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Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins, 1787-1851



  • Existence: 1787 - 1851

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (December 10, 1787 – September 10, 1851) was an American educator. Along with Laurent Clerc and Mason Cogswell, he co-founded the first permanent institution for the education of the deaf in North America, and he became its first principal. When opened on April 15, 1817, it was called the "Connecticut Asylum (at Hartford) for the Education and Instruction of Deaf and Dumb Persons," but it is now known as the American School for the Deaf.

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Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet report

Mss 834312
Identifier: Mss 834312
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