Claude and Helen Samuelson papers

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

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Collection Overview
Biographical Information for Claude and Helen Samuelson
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Additional Finding Aids
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information
Related Materials

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Title
Claude and Helen Samuelson papers
Creator
Samuelson, Claude, 1898-1994
Creator
Samuelson, Helen, 1904-1997
Inclusive Date(s)
1948-1989
Abstract
Correspondence, promotional materials, and convention programs related to Claude and Helen Samuelson's work with the Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf and the Empire State Association of the Deaf.
Extent
0.2 Linear feet (1 Document box)
Location
C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 334
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 Claude and Helen Samuelson (Collapse)

Claude Samuelson was born November 12, 1898 in Jamestown, New York. He attended the Rochester School for the Deaf. After graduating, he worked for Delco Appliance, where he worked for forty years. He died November 9, 1994 at age 95. Helen Samuleson was born March 3, 1904. Both she and Claude were active in the Deaf community and worked with the Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf and the Empire State Association of the Deaf. Helen died on March 15, 1997 at age 93.

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Scope and Content (Collapse)

The Claude and Helen Samuelson papers includes documentation regarding the Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf, and its successor organization, Empire Sate Association of the Deaf. Materials include reports, convention program books, and correspondence.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Materials are 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.

Claude and Helen Samuelson papers papers

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Personal Name(s)

  • Samuelson, Claude, 1898-1994
  • Samuelson, Helen, 1904-1997

Corporate Name(s)

  • Empire State Association of the Deaf.
  • Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf.

Subject(s)

  • Deaf -- Associations, institutions, etc.
  • Deaf -- New York (State) -- Rochester

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Promotional materials

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Information for Researchers (Collapse)

Preferred Citation

Claude and Helen Samuelson papers, RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID

RITDSA.0028

Accession Information

Accession number(s): 09:84

Source of Acquisition

The Claude and Helen Samuelson papers were gifted to the National Institute of the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology in November 1988 by Helen Samuelson. The papers were transferred to the Deaf Studies Archive in 2009.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.

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