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Manuscripts – MSS 71 – Russell, George Oscar, 1890-1962
King Jordan Student Academic Center 1255
MSS 71 – Russell, George Oscar, 1890-1962
Papers of George O. Russell, 1919-1971
Gallaudet University Archives
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 71
Title: Papers of George O. Russell, 1919-1971.
Quantity: 4.5 Linear Feet (9 document boxes)
Note: This document last updated 2006 January 9.
Processed by: Colleen M. Crisp. 1996 September 9.
Processing Note: Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.
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Scope and Content
The collection of George Oscar Russell consists of correspondence, photographs, magazines, publications, books, theses, records and x-rays of speech, films on speeches and voices, printing plates blocks of voices, and artifacts. The collection started from 1919-1971, with the bulk being correspondence.
The letters were mainlu written by family members, friends, and businesses.
In box four, there are magazines and publications that were written by George Oscar Russell. The magazines and publications were about speech and voices.
Most of George Oscar Russell’s collection were on speech and voices. He taught speech, not only to Deaf but to others, like Caruso, who was the Italian tenor.
There are 38 rolls of 16mm films in box seven. Most of these films are unidentified but they are related to speeches and voices.
Box 9 contains artifacts that once belonged to George Oscar Russell, including a wooden kitchen tool, an instrument, one pair of glasses with case, and an ivory cigar holder.
Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
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