Manuscripts

MSS 128
Fusfeld, Irving S.,1883-1977
Papers of Irving S. Fusfeld, 1922-1944


Gallaudet University Archives


Descriptive Summary
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 128
Creator:
Title: Papers of Irving S. Fusfeld, 1920-1989
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document boxes)
Abstract:
Note: This document last updated 2005 December 6.
Administrative Information
Acquisition Information:
Processed by: Ulf Nilsson. 2001 March 30.
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:
See ALADIN for more materials related to Irving S. Fusfeld.

Films

  • [Dr. Irving S. Fusfeld] [motion picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Film 160-4
  • New scenes on Kendall Green [motion picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Film 49-4, 419-4
  • [Deaf Minister Signed a Song] [motion picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Film 188-4
  • Psychology, educational psychology [motion picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Film 135-4

Manuscripts

  • Papers of Irving Fusfeld, 1920-1972. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: MSS 50
  • Papers, Cecile Leban Fusfeld, 193[?]-1947. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: MSS 11

Photographs

  • Irving S. Fusfeld [picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Portraits
  • Photograph album of Frances Margaret Parsons [picture]. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Photograph Album AL 85

SMSS

  • Alta W. Patterson Domich, 1960. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS
  • Nancy Hutchinson, 1953. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS
  • Alice Armstrong Kent, 1938. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS

Vertical Files

  • Irving S. Fusfeld. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Biographical

Biographical Sketch 

1883 Born on November 5th, in New York, N.Y.
1915-1916 Took the Normal Training course at Gallaudet College.
1916 Became a member of the college staff, and became an instructor until he eventually achieved the rank of professor in psychology and in education
1917-1918 Assistant editor of the American Annals of the Deaf.
1920-1943 Editor of the American Annals of the Deaf for 23 years.
1924-1925 Field investigator in a nation-wide survey of schools for the Deaf. Co-authored (with Dr. Rudolph Pintner) the Survey of American Schools for the Deaf.
1938 Appointed as the first director of the Gallaudet College Research Department.
1939 Appointed as the first dean of the Gallaudet College.
1946 Received an honorary doctorate from Gallaudet College.
1953 Appointed as Vice-President of Gallaudet College.
1955 Became a member of the White House Conference on Education.
1956 Selected "Man of the Year" by the Alpha Sigma Pi Fraternity, Gallaudet College Chapter.
1960 Served for several years as staff psychologist at the California School for the deaf in Berkeley.
1974 Vice-President Emeritus, conferred From Gallaudet College.
1977 Died on March 8 at his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Scope and Content

The Irving Fusfeld Collection consists of correspondence, articles and term papers. The bulk of this collection consists of approximately 160 pages, dating from 1922 to 1944. Dr. Fusfeld was a professor of psychology and education at Gallaudet College, and editor of the American Annals of the Deaf for 23 years from 1920 to 1943. The bulk of collection consists of articles related to the American Annals of the Deaf, booklets, programs, newspaper clippings, a survey to schools for the deaf and term papers written by his students.

Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
No Series.

 
Box Number Title of Folder Date
1 1 Articles (Related to the American Annals of the Deaf) n.d.
1 2 Booklets           1930-1937
1 3 Correspondence   1925-1944
1 4 Newspaper clippings      1922
1 5 Programs               n.d.
1 6 Surveys (related to schools for the deaf, and deafness) n.d. 
1 7 Term papers           n.d.
1 8 Miscellaneous  1938

 

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