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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute -- History

 Organization

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Blazing New Trails drawings and other material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0004
Overview Original drawings for the book Blazing New Trails: The Biography of a Pioneer in Education (1937) by George Wilson Hoke. The collection includes 78 of the drawings used in Hoke's book, which traced the institutional history of the Rochester Institute of Technology. Also included are several book reviews and a brief biographical sketch of Hoke.
Dates: 1937-1939

Blazing New Trails printing plates

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0340
Overview Collection contains six printing plates of illustrations for the book Blazing New Trails: The Biography of a Pioneer in Education (1937) by George Wilson Hoke. The book traces the institutional history of the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Dates: 1937

Dane Gordon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0241
Overview The Dane Gordon papers contain interview notes, typewritten manuscripts, galley proofs, and research material used in the creation of Gordon's book, Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City.
Dates: circa 1978-2005

RAMI historical interviews and radio series transcripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0129
Overview RAMI historical interviews and radio series scripts consists of correspondence, a list of proposed radio program, scripts of aired presentations, drafts of the scripts prior to the interviews, and notes from radio presentations. The scripts highlight the history of Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, the 100th Anniversary of the first photograph and the Photographic Technology and other departments.
Dates: 1938-1939

RIT charter collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0360
Overview Original copies of laws and charters related to RIT.
Dates: 1830-1998

RIT memorabilia (miscellaneous)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0346
Overview Collection contains an assortment of RIT-related memorabilia in various formats, including stamps, bookmarks, pens, and business card holders.
Dates: 1916-2014

RIT Office of the Provost miscellaneous materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0069
Overview Various materials donated to the RIT Archive Collections by the Office of the Provost in 1997. The items include historical information on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) such as brochures on the university's history and architectural renderings. Also included is information on the National Technical Institute for the Deaf's (NTID) founding and dedication ceremonies.
Dates: 1926-1979

RIT Policy Council records

 Collection
Identifier: RITArc-0500
Overview RIT Policy Council records include memos, minutes, bulletins and various proposals for programs, policies, and rules for the university from the early 1920’s until 2007. The collection also contains materials that may have been shown at or during meetings of the Policy Council committee and other committees related to the Policy Council.
Dates: 1968-2005

Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute Golden Reunion glasses

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0371
Overview Wine glasses from the July 8-9, 1994 Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute Golden Reunion.
Dates: 1994

Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute lantern slides

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: RITArc-0242
Overview Collection of lantern slides regarding the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology. Most images depict students in various departments and administrative documents.
Dates: circa 1905-1933