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RIT Community Services records and photographs

 Collection — Box-Folder: Box 203
Identifier: RITArc-0542

Scope and Contents

The RIT Community Services records and photographs are divided into three folders. The first folder contains materials spanning from 1955 up to 1984, including the Red Cross Community Chest Drive brochure, memorandums, and a news clipping. The second and third folders respectively contain materials specificly pertaining to the Carousel House Renovation project of 1983 and the Charlotte Beach Playground Revival of 1984, including photographs, clippings, and flyers.

Dates

  • 1955-1984

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The RIT Community Service records and photographs chronicle community service projects of RIT, starting with the 1950s and ending with 1984. An example of a project from the 1950s is the Red Cross Community Chest-Drive, where freshmen photography students contributed hundreds of photographs that feature various people benefitting from the Community Chest and were featured in a brochure. The community service projects of the 1980s were initiated by Joanne Humbert, the coordinator for community service projects in the Complementary Education Department of the Student Affairs Division. Notable projects in which enlisted hundreds of volunteers associated with RIT include the Carousel House Renovation of 1983, the Charlotte Beach Playground Revival of 1984, and annual events such as Love Day and the Christmas Tree Cutting.

Extent

3 Folder(s) (Three folders contained within a document box.)

Language

English

Overview

The RIT Community Services records and photographs document the RIT student, faculty and staff-initiated community service projects that took place from 1956 through 1984. Included in this collection are photographs, news clippings, memorandums, brochures, and flyers.

Arrangement

The RIT Community Service records and photographs are arranged by date and content.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 808, Box 203

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Allison Thompson in December 2014.
Title
RIT Community Services records and photographs
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Allison Thompson
Date
1 December 2014
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
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613