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Writing Guide

Writing Guide

Item Information

Title:
Writing Guide
Description:
This writing guide is believed to have belonged to Laura Bridgman. Writing guides are used by people who are blind or visually impaired or deafblind to keep the pencil or other writing instrument in a straight line as the writer is creating the text. Bridgman was a prolific writer, with a voluminous personal correspondence, journals, and other writing.
Date:
[ca. 1829–1889]
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Laura Bridgman Collection
Series:
Personal items and artifacts belonging to Laura Bridgman
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 object
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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.
Accession #:
AG59-016-0002