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Mechanics Institute (Rochester, N.Y.)

 Organization

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Al Davis Interview digital audio recordings

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0635
Overview Digital audio recording of an interview with Al Davis. Al Davis was known as "Mr. RIT" for his devotion to the Institute. He served as vice president in the 1960s and 1970s and played a key role in shaping RIT's future by helping to raise the funds to build a new campus in Henrietta. The collection includes parts three and four of the interview. Parts one and two of the interview are currently missing.
Dates: 1997-1997

Alice Woodward Interview digital audio recording

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0625
Overview Recording of an interview with Alice Woodward conducted by Gladys Taylor on July 30, 1985.
Dates: 1985-1985

Diploma and Certificate collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0039
Overview Diplomas and certificates that were issued by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) or its predecessors. The collection includes course completion certificates, college diplomas, merit and service awards, and membership certificates. Many of these items are blank copies. There are also several diplomas from other institutions that were awarded to prominent members of the RIT community.
Dates: 1886-1999

Eleanor Mundy Mechanics Institute pin, diploma and yearbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0640
Overview The Eleanor Mundy Mechanics Institute pin and yearbooks collection contains 2 Ramikin yearbooks from 1930 and 1931, 1 Rochester Atheaneum and Mechanics Institute (RAMI) freshman pin, her original 1932 RAMI diploma and 1 memorandum from the donor. Eleanor Mary Mundy was an Interior Decoration student at the Mechanics Institute from 1930-1932. Nancy Powell, daughter of Eleanor Mary Mundy, donated this collection in October 2015.
Dates: 1930-1931; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1931

Mechanics Institute library accession registers

 Collection — Volume: 1-3
Identifier: RITArc-0233
Overview Mechanics Institute library accession registers consists of 3 volumes listing items added to the Institute library collection, circa 1890-1907.
Dates: circa 1890-1907

Mechanics Institute Saturday Evening Lectures programs

 Collection
Identifier: RITArc-0602
Overview Collection of 28 program booklets of a lecture series called Saturday Evening Lectures held between 1906 and 1920. The series was sponsored by Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (RAMI) and most of the lectures covered travel and art.
Dates: 1906-07, 1910-1920

Mechanics Institute student microscope

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0306
Overview Microscope belonging to a student of the Mechanics Institute.
Dates: circa 1895

Mechanics Institute students

 Digital Record
Identifier: ac_ritarc0685_rochesterstudents_01
Dates: circa 1913

Ohio State Journal, Columbus, clipping

 Digital Record
Identifier: ac_ritarc0685_rochesterstudents_02
Dates: March 1913

Ohio State Journal, Columbus, clipping

 Digital Record
Identifier: ac_ritarc0685_rochesterstudents_04
Dates: March 1913