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Manuscripts – MSS 1 – Atwood, Albert W., 1879-1975
King Jordan Student Academic Center 1255
Descriptive Summary Repository: Gallaudet University Archives Call No.: MSS 1 Creator: Atwood, Albert Title: Albert William Atwood Papers, 1948-1975 Quantity: 2.0 Linear Feet (4 document boxes) Abstract: The collection focuses on Atwood’s role on the Gallaudet University Board of Directors. Note: This document last updated 2005 November 17.
Administrative Information Acquisition Information: The collection was given to the Gallaudet archives in 1975 by Sally Atwood Daily. Processed by: Ulf Hedberg, 1989 February 27. Processing Note: Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.
Scope and Content The Albert William Atwood Collection consists of material related to his work for the Board of Directors of Gallaudet College. The collection consists of approximately 2500 items dating from 1948 to 1975. The majority of the papers date from the 1960’s. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings, newsletters, correspondence of the Board of Directors and others, funds, expenses and salaries, Gallaudet Centennial Fund, “Gallaudet College: It’s First One Hundred Years”, general correspondence, Middle States Association, printed materials, publication notes, and a commencement hood. The correspondence and general correspondence are arranged chronologically. Financial statements, and letters are included in the folder of Funds, Expenses and Salaries. In the folder of Gallaudet Centennial Fund one can find correspondence, and pamphlets. Included in the folder related to the publication, “Gallaudet College: It’s First One Hundred Years” there are receipts, letters related to the book and copyright registration. In the folder of printed materials there is a book which was published by Washington Gas Light Company in 1948 and edited by Mr. Atwood, when he was President of that company. The large group of publication notes relate to Mr. Atwood’s work for his book which was published in 1964.
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