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


[Series 2] Correspondence Files. — 1949; 1951-1952; 1954-1958; 1960; 1962-1963; 1966-1984; 1986; 1993; 2003; 2006-2008
This series includes the Hardys professional and personal correspondence. Correspondence files contain letters of appreciation and of inquiry from former students; congratulations letters from friends and colleagues for achievements and honors; requests for references; permissions requests to reprint from Hardy publications as well as general publications related correspondence. Materials also include correspondence about children’s medical treatment and treatment institutions; letters by administrators from the Board of Education of Baltimore County about the Hardy’s work; correspondence from colleagues in the field of audiology at other institutions; and letters about talks by the Hardys. Personal correspondence includes cards and letters that Miriam and William sent to each other; cards and letters from colleagues, friends, and family; correspondence with relatives; notes and cards congratulating the Hardys on their engagement and marriage; and letters, notes, and cards to Miriam P. Hardy after the deaths of Miriam’s mother, Amelia Pauls, and of William G. Hardy, conveying sympathy and condolence and information about funeral services.
Correspondence is arranged into sub-series including general correspondence, correspondence pertaining to the Hardy’s wedding, and condolence correspondence concerning Miriam Hardy’s mother’s death and the death of William G. Hardy. Correspondence is organized alphabetically by the last name of the correspondent. In some instances documents are filed by organization name or the name of the subject of the correspondence. Within folders documents are roughly in reverse chronological order.

[Sub-series 2.1.0] Correspondence. — 1949; 1951-1952; 1954-1958; 1960; 1962-1963; 1968-1984; 1993; 2003; 2007-2008
Among the correspondence is a noteworthy letter to Dr. Wilkerson dated January 31, 1951 in which William G Hardy responds to an offer to serve as the Director of the Tennessee Hearing and Speech Foundation. In this letter Hardy provides a concise description of the establishment of the audiology and speech center at Hopkins and of the research program and graduate program in audiology and speech. Hardy provides his assessment of the work, the focus, facilities, excellence, and the scope of the program.

[Folder 2.1.0.01] Correspondence B: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra – Battin – Beauvoir School – Becker – Berry – Blom – Bohemian Club - Bosina – Brooks – Burr – Bushel. — 1963; 1971 - 1975; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated March 19, 1974 relating to a patient's condition of health. Folder also contains confidential information in a letter dated January 30, 1973, regarding a letter of recommendation.

[Folder 2.1.0.02] Correspondence C: Canfield – Catlin – Clay – [Patient Name Redacted] – Cicci - Connor, S. – Connore, R. – Consulting Psychology Press – Cook, C. – Cooper, C. – Crosby [Empty Envelop] – Crowe – Cummings -- Cylburn Wildflower Preserve. — 1951; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1972; 1975; 1979; 1981 - 1982; 2007 - 2008; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in letters undated and dated December 17, 1970, relating to the condition of a patient's health.

[Folder 2.1.0.03] Correspondence D: Dapp – Darby – Davey – Dellinger – Derbyshire – DiGiacomo-Geffers – Doerfler – Downs – Drummond – DuBow – Dworkin. — 1952; 1956; 1970 - 1972; 1976 - 1978; 1980 - 1981; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in letters dated October 25, 1976, October 11, 1977, and November 20, 1970, relating to the condition of a patient's health.

[Folder 2.1.0.04] Correspondence E: Eisenberg [empty envelope] – Elliott – Emerson, C.. — 1956; 1970; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated May 14, 1970, relating to the condition of a patient's health.

[Folder 2.1.0.05] Correspondence F: Farringer – Fawcus. — 1977; 1981. — 1 Folder
Folder contains confidential information in a letter dated July 21, 1977, regarding a letter of recommendation.

[Folder 2.1.0.06] Correspondence G: Gaeckler – Galbraith, W. – Ganley – Garwood – Glackin – Godber – Goodhill, V. – Gordion Press, Inc. - Gordon, T. – Griffiths, C. – Guild [empty envelop]. — 1955 - 1956; 1962; 1972; 1975 - 1976; 1979; 1982; 1993; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains confidential information in a letter dated October 20, 1972, regarding an employee recommendation.

[Folder 2.1.0.07] Correspondence H: Harbury – Hargett – Harris -- Haskins, H. L. – Hoffberger – Hollis – Holloway - Horne, R. – Hume, J.. — 1949; 1970; 1972; 1974 - 1975; c.1979; 2003. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.08] Correspondence: Hardy, M.P. & W. G.. — 1956; 1960; n.d.. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.09] Correspondence: Hinshaw, Dawn. — 1960; 1980 - 1981; 1983; n.d.. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.10] Correspondence I: Instituto Mexicano De La Audicion Y El Lenguaje (Berruecos) - Instituut van de Nederlandse Stichting vcci hot Dove en Slechthorende Kind. — n.d.. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.11] Correspondence J: Jagger – Jerome – Johns Hopkins University, Department of Pediatrics – Johnson – Journal of Communication Disorders – Joyce . — 1956; 1972; 1979 - 1980; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated March 8, 1956, regarding the condition of an individual's health.

[Folder 2.1.0.12] Correspondence K: Kapur - Kashima - Kerr - Knobloch – Kruse . — 1956; 1981 - 1982. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.13] Correspondence L: Lazen –Lieberman - Lillywhite - Linthicum – Little League Baseball, Inc. – Longerich – The Longines Symphonette Society - Lonigan – Lunin . — 1955; 1971 - 1972; 1974 - 1975. — 1 Folder
Folder contains confidential information in a letter dated May 17, 1971, relating evaluative commentary.

[Folder 2.1.0.14] Correspondence M: Macfarlane, S. -- Magner [empty envelope] – Mahran – Maryland State Department of Education - Masland – McCord, C. – McCrocklin – Medinger – Miller, M. – Modern Maturity – Morgan, R. – Muller, S.. — 1968 - 1969; 1972; 1974 - 1979; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains confidential information in a letter dated October 19, 1978, relating evaluative commentary.

[Folder 2.1.0.15] Correspondence: Marshall, Dennehey & Warner, P.A.. — 1968; 1970 - 1971; 1975; 1977. — 1 Folder
Entire folder is Restricted Access. Folder contains protected health information and confidential information related to patient's legal case.

[Folder 2.1.0.16] Correspondence N: Neuhaus Wiese – New Jersey School for the Deaf -- Normile - Northcott. — 1973; 1978 - 1979; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information and confidential information in materials both undated and dated February 1 and 12, 1979, regarding the condition of health and legal proceedings of a patient.

[Folder 2.1.0.17] Correspondence O: Order. — 1979. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.18] Correspondence P: Parkville Senior High School [empty envelope] – Peterson, Gordon E. – Pittman, L – Pope - Powers. — 1956; 1973; 1979; n.d.. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.19] Correspondence: Pauls, Amelia B.. — 1968 - 1970; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Entire folder is Restricted Access. Folder contains protected health information regarding the health of Miriam Paul's mother.

[Folder 2.1.0.20] Correspondence Q: Quintihan. — 1979. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.21] Correspondence R: Ralston, R. – Ranney – Reader’s Digest Association – Reineke – [Patient Name Redacted] – Robe – Roos – Rosen - Rosenbaum – Ross, Richard S.. — 1956; 1960; 1968 - 1969; 1971; 1974; 1977; undated. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in letters both undated and dated April 13, 1971, concerning the condition of a patient's health. Folder also contains confidential information in a letter dated May 13, 1960, relating evaluative commentary.

[Folder 2.1.0.22] Correspondence S: Schiffman – Schoenberg [empty envelope] – Seidel, H.M. – Smith, Alathena – Smithsonian Institution – Soliman – St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Stebbins, E. L. – Studnicki. — 1955; 1957 - 1958; 1970; 1972; 1974 - 1975; 1980; 1984. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated November 7, 1955, relating the progress of a patient's therapy.

[Folder 2.1.0.23] Correspondence: Shimizu, Hiroshi. — 1976 - 1977; 1980 - 1981; n.d.. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.24] Correspondence T: Thau -- Tishel -- Tokunaga – Tolleris -- Tumulty . — 1959; 1974; 1976; 1978; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in letters both undated and dated April 16, 1978, regarding a patient's treatment.

[Folder 2.1.0.25] Correspondence U: Udvarhelyi – Ulrich – United Air Lines Friendship Store – University of Cincinnati . — 1973 - 1976. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in letters dated August 7, 1973, March 6, 1974, and April 8, 1977, regarding the condition of a patient's health.

[Folder 2.1.0.26] Correspondence V: Verdugo. — 1972. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.1.0.27] Correspondence W: Wallace, E. – Walter – Welch Medical Library – Wilkerson, W. W. – Wisemans, J. – Wolfe. — 1951; 1955 - 1956; 1976 - 1978; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in letters both undated and dated February 19, 1956, concerning a patient referral and the condition of a patient's health. Folder also contains confidential information in a letter dated July 14, 1979, regarding a recommendation.

[Folder 2.1.0.28] Correspondence Z: Zeitoun . — 1976 - 1978; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated March 15, 1977.

[Sub-series 2.1.1] Correspondence -- Multiple Correspondents, Partially Identified and Unidentified Correspondents . — 1956; 1966-1967; 1969; 1970-1979; 1981-1982; 1986; 2006

[Folder 2.1.1.01] Multiple Correspondents: Erskine - Hardy, Miriam – Glackin – Gzoweki - Haskins, Harriet – Perkins – Proctor – Ruis - Schwartz - Shimizu – Walters . — 1971. — 1 Folder
JHU Division of Otolaryngology memo & card signed by MPH’s students. Some signatures are illegible.

[Folder 2.1.1.02] Partially Identified Correspondents . — 1956; 1966 - 1967; 1969; 1970; 1972 - 1979; 1981 - 1982; 1986; 2006; n.d.. — 1 Folder
Correspondence includes Cards and letters from friends and colleagues.
Folder contains protected health information in letters both undated and dated February 12 and April 30, 1956, May 9, 1966, October 26, 1979, and November 8, 2006, regard a patient's treatment, a patient's operation, patient correspondence, and the condition of a patient's health.

[Folder 2.1.1.03] Unidentified Correspondents . — 1974; 1977; n.d.. — 1 Folder
includes unsigned holiday cards.

[Sub-series 2.2.0] Wedding Correspondence. — 1960

[Folder 2.2.0.01] Wedding Correspondence A: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc. (Johnson, Jeanette Ninas). — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.02] Wedding Correspondence B: Behrman - Bennett, Mrs. Ward L. - Berruecos . — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.03] Wedding Correspondence C: Campbell Heuisler - Carson, E. - Catlin - Causey – Central Institute for the Deaf [empty envelope] - Chambers, Margaret - Crone. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.04] Wedding Correspondence D: DeMarco – Derbyshire – Devonham Knight . — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.05] Wedding Correspondence E: Eisenberg - Erwing – Eveleth, J. Cooley - Everett Batson. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.06] Wedding Correspondence F: Flickiner - Foord – Fowler - Franks, Mel & Betty – Fredericks, G.. — 1960. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated July 24, 1960, regarding the progress of a patient's treatment, and the condition of a patient's health.

[Folder 2.2.0.07] Wedding Correspondence G: Gaeth - Goodhill – Gordon, Anne . — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.08] Wedding Correspondence H: Hamm - Harris, Jane L. – Harris, Wilbur & Libby – Hayes, Claude & Dorothy - Heller – Henderson, Eileen – Hilger - Hirrel – Hoiles, Susan & Douglas – Hoiles, Bee – Hustead Semans. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.09] Wedding Correspondence J: Jillson - Jones, R. G.. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.10] Wedding Correspondence K: Kempton Crosby. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.11] Wedding Correspondence L: Lambert Masland - Levin, Gertrude – Lieberman, Annete & Al - Lou – Lyon. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.12] Wedding Correspondence M: Machen, Webster Machen & Gresham Machen - Miller, J. – Miller, Sam - Monsees – Moorhead. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.13] Wedding Correspondence N: Nachlas. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.14] Wedding Correspondence O: Ottesky . — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.15] Wedding Correspondence P: Peoples - Phelps – Po – Prescott. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.16] Wedding Correspondence R: Roos. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.17] Wedding Correspondence S: Schulsnecht – Seward. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.18] Wedding Correspondence T: Tucker, Gabriel & Mary – Turner, T.. — 1960. — 1 Folder
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated September 12, 1960, regarding the condition of a patient's health.

[Folder 2.2.0.19] Wedding Correspondence U: Ulrich - Ulsh Bashor - U.S. Veterans Association – Uumbers. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.20] Wedding Correspondence W: Weisberg - Williams, Shirley & Lee – Wilson, Ken & Fran. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.0.21] Wedding Correspondence Z: Zapoleon - Zedler. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Sub-series 2.2.1] Wedding Correspondence from Mr. and Mrs. Otto Pauls and Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hardy . — 1960
Correspondence are from the parents of Miriam D. Pauls and William G. Hardy.

[Folder 2.2.1.01] Wedding Correspondence: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Pauls -- Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Hardy. — 1960. — 1 Folder
Correspondence is from Miriam’s and William’s parents. Correspondence includes a wedding announcement
Folder contains protected health information in a letter dated September 7, 1960.

[Sub-series 2.2.2] Wedding Correspondence -- Multiple Correspondents, Partially Identified and Unidentified Correspondents. — 1960

[Folder 2.2.2.01] Wedding Correspondence – Multiple Correspondents. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.2.2.02 - 2.2.2.03] Wedding Correspondence – Partially Identified Correspondents . — 1960. — 2 Folders
Folder 2 contains protected health information in a letter dated October 27, 1960, regarding the health and treatment of an individual.

[Folder 2.2.2.04] Wedding Correspondence – Unidentified Correspondents. — 1960. — 1 Folder

[Sub-series 2.3.0] Condolence Correspondence on the Death of Miriam's Mother, Amelia B. Pauls. — 1973

[Folder 2.3.0.01] Condolence Correspondence B: Bernard Nursing Home (O’Malley, Mary) - Brockmeyer. — 1973. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.0.02] Condolence Correspondence H: Hinshaw - Hoiles. — 1973. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 3/21/1973.

[Folder 2.3.0.03] Condolence Correspondence J: Joyce. — 1973. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.0.04] Condolence Correspondence O: Oak Grove Cemetery (Sparks, Marvin H.). — 1973. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.0.05] Condolence Correspondence S: Schaap - Stissel . — 1973. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.0.06] Condolence Correspondence T: Tower Grove Manor Residents Association (Izard, Howard & Birchler, Fred) - Twehlinger . — 1973. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.0.07] Condolence Correspondence W: Ward – Wolfe [empty envelopes] . — 1973. — 1 Folder

[Sub-series 2.3.1] Condolence Correspondence on the Death of Miriam's Mother, Amelia B. Pauls -- Lists and Notes. — 1973

[Folder 2.3.1.01] Condolence Correspondence: Lists and Notes. — c.1973. — 1 Folder

[Sub-series 2.3.2] Condolence Correspondence on the Death of William G. Hardy. — 1980; 1982

[Folder 2.3.2.01] Condolence Correspondence A: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf – Allen, I. – Allen, J. – American Otological Society, Inc. (Moon, Cary) - American Speech, Language, Hearing Association (formerly The American Speech and Hearing Association). — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.02] Condolence Correspondence B: Bailey - Baker-Flynn – Baltimore County Health Department, Speech Language & Hearing Staff (Alliker, Efros, Holland, Lilly, Pittaway, Rao, Silberman) - Baral – Barber - Battisti (Mayfield City School District) – Bishop - Bohrer - Bond - Bowman - Bradford – Breitler - Brooks, N. – Bushel - Byrne . — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information, including patient treatment information, in items dated 1/21/1980; 1/15/1980; & 2/10/1980; as well as in an undated card that begins "Extending Sincere ..."

