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.
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 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.
Entire folder is Restricted Access. Folder contains protected health information and confidential information related to patient's legal case.
[Folder 184.108.40.206] 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 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 220.127.116.11] 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.
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 2.3.2.01] 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
This folder contains protected health information in an item dated 1/9/1980.
[Folder 18.104.22.168] 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.