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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

 Organization

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

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

Bevier Memorial Building collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0002
Overview Materials related to the Bevier Memorial Building at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The building was constructed in 1911 using funds given by Susan Bevier. The collection contains invitations to the building's open, postcards and greetings cards depicting the building, and clippings. There is also a report on the building's historical significance.
Dates: 1902-1982

Blanche A. Phillips and Dorothy J. Walls collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0169
Overview Materials belonging to Blanche A. Phillips and Dorothy J. Walls. Both women graduated from the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (renamed Rochester Institute of Technology in 1944). The collection includes textile cards, pamphlets, and other published material.
Dates: 1915-1931

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

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

David and Mary Hoysic collection on Sister Marie-Pierre Semler

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0436
Overview The David and Mary Hoysic collection on Sister Marie-Pierre Semler contains biographical information about the life of RIT alumna Sister Marie Pierre Semler, and information about her artwork. Materials include a brochure, a biographical essay, a timeline, and an exhibit catalog. Also included is a VHS tape about her work.
Dates: circa 1991-2006

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

Early Institute miscellaneous records

 Collection — Folder: 1-4
Identifier: RITArc-0396
Overview The collection contains Board meeting announcements and invitations, and other documents ranging from 1847-1894 for the Rochester Athenaeum, Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Association, Mechanics Institute, and the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. Many of the documents are addressed to George S. Riley.
Dates: 1847-1894

Emily A. Clements course manuals

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0225
Overview Emily A. Clements course manuals consist of four volumes. Each contains typewritten lecture notes, artwork images, and assignments for a History of Painting and Sculpture class at the Rochester Atheneum and Mechanics Institute.
Dates: 1929

Empire State School of Printing collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0053
Overview Materials related to the Empire State School of Printing, an early predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Print Media. The collection includes general information on the school, as well as ephemera, copies of diplomas, course schedules, lists of graduates, and clippings.
Dates: 1922-1938