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The Archives has created 19 indexes of birth, marriage, and death records derived from various Deaf publications such as “The Silent Worker,” The American Annals of the Deaf, “The Frat,” and the Fay Marriage Index.
Further, genealogy information can be obtained from Gallaudet Alumni Cards, Gallaudet Faculty/Staff Cards, Columbia Institution for the Deaf Pupil Statistics from 1857-1897 and 1898-1950, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf Applications, and Visitors of Faneuil Hall.
The indexes listed are designed to assist the researcher for genealogical research and/or for biographical information. You may view the full obituaries, which are available only in the Archives research room, by using the page, volume, issue, and/or authors cited in the indexes.
If you are unable to visit our Archives, a copy of the obituary can be sent to you upon request.
Please click on the desired collection below. Genealogy Resources available are:
Information provided from this search function is from the resources listed below. To search the indexes fill in as much information as possible-- even a guess will help. Search All Souls' News (1907-1949). American Annals of the Deaf (1847-1969). American Deaf Citizen (1937-1941). Chicago Letter...
Resource Type: Archives & Exhibits
The Statistics of Pupils who attended the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb (Gallaudet University) from 1898-1950 was compiled by the Registrar's Office. Please click on the first letter of the last name to find the desired pupil.
The Statistics of Pupils who attended the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb (Gallaudet University) from 1857-1897 was compiled by the Registrar's Office. Please click on the first letter of the last name to find the desired pupil. Go to: A | B |...
The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (since 1820) was a residential school for the deaf in Philadelphia. David Seixas founded the school, which began in his private home. Laurent Clerc served briefly as principal at the school. In 1825 the school moved to its first...
At the third convention of the National Association of the Deaf in 1889, then-President Hodgson cited the need for statistical analysis about the Deaf to either refute or confirm Alexander Graham Bell's theory that intermarriage among the Deaf led to a greater chance for a...
An index of Faculty and Staff from 1866 to 1944. Included in the index is position, dates of appointment and birth (if known), and additional remarks such as date retired. Please click on the first letter of the last name to find the desired individual.
The Gallaudet University Alumni Cards consist of approximately 4,650 cards. These 4 by 6 index cards include the name, class, degree, married name, and subsequent degrees of all Gallaudet alumni who graduated from Gallaudet University between 1866 and 1961. Each card typically contains detailed information...
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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