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Milton Pearson collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0660

Scope and Contents

Collection is seven folders of papers saved by Milton Pearson from 1957-1964 documenting his application to RIT, purchase of books, and applying for tuition assistance under the G.I. Bill. Also included are his C.R.C. Standard Mathematical Tables personalized book, a personalized science notebook, and a slide-rule.

Mr. Pearson collection contains is possibly every piece of paper associated with obtaining an education at RIT. He saved his bank check and receipt for $5.00 application fee, a receipt from Sears Roebuck & Co. for the purchase of a briefcase, something every student needed. He had numerous grade reports for his courses and much, much more. This is a great collection for documenting the financial requirements of attending college in the early 1960's, including the process for attending college on the G.I. Bill.

Dates

  • 1958-1963

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Milton Pearson was a 1963 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology where he studied photography. Before entering RIT he served in the Korean War. Mr. Pearson is listed but not pictured in the 1963 Techmila yearbook.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1/2 doc box)

Language

English

Overview

Collection is seven folders of papers saved by Milton Pearson from 1957-1964 documenting his application to RIT, purchase of books, and applying for tuition assistance under the G.I. Bill. Also included are his C.R.C. Standard Mathematical Tables personalized book, a personalized science notebook, and a slide rule.

Arrangement

Papers are arranged chronologically. Objects are in no particular order.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 335

Other Finding Aids

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

Milton Pearson papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was donated to the RIT Archive Collections in July 2016 by Milton Pearson's son, Robert Pearson.

Accession number(s): 2016:026

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in August 2016.

Creator

Source

Title
Milton Pearson collection
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
11 August 2016
Description rules
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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:
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