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[Certificate] 1891 May 8, New York [to] Miss Mary E. Loveless / Alexander Graham Bell.

Title: [Certificate] 1891 May 8, New York [to] Miss Mary E. Loveless / Alexander Graham Bell.
Personal Author: Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922.
Date: 1891 May 8.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 12 x 32 cm.
General Note: Certificate number 43. Membership due for 1 year is $2.00.
Abstract: Bell signs his name to the certificate of membership, validating that Mary E. Loveless has paid her annual $2 dues and is entitled a full membership to the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, incorporated in New York in 1890, a society to which Bell donated over $300,000. Known both for his invention of the telephone in 1876 and his teaching of the deaf, Bell taught at Boston University and Oxford, using Visible Speech and a system of notation to teach students with hearing impairments. He also experimented in eugenics, aviation, and telegraphy, interesting himself in the organizations of the National Geographic Society and the Smithsonian Institute. Born in Scotland, Bell became a U.S. citizen in 1882.
Personal Subject: Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922.
Corporate Subject: American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf.
Subject: Associations, institutions, etc. -- Deaf education. Associations, institutions, etc. -- Deaf education. Associations, institutions, etc. -- Deaf education. Associations, institutions, etc. -- Deaf education.
Recipient: Loveless, Mary E.
 

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