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RIT Forensic Society records

 Collection — Folder: 3
Identifier: RITArc-0117

Scope and Contents

The RIT Forensic Society records consist of correspondence, financial documents, governance materials, invitations, and clippings. The correspondence includes information on upcoming events, proposals and procedures, financial requests, and other administrative details. Additionally, the collection contains budget materials, a copy of the club's constitution, and a membership roster. The invitations are for two events hosted by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), one in 1956 and one in 1959.

Dates

  • 1956-1965, 1989

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Forensic Society was formed in the spring of 1955. According to the organization's constitution, the purpose of the club was:
  • To help the individual develop poise, vocal expression, and clear thinking
  • To instill, stimulate, and create interest in discussion, oratory, and debate
  • To cut across inter-departmental lines and foster better intra-school relations
  • To stimulate friendly rivalry or competition between the Rochester Institute of Technology and other institutions of higher learning.
  • Extent

    3 Folder(s)

    Language

    English

    Overview

    Materials related to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Forensic Society and its activities. The collection includes correspondence, financial documents, governance materials, invitations, and clippings.

    Arrangement

    Materials are contained in three folder. Items are arranged by type with correspondence being arranged chronologically.

    Physical Location

    C.S. North, Shelf 41, Box 204

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Lara Nicosia in March 2011.
    Title
    RIT Forensic Society records
    Subtitle
    RIT Archives
    Status
    Published
    Author
    Lara Nicosia
    Date
    10 March 2011
    Description rules
    Describing Archives: A Content Standard
    Language of description
    Undetermined
    Script of description
    Code for undetermined script
    Language of description note
    English

    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

    Contact:
    RIT Libraries
    Wallace Center
    90 Lomb Memorial Drive
    Rochester NY 14623 USA
    (585) 475-4613