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Register of the Reid O. Simonsen collection of deaf history materials AR 550Sim

Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Biographical Note/Historical Note

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Reid O. Simonsen collection of deaf history materials
Dates: 1976-2006 (inclusive)
Collection Number: AR 550Sim
Summary: This collection contains materials related to the Deaf community including items from Gallaudet University, the Utah Community Center for the Deaf, the Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, the Utah Association for the Deaf, and the Utah School for the Deaf. It also contains religious materials that are deaf-related as well as technology information. The collection also contains many newspapers that are by deaf and/or for deaf such as the Buff and Blue, DeafNation, the DCARA News, Knob Hill News, Deaf USA, Silent News, SIGNews, and The NAD Broadcaster.
Repository: George Sutherland Archives at Utah Valley University

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1-2: Gallaudet University (1989)

Series contains items relating to Gallaudet University.

Box 1, Folder 1-3: The Buff and Blue (26 January 1989-20 November 1992)

Sub-series contains Buff and Blue newspapers from Gallaudet University.

Box 1, Folder 4: newsletter, Gallaudet Today (April 1999-April 2010)

Sub-series contains Gallaudet Today newsletters.

Box 2, Folder 1-3: magazine, Gallaudet Today (October 1989-April 2009)

Sub-series contains Gallaudet Today magazines.

Box 2, Folder 4: Alumni Association (1976-2000)

Sub-series contains materials from Gallaudet University’s Alumni Association (GUAA).

Box 2: newsletter (1992-2000)

Sub-series contains a newsletter from GUAA.

Box 2: Gallaudet Homecoming newsletter (1999)

Sub-series contains a Homecoming newsletter for Gallaudet University.

Box 2: program, 29th Triennial Reunion (1976)

Sub-series contains a program from 29th triennial reunion of Gallaudet’s alumni association.

Box 2: report, 35th Triennial Reunion (1995)

Sub-series contains a report from 35th triennial reunion of Gallaudet’s alumni association.

Box 2, Folder 5: undergraduate catalogs (1989-1993)

Sub-series contains undergraduate class catalogs from Gallaudet University.

Box 3, Folder 1-5: Utah Community Center for the Deaf (UCCDHH) (1995-2004)

Series contains items relating to Utah Community Center for the Deaf (UCCDHH) as-well as Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (DSDHH).

Box 3, Folder 1-2: Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing News (DSDHH) (August 1995-October 2004)

Sub-series contains monthly newsletters from DSDHH.

Box 3, Folder 3-4: Utah Community Center for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing also (DSDHH) (1998)

Sub-series contains monthly newsletters from UCCDHH aka DSDHH.

Box 3, Folder 3: monthly newsletter (January 1998-February 2003)

Sub-series contains monthly newsletters from DSDHH which announce activities and services related to the Deaf community.

Box 3, Folder 4: activities newsletter (February 1998-December 2004)

Sub-series contains monthly newsletters from DSDHH which announce activities and services related to the Deaf community.

Box 3, Folder 5: miscellaneous (1996-1998)

Sub-series contains random flyers and newsletters from DSDHH.

Box 3, Folder 5: flyer, “Deaf people can do anything except hear” (undated)

Sub-series contains a flyer featuring a quote from I. King Jordan and encourage that “Deaf can do anything except hear.”

Box 3, Folder 5: newsletter, Center for Deaf Resources, Cultural and Life Enrichment (April 1996)

Sub-series contains a newsletter from DSDHH.

Box 3, Folder 5: newsletter, Deaf Youth & Family Programs (September 1998)

Sub-series contains newsletter about activities for Deaf youth and their families.

Box 3, Folder 6-7: religious materials (1976-2006)

Series contains materials from various religions in connection with the Deaf community.

Box 3, Folder 6: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1991-2006)

Sub-series contains materials related to the Deaf community from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Box 3, Folder 6: Church News (March-April 1991)

Sub-series contains newspapers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with articles related to the Deaf community.

Box 3, Folder 6: program, Utah Valley Deaf Ward (3 December 2006)

Sub-series contains a program from a church session of the Utah Valley Deaf Ward.

Box 3, Folder 6: flyer, LDS [Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints] Deaf Symposium (2004)

Sub-series contains a flyer from the LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Deaf Symposium.

Box 3, Folder 6: newsletter, Utah Valley Deaf Branch (August 1992)

Sub-series contains newsletters from the Utah Valley Deaf Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Box 3, Folder 6: newsletter, Utah Valley Deaf Ward (May 2000-December 2006)

Sub-series contains newsletters from the Utah Valley Deaf Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Box 3, Folder 6: Book of Mormon Archaeological Digest (undated)

Sub-series contains a newspaper with an article related to the Deaf community.

