Historical Timeline



Welcome to the Gallaudet University Timeline

This timeline, developed by Gallaudet University Archives, traces 150 years of campus history 1864-2014. As with all history research, this timeline is a work in progress. Your comments and ideas on historic events are welcome. Please send feedback to: Archives@Gallaudet.edu.

Many thanks to the following individuals for contributions to the timeline: Kelsey Young, Zhou Fang, Bilal Chinoy, Samuel (Seung) Hahn, Earl Parks, Jean Lindquist Bergey, Shannon Augustine, and Diana Moore.

Gallaudet University Archives remains committed to preservation of Deaf historical materials, collaborations with researchers, and presentation of Gallaudet's remarkable collection.

Michael J. Olson, Interim Director, Library Deaf Collections and Archives