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RIT Presidential Medallion Recipients records

 Collection — Box-Folder: 9
Identifier: RITArc-0498

Scope and Contents

The RIT Presidential Medallion records consist of two lists of award recipients in a folder. The first list, for the Presidential Medallion, was made in 1994 and lists recipients from 1977-1993. The second list, for the Presidential Medal, was printed in 2009 and lists recipients from 1981-2002.

Dates

  • 1994-2002

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Historical Information: Presidential Medallion

The Presidential Medallion was awarded to individuals, groups, or companies that contribute or have contributed something of exceptional significance to RIT. This award is conferred by the President of RIT and is awarded at his/her discretion. The medallion or medal is engraved with the recipients’ name and occasion. The award is now called the Presidential Medal. The list of Presidential Medal recipients (1981-2002) can be found on the RIT website:

http://www.rit.edu/president/trustees/award_1

Extent

1 Folder(s) (One folder contained within a document box.)

Language

English

Overview

RIT Presidential Medallion recipient records lists recipients who have been awarded the Rochester Institute of Technology Presidential Medallion, later called the RIT Presidential Medal. The award was created to provide a special way for the university to express its gratitude towards external contributions to RIT. These records consist of two lists of award recipients.

Arrangement

The lists are arranged in chronological order.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 784, Box 9

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Allison Thompson in January 2014.
Title
RIT Presidential Medallion Recipient records
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Allison Thompson
Date
29 January 2014
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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