CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3428/2
TitleAberdeen Institution for the Deaf and Dumb: weekly visitation committee minute book
Date29 August 1864 - 8 May 1918
Extent1 volume
Creator NameAberdeen Institution for the Deaf and Dumb (fl 1819 - 1918)
DescriptionMinute book of the weekly visitation committee, noting daily details of life at the institution, including outings, departures and arrivals, gas leaks, repairs, fires, drawing examinations, deaths and illnesses, donations, visit by the Mayor of Melbourne (19 May 1873); starting to take day pupils, 25 September 1876; rare case of indiscipline, 4 December 1876; etc. Directors' quarterly meetings are also included. Many, but not all, pupils are named and sometimes family details are given.
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