Manuscripts

MSS 156
Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf, est. 1850
Collection of Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf, 1947-1989

Gallaudet University Archives

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Gallaudet University Archives

Call No.: MSS 156
Creator:
Title: Collection of Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf, 1947-1989
Quantity: 6.0 Linear Feet (12 document boxes)
Abstract: The CAID is a prominent organization of educators of the Deaf.
Note: This document last updated 2005 November 30.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: The collection of the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf was acquired from the office of the Associations for Education of the Deaf in Columbia, Maryland in 1987.
Processed by: Michael Olson. 2005 August
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

Historical Sketch

The Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf was founded in 1850 and incorporated in 1897 by an Act of the United States Congress.

The Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf consists of professionals involved in the education of the deaf. Its purpose is to promote professional development and communication among educators of the deaf.

The conference is held every two years for exchange information among the educators in relating the education of the deaf.

Scope and Content

The Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf consists of letters, articles, financial statements, photographs, invoices, constitution and by-laws, program books, minutes, certificates and newsletters.

The collection, which consists of approximately 6,800 pages, dates from 1947 to 1989. The bulk of the collection consists of letters related to the conference that were planned for every two years between 1967 and 1986. Included in the collection there are conference program books from 1947 to 1973. Also included in the collection are meeting minutes of the Executive Committee between 1977 and 1984.

The largest subject in the collection is focused on the education of the deaf. The most interesting subject is about correspondence between the Western Electric Company and the CAID related to oralism and the Alexander Graham Bell Association.

Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
No Series.

 
Box Folder Subject Year
01 01 Archives - Reports, Brochures 1983-1989
01 02 Award - Howard Quigley - Selection procedure (1 of 2) 1983
01 03 Award - Howard Quigley - Selection procedure (2 of 2) 1979-1981
01 04 Conference - Gallaudet - Contract, Invoice, Proposal 1972-1974
01 05 Conference - Gallaudet: Sociology / Economics areas 1971-1972
01 06 Constitution & Bylaws 1975-1983
01 07 Constitution & Bylaws - Revisions (1 of 2) 1973-1985
01 08 Constitution & Bylaws - Revisions (2 of 2) 1974-1979
01 09 Convention - Berkeley, CA 1967-1973
01 10 Convention - Little Rock, AR 1969-1974
01 11 Convention - Indianapolis, IN 1969-1976
02 01 Convention - Greensboro, NC 1973-1977
02 02 Convention - Los Angeles, CA 1973-1977
02 03 Convention - Austin, TX (1 of 2) 1976-1981
02 04 Convention - Austin, TX (2 of 2) 1979
02 05 Convention - Newsletters 1982
02 06 Convention - Florida - Presented Papers (1 of 3) 1985
02 07 Convention - Florida - Presented Papers (2 of 3) 1985
02 08 Convention - Florida - Presented Papers (3 of 3) 1985
02 09 Convention - Santa Fe, NM 1985-1986
02 10 Correspondence - General 1966-1986
02 11 Correspondence - Newsletters 1987-1988
03 01 Executive Committee - Handbook 1983-1984
03 02 Executive Committee - Handbook 1984-1985
03 03 Executive Committee - Handbook 1984-1985
03 04 Executive Committee Meeting - Alexandria, VA 1977-1978
03 05 Executive Committee Meeting - Austin, TX 1979
03 06 Executive Committee Meeting - Chevy Chase, MD 1979
03 07 Executive Committee Meeting - Silver Spring, MD 1980
03 08 Executive Committee Meeting - Rochester, NY 1981
03 09 Executive Committee Meeting - Washington, DC 1981-1983
03 10 Executive Committee Meeting - Washington, DC 1983
03 11 Executive Committee Meeting - Winnipeg, Manitoba 1983
03 12 Executive Committee Meeting - Los Angeles, CA 1979-1984
03 13 Executive Director 1975-1986
03 14 Executive Director's Reports 1975
03 15 Finance - Analysis of CAID Finances - Forecasting 1967-1969
03 16 Finance - Audit Report - CAID 1978-1984
04 01 Individual - Burstein, Gerald 1968-1975
04 02 Individual - Clatterbuck, Marvin S. 1967-1970
04 03 Individual - Mangan, Dr. Kenneth 1969-1971
04 04 National Office 1959-1979
04 05 Officer - President - Brady, Jack 1973-1976
04 06 Officer - President - Davila, Robert 1974-1979
04 07 Officer - President - Turechek, Dr. Armin 1968-1975
04 08 Program Book - Convention 1935
04 09 Program Book - Convention 1947
04 10 Program Book - Convention - Two copies 1949
04 11 Program Book - Convention - Two copies 1951
04 12 Program Book - Convention - Two copies 1953
04 13 Program Book - Convention 1955
04 14 Program Book - Convention 1957
04 15 Program Book - Convention - Three copies 1959
04 16 Program Book - Convention 1961
04 17 Program Book - Convention 1967
04 18 Program Book - Convention - Two copies 1969
04 19 Program Book - Convention 1971
04 20 Program Book - Convention - Three copies 1973
04 21 Special Report - Evaluation of 1975 Convention 1975
04 22 Strategic Planning 1983-1984
04 23 Western Electric Company (Correspondence AGB & Oralism) 1970-1971
04 24 Work Session (CAID/CEASD) 1983
04 25 Midcentury White House Conference on Children and Youth 1950
04 26 Correspondence, Reports & Papers - 1947 Convention, Florida 1947
04 27 Correspondence, Reports & Papers - 1947 Convention, Florida 1947
04 28 Minutes - 1947 Convention, Florida 1947
04 29 News Releases and Memos 1954-1969
04 30 Past Presidents Pictures - Correspondence 1980-1981

 

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