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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

 Organization

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Ezra R. Andrews papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0021
Overview Papers of Ezra Andrews, president of the Board of Directors for the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute from 1891-1899. The collection includes administrative and financial documents related to the Institute, as well as correspondence, ephemera, and clippings. The collection also contains materials related to Andrews work with several charities, specifically the Rochester Orphan Asylum.
Dates: 1883-1919

James J. Granato collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0013
Overview Diploma and photographs of James J. Granato, a graduate of the Rochester Athenaeum in 1919. The collection also includes a brief biographical sketch, written by Granato's son, James M. Granato and a copy of the RIT Reporter from 1952.
Dates: 1919-1980; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1920

John Wenrich student drawings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0003
Overview Drawings done by John Wenrich during his time as a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (now the Rochester institute of Technology). Wenrich was an artist best known for his architectural illustrations and renderings. The collection includes sketches of models, still life, and landscapes, as well as some paintings and pen-and-ink drawings.
Dates: 1909-1928

Laura Funnell McQuillan collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0051
Overview Collection of items related to Laura Funnell McQuillan, a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology's (RIT) retailing program. The collection includes two photographs of McQuillan, receipts from the school, and several other items related to McQuillan's time at the university.
Dates: 1938-1941

Marie K. Fennell Ramikin scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0200
Overview 1916 edition of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute yearbook, the Ramikin, as kept by home economics student Marie K. Fennell. Includes clippings regarding Institute history and alumna.
Dates: 1916-1968; Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916

RAMI Domestic Science Department apron, cooking cap, and bag

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0255
Overview Three items from the Department of Domestic Science and Art at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute: 1 apron, 1 cooking hat, and 1 drawstring bag.
Dates: circa 1905-1920

RAMI Domestic Science Department recipes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0376
Overview Collection is approximately 250-300 recipe cards belonging to Gertrude Sterling, a Home Economics student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (RAMI) during the 1930's. Recipes include cakes, pastries, puddings, pickling, and much more. Most of the recipes are for servings of 50 or more.
Dates: circa mid-1930s

RAMI Domestic Science Department records

 Collection — Box: 1-18 folders
Identifier: RITArc-0381
Overview The collection includes various documents, clippings, publications, financial records, enrollment records and board meeting information related to the Domestic Science Department at RIT. The collection spans from 1893-1989.
Dates: 1893-1989; Majority of material found within 1893 - 1945

RAMI Mechanical Drawing tool set

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0662
Overview Set of nine mechanical drawing tools from a student of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (a precursor of Rochester Institute of Technology). The tools were made in Germany.
Dates: 1891-1944

RIT academic calendars

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0398
Overview Assorted calendars outlining courses, schedules and information regarding classes. The calendars range from 1930-1995.
Dates: 1930-1995; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1995