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Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0056

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.

Dates

  • 1990-1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (4 File boxes)

Language

English

Overview

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).

Arrangement

Alphabetical by person.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelves 285-286

Other Finding Aids

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

Harry Lang Biographical files on Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 2007:090

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
Title
Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
26 October 2011
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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