A collection of clippings and other literature collected by Maria Ritchie. Topics include Boston Nursery for Blind Babies, retrolental fibroplasia (retinopathy of prematurity), and Perkins’ early work with infants and their mothers in the late 1940s. Most of the articles are about work for babies with retinopathy of prematurity being done in the Boston area.
Susanna Coit, 2018
Maria Dickson (1906-1998) was born in Banbridge, Ireland and was married to George Ritchie (born in 1905 in Aberdeen, Scotland). They resided in Malden, Massachusetts and in 1945 Mrs. Ritchie and her son attended the Nursery School project at Perkins.
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This collection contains newspaper clippings, accompanied by published reports and booklets. Topics include Boston Nursery for Blind Babies, retrolental fibroplasia (retinopathy of prematurity), and Perkins’ early work with infants and their mothers in the late 1940s. Most of the articles are about work being done in the Boston area related to babies with retinopathy of prematurity.
B1:F1 = Box 1: Folder 1
This collection is arranged into 7 folders by material type. The clippings are arranged chronologically by year.
B1:F1: No Place to Go - publication and correspondence
B1:F2: Clippings, 1943-1952
B1:F3: Clippings, 1953-1962
B1:F4: Clippings, undated
B1:F5: Perkins events, 1951, 1952, 1953
B1:F6: Pauline Moor to Mrs. George Ritchie, August 18, 1960
B1:F7: Publications, 1951, 1952, 1977, 1987
Perkins School for the Blind.
Perkins School for the Blind--History.