Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview This collection includes records such as correspondence, promotions, clippings and reports related to the history of student housing at RIT, both on the downtown campus and at the Henrietta campus.
Dates: 1890, circa 1920, 1945-2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012
Collection — Folder: 1-2
Overview Documents related to the activities of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute during World War I. The collection contains a report on the Mechanics Institute's Student Army Training Corp and a list of individuals connected to the Mechanics Institute that were killed during the war. Additionally, the collection contains correspondence between the Mechanics Institute and the Rochester city historian regarding the Institute's role in wartime activities.