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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute -- Curricula

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mechanics Institute Cookery Class composition notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0654
Overview The Mechanics Institute Cooking School Lessons and Recipes composition books are two notebooks that contain portions of early instructional materials from the Domestic Science Department of the Mechanics Institute. Both composition books are from the 1897-1898 school year. The collection includes various recipes, cooking instructions for certain foods, cooking lessons, and measurement abbreviations and conversions. The materials were donated by Carol J. Saylor in May 2016.
Dates: 1897-1898

Nantka collection of RAMI textbooks and ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0507
Overview The Nantka collection of RAMI textbooks includes textbooks used in the Publishing and Printing program in the 1940s - 50s, as well as one on Textiles, and Economics. Also included are other printing related ephemera and a photograph collected by Mr. & Mrs. Nantka.
Dates: 1944-1954

Ralph W. Tyler Institute Self-study materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0095
Overview Materials related to Dr. Ralph W. Tyler's work with the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, which was renamed the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1944. Tyler served as a consultant to the Institute on educational policy, curriculum design, and future planning starting around 1930 until 1970. The collection contains meeting reports, research notes, correspondence, publications, and a few other miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1932-1970

RIT College of Fine and Applied Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0492
Overview Materials related to the operations of the College of Fine and Applied Arts (CFAA) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). CFAA was officially established in 1960, although courses in art and design had been offered since the establishment of the early Mechanics Institute and Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. The collection includes correspondence, office memos, promotional materials, prize competition information, course/program information, media clippings, and other related...
Dates: 1885-2011

Unpublished manuscript by Mark Ellingson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0378
Overview Unpublished manuscript by Mark Ellingson on the history of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, the objectives of the institute, information on programs and courses offered and institutional policies through 1937.
Dates: 1936-1937

W. W. Charters Institute Self-Study records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0094
Overview Papers from W. W. Charter's consulting project at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (renamed the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1944). Charters was invited by the Institute in 1928 to help the college reshape itself for the future, with particular emphasis on educational objectives and curriculum development. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, research materials, reports, and clippings.
Dates: 1928-1979