Christian Register and Boston Observer


Accession Number: 2002.152

Summary/Description: A 4-page issue of the Christian Register consisting of pages 37-40; contains an article headlined "Institution for the Blind" on pp. 38-39 (columns 6 and 1, respectively), with information about the New England Institution (Perkins School for the Blind) from school's sixth annual report. Article includes two sections with headings: "Interesting Case of a Pupil, Blind, Deaf and Dumb" and "Globe for the Blind." First section is about Laura Bridgman, 8-year-old student; second describes a globe acquired through the monetary donation of J. Preston. Julia Brace and James Mitchell are mentioned in a note. Foxing; ragged with small tears along folded edge.

Publisher: David Reed

Publisher Place: Boston

Publish Date: March 10, 1838

Subjects: Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889 Deaf-blind. Noted individuals. Schools for the blind and visually impaired

Physical Description: Paper 22 x 16 1/2 in. Vol. 17, no. 10