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Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0086

Scope and Contents

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of Empire State Asssociation of the Deaf (ESAD) and Rochester (RCAD) papers contain contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, service applications, organization publications, crucial documents such as incorporation materials and organization by-laws, as well as photographs and a small amount of ephemera from the two organizations, There is also some miscellaneous records of the National Association of the Deaf.

Additional ESAD records were added in 2014, including board meeting minutes from 1981- 2008, correspondence, newsletters and clippings.

Dates

  • circa 1938-2008

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Empire State Association of the Deaf Inc. is a 501(c) 3 non-profit membership based organization serving Deaf New Yorkers and their allies. ESAD was founded in 1865 and is the oldest Deaf state organization in the country. ESAD’s mission is to advocate and protect the interests of the Deaf in all aspects. There are an estimated 1.5 million Deaf and Hard of Hearing people living in New York State. In 2013 David Stahle was serving as President of ESAD.

The Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf purpose was to promote the economic and social status of the deaf in Rochester and vicinity; to serve the Empire State Association of the Deaf in enrollment of members and in other matters of mutual benefit; and to gather information and statistics about the deaf and assist in spreading information about the deaf.

Extent

12 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of Empire State Association of the Deaf (ESAD) and Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf (RCAD) records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, service applications, organization publications, crucial documents such as incorporation materials and organization by- laws, as well as photographs and a small amount of ephemera.

Additional ESAD records were added in 2014, including Board meeting minutes from 1981- 2008, correspondence, directories of resources for the deaf, newsletters and clippings.

Arrangement

Records are arranged first by organization, then by series.

Physical Location

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of Empire State Association of the Deaf located C.S. North, Shelf 236-238

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD records locacted C.S. North, Shelf 315

Other Finding Aids

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

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated in two groups to the RIT Archive Collections by Albert and Peggy Hlibok. First in June 2013 and then in July 2014. Accession number(s): 2013:048; 2014:059 2014:059; 2014:059

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in August 2013.
Title
Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD papers
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
8 July 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
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