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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute -- Faculty

 Organization

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Burton and John Stratton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0667
Overview Materials related to Burton E. Stratton, and Burton’s son, John Stratton. Burton E. Stratton was a graduate of the Mechanics Institute's electrical department, and served as the Dean of the Evening College from 1941-1960. The collection includes news clippings, photograps, and college publications
Dates: 1934-1989

Charles C. Horn paintings

 Collection
Identifier: RITArt-0044
Overview Two paintings by Charles C. Horn, a professor in the School of Art and Design at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (a precursor to RIT).
Dates: circa 1925-1950

Claude Bragdon sketches

 Collection
Identifier: RITArt-0050
Overview Two sketches by Rochester architect Claude Bragdon. Bragdon taught at Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology, from 1894-1897.
Dates: circa 1890-1910

Clifford M. Ulp scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0136
Overview Scrapbooks related to Clifford M. Ulp and the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (renamed the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1944). Ulp served as a faculty member and then the director of the Institute's art and design program from 1921 to 1952. The scrapbooks contain clippings and various pieces of ephemera such as event programs and invitations.
Dates: 1901-1931

Collection on Claude Bragdon

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0286
Overview Clippings, articles, and register of architectural drawings by architect Claude Bragdon. Bragdon taught at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology, from 1894-1897.
Dates: 1931-1988

Elmer Messner collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArt-0017
Overview Elmer Messner collection contains 1,500 political cartoons, mainly in pen and ink; newsprint clippings of Messner's work; and cartoons from other artists collected by or gifted to Messner.
Dates: 1887-1977; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1964

Eugene Colby collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArt-0019
Overview The Eugene Colby collection contains drawings, etchings, oil paintings, and a student desk made by Colby.
Dates: circa 1883-1929

Frederick E. Walrath pottery

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0013
Overview The collection contains 2 pieces of pottery made by artist Frederick E. Walrath.
Dates: circa 1900-1920

John Wenrich campus renderings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArt-0030
Overview John Wenrich campus renderings contains 9 paintings and drawings depicting the RIT Henrietta and Rochester campuses.
Dates: 1926, 1955, 1964

Lulu Scott Backus ceramics

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArt-0008
Overview The collection contains 10 pieces of ceramics made by artist Lulu Scott Backus.
Dates: circa 1920-1935