Box 3, Folder 7: Catholic Church (1997)

Sub-series contains material from the Catholic church related to the Deaf community.

Box 3, Folder 7: program, 27th Annual Convention for International Catholic Deaf Association (1997)

Sub-series contains a program from the 27th Annual Convention for International Catholic Deaf Association.

Box 3, Folder 7: Jewish Religion (1976)

Sub-series contains material from the Jewish religion related to the Deaf community.

Box 3, Folder 7: program, Boston Hebrew Association of the Deaf 11th Biennial Convention (1976)

Sub-series contains a program from the Boston Hebrew Association of the Deaf 11th Biennial Convention

Box 4, Folder 1-4: Utah Association for the Deaf (UAD) (1988)

Series contains materials relating to the Utah Association for the Deaf (UAD).

Box 4, Folder 1: miscellaneous (1988-1998)

Sub-series contains items from the UAD such as bylaws, flyers, and proposals for meetings.

Box 4, Folder 1: bylaws, Utah Valley Chapter of the UAD (10 June 1988)

Sub-series contains a notice of new bylaws for the Utah Valley Chapter of the UAD.

Box 4, Folder 1: flyer, UAD (undated)

Sub-series contains a flyer for the UAD.

Box 4, Folder 1: UAD letter of proposals for general meeting (21 February 1998)

Sub-series contains a letter related to proposals for the UAD general meeting.

Box 4, Folder 2-4: bulletins, UAD (March 1988-May 2008)

Sub-series contains newsletters from the UAD in which they announce upcoming events and services.

Box 4, Folder 5-7: technology (1990)

Series contains items that are related to technology and the Deaf community.

Box 4, Folder 5: catalogs (1990-1998)

Sub-series contains catalogs of technology that is related to deaf people.

Box 4, Folder 5: Visual Alerting Devices & TDDs (1990)

Sub-series contains catalogs about visual alert systems and TDDs.

Box 4, Folder 5: Soundbytes (undated)

Sub-series contains a Soundbytes catalog of listening devices.

Box 4, Folder 5: Hear More (1997)

Sub-series contains a catalog about hearing aids and other listening devices.

Box 4, Folder 5: Harris Communications (1998)

Sub-series contains items related to Harris Communications.

Box 4, Folder 5: flyers (undated)

Sub-series contains a folder of flyers for deaf related technologies from Harris Communications.

Box 4, Folder 5: catalog (1998)

Sub-series contains a catalog for deaf related technologies from Harris Communications.

Box 4, Folder 5: flyer, eFlasher 1 (undated)

Sub-series contains a flyer for eFlasher 1, a deaf related item.

Box 4, Folder 6: teletypewriter (TTY) (1997-1999)

Sub-series contains a teletypewriter (TTY) directory for Utah.

Box 4, Folder 6: Utah TTY Directory (1997-1999)

Sub-series contains a teletypewriter (TTY) directory for Utah.

Box 4, Folder 6: captioning (1998)

Sub-series contains items related to television captioning for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

Box 4, Folder 6: newsletter, Caption (1998)

Sub-series contains a newsletter about television captioning.

Box 4, Folder 6: information packet, Television Line 21 Encoders & Decoders (undated)

Sub-series contains a packet explaining for to install television encoders and decoders.

Box 4, Folder 7: Deaf Expo (2002-2004)

Sub-series contains programs from two Deaf Expos.

Box 4, Folder 8: Utah School for the Deaf (1976)

Series contains a program from a reunion of the Utah School for the Deaf Alumni.

Box 4, Folder 8: program, First Reunion of the Utah School for the Deaf Alumni (1976)

Sub-series contains a program from the reunion of the Utah School for the Deaf in 1976.

Box 4, Folder 8: Brigham Young University (undated)

Series contains a flyer from Brigham Young University related to American Sign Language programs offered there.

Box 5, Folder 1-3: DeafNation (September 1997-March 2000)

Series contains DeafNation newspapers.

Box 3, Folder 1-3: miscellaneous (1989-2006)

Series contains miscellaneous items such as publications, newspapers, and articles related to the Deaf community.

Box 6, Folder 1: publications (1990-2004)

Sub-series contains deaf related publications such as Mental Floss, The Sign Writer, and the Communicator.

Box 6, Folder 1: Mental Floss (March-April 1990)

Sub-series contains the publication Mental Floss that is related to the Deaf community.

Box 6, Folder 1: The Sign Writer (1990-February 1992)

Sub-series contains the publication The Sigh Writer which is a Deaf publication.

