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RIT Portrait collection

 Collection
Identifier: RITArc-0439

Scope and Contents

RIT Portrait collection contains thousands of photographs of administrators, faculty, staff and some students dating from 1895 to 2005. The portraits were taken in a variety of settings, informal and formal, by professional photographers and amateur. Many were taken professionally by the university's official photographer. The portraits comprise many format and sizes: prints, slides, negatives and contact sheets.

Dates

  • 1895-2005

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Extent

30 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains portraits of Mechanics Institute (MI), Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (RAMI) and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) administration, faculty, staff and some students. The portraits comprise many formats and sizes; prints, slides, negatives and contact sheets.

Arrangement

Most of the portraits are arranged alphabetically, only one series is chronological.

Physical Location

The collection is located in multiple areas within the RIT Photography collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 2011:029

Related Materials

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in January 2013.
Title
RIT Portrait collection
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
09 January 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613