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Manuscripts – MSS 31 – Powers, Helen, 1925-
King Jordan Student Academic Center 1255
MSS 31 – Powers, Helen, 1925-
Papers of Helen Powers, ca. 1970s
Gallaudet University Archives
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 31
Title: Papers of Helen Powers, ca. 1970s
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Note: This document last updated 2006 January 6.
Acquisition Information: Helen Powers donated her collection on April 4, 1978 to the Gallaudet University Archives.
Processed by: Ulf Hedberg. 1993 May 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:
Helen Powers was born in 1925 in Alton, Illinois. She worked at various newspapers as a journalist, theatre critic, columnist, theatrical feature writer, and playwright.
In 1972, she wrote a biography on Bernard Bragg and the National Theatre of the Deaf, which resulted and was published under title Signs of Silence. Helen Powers has also worked for the Deaf community as interpreter and tutor.
She also volunteered with Deaf mental patients.
Scope and Content
The Helen Powers Collection consists of material only of her writing and biographical unpublished work. The collection contains approximately 250 items.
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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