Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences
Scope and Contents
Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences include biographical files on deaf scientists, artists, engineers, actors, writers, poets, and other professionals. Most files contain clippings, articles, and other research notes.
- Creation: 1990-1995
- Lang, Harry G. (Person)
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This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Harry Lang attended the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, earned a BS in Physics from Bethany College, a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and his doctorate in Education from the University of Rochester. Lang has taught at National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) since 1969, first in the Physics Department, and later as a faculty member in the Master of Science Program in Secondary Education of Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
He is also a prolific author, including Edmund Booth: A Deaf Pioneer, Teaching from the Heart and Soul: The Robert F. Panara Story, and Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary (co-authored with Bonnie Meath-Lang). The dictionary includes 150 biographies of deaf scientists, artists, engineers, actors, writers, poets, and other professionals. In 2006, Lang was awarded the Rochester Institute of Technology Trustees Scholarship Award in recognition of establishing an outstanding record of academic scholarship.
6 Linear Feet (4 File boxes)
Harry Lang biographical files consists of Lang's research used for the book, Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary, (co-authored with Bonnie Meath-Lang).
Alphabetical by person.
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Harry Lang Biographical files on Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number(s): 2007:090
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
- Meath-Lang, Bonnie (Person)
- National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Faculty (Organization)
- Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences
- RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
- Amy Vilz
- 26 October 2011
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