Patti Durr collection on Deaf Theater

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

Table of Contents

Collection Overview
Biographical Information for Patti Durr
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information
Related Materials

Collection Overview (Collapse)

Title
Patti Durr collection on Deaf Theater
Creator
Durr, Patricia
Inclusive Date(s)
1992-2003
Abstract
Patti Durr collection on Deaf Theatre contains correspondence, clippings, programs, and flyers related to Deaf theater, as collected by NTID faculty member Patti Durr.
Extent
0.21 Linear feet (1 Document box)
Location
C.S. Mid-range, Shelf 419
Repository
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557
raswml@rit.edu
Language
English

Return to Top »


Biographical Information for Patti Durr (Collapse)

Associate professor of social sciences and deaf studies in NTID's cultural and creative studies department, Patti Durr began teaching at NTID/RIT in 1990. Durr has been instrumental in developing Deaf Studies courses at NTID and is actively involved in the community. In 2004, by rigorous peer review of student nominations, she was awarded the RIT Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.

Return to Top »


Scope and Content (Collapse)

The Patti Durr collection on Deaf Theater contains various documents and new clippings as well as other publications pertaining to Deaf theater, mostly in Rochester and at NTID. However also included are documents and news clippings about Deaf theater in other cities in the United States as well as some in Europe. There is also correspondence between Patti Durr and members of the Deaf theater community. In addition, this collection includes programs, miscellaneous flyers, and playbills. Flyers include lists of performance groups of and for deaf people in the United States, Deaf playwrights and their works, and acting workshops with Patrick Graybill. Advertisement flyers and programs include plays such as "The Signal Season of Dummy Hoy, or, The Baseball Adventures of a Shoemaker from Ohio", "Road to a Revolution", "A Deaf Family Diary", "The Sea Princess", and "I Didn't Hear that Color".

Return to Top »


Arrangement (Collapse)

Collection is arranged by format.

Return to Top »


Subject Headings (Collapse)

Personal Name(s)

  • Durr, Patricia

Corporate Name(s)

  • Rochester Institute of Technology. National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Cultural & Creative Studies.

Subject(s)

  • Deaf -- Associations, institutions, etc.
  • Deaf -- Means of communication
  • Deaf artists
  • Deafness -- Drama

Genre(s)

  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Correspondence
  • Programs (documents)

Return to Top »


Information for Researchers (Collapse)

Preferred Citation

Patti Durr collection on Deaf Theater, RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Return to Top »


Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID

RITDSA.0038

Accession Information

Accession number(s): 10:32

Source of Acquisition

The Deaf Theater collection was given to the Deaf Studies Archive by Patti Durr, faculty in the Department of Cultural and Creative Studies at National Technical Institute for the Deaf at RIT, in 2010.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.

Revision Description

  24 June 2015

Return to Top »


Related Materials (Collapse)

Return to Top »