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Published by Gallaudet College Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Gallaudet College -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Edward Miner Gallaudet ; Lance J. Fischer and David L. de Lorenzo, editors ; with a foreword by Edward C. Merrill, Jr.
ContributionsFischer, Lance J., 1949-, De Lorenzo, David L., 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV2530 .G33 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 265 p. :
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3171995M
ISBN 100913580856, 0913580899
LC Control Number83014211

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“History of the College for the Deaf was written 78 years ago by the founder of Gallaudet College (sic), Edward Miner Gallaudet. The manuscript, now published for the first time, is a fascinating year account of the establishment and early development of that unique educational institution. Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gallaudet, Edward Miner, History of the College for the Deaf, History of the College for the Deaf, by Edward Miner Gallaudet; Lance J. Fischer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at History of the College for the Deaf, Item PreviewPages:

" Books about Deaf Culture The printing of this publication was supported by federal funding. This publication shall not imply approval or acceptance by the U.S. Department of Education of the findings, conclusions, or recommendations herein. Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity. Gallaudet University / ˌ ɡ æ l ə ˈ d ɛ t / is a federally chartered private university for the education of the deaf and hard of is located in Washington, D.C., on a acre ( km 2) campus.. Founded in , Gallaudet University was originally a grammar school for both deaf and blind children. It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of Campus: Urban, 99 acres ( km²). Book: History of the College for the Deaf: , by Edward Miner Gallaudet. Edited by Lance J. Fischer and David L. de Lorenzo Edited by Lance J. Fischer and David L. de Lorenzo Book: Out of Silence and Darkness: The History of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind: , by Robert Hill Couch and Jack Hawkins, Jr.   , Report on the Systems of Deaf-Mute Instruction pursued in Europe, quoted in in History of the College for the Deaf, →ISBN, page Hence the natural language of the mute is, in schools of this class, suppressed as soon and as far as possible, and its existence as a language, capable of being made the reliable and precise vehicle for the widest range of thought, is .

A founder of the American Asylum for Deaf-mutes (now the American School for the Deaf) in Hartford, Connecticut, Gallaudet was a pioneer educator. His name lives on through Gallaudet University of Washington, D.C., the only U.S. institution of higher learning for the deaf. 1.   The Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf, a community college for the deaf in Big Spring, Texas, is part of the Howard County Junior College District. Opened in and designed for deaf students who want to prepare to go on to Gallaudet University or NTID, SWCID offers associate-degree and certification programs. "The Silent College: A Visit to the National College for Deaf Mutes. A Charming Situation Origin and History of the Institution the Impressive Chapel Services in There Citation Room of Pupils' Quickness of Apprehension Some of Them Taught to Speak the Colored Pupils Dick Whittington and His Dark Ways the Valuable Work of the College New. Lance Fischer, retired archivist and co-editor of “The History of the College for the Deaf, " by Edward Miner Gallaudet (Gallaudet College Press, ), discusses his work in researching the life and accomplishments of Kendall. The publication of this volume stimulated interest in .