Manuscripts

MSS 75

American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf
Collection of American Association to Promote the Teaching
of Speech to the Deaf,1905-1935

 

Gallaudet University Archives


Descriptive Summary

Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 75
Creator: Associations for Education of the Deaf
Title: Collection of American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, 1905-1935.
Quantity: 3.0 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)
Abstract:
Note: This document last updated 2005 November 17.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Unknown.
Processed by: Margaret Steedman, 1998 May 21.
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:

Deaf Rare

  • Circular of information issued to associate Members / American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf. Gallaudet University Archives. Call Number, Deaf Rare
  • Constitution and by-laws of the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf. Gallaudet University Archives. Call Number, Deaf Rare
  • Speech teaching in American schools for the deaf, June 1899. Gallaudet University Archives. Call Number, Deaf Rare
  • The mechanism of speech; lectures delivered before the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, to which is appended a paper Vowel theories, read before the National Academy of Arts and Sciences. Gallaudet University Archives. Call Number, Deaf Rare

Vertical Files

  • American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf. Gallaudet University Archives. Call Number, Deaf Associations

Historical Sketch 

The American Association to the Promote the Teaching of Speech of the Deaf was founded in 1890 at the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf held in New York by Alexander Graham Bell.

The American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech of the Deaf with Fiftieth Anniversary in June 17-21, 1940 at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf.

The Association has been changed its name in 1948 to Volta Speech Association for the Deaf. In 1953, Volta Speech Association for the deaf has been changed to the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf. In 1990, the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf celebrated its centennial.

Scope and Content

This collection of records from the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, contains files on persons applying for teaching certificates. The Volta Bureau, under the direction of the Association, issued three types of certificates to qualified persons:
1] the Collegiate Registration
2] the Certified Registration
3] the Standard Registration

The files in this collection contain application forms for specified certificates, correspondence between the applicant and the Volta Bureau, credentials, and transcripts concerning the applicant.

The collection is arranged alphabetically by the applicant's name and it contains 146 folders in 6 boxes and approximate number of items: 5,100 The materials are dated from 1929 - 1935, with bulk dates between 1931 - 1933.

Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
No Series

 
Box Folder Title of Folder Date
01 01 Certification: Archer, Tunis V. 190-1931
01 02 Certification: Barron, Mary Grey 1930-1931
01 03 Certification: Bennett, Josephine 1931-1932
01 04 Certification: Berkeley, Anne Butler 190-1935
01 05 Certification: Bickler, Mary Hillaird 1930-1932
01 06 Certification: Bickler, Mary Hillaird 1931-1932
01 07 Certification: Boslett, Cecelia 1930-1931
01 08 Certification: Bradley, Vivian Gladys 1930-1933
01 09 Certification: Buell, Edith M. 1931-1932
01 10 Certification: Brubank, Edith 1931
01 11 Certification: Carmichael, Mattie Leah 1933-1935
01 12 Certification: Casey, Marjorie Mabel 1930-1933
01 13 Certification: Coffman, Opal  1930-1933
01 14 Certification: Cornell, Louise E. 1931-1932
01 15 Certification: Crampton, Alice L.. 1931
01 16 Certification: Craven, Ada Elizabeth 1931
01 17 Certification: Craven, Edith 1931-1935
01 18 Certification: Crouter, Florence B. Lewis. 1931-1933
01 19 Certification: Dedrick, Ruth Van Male. 1931-1933
01 20 Certification: Dinsmore, Annette Bocher  1931
01 21 Certification: Dougherty, Julie P. 1932-1933
01 22 Certification: Doyle, Murene Agnes 1931-1932
01 23 Certification: Dunbar, Evelina 1930
01 24 Certification: Dunlap, Mary M. 1930-1931
01 25 Certification: DeMotte, Amelia 1930-1933
02 01 Certification: Eifler, Bertha  1932
02 02 Certification: Elliott, Annie Edwina 1931-1932
02 03 Certification: Elliott, Sarah Leonard 1929-1931
02 04 Certification: Elstad, Leonard Marvin  1931
02 05 Certification: Eves, Lauretta W.     1931-1932
02 06 Certification: Eylers, Elizabeth Hope 1931
02 07 Certification: Freck, Phyllis 1931-1933
02 08 Certification: Fandrei, Mimi J. 1930-1931
02 09 Certification: Fulton, Mary E. 1930-1931
02 10 Certification: Gifford, Gladys Mary 1931-1933
02 11 Certification: Gildea, Marie 1930-1933
02 12 Certification: Goodspeed, Esther     1931-1932
02 13 Certification: Golden, Nannie Bowie 1930-1931
02 14 Certification: Goldsborough, Anna B 1931-1932
02 15 Certification: Gordon, Georgianna   1931
02 16 Certification: Gordon, Mary Logan 1930-1935
02 17 Certification: Gratz, Leola A.  1930-1932
02 18 Certification: Griffin, Grace M. 1930
02 19 Certification: Griffin, La Dora 1930-1931
02 20 Certification: Griffin, Lee R.  1930-1932
02 21 Certification: Groht, Mildred A. 1931
02 22 Certification: Haeseler, Charlotte S. 1931-1935
02 23 Certification: Hammer, Helen L. 1933
02 24 Certification: Hancock, E. Frances 1931-1932
02 25 Certification: Hardness, Margaret Norton 1933-1935
03 01 Certification: Harlow, Cecile Walter 1931-1940
03 02 Certification: Harmon, Augusta 1930-1931
03 03 Certification: Harner, Zella   1930-1931
03 04 Certification: Harrell, Hattie 1930-1931
03 05 Certification: Haybeck, Bertha Wolf 1930-1932
03 06 Certification: Howes, Annette S. 1931
03 07 Certification: Howes, Esther C. 1931
03 08 Certification: Jones, Carrie L.  1930-1931
03 09 Certification: Kelly, Mary Dolores 1930-1933
03 10 Certification: Kendall, Edith F. 1931
03 11 Certification: Kendall, Elsie Phifer 1931-1932
03 12 Certification: Kennedy, Georgia Newborn 1932
03 13 Certification: Key, Elizabeth B.          1930-1931
03 14 Certification: Kidder, Katherine B.           1931-1932
03 15 Certification: Krallman, Esther Dorothea  1931
03 16 Certification: Lagerberg, R. Carin H. 1931-1932
03 17 Certification: LaRue, Sarah J. 1930-1931
03 18 Certification: Leonard, Bessie Northrop 1931
03 19 Certification: Lutz, Stella  1931-1932
03 20 Certification: Macomber, Marianna 1931-1932
03 21 Certification: Maxson, Kathryn P.  1931
03 22 Certification: Miller, Malinda K. 1930-1931
03 23 Certification: Mirrieless, Ruchiel  1931
03 24 Certification: Moore, Lucille M. 1930
03 25 Certification: Morris, Dorothy M. 1931
04 01 Certification: Murray, Ethel D. 1931-1932
04 02 Certification: Myers, Doris Marita  1930-1932
04 03 Certification: McClellan, Grace A.  1930-1931
04 04 Certification: McClelland, Frances  1931-1932
04 05 Certification: McGill, Sara Reeves 1931
04 06 Certification: McMillan, Katherine  1923-1931
04 07 Certification: Nelson, Margaret Annette    1931
04 08 Certification: New, Mary Caroline 1930
04 09 Certification: Newlee, Clara E. 1931
04 10 Certification: Nichol, Nell 1930-1935
04 11 Certification: Norton, Carrie B. 1930-1931
04 12 Certification: Norton, Florence Wangler  1931-1932
04 13 Certification: O'Brien, Mary Isabelle 1932
04 14 Certification: Oehler, Hannah    1930-1931
04 15 Certification: Oehler, Phoebe Elizabeth   1930-1931
04 16 Certification: Olson, Ebba Sophie  1931
04 17 Certification: Orenbaum, Ruth E. 1930
04 18 Certification: Orr, John P.      1931-1932
04 19 Certification: Palmer, Patti     1930-1934
04 20 Certification: Park, M. Edna  1930-1931
04 21 Certification: Park, Ruth A. 1931-1932
04 22 Certification: Parker, Katherine  1930-1931
04 23 Certification: Patten, Helen Travis 1931-1932
04 24 Certification: Peyton, Frances Marion 1930-1931
04 25 Certification: Rice, Stanley F. 1931
05 01 Certification: Roberts, Corinne Rives 1931-1951
05 02 Certification: Roberts, Maumee  1930-1933
05 03 Certification: Rolshouse, Theresa  1931
05 04 Certification: Russell, Lillian E. 1930-1931
05 05 Certification: Ruthven, Henrietta C. 1931
05 06 Certification: Sanders, Marion Peterson 1931
05 07 Certification: Sanders, Keyes Danforth 1931-1934
05 08 Certification: Sanders, Nida Tamzin 1930-1936
05 09 Certification: Schumacher, Margaret M. 1930-1932
05 10 Certification: Shiflet, Cleta 1931
05 11 Certification: Smith, Ernestine Brown 1930-1932
05 12 Certification: Smith, Mary Brown 1931
05 13 Certification: Solomon, Jean 1932
05 14 Certification: Statz, Vita M. 1932-1933
05 15 Certification: Stearns, Laura J. 1930-1931
05 16 Certification: Struppler, Hazel V. 1930-1932
05 17 Certification: Teitelbaum, Bernard  1931
05 18 Certification: Thomas, Ethel Ruth 1931
05 19 Certification: Tilly, Vivian 1931
05 20 Certification: Tubbs, Erin 1931
05 21 Certification: Tucker, Laura  1931
05 22 Certification: Van Cleft, Margaret 1930-1931
05 23 Certification: Vance, Mary 1930-1931
05 24 Certification: Vance, Ruth E. 1930
05 25 Certification: Voorhees, Mayme H. 1931-1933
06 01 Certification: Wall, Junia M. 1930-1932
06 02 Certification: Warren, Jessie Rosalie 1931
06 03 Certification: Watrous, Elizabeth  1930-1933
06 04 Certification: Webb, Lois Jean 1931-1933
06 05 Certification: Westling, Tyra Melvia 1931-1932
06 06 Certification: Welty, Harry L. 1930-1932
06 07 Certification: Wilcox, Rachel M. 1931-1932
06 08 Certification: Williams, Ellen Gifford 1930-1931
06 09 Certification: Ledden, Elizabeth Garwood 1932
06 10 Certification: Wood, Eliza Bronson  1932-1935
06 11 Certification: Wood, Mary Deem 1930
06 12 Certification: Wynne, Mattie K. 1930-1931
06 13 Not Certified: Carlson, Alfhild   1930-1931
06 14 Not Certified: Cobb, Dorothy C.      1931
06 15 Not Certified: Gilbert, Isacc B.  1931-1932
06 16 Not Certified: Hubbard, Mabel   1931-1933
06 17 Not Certified: Heurd, Anna Currey 1930-1932
06 18 Not Certified: Mills, Mary Moore   1931-1932
06 19 Not Certified: McManaway, Howard Morgan 1932
06 20 Not Certified: Thoma, Florence Beatrice 1931
06 21 Not Certified: Williamson, Julia Marie 1933-1935

 

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