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Ruth Thomas photographs and transparencies

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0245

Scope and Contents

Ruth Thomas photographs and transparencies were most likely created while Thomas was a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. Images are numbered; numbers may have correlated to class assignments. The collection includes: 1 black and white negative, 9 color transparencies, and 10 black and white photographs. There is also a Christmas card presumably designed by Thomas. Image subjects include advertisements, portraits, and architecture.

Dates

  • circa 1940-1942

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Ruth Thomas was a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology. She earned a degree in photography in 1942.

Extent

0.9 Linear Feet (1 Oversize lid box)

Language

English

Overview

Twenty photos and transparencies by Ruth Thomas. Thomas was a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology.

Arrangement

Images are arranged by number.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 63

Other Finding Aids

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

Ruth Thomas photographs

Dimensions

Image sizes vary: 3 x 4 to 16 x 20 inches (in mats)

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.

Creator

Title
Ruth Thomas photographs and transparencies
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
12 September 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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