Notes sur les sources principales

Canadian National Institute for the Blind fonds [multiple media]. 1905-1997. Fonds / Collection. MG28-I233, R3647-0-9-E. Architectural and technical drawings, Art, Moving images, Objects (including medals and pins), Photographs, Textual material. [Access: Restrictions vary]. Private.

Sauf si autrement indiqué, les documents inclus dans cette exposition proviennent des Archives de l’INCA conservés à Bibliothèque et Archives Canada et cités dans l’exposition comme suit : Source : CNIB papers (LAC) MG28 Series I233, Vol. x, File x.

Library and Archives Canada,Archival Records Branch (1979, rev 1993) Canadian National Institute for the Blind / L’Institut national canadien pour les aveugles MG28-I233 Finding Aid no 1114/Instrument de recherché no 1114.  Ottawa: Library and Archives Canada.  Available as a PDF document from:

Edwin Albert Baker fonds [textual record, graphic material, sound recording]. 1911-1979. Fonds / Collection.   MG30-C103, R1661-0-1-E.  Photographs, Sound recordings, Textual material. [Access: Open]. Private.

Sources secondaires

American Foundation for the Blind. (2009). AFB Talking Book Exhibit. Retrieved from

American Foundation for the Blind. (n.d.). 75 Years of AFB and Talking Books: Key Dates. Retrieved from

Babe, R. E. (2013, December 16). Sir William Mulock. Retrieved from

Campbell, M. W. (1965). No compromise: the story of Colonel Baker and the CNIB. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart.

House of Commons. (1898, April 1). Official Report of the Debates. Third Session – Eighth Parliament, 3rd Session: Vol. XLVI. 2913-2914. [available online]

Cooper, H. L. (2010, Sept. 1). A Brief History of Tactile Writing Systems for Readers with Blindness and Visual Impairments. Retrieved from

Cutler, Fran. (1988). The Right to Know. Toronto: Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

Durflinger, S. M. (2010). Veterans with a Vision: Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Friskney, J. (February 2017). Canada and the Trans-Atlantic Battle over Embossed Type. Retrieved from

Friskney, J. B. (2012). From Gleam of Light to Seedbed of a National Institute: The Canadian Free Library for the Blind, 1906-1918, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada, 50(2): 187-237 [available online]

Galer, D. (2015, April 23). Disability Rights Movement. Retrieved from

Giaimo, C. (2017, January 6). How a Blind Doctor’s ‘Moon Code’ Helped Thousands Read Again. Retrieved from

Herie, E. (2005). Journey to independence: blindness, the Canadian story. Toronto: Dundurn Group.

Irwin, R. (1955) As I saw it. New York: American Foundation for the Blind. [available online]

Kelly, Terry (2008)  That All May Read: A Unique Multimedia Learning and Awareness DVD. Halifax: Gun K Publishing and Wee House of Music.  [available online]

Koestler, F. A. (1976). The Unseen Minority: A Social History of Blindness in the United States. New York: D. McKay Co.

Library and Archives Canada (2015, October 1). Help the Blind to Help Themselves (Ontario Motion Picture Bureau, 1927 ?) [Video file]. Retrieved from

McCallum, Ron.  (2013) How Technology Allowed  me to Read. TEDxSydney Talk. Available from

Marks, B. (2016, March 4). Before Braille Was King, It Had to Win the War of the Dots. Retrieved from

Moon Forum. (2012, July 20). What is Moon? Retrieved from (en savoir plus sur Moon Literacy ici)

Moscovitch, A. (2015, August 13). Welfare State. Retrieved from

Museum Curator. (n.d.). SoundScriber (1945-1960s). Retrieved from

Museum on the Boyne. (n.d.). And now here’s Mrs. A…Kate Aitken’s Story. Retrieved from

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). (2013, 11 13). That All May Read: Louis Braille bicentenary. Retrieved 05 12, 2016, from

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) (2015, 02 04). NLS Factsheet: About Braille. Retrieved from

Pearce, J. (n.d.). The Slate & Stylus: History of a Braille Technology. Retrieved from—stylus–the-politi#_ftn1

Robinson, E. B. F. (1896). The true sphere of the blind. Toronto: W. Briggs. [available online]

Rubery, Matthew. (2016).  The Untold Story of the Talking Book.  Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Rubery, M. and Tilley, H. (2017). How We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People. Retrieved from  uk/

UNESCO. (1949, September 20). Report on the World Braille Situation. Retrieved from

Wikipedia. (2016, June 13). Optophone. Retrieved from

Sites web d’intérêt général

American Foundation for the Blind

Blind Veterans UK

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Centre d’accèss equitable aux bibliothèques

Centre for Equitable Library Access

Institut national canadien pour les aveugles

Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind