HarWM, William George Hardy and Miriam Pauls Hardy Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Series 1] Biographical and Personal Files. — 1933; 1943; 1950-1951; 1953-1955; 1960; 1964-1987; 1989-1990; 1993; 1998-1999
The biographical files contain, among other materials, Miriam P. and William G. Hardy’s curriculum vita and biographical sketches; a hardbound copy of William Hardy’s Master’s Thesis; correspondence about the Hardy’s Faculty appointments at Hopkins; obituaries for William Hardy; and articles on various topics clipped from newspapers and magazines. Material types include correspondence; certificates; articles; business cards; newspaper clippings; lists, and notes.
  • Additional biographical materials include images in the Photographs Series and material in the Correspondence Series about the Hardy’s engagement and wedding and condolences and obituaries following William Hardy’s death.
  • [Sub-series 1.1] Awards, Honors, and Tributes. — 1943; 1951; 1953; 1960; 1964; 1969-1971; 1973-1977; 1979-1986; 1989-1990
    This subseries documents the numerous honors, awards, and tributes paid to the Hardys for their contributions and lifetime achievements in the field of audiology. Several artifacts are included, among them are award plaques from the Maryland Academy of Audiology and the Johns Hopkins Medical School’s Department of Otolaryngology, and a poster of William G. and Miriam P. Hardy. Tribute materials include Vibrations, the Hearing & Speech Agency of Metropolitan Baltimore’s celebration of the careers of Miriam P. Hardy, William G. Hardy, and Harriet Haskins; files pertaining to the Johns Hopkins Hearing and Speech Center; and the creation, upon his death, of the William G. Hardy Memorial Lecture. Materials include artifacts, correspondence, invitations, and award certificates, a guestbook, notes, lists, and typescripts of speeches about the Hardys.
  • See also the photograph series for photographs pertaining to ceremonies in honor of the Hardys.
  • [Folder 1.1.01] Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf -- The Honors Award & Statement of Tribute for W.G. Hardy. — 1975; 1979; 1980. — 1 Folder
    Documents include Correspondence concerning the honors award, a Statement of Appreciation for Dr. W.G. Hardy upon his resignation as a Board Member, October 18, 1979; and a Resolution and Statement of Tribute to Dr. W.G. Hardy upon his death, January 16, 1980.

    [Folder 1.1.02] Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf -- Third Alexander Graham Bell Lecture March 1, 1976 -- Clarke School Speaks articles. — 1976. — 1 Folder
    Articles in Clark School Speaks include: “Dr. William G. Hardy Delivers Third Alexander Graham Bell Lecture” Volume XX, Number 3, Spring, 1976 and “’Bell Resounding’ Alexander Graham Bell Lecture” Volume XX, Number 4, Summer 1976.

    [Folder 1.1.03] American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology -- Honorary Fellowship for W.G. Hardy. — 1976. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.04] American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology -- Certificates of Award to M.P. Hardy & W.G. Hardy for Distinguished Services in the Educational Programs of the Program Committee. — 1964. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.05] American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology -- Honorary Fellowship Certificate Conferred Upon M.P.H. in Recognition of Service to the Profession in Pediatric Audiology and Otology, 1976 . — 1976. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.06] American Biographical Institute – Community Leader of America Award, 1970. — 1969 - 1970. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.07] American Medical Association, Section on Laryngology, Otology and Rhinology – Certificate of Merit to J.E. Bordley, W.G.H., & M.P.H. for Exhibition: “Impaired Hearing in the Preschool Child,” 1953. — 1953. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.08] American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) – Certificate of Fellowship to M.D.P. for Outstanding Achievement, 1951 . — c.1951; 1960. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.09] City of Baltimore – Citizen Citation Certificate to M.P.H. from the Mayor in Recognition of Services in the Area of Communication, March 1, 1974 . — 1974. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.10] Common Cause – Certificate of Acknowledgement for W.G.H.. — n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.11] Cornell University – Certificate of WG Hardy’s Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Membership. — 1943. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.12] FLAG Organization of Virginia – Certificate Presenting a U. S. Flag to M.P. Hardy in Memory of W.G. Hardy, 1980. — 1980. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.13] The Hearing and Speech Agency of Metropolitan Baltimore – Vibrations -- Dinner in Honor of W.G.H., M.P.H., and Harriet Haskins, March 1, 1974. — 1973 - 1974. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.14 - 1.1.15] The Hearing and Speech Agency of Metropolitan Baltimore – Vibrations -- Dinner in Honor of W.G.H., M.P.H., and Harriet Haskins – Scrapbook. — 1974. — 2 Folders
    Items were removed from a scrapbook.
    The first folder contains protected health information, including patient information, in items dated: 1/15/1974; 2/10/1974; 1/31/1974; 3/1/1974 (1); 2/18/1974; 2/15/1974(1); 3/1/1974 (2); 3/1/1974 (3); 2/15/1974 (2); 2/23/1974; & 2/14/1974. The second folder also contains protected health information, including patient information and patient photos, in items dated: 2/18/1974; Feb 1974; 2/12/1974; 3/1/1974; 2/1/1974; 4/10/1974; 2/19/1974; 3/14/1974; as well as in undated photographs and an undated item addressed to "Sirs".

