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us: Volta Bureau (U.S.)


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    • us: Volta Bureau-Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf (U.S.)
    • us: Volta Bureau for the Deaf (U.S.)
    • us: Volta Bureau for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Relating to the Deaf (U.S.)
    • us: Volta Bureau, Washington, D.C.
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    • Related Terms

      • us: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Volta Bureau, Washington, D.C.Volta Bureau, Washington, D.C.
    • Sources

      • found: NUCMC data from Library of Congress, Manuscript Div. for Grosvenor family. Papers, 1827-1968 (Volta Bureau)
      • found: LC man. cat. (Hdg.: Volta Bureau, Washington, D.C.; fd. 1887 by Dr. Alexander Graham Bell for the increase and diffusion of knowledge relating to the deaf)
      • found: Amer. Assn. to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf. Rept. of First Summer Meeting, July 1891, c.1892 (the Volta Bureau is not connected with the Amer. Assoc. to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf (an independent society)); 4th Summer Meeting, July, 1894: p. 55-56 (Volta Bureau; object ot increase and disseminate information respecting the deaf; committed to no method of teaching, but collects and distributes information to all with entire impartiality; received name from Volta Prize, awarded by French gov't. to Dr. Bell)
      • found: Washington, D.C. Direct., 1894 (Volta Bureau for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Relating to the Deaf); 1942 (Volta Bureau for the Deaf); 1954 (Volta Bureau-Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf; two share office and executive sec.; Bell Association also listed separately); 1965 (Volta Bureau)
      • found: Washington, D.C., phone book 1954 (Volta Bureau and Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf share address, phone number, and exec. sec.)
      • found: Phone call 1/12/87 to Information Sect., Alex. G. Bell Assoc. (Some point after 1975 Volta Bureau duties assumed by Assoc. and appears Bureau was absorbed by Assoc.)
    • Change Notes

      • 1987-01-21: new
      • 2014-12-09: revised
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