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Military programs at RIT School of Photographic Arts & Sciences records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0422

Scope and Contents

Military Programs at RIT School of Photographic Arts & Sciences records includes military bids and contracts regarding photographic training classes at SPAS, including correspondence, orientation papers for students, and invitations and flyers for graduation ceremonies. Also included are students’ final reports, electronic magazines produced by students, and miscellaneous papers from 1987-1997.

Dates

  • 1987-1989, 1991-1997

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Rochester Institute of Technology made a proposal to conduct technical training courses for enlisted personnel who were serving in the United States and Canadian armed forces. The training courses, provided by the School of Photographic Arts and Science (SPAS) were: Photojournalism, Quality Management, and Film/Video Production. As part of these courses, students were required to collaborate and produce final reports or magazines.

Extent

1 Box(es) (1 blue/gray document box.)

Language

English

Overview

RIT provided technical training courses in photography for enlisted people in United States and Canadian armed forces. The collection includes bids and contracts, correspondence, student projects and other materials from the period 1987-1997.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged in five series: Military Bids and Contracts, Correspondence, Academic-related, Student works, and Miscellaneous. The contents in each folder are arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 329

Other Finding Aids

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

Military Programs at RIT School of Photographic Arts & Sciences records

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 2010:053

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Veronica Raco in October 2012.
Title
Military programs at RIT School of Photographic Arts & Sciences records
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Veronica Raco
Date
05 October 2012
Description rules
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Contact:
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613