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Ralph L. Hoag collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0023

Scope and Contents

The Ralph L. Hoag collection contains the papers, photographs, and publications of Ralph L. Hoag, Executive Secretary to the National Advisory Board that established NTID. Hoag held many positions related to the education of the Deaf and spent 8 years as Superintendent of the Rochester School for the Deaf, from 1966-1974. Also found in the collection is research for his manuscript The Origin and Establishment of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (1989) which details the work of the National Advisory Board in planning for NTID and the steps undertaken to choose the home campus that eventually brought the school to RIT.

Dates

  • 1965-1989

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Ralph L. Hoag came to Rochester in 1966 to work as the fourth superintendent of the Rochester School for the Deaf. He continued in this position until 1974. Prior to coming to Rochester Hoag worked as Course Director at the School For the Deaf in Rome, New York; Principal of the School for the Deaf and Blind in Tucson, Arizona; administrator of a program for training teachers of the deaf for the U.S. Office of Education, and Staff Director and Executive Secretary to the National Advisory Board that established the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) in Rochester. He authored the manuscript The Origin and Establishment of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf which details the work of the National Advisory Board in planning for NTID and the steps undertaken to choose the home campus that eventually brought the school to RIT.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Language

English

Overview

Photos, correspondence, and publications of Ralph L. Hoag. Hoag served as Executive Secretary to the National Advisory Board that established the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Arrangement

Collection is roughly arranged by subject.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 197

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 2010:31

The Ralph L. Hoag collection was deposited in the Deaf Studies Archive in 2010 by NTID staff member Margaret Young.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
Title
Ralph L. Hoag collection
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
05 October 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • December 2020: multilevel description added from inventory by Gigi Ye

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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