History Day Previous Topics

Archived collection of previously suggested History Day resources by topic. Links not maintained.

Helen Keller

Below are resources about Hopkins that might be helpful

Other Institutions

Thomas Hopkins and Deaf Education

USA.gov earch  http://search.usa.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&affiliate=usagov&query=thomas+hopkins+deaf+education


  • Annual report - National Advisory Committee on Education of the Deaf StLib Federal Documents  HE 5.289:973   
  • Hearings and Congressional Documents that are not in our catalog, but on the shelf.  Check ProQuest Congressional and Serial Set
  • The History of the Education of the Blind and Deaf.  1986 Nordstrom, Brian H.  ERIC Number: ED309614
  • Education Bulletins in ConnDocs
  • Education Bulletins in FedDocs
  • Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature
  • Gallaudet University: Widening Horizons for the Deaf - scroll down for history https://publications.america.gov/publication/gallaudet-university-widening-horizons-deaf-american-institutions-series/#axzz3RTYt8CmE

  • Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet on Language and Communication: A Reassessment.  by Fernandes, James J.   American Annals of the Deaf, v128 n4 p467-73 Aug 1983    Materials written by T. H. Gallaudet on the subject of sign language and communication are reviewed that indicate that some of his ideas regarding the use of sign language in teaching deaf students may have been partially misunderstood. (Author/SW)  ERIC Number: EJ288256     CT State Library's subscription doesn't go this far


Additional Resources outside of CT State Library

  • Lydia Huntley Sigourney and the Beginnings of American Deaf Education in Hartford: It Takes a Village.
    2008 Sayers, Edna Edith  Sign Language Studies v8 n4 p369-412 Sum 2008

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