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Stephen Aldersley collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0033

Scope and Contents

Stephen Aldersley collected material on major deaf organizations in the United States. Organizations with the most coverage include: Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf (CAID), The Council of Organizational Representatives (COR), and the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). The earliest records document the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf (AAPTSD). Records in the collection include newsletters, by-laws and constitutions, minutes, proceedings, and reports.

Dates

  • circa 1890-1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Stephen Aldersley joined the faculty of the NTID English Department in 1980. He served as department chair from 1991 until 2008, and has also served as interim associate dean for academic administration at NTID, and a professor. Research topics include how deaf students learn English, curriculum and assessment of English language development among deaf students and the history of organizations serving deaf people.

Extent

7 Linear Feet (6 File boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Materials related to major Deaf organizations (1891-1994) and their accomplishments collected by NTID faculty member Stephen Aldersley.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by organization name.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-Range, Shelves 425, 430, 435

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 2008:45

Stephen Aldersley donated his collection to the Deaf Studies Archive in 2008.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
Title
Stephen Aldersley collection
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
10 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

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