Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

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Collection Overview
Biographical Information for Harry Lang
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Additional Finding Aids
Subject Headings
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Title
Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences
Creator
Lang, Harry G.
Inclusive Date(s)
1990-1995
Abstract
Harry Lang biographical files consists of Lang's research used for the book, Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary, (co-authored with Bonnie Meath-Lang).
Extent
5.0 Linear feet (4 File boxes)
Location
C.S. North, Shelves 285-286
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 Harry Lang (Collapse)

Dr. Harry Lang attended the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, earned a BS in Physics from Bethany College, a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and his doctorate in Education from the University of Rochester. Lang has taught at National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) since 1969, first in the Physics Department, and later as a faculty member in the Master of Science Program in Secondary Education of Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

He is also a prolific author, including Edmund Booth: A Deaf Pioneer, Teaching from the Heart and Soul: The Robert F. Panara Story, and Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary (co-authored with Bonnie Meath-Lang). The dictionary includes 150 biographies of deaf scientists, artists, engineers, actors, writers, poets, and other professionals. In 2006, Lang was awarded the Rochester Institute of Technology Trustees Scholarship Award in recognition of establishing an outstanding record of academic scholarship.

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Harry Lang biographical files for Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences include biographical files on deaf scientists, artists, engineers, actors, writers, poets, and other professionals. Most files contain clippings, articles, and other research notes.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Alphabetical by person.

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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.

Harry Lang research materials

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Personal Name(s)

  • Lang, Harry G.
  • Meath-Lang, Bonnie

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Faculty.

Subject(s)

  • Deaf -- History
  • Deaf actors
  • Deaf artists
  • Deaf authors
  • Deaf culture
  • Deaf scientists

Genre(s)

  • Articles
  • Biography files
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Research notes

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Preferred Citation

Harry Lang biographical files for "Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences", RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID

RITDSA.0056

Accession Information

Accession number(s): 2007:090

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.

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