Resources in Archives
The Deaf Collections and Archives has many collections that contain photographs, personal papers, manuscripts, letters, diaries, artwork, films and more. Visit the Archives in the MLC's basement or their website which can be seen here. Archive hours are: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm. E-mail: Archives@Gallaudet.edu
Deaf Biographical File, Deaf Subject File, Gallaudetian File
The Deaf Biographical File contains information about specific actors, sign masters, and dancers. To identify materials in these files, search first in the Library's Catalog for availability. This file is located on the first floor. Ask for assistance from the Library Service Desk.
The Deaf Subject File has information about dancing, theatre, and signing songs. Identify resources through Library's Catalog before asking for assistance. Located on the first floor.
The Gallaudetiana File, located in the Archives, has information related specifically to Gallaudet.
The Gallaudet University Archives Photograph Collection has 2 parts for searching:
- Photograph Index
- Portraits Indexes
In addition, some selected photographs and portraits can be viewed online. Photograph albums donated by alumni may contain relevant photographs. Ask for assistance in the Archives to review the collections.