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Laura Bridgman's Autobiography, p. 15

Laura Bridgman's Autobiography, p. 15

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Title:
Laura Bridgman's Autobiography, p. 15
Description:
... Mother's old fashioned house & disliked to touch it with my little paws. My dear Mama could not dream of how to encourage or comfort me much. In many ways only by way of patting my chin or face or also by giving me some kind of food or article. I was extremely fond of new boiled maple syrup & could have as plenty of it as Mother thought...
Author:
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889
Name on Item:
Laura Bridgman
Date:
1886
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Laura Bridgman Collection
Series:
Laura Bridgman Autobiography
Subjects:
Blind
Deafblind people
People with disabilities
Special education
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
Extent:
1 manuscript page
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Handwritten pages of Laura Bridgman's account of her life
Accession #:
AG59-AB-016