Belle Rogers McConnell papers
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Belle Rogers McConnell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: McConnell, Belle Rogers
Title: Belle Rogers McConnell papers
Dates: 1905-1971, undated
Quantity: 3.23 linear ft. (2 document cases and one oversize folder)
Identification: ahc.MSS839

Biographical/Historical Note

Audiometer testing was conducted by the Atlanta Public School System. The testing of individuals took place in the schools and the results are included. The program for the hearing impaired was administered by Belle R. McConnell of Atlanta Public Schools. Her correspondence provides information on education in the Atlanta area for the hearing impaired. Mrs. McConnell began teaching in 1905 and retired September 1, 1950.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence from 1934 to 1941 concerning hearing impaired children in Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are test results listed by schools, lesson plans, activity materials, and copies of speeches and reports. Mrs. McConnell's teaching certificates are also included.

Index Terms

Atlanta Public Schools
Hearing impaired--Georgia--Atlanta
Public schools--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Belle Rogers McConnell papers, MSS 839, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1981

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Printed materials and case studies on hearing impaired, 1936-1947, undated
2Handwritten notes to supoort Belle R. McConnell's reports, 1934-1941
3Speeches and presentations on hearing impaired, 1935-1940
4Clippings about speech and education, 1936-1938
5Newspaper clippings - Lip-reading successful, 1948-1949, 1968
6Results of audiometer test conducted by Atlanta Public Schools, 1936-1939
7Results of audiometer test conducted by Atlanta Public Schools, 1940-1942
8Record of hearing test of students conducted by individual schools, 1945-1948
9Enrollment list for lip-reading class, 1940-1941
10Observation of Albert Spivey by Belle R. McConnell, Atlanta Public Schools, 1938-1939
11Correspondence of Belle R. McConnell, lip-reading teacher, Atlanta Public Schools, 1934-1941
12Excerpts from grade book, undated
13Volta Bureau's books of lip-reading practice material, circa 1942
14Composition books with notes about vowels, undated



21Teaching aids and testing cards, 1935-1940
2Lessons and exercises for hearing impaired, 1934-1940
3Study aids and lesson plans, 1935-1939
4Study aids and lesson plans, 1934-1937
5Study aids and lesson plans, 1930-1939
6Study aids and lesson plans, 1937-1943
7Letter of recommendation, 1905
8Teacher's certificates of Belle R. McConnell, 1905-1950
9Teacher's certificates of honor, 1948-1950
10Correspondence to Edythe McConnell, 1965-1971


MSS OS Box 5.24Scoring key for hearing test, undated