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Larry Quinsland papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0175

Scope and Contents

The Larry Quinsland papers contain documents relating to Dr. Quinsland's professional activities at RIT. Notes, publications, and files regarding curriculum, experiential learning, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, and faculty issues are represented. Several documents relate to grant documentation, and one document pertains to a project of Dr. Quinsland's called St. Elselab. In addition, there is an assemblage of drawings made by students of various teachers, collected by Quinsland.


  • Creation: circa 1970-2015


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Larry Quinsland was a professor at RIT/NTID in the Department of Science and Mathematics. Quinsland published on experiential learning, technology, and cognition in the education of deaf people. He was also engaged with faculty and professional development and a leader in professional organizations. Quinsland worked at RIT for forty years, retiring in 2015.


1 Linear Feet (2 file boxes)




Papers donated by Dr. Larry Quinsland. NTID professor of Science and Mathematics. The papers include materials regarding faculty activity, curricula, and Quinsland's own academic work, as well as images created by students.


Each folder's original contents and title have been preserved, and the materials have been arranged chronologically by the archivist.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 218

Other Finding Aids

In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

Larry Quinsland papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to RIT Archive Collections by Larry Quinsland via Joan Naturale in June 2017. Accession number(s): 2017:036

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Ella von Holtum in July 2017.

Larry Quinsland Papers
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Ella von Holtum
28 June 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA