A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Merrill Learning Center (MLC) B125(202) 250-2604 (videophone)Email
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives Call No.: MSS 135Creator: Title: Papers of Herbert D. Gallaudet, 1853-1941Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box) Abstract: Note: This document last updated 2005 December 7.
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:
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 ListsNo Series
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
Copyright © 2021 Gallaudet University. All rights reserved.
800 Florida Avenue NE Washington, D.C. 20002
Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15