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Author Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889.

Title Laura Dewey Bridgman Collection, Letters, 1879-1883 [electronic resource] / [Laura Dewey Bridgman].

Imprint [Pittsburg, Kan. : Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections, 2008]


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Summary Letters from Laura Bridgman, the first deaf-blind person to be successfully educated in the United States. The Laura Bridgman Letters consist of six letters, typed transcripts of the letters, and a piece of lace knitted by Laura Bridgman. The letters are from Laura Bridgman to her friend Abbie Forest of Thayer, Kansas, written between 1879 and 1883. The letters are primarily discussions about holidays, friends, illnesses, and the weather. One letter mentions a corresponding relationship that Laura Bridgman had with Lucretia Garfield, the wife of President James Garfield. The letters are arranged chronologically.
Subject Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889 -- Correspondence.
Deafblind people -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Correspondence.
Lace and lace making -- 19th century -- Photographs.
Forest, Abbie -- Correspondence.
Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph, 1832-1918.
Added Author Pittsburg State University. Library.

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