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RIT-DSA. RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

 Record Group
Identifier: RIT-DSA
All resources in the Deaf Studies Archive

Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:

NTID Life Histories Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0001
Overview Documents pertaining to the NTID Life Histories Project, an online website that offers access to the personal life stories of everyday deaf Americans. The collection is contained in six boxes and consists of a variety of materials related to the project including manuscript copies of Eugene Petersen's work, You Deaf? Visits With Deaf Americans; planning documents for the project such as correspondence, professional guidelines, funding requests, and budgeting...
Dates: 1988-2001; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2000
Found in: RIT Archives

Lights On! Deaf Theatre records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0002
Overview

Documents related to the Lights On! Deaf Theatre group, a Rochester based organization dedicated to deaf theater. The collection contains administrative documents for the organization, such as bylaws, meeting minutes, and budgeting materials, as well as newsletters and correspondence. Also included are scripts and materials related to each production, such as playbills, schedules, floor plans, production notes, photographs, and video recordings.

Dates: 1991-2001; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1993
Found in: RIT Archives

Patti Durr collection on Deaf Holocaust Survivors

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0004
Overview

Patti Durr’s filmed interviews and transcripts she conducted with deaf survivors of the Holocaust, as well as copies of two films created from the interviews. Also included are copies of older interviews conducted by Simon Carmel, former NTID faculty.

Dates: 2000-2009
Found in: RIT Archives

Newby Ely collection on Deaf Holocaust survivors

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0005
Overview

Collection of filmed interviews made by historian Newby Ely, chronicling the experiences of deaf Holocaust survivors.

Dates: 2000
Found in: RIT Archives

Deaf Women of Rochester collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0006
Overview

The Deaf Women of Rochester collection contains administrative and governance documents, meeting minutes, correspondence, publications, newsletters, conference materials, event fundraising, photographic material, and sports documentation.

Dates: 1973-2012
Found in: RIT Archives

Frank Caccamise papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0007
Overview

Materials relating to NTID professor Frank Caccamise's work in the application and development of sign language assessment and instruction. The collection includes books, VHS tapes, and DVDs.

Dates: 1973-2004
Found in: RIT Archives

Lee Brody New York-New Jersey Phone-TTY collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0008
Overview

The Lee Brody New York-New Jersey Phone-TTY collection documents New York-New Jersey Phone-TTY, a company founded by Lee Brody to provide telephone accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. The collection contains business records, clippings, newsletters, photographs and TTY (teletypewriter) and technology equipment.

Dates: circa 1969-1989
Found in: RIT Archives

Edmund Lyon Memorial Lectureship collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: R0006629981]
Identifier: RITDSA-0009
Overview

Contains materials related to the Edmund Lyon Memorial Lectureship series, held annually at the National Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection includes lecture typescripts and professional writings of two speakers: Donald Ballantyne, Ph.D. and Frank Peter Hochman, M.D.

Dates: 1957-1986
Found in: RIT Archives

Nancy Rourke works of art

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0010
Overview

Nancy Rourke works of art consists of one original oil painting, and 3 poster size reproductions of other original pieces. These works of art were created in 2009 and 2010 by Nancy Rourke, a Deaf artist who attended the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In 2019 Nancy donated 2 original oil paintings - Monologues: Our Stories, No. 17 and No. 18.

Dates: 2009-2010, 2019
Found in: RIT Archives

Melbourne Spurr photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: R0006624671], Folder: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0011
Overview

The Melbourne Spurr photographs contains five black-and-white portraits taken by deaf photographer Melbourne Spurr in the 1920's. The subjects are five American silent film actresses from that time period. The collection also includes three postcards featuring Melbourne Spurr's portraits used to advertise an exhibition of his works held in Rochester, NY in 2009.

Dates: circa 1920
Found in: RIT Archives