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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. Eastman Building

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on George Eastman

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0278
Overview The Collection on George Eastman contains clippings, correspondence, and publications documenting the life of philanthropist and inventor George Eastman.
Dates: 1891-1991; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1985

Eastman Building collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0026
Overview Materials related to the Eastman Building of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. The building was constructed in 1900 and financed by George Eastman. The collection contains materials from the building's official opening such as programs, miscellaneous ephemera, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook commemorating the event, and items originally encapsulated in the building's cornerstone. Also included are several items pertaining to the building and its operations from throughout the...
Dates: 1891-1973

RIT Downtown Campus records

 Collection
Identifier: RITArc-0485
Overview Collection contains historical information on the downtown campus of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The campus was located within the heart of downtown Rochester from the time of the establishment of Mechanics Institute in 1885 until the move to the Henrietta campus in 1968. This collection includes clippings and various records, such as renovation plans, maps, and correspondence.
Dates: 1915-2001

RIT Henrietta Campus Dedication bricks

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0321
Overview Miniature and souvenir bricks created for the RIT Henrietta campus dedication. RIT moved from downtown Rochester to Henrietta in 1968. Additional bricks mark dedications for post-1968 buildings, and one from the original Rochester campus.
Dates: 1968-2004