    [Folder 1.1.16] The Hearing and Speech Agency of Metropolitan Baltimore – JH Gazette article: “Hearing and Speech Pioneers Honored”. — 1974. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.17] The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions - The W.G. Hardy Fund, 1980 - 1985. — 1980 - 1985. — 1 Folder
    The William G. Hardy Fund was initiated upon Hardy’s death in 1980. Donations, including memorial gifts, were used to establish a lectureship and symposium on communicative disorders in honor of Hardy’s contributions to the field.

    [Folder 1.1.18] The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions - Plans for the W.G. Hardy Lectureship & Symposium, 1980-1981. — 1980 - 1981. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.19] The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions - The First William G. Hardy Lecture, “The Legacy to Otology and Audiology of William G. Hardy,” June 10, 1980. — c.1979 - 1982; n.d.. — 1 Folder
    This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 6/12/1982.

    [Folder 1.1.20] The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions - The Second William G. Hardy Lecture, “Noise Induced Hearing Loss,” June 15, 1984 . — 1984. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.21] The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions - William G. Hardy Symposium on Prelinguistic Auditory Disorders and the Third William G. Hardy Lecture, “Relationships between Spoken and Written Language Development and Disorders,” May 10, 1986. — 1986. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.22] The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions - William G. Hardy Symposium, “Prevention and Identification of Hearing Impairment in High-risk Infants,” May 19, 1989 . — c.1989. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.23] JHU, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Health Services Administration – W.G.H. Retirement Reception, June 27, 1979 . — 1979. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.24] JHU, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Department of Health Services Administration – Retirement Reception Scrapbook. — 1979. — 1 Folder
    Items were removed from a scrapbook
    This folder contains protected health information in items dated 6/15/1979 & 6/27/1979, as well as in an undated letter to Hardy.

    [Folder 1.1.25] JHU, School of Hygiene and Public Health – Inbrief Article: "Faculty Capsules" . — Spring, 1976. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.26] JHU, School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology – Honorary Dinner Party for M.P.H., June 23, 1977. — 1973; 1977; n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.27] JHU School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Honorary Dinner for W. G. Hardy for his Contributions to the Hearing and Speech Center, May 20, 1976. — 1976. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.1.28] Maryland Speech and Hearing Association—The Honors of the Association Certificate to M.P.H., 1974. — 1974. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.29] National Distinguished Service Registry—Speech, Language and Hearing Distinguished Service Certificate to M.P.H.. — 1990. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.30] National Geographic Society—Membership Certificate to M.P.H.. — 1980. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.31] Unidentified Institution--Certificate of Appreciation for W.G. Hardy’s Participation in a Psychological and Physiological Acoustics Seminar, February 1, 1969 . — 1969. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.32] U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Public Health Service—Certificate of Appreciation for M.P.H.’s Services as a Member of the Communicative Sciences Study Section, 1966. — 1966. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.33] University of Tennessee Space Institute—Certificate in Recognition of W.G.H.’s efforts on Behalf of the Institute, 1971. — 1971. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.34] Dr. Wedenberg Reception—Invitation for W.G.H.. — n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.1.35] Wisdom Society for the Advancement of Knowledge, Learning and Research in Education—Correspondence regarding W.G.H.’s election to the Wisdom Hall of Fame, 1970. — 1970. — 1 Folder

