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Chris Nilsen collection of RIT slides

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0460

Scope and Contents

The Chris Nilsen collection of RIT campus construction slides consists of eighty color slides documenting various stages of construction of campus buildings over a period of several years. Some of the buildings being constructed are identifiable, and some are not. The same is true with people shown in the photos.

Dates

  • circa 1962-1968

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Chris F. Nilsen attended RIT and graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1958, and later earning degrees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Nilsen returned to RIT to teach Mechanical Engineering for 41 years in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, where he retired Professor Emeritus.

Extent

1 Box(es) (Two slide boxes of 116 slides - sorted into 6 pages of slide sleeves)

Language

English

Overview

Eighty slides taken at different times throughout the new campus construction between 1962-1968.

Arrangement

Slides are in numbered order arranged on four sheets of slide sleeves.

Physical Location

temporary range 61

Other Finding Aids

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

Chris Nilsen collection of RIT campus construction slides

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to RIT Archive Collections by Chris Nilsen in June 2013.

Accession number(s): 2013:041

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in June 2013.
Title
Chris Nilsen collection of RIT campus construction slides
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
26 June 2013
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Contact:
Rochester NY 14623 USA
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