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Rochester (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bausch and Lomb records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RITArc-0394
Overview This collection contains an expense book, a scrapbook, a compilation of employee magazines and numerous clippings related to the history of Bausch and Lomb and especially to the celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary.
Dates: 1874-1929; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1929

Dane Gordon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0241
Overview The Dane Gordon papers contain interview notes, typewritten manuscripts, galley proofs, and research material used in the creation of Gordon's book, Rochester Institute of Technology: Industrial Development and Educational Innovation in an American City.
Dates: circa 1978-2005

Franklin Institute of Rochester collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: RITArc-0030
Overview Documents related to the Franklin Institute in Rochester, N.Y. The Institute existed from 1826-1833 and was an early predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection includes newspaper excerpts and a membership list.
Dates: 1826-1831

Harold Stewart Bishop print

 Collection — Print 1
Identifier: RITArt-0114
Overview Print by Harold Stewart Bishop depicting the Reynolds Arcade located in Rochester, NY. The Reynolds Arcade building was the first home of the Athenaeum, one of RIT's founding organizations.
Dates: circa 1920

Nathaniel T. Rochester deeds

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RITArc-0226
Overview Collection of two deeds and one affidavit from Nathaniel T. Rochester.
Dates: 1867-1977; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1868

RAMI historical interviews and radio series transcripts

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RITArc-0129
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.
Dates: 1938-1939

Reynolds Library and Reynolds Family records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RITArc-0598
Overview The Reynolds Library and Reynolds family records provide an overview of the history of the Reynolds family, Reynolds Arcade, Reynolds Library, and the city of Rochester as it developed in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Dates: 1872-1984; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1984

Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0029
Overview Materials related to the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association, a predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection contains historical information on the organization, as well as membership tickets, a secretary's book, copies of the library's catalog, a member register, and a copy of the organization's constitution.
Dates: 1849-1984; Majority of material found within 1849 - 1984

Rochester Athenaeum and Young Men's Association collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: RITArc-0031
Overview Materials relating to the Rochester Athenaeum and Young Men's Association (RAYMA). A predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology, RAYMA was formed in 1838 when the Rochester Athenaeum merged with the Young Men's Association. The collection contains fliers for RAYMA activities, as well as a list of individuals who gave lectures to the organization.
Dates: 1838-1871

Rochester Athenaeum collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0028
Overview Materials related to the Rochester Athenaeum and its operations. The Athenaeum was founded in 1829 as an educational institute and is an early predecessor of the Rochester Institute of Technology. The collection contains excerpts from local newspapers, charter documents for the organization, member lists, a copy of Charles Perkins's address to the Athenaeum, and information on Reynolds Arcade. Also included is a subscription book for the organization.
Dates: 1829-1980