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Wendy Dannels collection on FIRST Robotics

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0173

Scope and Contents

The Wendy Dannels collection on FIRST Robotics contains items and documents collected by Dannels pertaining to the Rochester School for the Deaf's 2009-2010 FIRST Robotics competition team, RoboComm-X (Team 3162). Items include documents and ephemera dating from 2009-2010.

Dates

  • 2009-2010
  • Majority of material found within 2009 - 2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

In 2009, Rochester School for the Deaf, in partnership with Bausch + Lomb, created its first and only FIRST Robotics team, RoboComm-X Team 3162. FIRST Robotics is an international high school robotics competition, during which teams of high school students and their mentors work for six weeks on a robot designed to complete simple tasks and play games. Co-led by Gary Behm (Director, Center for Access Technology, RIT), Wendy Dannels, and Joseph Stanislow (Instructional/Support Faculty, NTID), the team and their robot competed in the 2010 Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, held at RIT's Gordon Field House and Activities Center

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 small box)

Language

English

Overview

The Wendy Dannels collection on FIRST Robotics contains items and documents collected by Dannels pertaining to the Rochester School for the Deaf's 2009-2010 FIRST Robotics competition team, RoboComm-X (Team 3162). Items include documents dating from 2009-2010 about the FIRST Robotics competition.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into two boxes. Box 1 contains documents pertaining to FIRST Robotics, organized into folders by topic and then chronologically. Box 2 contains small items (pins, cards, etc.) pertaining to FIRST Robotics.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 218, 255

Immediate Source of Acquisition

FIRST Robotics materials were donated by Wendy Dannels in 2017.

Physical Description

Good

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jess Andrews in June 2017.
Title
Wendy Dannels collection on First Robotics
Subtitle
Deaf Studies, Culture, and History Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jess Andrews
Date
6 June 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • December 2021: Removed Sapphires Softball and other Deaf Athletics materials.

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Contact:
Rochester NY 14623 USA
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