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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:
The Gallaudet University Alumni Card is a 4 by 6 index cards that include the name, class, degree, married name, and subsequent degrees of all Gallaudet alumni who graduated from Gallaudet University between 1866 and 1961.
Resource Type: Archives & Exhibits
An index of Faculty and Staff who worked from 1866 to 1944; this contains the position, dates of appointment and birth (if known), and additional remarks such as date retired.
Dr. Edward Allen Fay's index is a form of statistical analysis to refute or confirm Alexander Graham Bell's theory.
A brief history and archive of applications to Pennsylvania School for the Deaf from 1824-1938.
An archive of the Statistics of Pupils who attended the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb (Gallaudet University) from 1857-1897
The Statistics of Pupils who attended the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb (Gallaudet University) from 1898-1950
Vital report archive content.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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