Manuscripts

MSS 135
Gallaudet, Herbert Draper, 1876-1944
Papers of Herbert Draper Gallaudet, 1853-1941


Gallaudet University Archives


Descriptive Summary

Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 135
Creator:
Title: Papers of Herbert D. Gallaudet, 1853-1941
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Abstract:
Note: This document last updated 2005 December 7.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: The Herbert D. Gallaudet Papers were given to the Gallaudet University Archives by a descendant of the Gallaudet Family. The gift was made in 1997.
Processed by: Sara Robinson. 2004 October 26.
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

  • We went to war [by] H.D. Gallaudet. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Rare

SMSS

  • Herbert Draper Gallaudet, 1894-1945. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS
  • Denison Family, 1870-1938. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: SMSS

Vertical Files

  • Herbert Draper Gallaudet. Gallaudet University Archives, Call Number: Deaf Biographical

Biographical Sketch

Herbert Draper Gallaudet was Edward Miner Gallaudet's youngest son. His middle name came from Amos G. Draper, who was a friend of E.M. Gallaudet. He was born in Washington, DC on September 12, 1876. He attended the Friends School and graduated from Yale University. Gallaudet married Elizabeth Young and had one daughter, Ellen, in 1911. He studied for the ministry in New England and in 1912, he became the pastor of the First Congregational Church in Waterbury, Connecticut where he served until he retired in 1938. He served as an Army captain during World War I. He died in Pine Orchard, Connecticut in 1944.

Scope and Content

The papers of Herbert D. Gallaudet consist primarily of his creative works: plays, verses, poetry, and a manuscript based on his experiences in World War I. He wrote a manuscript entitled "We Went to War" which is composed primarily of verses related to the war. Also included are play books and clippings of stories from magazines. Of particular interest in this collection is a book of religious poetry that belonged to E.M. Gallaudet. This collection is dated from 1853 to 1941, but most works are from 1937 to 1941.

Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
No Series

 
Box Folder Title of Folder Date
1 1 Miscellaneous 1939-1941
1 2 Play books 1889-1900
1 3 Play books 1889-1900
1 4 Plays n.d.
1 5 Religious Poetry: Belonged to E.M. Gallaudet 1853
1 6 Verses 1937-1940
1 7 "We Went to War” Manuscript 1939

 

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