO., 1986-1995

B10:F4 OVERSIZE: We The Blind, Pennsylvania Federation for the Blind, Philadelphia, PA, 1958-1961

B9:F8: Wormald International Sensory Aids Report, Bensenville, Illinois, 1981-1987

Series 2: Great Britain

B12:F1: Mobility News, Birmingham, England,1974-1978

B12:F2: Norwich Institution for the Blind, Norwich, England, 1948-1949

B12:F3: Norwich Institution for the Blind, Norwich, England, 1949-1952

B12:F4: Norwich Institution for the Blind, Norwich, England, 1952-1959

B12:F5: Norwich Institution for the Blind, Norwich, England, 1959-1967

B12:F6: Sound Barrier, London, England,1987-1988

Series 3: Canada

B12:F7: Vox Nostra: A Voice of Our Own, Bogota and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada,1989

Series 4: Italy

B13:F1 Oversize: Il Corriere Del Ciechi, Rome, Italy 1945, 1947-1949

B13:F2 Oversize: Il Corriere Del Ciechi, Rome, Italy 1950-1952

B13:F3 Oversize: Il Corriere Del Ciechi, Rome, Italy, 1953-1954

B13:F4: Oversize: Il Corriere Del Ciechi, Rome, Italy, 1955-1956

B13:F5: Oversize: Il Corriere Del Ciechi, Rome, Italy, 1957-1959

B13:F6 Oversize: Il Tiflologo, Florence, 1946-1947

Series 5: Mexico

B14:F1: Desde Las Sombras, Mexico, D.F. 1949-1950

B14:F2: Desde Las Sombras, Mexico, D.F. 1951-1952

B14:F3: Desde Las Sombras, Mexico, D.F. 1953-1954

B14:F4: Desde Las Sombras, Mexico, D.F. 1955-1956

B14:F5: Desde Las Sombras, Mexico, D.F. 1957

B15:F1: Desde Las Sombras, Mexico, D.F. 1958-1959

B15:F2: Desde Las Sombras, Mexico, D.F. 1960-1961

Series 6: Iran

B12:F8: Iranian Newsletter in braille, after 2014

Series 7: New Zealand

B15:F3: The Chronicle New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, 1972-1973

B15:F4: The Chronicle New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, 1974-1975

B15:F5: The Chronicle New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, 1975-1976

B15:F6: The Chronicle New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, 1977-1980

B15:F7: The Chronicle New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, 1987-1980

B16:F1 OVERSIZE: The Chronicle New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, 1981-1984

Provenance: 
Perkins School for the Blind
Subject Headings: 

Perkins School for the Blind.

Perkins School for the Blind--Periodicals.

Perkins School for the Blind--Newsletters.

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