Ralph L. Hoag collection

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

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Collection Overview
Biographical Information for Ralph L. Hoag
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Additional Finding Aids
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information

Collection Overview (Collapse)

Title
Ralph L. Hoag collection
Inclusive Date(s)
1965-1989
Abstract
Photos, correspondence, and publications of Ralph L. Hoag. Hoag served as Executive Secretary to the National Advisory Board that established the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Extent
0.4 Linear feet (1 Document box)
Location
C.S. North, Shelf 197
Repository
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557
raswml@rit.edu
Language
English

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Biographical Information for Ralph L. Hoag (Collapse)

Dr. Ralph L. Hoag came to Rochester in 1966 to work as the fourth superintendent of the Rochester School for the Deaf. He continued in this position until 1974. Prior to coming to Rochester Hoag worked as Course Director at the School For the Deaf in Rome, New York; Principal of the School for the Deaf and Blind in Tucson, Arizona; administrator of a program for training teachers of the deaf for the U.S. Office of Education, and Staff Director and Executive Secretary to the National Advisory Board that established the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) in Rochester. He authored the manuscript The Origin and Establishment of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf which details the work of the National Advisory Board in planning for NTID and the steps undertaken to choose the home campus that eventually brought the school to RIT.

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Scope and Content (Collapse)

The collection contains the papers, photographs, and publications of Ralph L. Hoag, Executive Secretary to the National Advisory Board that established NTID. Hoag held many positions related to the education of the Deaf and spent 8 years as Superintendent of the Rochester School for the Deaf, from 1966-1974. Also found in the collection is research for his manuscript The Origin and Establishment of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (1989) which details the work of the National Advisory Board in planning for NTID and the steps undertaken to choose the home campus that eventually brought the school to RIT.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Collection is roughly arranged by subject.

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Additional Finding Aids (Collapse)

In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

Ralph L. Hoag collection

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Personal Name(s)

  • Hoag, Ralph Lynn, 1919-

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
  • Rochester Institute of Technology -- History.

Subject(s)

  • Deaf -- Education (Higher) -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Deaf -- History
  • Deaf -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Deaf college students

Genre(s)

  • Papers (document genres)
  • Photographs
  • Publications

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Information for Researchers (Collapse)

Preferred Citation

Ralph L. Hoag collection, RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID

RITDSA.0023

Accession Information

Accession number(s): 10:31

Source of Acquisition

The Ralph L. Hoag collection was deposited in the Deaf Studies Archive in 2010 by NTID staff member Peggy Young.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.

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