Box 6, Folder 1: Communicator (1 July 2004)

Sub-series contains the Communicator which is a Deaf related publication.

Box 6, Folder 2: newspapers (1989-2006)

Sub-series contains Deaf newspapers that are by deaf for deaf.

Box 6, Folder 2: Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency DCARA News (April 1989-May 1990)

Sub-series contains three of the DCARA newspapers.

Box 6, Folder 2: Knob Hill News (October-November 1990)

Sub-series contains one Knob Hill newspaper.

Box 6, Folder 2: Deaf USA (January 1991)

Sub-series contains one Deaf USA newspaper.

Box 6, Folder 2: Silent News (June-October 1997)

Sub-series contains two Silent News newspapers.

Box 6, Folder 2: SIGNews (June 2004-November 2006)

Sub-series contains two SIGNews newspapers.

Box 6, Folder 3: articles (1988-2001)

Sub-series contains random articles published in Utah newspapers related to deaf issues.

Box 6, Folder 3: Salt Lake Tribune: “Suddenly, There Is Sound” (undated)

Sub-series contains an article related to the deaf community.

Box 6, Folder 3: Utah County Journal (20 July 1988)

Sub-series contains an article related to the deaf community.

Box 6, Folder 3: Deseret News, “Signing Software” (undated)

Sub-series contains an article related to the deaf community.

Box 6, Folder 3: The Daily Herald, “Child gets gift of sound” (14 August 2001)

Sub-series contains an article related to the deaf community.

Box 7-8, Box 6, Folder 4: National Association of the Deaf (1976-2001)

Series contains materials related to the National Association of the Deaf (NAD).

Box 6, Folder 4: miscellaneous (1976-2001)

Sub-series contains items in connection to the National Association of the Deaf.

Box 6, Folder 4: program, NAD Convention (1976)

Sub-series contains a program from the 1976 NAD convention.

Box 6, Folder 4: newsletter, NAD States (undated)

Sub-series contains a NAD States newsletter.

Box 6, Folder 4: newsletter, NAD Beehive Caucus (22 July 1986)

Sub-series contains a NAD Beehive Caucus newsletter.

Box 6, Folder 4: magazine, NAD (April-May 2001)

Sub-series contains a NAD magazine from 2001.

Box 7-8: The NAD Broadcaster (November 1982-April 2000)

Sub-series contains the NAD Broadcaster newspapers from 1982-2000.

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Content Description +/-

This collection contains materials related to the Deaf community including items from Gallaudet University, the Utah Community Center for the Deaf, the Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, the Utah Association for the Deaf, and the Utah School for the Deaf. It also contains religious materials that are deaf-related as well as technology information. The collection also contains many newspapers that are by deaf and/or for deaf such as the Buff and Blue, DeafNation, the DCARA News, Knob Hill News, Deaf USA, Silent News, SIGNews, and The NAD Broadcaster.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Access to the Collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Restrictions on Use:

Open for Research. Copyright for Official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

The series arrangement is as follows: 1. Gallaudet University; 2. Utah Community Center for the Deaf; 3. Religious Materials; 4. Utah Association for the Deaf (UAD); 5. Technology; 6. Utah School for the Deaf; 7. Brigham Young University; 8. DeafNation; 9. Miscellaneous; 10. National Association of the Deaf.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Reid O. Simonsen

Creator:

Simonsen, Reid O.

Language:

English

Sponsor:

none

Quantity:

6.0 Linear feet; 6 boxes and two flat boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid prepared by Timber R. Anderson, Deaf Studies intern

EAD Creation Date:

25 March 2011

Standard:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Boston Hebrew Association of the Deaf.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Utah Valley Deaf Ward.
Communication Service for the Deaf.
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy, and Referral Agency—Newspapers.
Deaf Expo.
Deaf President Now.
Deaf USA.
DeafNation.
Gallaudet University--History.
Gallaudet University--Newspapers.
Gallaudet University. Alumni Association.
Gallaudet University.
International Catholic Deaf Association.
Knob Hill News.
National Association of the Deaf--Newspapers.
National Association of the Deaf.
National Congress of Jewish Deaf (U.S.).
SIGNews.
Silent News.
The Buff and Blue.
The NAD Broadcaster.
Utah Association for the Deaf.
Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.

Subject Terms:

Closed Captioning
College student newspapers and periodicals--Washington (D.C.)
Deaf--History
Deaf--Newspapers
Deaf--Technology
Deaf--Utah--Societies, etc.
Student protesters
Teletypewriters--Directories

Geographical Names:

Utah. State Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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