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RIT hockey team patch

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0348

Scope and Contents

The RIT hockey team patch is a white patch shaped to look like a hockey puck, with brown lettering that says "RIT Hockey Team." The patch was donated by Jim Brady in October 2011 for the "Skating Through the Decades of RIT Men's Hockey" exhibit. A letter was written to all RIT hockey alumni asking for loans or donations of hockey memorabilia to be exhibited through March 2012.

Dates

  • 1965-1968

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Historical Information: RIT hockey program

In 1961, Lou Alexander Jr., the Director of Athletics, wrote a letter to the Athletic Committee recommending that the committee approve the establishment of an intercollegiate hockey team at Rochester Institute of Technology. The official proposal was drawn up in April 1963 and finally approved as an official varsity sport in 1965.

Extent

1 Item(s) (sharing a box with ACC.# 2012:023 (Hockey Jersey/Gloves))

Language

English

Overview

The RIT hockey team patch is a white patch shaped to look like a hockey puck, with brown lettering that says "RIT Hockey Team."

Arrangement

This collection is a single item.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 44

Custodial History

The patch belonged to Jim Brady, hockey alumni from 1968 until he donated it to the RIT Archive Collections in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The patch was donated by Jim Brady in October 2011 for the "Skating through the decades of RIT men's hockey" exhibit. A letter was written to all RIT hockey alumni asking for loans or donations of hockey memorabilia to be exhibited through March 2012. Accession number(s): 2012:024

Related Materials

Dimensions

The patch is approximately 4 inches in diameter.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in May 2012.

Source

Title
RIT hockey team patch
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
22 May 2012
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
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
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