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Manuscripts – MSS 29 – Polakoff, Dorothy P., 1913-2009
King Jordan Student Academic Center 1255
MSS 29 – Polakoff, Dorothy P., 1913-2009
Papers of Dorothy Polakoff, 1944-1950
Gallaudet University Archives
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 29
Title: Papers of Dorothy Polakoff, 1944-1950.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Note: This document last updated 2006 January 6.
Acquisition Information: The Polakoff papers were given to the Gallaudet University Archives in June of 1980.
Processed by: Ulf Hedberg. 1989 December 7.
Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.
Related Material in the Archives:
Scope and Content
The Dorothy P. Polakoff Collection includes materials related to lip reading.
The collection dates from 1944 to 1950 and contains approximately 850 items.
The bulk of the collection includes books, clippings, lip reading lessons, and story exercises.
The folder of books entitled “Jane Walker’s Book of Lip Reading Practice Material” was written by Jane B. Walker in 1945 and used for lip reading classes. The remaining folders were also used in lip reading classes.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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