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us: Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876

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  • Fuller Name

    • Samuel Gridley
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    • Birth Place

        Boston (Mass.)
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    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Perkins School for the Blind
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Brown University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Harvard Medical School
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Soldiers
          (lcsh) Surgeons
            (lcsh) Abolitionists
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Howe, Samuel Gridley, 1801-1876
        • Sources

          • found: LCCN 9-7786: Sanborn, F.B. Dr. S.G. Howe, 1891 (hdg.: Howe, Samuel Gridley, 1801-1876)
          • found: NUCMC data from Perkins School for the Blind Archives for His Collection, 1820-2011 (Samuel Gridley Howe, 1801-1876, was the founding director of the Perkins School for the Blind. He attended Brown University and Harvard Medical School and was a soldier and surgeon in the Greek War of Independence. He is best remembered for his work with Laura Bridgman, a pupil at Perkins who was deafblind and one of the earliest individuals with deafblindness to learn language, and the first American to do so. Howe was a prominent leader in the field of blindness, printing for the blind, and other social justice and educational reform movements in the United States. He was married to Julia Ward Howe, suffragist and author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic)
          • found: English Wikipedia website, viewed Oct. 3, 2014 (Samuel Gridley Howe (Nov. 10, 1801--Jan. 9, 1876) was a nineteenth century United States physician, abolitionist, and an advocate of education for the blind. He organized and was the first director of the Perkins Institution; Born: Nov. 10, 1801, Boston, Mass.; Died: Jan. 9, 1876 (aged 74), Massachusetts; occupation: physician; abolitionist)
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