[Nineteenth-century American institutions for the education of the deaf and dumb.] Volume containing 17 printed items relating to institutions at Hartford, California, Jacksonville, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania.

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[American Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb, Hartford, Connecticut; Minnesota Institute for the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind and the School for Idiots and Imbeciles, Faribault, et al loc.
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Hartford, Connecticut; California; Jacksonville, Florida; Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania. Dating from between 1873 and 1887.
£450.00
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Seventeen uncommon items, all but the last in 8vo, and all bound into a sturdy modern black cloth binding. Typed list of contents laid down on front pastedown. In good condition, on lightly aged and worn paper, with occasional damage to wraps. Shelfmarks, labels and stamp of the Science and Art Department Educational Library and Board of Education Reference Library, London. Most in their original printed coloured wraps. With a number of interesting plates, including views (one a chromolithograph of the 'School for Deaf and Dumb, Frederick, Md.'), floor and ground plans, signing alphabets and fold-out tables. ONE: The Sixty-Eighth Annual Report of the Directors and Officers of the American Asylum at Hartford, for the Education and Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb. 1884. 49pp. TWO: Tenth Report of the Board of Directors and Officers of the California Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind, for the twenty-three months ending June 30, 1873. 40pp. THREE: Twenty-first Biennial Report (Forty-Second Annual Report) of the Trustees, Superintendent and Treasurer of the Illinois Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, at Jacksonville. October 1, 1882. 134 + [1]pp. FOUR: Proceedings of the Tenth Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf and Dumb, held at Jacksonville, Illinois, August 26-30, 1882. 192 + iii pp. FIVE: Fourth Biennial Report (16th and 17th Annual.) of the Maryland School for the Deaf and Dumb, to the Legislature of Maryland. From October 1st 1883, to October 1st 1885. 31pp. SIX: Sixteenth Biennial Report of the Board of Trustees of the Michigan Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, at Flint, for the Years 1883-4. 83pp. SEVEN: The Third Biennial Report of the Directors and Officers of the Minnesota Institute for the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind and the School for Idiots and Imbeciles, located in Faribault. To the Governor of Minnesota, For the Two Years Ending July 31, 1884. 339pp. EIGHT: Report of the Trustees of the New Jersey School for Deaf-Mutes, 1884. 23pp. NINE: Nineteenth Annual Report of the Trustees and Officers of the Institution for the Improved Instruction of Deaf-Mutes, (Lexington Avenue, between 67th and 68th Street, New York.) For the year 1885. Transmitted to the Legislature, January 14, 1886. 43pp. TEN: Sixty-seventh Annual Report and Documents of the New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, to the Legislature of the State of New York, For the Year 1885. Printed at the New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, 1886. 109pp. ELEVEN: Eleventh Annual Report of the Central New York Institution for Deaf-Mutes, at Rome, N.Y., For the year ending September 30, 1885. Transmitted to the Legislature, January 13, 1886. 66pp. (Pp.58-66 carry an 'INVENTORY', with running totals and a grand total 'Estimated Value' of $55,348.07 added in manuscript.) TWELFTH: The Fifteenth Annual Report of the Church Mission to Deaf-Mutes. Office, at 9 West 18th Street, Mission House, at 220 East 12th Street. The appendix contains information respecting other departments of work among deaf-mutes. New York, 1888. 52pp. THIRTEEN: The Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Deaf and Dumb for the Year 1873. Philadelphia, 1874. 59pp. FOURTEEN: The Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, for the Year 1885. Philadelphia, 1886. 66pp. FIFTEEN: A Summary of Work done in Oral School for Deaf Mutes, Scranton, Pennsylvania. A Paper, Written for the Eleventh Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf, held at California Institution for the Deaf, Berkeley, California, from July 15 to July -, '86, by Emma Garrett, Scanton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. [1886.] 11pp. SIXTEEN: [Item by Emma Garrett, dated from Philadelphia, 31 March 1884, and headed 'Penna. Institution for D. & D. Branch for Oral Instruction 317 S. Eleventh Street.' 7pp. SEVENTEEN: Extracts from the Laws of Wisconsin. [two 4to pages, reproducing 'Chapter 40', 12 March 1887; and 'Chapter 315', 15 April 1885.