Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-5
Overview Materials related to the planning and construction of the Rochester Institute of Technology's (RIT) campus in Henrietta, N.Y. RIT relocated its campus from the city of Rochester to the suburbs of Henrietta in 1968. The collection includes fundraising records; two copies of the complete history, beginning with the decision to move, that was written by Dow Hamblin, director of planning; correspondence; meeting minutes; financial records; clippings and photographs of buildings in various stages of...
Dates: 1961 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1968
Collection — Oversize Item 1
Overview The Mechanics Institute parapet stone is a large metal plaque that was placed somewhere on the 50 West Main Street building, or as it was referred to, the City Center location. The plaque is approximately 18 x 10 inches and weighs 15-20 pounds.
Collection — Box 1
Overview RAMI historical interviews and radio series scripts consists of correspondence, a list of proposed radio program, scripts of aired presentations, drafts of the scripts prior to the interviews, and notes from radio presentations. The scripts highlight the history of Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, the 100th Anniversary of the first photograph and the Photographic Technology and other departments.
Collection — Box 1
Overview The Collection of RIT Land Use Studies contain two studies of the land that comprises RIT’s Henrietta campus. One study, “RIT Master Plan Land Use Study” assesses the usage of land at the Henrietta campus in 1975. The other study, “RIT Land Use Study Update”, reassesses the “RIT Master Plan Land Use Study” and focuses on long range planning in 1987.