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NTID Summer Vestibule Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0016

Scope and Contents

NTID Summer Vestibule Program photographs and slides document the annual orientation for students attending the National Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection consists of color photographs, negatives, and 35 mm slides with images of students, floor groups, and orientation activities, such as move-in day, classes, sports games, and night time events. Types of mixed media that document various SVP years consist of a film reel from SVP 1979 and 1 cassette of SVP 1982's slide show.

Also included is correspondence and photographs from SVP 1973 and a 1993 renuion from an alumna. There is a trophy with summer vestibule program engraved on the silver cup. Added in 2016, there are approximately 31 small slide boxes; 2 binders with 32 sheets of 35 mm slides & 2 of negatives. Most are labeled by year; however, some are undated.

Dates

  • 1971-2008

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Summer Vestibule Program (SVP) is a two-week orientation program for students attending the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology. The program includes tours of NTID and RIT, program samplings, course placement tests, and information on student policies and activities.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (3 document boxes, 3 half document boxes, 1 carton, 2 small boxes, and 2 binders)

Language

English

Overview

NTID Summer Vestibule Program photographs and trophy consists of photographs, 35 mm slides, negatives, VHS, 8mm video cassettes, and other ephemera relating to the Summer Vestibule Program, an orientation for students attending the National Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. Materials within this collection date from 1971 to 2008.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type and in chronological order.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 220; C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 221; C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 231; C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 232

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 2010:016; 2016:004; 2017:041; 2019:005

NTID Summer Vestibule Program photographs were deposited in the Deaf Studies Archive in April 2010, additional slides in 2015, and photographs and videotapes in 2017. A t-shirt was added in 2018.

Related Materials

RITDSA.0080: NTID summer programming photographs

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011. Revisions to the scope and content, abstract, and biographical/historical information were made and a finding guide was added in February 2016 by Jenna Bossert. Additional revisions and additions were made by Ella von Holtum in 2018 and 2019.

This collection is partially processed.
Title
NTID Summer Vestibule Program photographs and trophy
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
03 October 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613