Keller-Macy Cottage Dedication Collection

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


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Collection contains correspondence relating to the Keller-Macy Cottage dedication ceremony, press releases, seating lists, a script of the dedication ceremony, and documents produced by the Perkins School for the Blind Deafblind Department. The collection also includes newspaper clippings about Helen Keller and her role in the dedication ceremony.

0.5 linear feet
Processed by: 

Amanda Landis, 2014

Biographical/Historical notes: 

On November 15, 1956 Helen Keller dedicated the new building used by the Deafblind Department in honor of herself and her esteemed teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy. This ceremony marked the expansion of Perkins School for the Blind’s Deafblind program.

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Keller-Macy Cottage Dedication Collection, Perkins School for the Blind

1 box

Container List: 

Folder 1: Edward J. Waterhouse Dedication Correspondence, September – November 1956
Folder 2: Dedication Correspondence (incoming), November 1956
Folder 3: Press Release, October 1956
Folder 4: Invitation and Program, November 14, 1956
Folder 5: Dedication Script, November 14, 1956 Folder 6: Seating List, November 14, 1956
Folder 7: Dedication Pamphlets, November 14, 1956
Folder 8: Deafblind Department Documents, November 1956
Folder 9: Newspaper clippings, 1956

Subject Headings: 

Perkins School for the Blind.

Perkins School for the Blind--History.

Perkins School for the Blind--History--Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936

Keller, Helen, -- 1880-1968

Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936

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