NTID Media Relations videotapes

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

Table of Contents

Collection Overview
Historical Information for NTID Media Relations
Scope and Content
Additional Finding Aids
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information

Collection Overview (Collapse)

NTID Media Relations videotapes
Inclusive Date(s)
NTID Media Relations videotapes consist of news clippings regarding the National Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology.
1.0 Linear feet (1 File box)
C.S. North, Shelf 214
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557

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Historical Information for NTID Media Relations (Collapse)

NTID Media Relations serves as the liaison between NTID and the media. Staff are responsible for "pitching and writing stories of interest about our students, faculty, staff or NTID in general." They also coordinate the interaction of campus employees in assisting print and/or broadcast reporters with expert information on stories related to NTID.

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Scope and Content (Collapse)

NTID Media Relations videotapes consist of broadcast media news clips regarding NTID, staff, and students. Stories include international students, 1997 State of the Institute address by Robert Davila, National Association of the Deaf 2002 College Bowl, and guest lecturer Katie Hunt of the American Chemical Society. The collection contains 27 VHS tapes. Length of clips is unknown on most, but it is estimated that there is a total 7 hours of footage in the collection.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Videotapes are in numerical order.

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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.

NTID Media Relations Videotapes

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Media Relations.


  • Deaf -- Means of communication
  • Deaf -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Deaf culture
  • Public relations.


  • Promotional materials
  • VHS (TM)

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Information for Researchers (Collapse)

Preferred Citation

NTID Media Relations videotapes, RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID


Accession Information

Accession number(s): 11:72

Source of Acquisition

NTID Media Relations videotapes were donated to the Deaf Studies Archive by NTID Media Relations in August 2011.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.

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