Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD papers

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

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Collection Overview
Biographical Information for Albert and Peggy Hlibok
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Additional Finding Aids
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information
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Collection Overview (Collapse)

Title
Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD papers
Date(s)
circa 1938-2008
Abstract
The Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of Empire State Association of the Deaf (ESAD) and Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf (RCAD) records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, service applications, organization publications, crucial documents such as incorporation materials and organization by- laws, as well as photographs and a small amount of ephemera. Additional ESAD records were added in 2014, including Board meeting minutes from 1981- 2008, correspondence, directories of resources for the deaf, newsletters and clippings.
Extent
12.0 Linear feet (14 boxes)
Location
C.S. North, Shelf 236-238, 315
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 Albert and Peggy Hlibok (Collapse)

The Empire State Association of the Deaf Inc. is a 501(c) 3 non-profit membership based organization serving Deaf New Yorkers and their allies. ESAD was founded in 1865 and is the oldest Deaf state organization in the country. ESAD’s mission is to advocate and protect the interests of the Deaf in all aspects. There are an estimated 1.5 million Deaf and Hard of Hearing people living in New York State. In 2013 David Stahle was serving as President of ESAD.

The Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf purpose was to promote the economic and social status of the deaf in Rochester and vicinity; to serve the  Empire State Association of the Deaf in enrollment of members and in other matters of mutual benefit; and to gather information and statistics about the deaf and assist in spreading information about the deaf.

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Scope and Content (Collapse)

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of Empire State Asssociation of the Deaf (ESAD) and Rochester (RCAD) papers contain contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, service applications, organization publications, crucial documents such as incorporation materials and organization by-laws, as well as photographs and a small amount of ephemera from the two organizations, There is also some miscellaneous records of the National Association of the Deaf.

Additional ESAD records were added in 2014, including board meeting minutes from 1981- 2008, correspondence, newsletters and clippings.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Records are arranged first by organization, then by series.

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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.

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD papers

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of Empire State Association of the Deaf

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Corporate Name(s)

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

Family Name(s)

  • Albert and Peggy Hlibok

Subject(s)

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

Genre(s)

  • Constitutions
  • Ephemera
  • Financial records
  • Magazines (periodicals)
  • Minutes

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Information for Researchers (Collapse)

Preferred Citation

Albert and Peggy Hlibok collection of ESAD and RCAD papers, RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archives

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID

RITDSA.0086

Accession Information

The collection was donated in two groups to the RIT Archive Collections by Albert and Peggy Hlibok. First in June 2013 and then in July 2014. Accession number(s): 2013:048; 2014:0592014:059; 2014:059

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in August 2013.

Revision Description

 Eight additional boxes added to collection. 14 July 2014

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