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RIT Public Relations records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0629

Scope and Contents

The RIT Public Relations records contain the public relations progress reports, staff meeting, office memos, annual reports, records of George Forbes, Director, news clippings and summer newsletter. The public affairs records include goals and objectives, handbook, staff meetings, office memos, invitation lists, reports, letters, Communique, news clippings and promotional material. The records on public relations date from 1934-1975 and the records on public affairs date from 1970-1987.

Dates

  • 1934-1987

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Public Relations began at RIT in the 1930’s and became Public Affairs in 1971. Public Relations/Affairs does advertising for the institution, has programs for Alumni, is constantly strengthening RIT’s role in the Rochester community and also aim to increase the financial support for the institute.

Extent

1 Box(es) (Document box)

Language

English

Overview

Public Relations began at RIT circa 1930’s and became Public Affairs in 1971. Public Relations/Affairs does advertising for the institution, has programs for Alumni, is constantly strengthening RIT’s role in the Rochester community and also aim to increase the financial support for the institute.

This collection of records includes office memos, letters, annual reports, promotional material, news clippings, public affairs goals and objectives and progress reports of both public relations and public affairs.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by public relations first with records arranged by material type and then public affairs second with records arranged by material type.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 743

Other Finding Aids

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

RIT Public Relations records

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lauren Hubbs in October 2015.
Title
RIT Public Relations records
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Lauren Hubbs
Date
7 October 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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