Notes on primary sources
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.
Unless otherwise noted documents included in this exhibit are from the CNIB Archives held at Library and Archives Canada and cited in the exhibit as follows: 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: http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000000172.pdf
American Foundation for the Blind. (n.d.). 75 Years of AFB and Talking Books: Key Dates. Retrieved from http://www.afb.org/info/75-years-of-afb-and-talking-books/key-dates/25
Babe, R. E. (2013, December 16). Sir William Mulock. Retrieved from http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/article/sir-william-mulock/
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 http://www.tsbvi.edu/seehear/spring06/history.htm
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 http://www.champlainsociety.ca/canada-and-the-trans-atlantic-battle-over-embossed-type/
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 http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/disability-rights-movement/
Giaimo, C. (2017, January 6). How a Blind Doctor’s ‘Moon Code’ Helped Thousands Read Again. Retrieved from http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-a-blind-doctors-moon-code-helped-thousands-read-again
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 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vpLdsg9z6Uo
McCallum, Ron. (2013) How Technology Allowed me to Read. TEDxSydney Talk. Available from https://www.ted.com/talks/ron_mccallum_how_technology_allowed_me_to_read
Marks, B. (2016, March 4). Before Braille Was King, It Had to Win the War of the Dots. Retrieved from http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/before-braille-was-king/
Moon Forum. (2012, July 20). What is Moon? Retrieved from http://www.moonliteracy.org.uk/whatis.htm (learn more about Moon Literacy here)
Moscovitch, A. (2015, August 13). Welfare State. Retrieved from http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/welfare-state/
Museum Curator. (n.d.). SoundScriber (1945-1960s). Retrieved from http://www.obsoletemedia.org/soundscriber/
Museum on the Boyne. (n.d.). And now here’s Mrs. A…Kate Aitken’s Story. Retrieved from http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/histoires_de_chez_nous-community_memories/pm_v2.php?id=exhibit_home&fl=0&lg=English&ex=00000325
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 http://www.loc.gov/nls/brailleexhibit/index.html
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) (2015, 02 04). NLS Factsheet: About Braille. Retrieved from https://www.loc.gov/nls/resources/blindness-and-vision-impairment/braille-information/about-braille/
Pearce, J. (n.d.). The Slate & Stylus: History of a Braille Technology. Retrieved from http://www.activehistoryexhibits.ca/exhibits/show/an-active-history-preview-of-e/the-slate—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 http://www.howweread.co. uk/
UNESCO. (1949, September 20). Report on the World Braille Situation. Retrieved from http://www.duxburysystems.org/downloads/library/history/world_braille_1949.pdf
Wikipedia. (2016, June 13). Optophone. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optophone