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Dane Gordon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0241

Scope and Contents

The Dane Gordon papers contain interview notes, typewritten manuscripts, galley proofs, and research material used in the creation of Gordon's book, Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City. Gordon published the first edition of RIT's history in 1982 which included 1829 through 1982. The second edition expands coverage up to 2006.

Papers include rough drafts and galley proofs of the first edition, and a handwritten manuscript for the second edition. There are also 3 boxes of interview notes with RIT affiliated persons.

Dates

  • circa 1978-2005

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Dane Gordon is Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology. He taught Philosophy for over thirty-five years at RIT and serves as the University Historian. Gordon holds degrees from Trinity College, Cambridge, London University and the University of Rochester. He has published several books, including Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City. The first edition was published in 1982 which included the Institute's history from it's beginnings in 1829 through 1982. The second edition includes expanded content with the addition of coverage for 1983 to 2006.

Extent

6.67 Linear Feet (5 File boxes, 1 Document box)

Language

English

Overview

The Dane Gordon papers contain interview notes, typewritten manuscripts, galley proofs, and research material used in the creation of Gordon's book, Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City.

Arrangement

Collection materials are arranged by subject.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelves 460-462

Other Finding Aids

In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

Dane Gordon papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 08:05

The Dane Gordon papers were donated to the RIT Archives by Dane Gordon in February 2008.
Title
Dane Gordon papers
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
19 August 2011
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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