Manuscripts

MSS 46
Hofsteater, Howard Tracy, 1909 - 1964
Papers of Howard T. Hofsteater, 1930-1959


Gallaudet University Archives


Descriptive Summary

Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 46
Creator:
Title: Papers of Howard T. Hofsteater, 1930-1959.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Abstract:
Note: This document last updated 2005 December 12. 

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: The Howard Tracy Hofsteater collection was given to the Gallaudet University Archives on May 4, 1983 by Ellen Marie Hofsteater Parker Burns
Processed by: Ulf Hedberg and Michael Olson. 1989 November 22.
Processing Note:
Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.

Related Material in the Archives:

Vertical Files

  • Howard Tracy Hofsteater. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Biographical

Biographical Sketch

Howard Tracy Hofsteater was born on November 22, 1909 in Talladega, Alabama. He was a student of the Alabama School for the Deaf for 5 years. He entered Gallaudet College in 1924 and graduated in 1930 with a B. A. degree. After his graduation from Gallaudet, he taught at the Michigan School for the Deaf. He then served as a member of the American School for the Deaf from 1934 to 1938. In 1947 he began teaching at the Illinois School for the Deaf where he continued until his death on September 25, 1964.

Scope and Content

The Howard Tracy Hofsteater Collection consists of approximately 850 items dating from 1930 to 1959. The majority of his papers date from the 1930's to 1940's. The bulk of the collection consists of articles, letters, poem and writings.

The folder of letters to his wife Marie P. Hofsteater is arranged chronologically. Included in the folders labeled to "writings" papers by Mr. Hofsteater related to different subjects among them deaf education. It is arranged alphabetically by title.

Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
No Series

 
Box Folder Title of Folder Date
1 1 Article - An Experiment in Preschool Education             1959
1 2 Article - Friendly "Lost Dog" Begs For Home in South Jacksonville     1955
1 3 Language - verbs (Barry System of Language Teaching)      n.d.
1 4 Letters to Marie P. Hofsteater 1943
1 5 Letters to Marie P. Hofsteater 1943
1 6 Letters to Marie P. Hofsteater 1943
1 7 Letters to Marie P. Hofsteater 1943
1 8 Letters to Marie P. Hofsteater 1947
1 9 Letters to Marie P. Hofsteater 1948
1 10 Letters to Marie P. Hofsteater n.d.
1 11 Poem - A Few Thoughts On Your Birthday n.d.
1 12 Writings - The Accident n.d.
1 13 Writings - All For One, One For All n.d.
1 14 Writings - An Apple From the Sky n.d.
1 15 Writings - Baby Hippo n.d.
1 16 Writings - Boss George n.d.
1 17 Writings - The Burnt Black Hand n.d.
1 18 Writings - The Byronic Touch n.d.
1 19 Writings - The Cabbage Butterfly n.d.
1 20 Writings - The Certain Exodus n.d.
1 21 Writings - The Chaeronean and Ours n.d.
1 22 Writings - Characters n.d.
1 23 Writings - The Development of the Literary Society n.d.
1 24 Writings - Dummy n.d.
1 25 Writings - Dummy - For The Buff and Blue n.d.
1 26 Writings - Educational Psychology n.d.
1 27 Writings - The Fitzgerald Reform n.d.
1 28 Writings - The Forgotten Genius n.d.
1 29 Writings - Genesis and Exodus of a Beard 1959
1 30 Writings - Heroes on Pedestals n.d.
1 31 Writings - The "Institution" Mind and Possible Means of Its Correction n.d.
1 32 Writings - A Lady of Wits n.d.
1 33 Writings - The Last Putt n.d.
1 34 Writings - The Long Arm of Coincidence n.d.
1 35 Writings - The Purpose ?  n.d.
1 36 Writings - The Spinning One n.d.
1 37 Writings - Valedictory 1930
1 38 Writings - The Wound 1930

 

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