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Ramikin printing blocks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0322

Scope and Contents

Ramikin printing blocks mainly consist of images of RAMI faculty, administrators, and benefactors:

  1. James Barker
  2. Frederick Brehm
  3. George H. Clark [2 blocks]
  4. William Guymarkham memorial bookplate
  5. Edward A. Halbleib
  6. Monroe Heumann
  7. Sol Heumann
  8. Carl Lomb [2 blocks]
  9. John A. Randall
  10. RIT logo


  • circa 1916-1944

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) can trace its origins to the founding of the Rochester Athenaeum in 1829. After joining with several different Rochester institutions during the 19th century, the Athenaeum finally merged with the Mechanics Institute (founded in 1885) in 1891 to form the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (RAMI). The Ramikin yearbook began at RAMI in 1912. It continued for the next 33 years. RAMI changed its name to the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1944 to better reflect the university's role in the field of technical education. At that time, Ramikin was renamed Techmila. Techmila ceased publication in 1993.


1 Linear Feet (1 Clamshell box)




Set of printing blocks, each with a portrait of a faculty member, administrator, or benefactor, most likely used in the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute yearbook, the Ramikin.


There is no arrangement to the printing blocks.

Physical Location

C.S. South, East wall, Shelf E75

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Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in November 2011.
Ramikin printing blocks
RIT Archives
Amy Vilz
23 November 2011
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

RIT Libraries
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
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