[Folder 2.3.2.03] Condolence Correspondence C: Canfield – Castle (National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology) - Chado – Chapman – Cicci - Claybaugh – Clifford - Coleman, D. – Coleman, L. – Conlon - Costello . — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.04] Condolence Correspondence D: Davenport - Davis, H. – Delk – Desher – Dickeyville Garden Club (Leonard, M.) - Diseroad – Dolowitz – Dorsey - Doyle. — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 1/15/1980.

[Folder 2.3.2.05] Condolence Correspondence E: Ebaugh – Efros - Eisenberg . — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.06] Condolence Correspondence F: Feibelman – Fellendorf - Frotton. — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 1/11/1980.

[Folder 2.3.2.07] Condolence Correspondence G: Geffers - Gill – Gillis - Gilmore, M. – Giroux - Gleckler - Glorig – Goodhill – Graham, J. – Green, Bob & Diane - Guarnieri (City of Baltimore) – Gursky [empty envelope] . — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in items dated 2/2/1980 and 2/5/1980.

[Folder 2.3.2.08] Condolence Correspondence H: Hardy, Janet - Harrington - Henry W. Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home – Herman – Hewes - Hill – Hines - Hirsh - Hogepanos – Hoiles - Holdridge - Horne – Hutner. — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 1/9/1980.

[Folder 2.3.2.09] Condolence Correspondence I: Idol. — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.10] Condolence Correspondence J: Jacoby – The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Shallenberger, Clyde) – The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions [empty envelope] - Johnson, Ken & Dorothy . — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.11] Condolence Correspondence K: Kaeding – Katz - Kent - Knight – Kopp - Kritz (Maryland School for the Deaf). — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.12] Condolence Correspondence L: Ladew – Lewis, J. G. – Liebermann - Lilly - Lippman – Louisignan – Luebkert . — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 1/9/1980.

[Folder 2.3.2.13] Condolence Correspondence M: Marcin - Marge – Marshall - Maryland Speech Language Hearing Association – Masland - Mathews, M. – Maynard – Mildred Center for Hearing Impaired Children, Parent Teacher Group - Miller, J. – Moon, C. – Moore, P. –Myers . — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains patient identifiers in an undated item.

[Folder 2.3.2.14] Condolence Correspondence N: Newby – Niven - Northcott . — 1980; 1982. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 2/25/1982.

[Folder 2.3.2.15] Condolence Correspondence P: Peterson, L. - Phillips, R. – Powers, M. - Pratt, George (The Clarke School for the Deaf) – Pratt, L. – Price - Proud . — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 1/25/1980.

[Folder 2.3.2.16] Condolence Correspondence R: Ranney – Richter, C. – Riedener - Ronis - Rosen – Ruben – Rubin. — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.17] Condolence Correspondence S: Saunders, R. –Schiff – Schiffeler – Schiffman - Schwartz, Bill and Joyce – Schwartz, Millie and Allan – Selden – Shannon - Silverman – Soleman – Spranklin – St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf - Stedman – Strauss – Strong (Hearing and Speech Agency) - Struve - Swope . — 1980. — 1 Folder
This folder contains protected health information in items dated 2/3/1980 and 2/7/1980, as well as in an undated item entitled "Every Blade..."

[Folder 2.3.2.18] Condolence Correspondence T: Taylor, G. D. – Teach – Terry - Trattler. — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.19] Condolence Correspondence U: U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, NINDS (Goldstein, Murray). — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.20] Condolence Correspondence V: Verhaalen – Vernon . — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.21] Condolence Correspondence W: Weir – Whelchel. — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.2.22] Condolence Correspondence Z: Zimmerman . — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Sub-series 2.3.3] Condolence Correspondence on the Death of William G. Hardy -- Partially Identified, Illegible, and Unidentified Correspondents. — 1980

[Folder 2.3.3.01] Condolence Correspondence -- Multiple Correspondents: Jacoby - Moscicki . — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.3.02] Condolence Correspondence -- Partially Identified and Illegible Correspondents. — 1980. — 1 Folder

[Folder 2.3.3.03] Condolence Correspondence – Unidentified Correspondents . — 1980. — 1 Folder