Title:R. Orin Cornett Memorial Cued Speech Collection
Abstract:Manuscripts and documents on Cued Speech gathered from the personal papers of Dr. R. Orin Cornett and from the National Cued Speech Association.
Dr. R. Orin Cornett taught at Oklahoma Baptist University, Penn State University, and Harvard University before coming to Gallaudet College in 1965 to serve as Vice President for Long Range Planning. He developed Cued Speech, a visual communication system that uses handshapes formed near the face in combination with speech, to help deaf children learn language. The Orin Cornett Memorial Cued Speech Collection contains manuscripts and documents on Cued Speech gathered from Dr. Cornett's personal papers and from the