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Patti Durr deaf media collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0147

Scope and Contents

Patti Durr Deaf Media collection contains VHS tapes, DVCAM Tapes, Mini DV Cassette Tapes, DVDs, floppy discs, and Betacam Video Tapes. Topics on the recordings include ASL interviews, Deaf Artist Interviews, Online Deaf Art Center, and Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims (ASADV) videos.

In this collection are some of the educational videos Durr created for NTID/RIT, including Me Too, monologues on relationships and sexual violence. There is also a series of ASL interviews with students' reflections on ASL and NTID/RIT campus climate.

Dates

  • 1984-2012
  • Majority of material found within 1995 - 2005

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical Information on Patti Durr

Patti Durr is a Deaf artist and activist, as well as an associate professor in the Department of Cultural and Creative Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. She is one of the founders of the Lights On! Deaf Theatre Company and has created multiple educational short films. As an educator since 1990, Patti has impacted the lives of many students at RIT and has contributed to fostering Deaf art for decades. Durr has been instrumental in developing Deaf Studies courses at NTID and is actively involved in the community. In 2004, by rigorous peer review of student nominations, she was awarded the RIT Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.

Sources:

https://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w679793t

https://www.deafpoetssociety.com/patti-durr-art-issue-7

https://www.rit.edu/directory/paddhd-patricia-durr

http://artoncampus.rit.edu/artist/194/

https://usadeafhistory.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/presentation-abstracts-and-bios/

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (1 carton, 3 document boxes - 1 legal, 2 letter)

Language

English

Overview

Collection includes multimedia such as VHS tapes, DVCAM Tapes, Mini DV Cassette Tapes, DVDs, floppy discs, and Betacam Video Tapes. Topics include ASL interviews, Deaf Artist Interviews, Online Deaf Art Center, and Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims (ASADV), Deaf education, NTID, Gallaudet University, De'VIA, and Deaf literature and poetry performance. Videos date from 1984-2012.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by media type, topic, and later additions are incorporated chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid Range, Shelf 338, 343, and 344.

Other Finding Aids

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

Patti Durr deaf media collection

Materials Specific Details

In order to view materials, a VHS player, DVD player, DV Cam Player, DV Cassette Player, and Betamax Player, or other technology may be necessary. RIT Archives may not have access to these technologies. Please contact staff for assistance.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amanda Packard in January 2016. Revised and updated by Ella von Holtum in July 2019.
Title
Patti Durr deaf media collection
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Author
Amanda Packard/Jody Sidlauskas
Date
19 January 2016
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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