    [Sub-series 1.2] General Files. — 1933; 1943; 1950; 1954-1955; 1960; 1964-1985; 1987; 1990; 1993; 1998-1999

    [Folder 1.2.01] Alumni Publications. — 1980; 1990. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.02] Alumni—Yonkers High School ‘Old Timers’ List, 50th High School Class Reunion. — c.1975. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.03] American Association of Retired Persons Membership Card for W.G.H.. — 1974. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.04] Association of Army & Navy Stores, Inc. Life Member Booklet for M.D.P.. — 1946. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.05] Automobile Documents. — 1972 - 1973. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.06] Biographical Sketches of Miriam Pauls Hardy & William G. Hardy. — 1971; n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.07] Business Card of William G.Hardy. — n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.08] Cards and Postcards (blank). — n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.09] Certificates of Clinical Competence in Audiology and Speech Pathology for M.P. Hardy from The American Speech and Hearing Association. — 1965. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.10] Certificate of Crossing the Equator from Air New Zealand . — 1968. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.11] Clippings--Journal and Magazine Articles, 1975-1976; 1980; 1983; 1993; 1998; 1999. — 1968; 1975 - 1976; 1980; 1983;1993; 1998; 1999. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.12 - 1.2.15] Clippings—Newspaper Articles, 1968-1972; 1974; 1976-1977; 1979; 1980; 1982-1983. — 1950; 1968-1972; 1974; 1976-1977; 1979; 1980; 1982-1983; n.d. . — 4 Folders

    [Folder 1.2.16] Consumers Union Ballot for Board of Directors and Coding Lists . — 1977. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.17] Curricula Vitae—Miriam Pauls Hardy. — c.1960; c.1970; c.1973. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.18] Curricula Vitae—William G. Hardy. — c.1977. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.19] Doctoral Thesis: "Some Semantic Theories" by William G. Hardy. — 1943. — 1 folder and one bound volume
    Creator: Hardy, William G.

    [Folder 1.2.20] Donation—Bodleian Library, Oxford List of Contributors & Card. — c.1979. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.21] Driving Permit—William G. Hardy. — 1975. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.22] Faculty Appointments at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions — Miriam Pauls Hardy & William G. Hardy, Correspondence . — 1970-1979. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.23] Financial Records . — 1969; 1970-1971; 1973; 1977; 1999. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.24] The Johns Hopkins Club Correspondence. — c.1969; 1973. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.25 - 1.2.26] Leisure Activities Programs and Brochures. — 1965 - 1966; 1968 - 1970; n.d.. — 2 Folders

    [Folder 1.2.27] License to Practice Audiology and Speech Pathology (Miriam Pauls Hardy) Issued by the Board of Examiners of the State of Maryland. — 1974. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.28] Life Insurance Documents for M.D. Pauls. — 1954-1955. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.29] Mailing Lists and Guest Lists. — 1974; 1980-1982; 1984-1985. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.30] Master of Arts Thesis: “Studies in English Dramatic Burlesque from 1700-1779” by William G. Hardy. — 1933. — 1 Folder
    Creator: Hardy, William G.

    [Folder 1.2.31] Memorial Materials for Services for J.M. Brown, G. Fairbanks, G. Green, E. A. Park, H. M. Schuell, and W. D. Weir. — 1964; 1969-1970; 1981; 1987; n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.32] Memorial Service for William G. Hardy, Guest Register. — 1980 . — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.33] Notes. — n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.34] Notes by Miriam Pauls Hardy on the Professional Life of William G. Hardy and M.P.H. . — 1967; n.d.. — 1 Folder
    Creator: Hardy, Miriam Pauls

    [Folder 1.2.35 - 1.2.36] Obituaries for William G. Hardy . — 1980. — 2 Folders

    [Folder 1.2.37] Office Filing System, Partial . — n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.38] Residence. — 1966; 1969; 1970; 1972; 1976-1981; n.d.. — 1 Folder
    Includes Neighborhood Association Publications for Dickeyville Neighborhood and Realty and Landscape Correspondence

    [Folder 1.2.39] Stationary. — n.d.. — 1 Folder

    [Folder 1.2.40] Wedding, Hardys, August 3, 1960 . — 1960; n.d.. — 1 Folder
    Hardy-Pauls, includes guest lists and reception reservation receipt; See also: Correspondence, 1960