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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

 Organization

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Rochester Institute of Technology annual reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0090
Overview Annual reports for the Rochester Institute of Technology (previously the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute) and its predecessor, the Mechanics Institute. The collection includes annual reports submitted by the university president, as well as reports from individual departments. Also included are supporting materials submitted with the departmental reports.
Dates: 1858-2007

Stanley H. Witmeyer scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0003
Overview Four scrapbooks containing materials related to Stanley H. Witmeyer and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Witmeyer was a former Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at RIT. The scrapbook contains information on Witmeyer and the Institute's history
Dates: 1906-1973

Susan Bevier estate records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0001
Overview Legal documents related to the estate of Susan Bevier, a benefactor of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (now named the Rochester Institute of Technology). The collection contains copies of Mrs. Bevier's estate records including her will, estate inventory, and deeds, as well as correspondence related to the use of Mrs. Bevier's generous donation.
Dates: 1899-1954; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1907

The Burton Holmes Lectures playbills

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0174
Overview Playbills from the Burton Holmes Lecture series, sponsored by the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Each playbill includes details about the topics to be covered during the specified lecture segments.
Dates: 1898-1901

Wiltsie and Field families collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0019
Overview Collection of materials related to the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute and the Rochester Institute of Technology from 1852-1967. Materials belonged to the Wiltsie and Field families and include correspondence, annual reports, lectures, brochures, programs, clippings, event invitations, and development documents. The collection also includes information on the Wiltsie Watercolor Prize (1892-1943). Charles H. Wiltsie served as a trustee of the Institute from 1892-1914. His daughter...
Dates: 1852, 1892-1967

World War I activities collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0008
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.
Dates: 1919-1922

World War II activities collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-5
Identifier: RITArc-0009
Overview Documents related to the activities of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute during World War II. The collection consists mostly of correspondence, memoranda, and articles, but also includes information on an employee war savings bond program and lists of individuals connected to the Institute that were killed during the war. Additionally, the collection contains information on the U.S. Veterans Administration's Advisement Center (located on campus), clippings on Carl LoDolce's...
Dates: 1941-1985; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1947

W.W. Charters Manual Log scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0590
Overview Manual log scrapbook presented to Dr. W.W. Charters at a celebration dinner with secretaries, May 18, 1939 as a farewell tribute. This handmade scrapbook-like album contains poems, photographs and drawings from different departments at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. (RAMI)
Dates: May 18, 1939