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9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.


Other times by appointment.


Oct 11 / 2016

Remembering Elaine Lustig Cohen, 1927–2016

On October 4th, the Cary Collection lost our friend and generous donor, Elaine Lustig Cohen. The Cary Graphic Design Archive was very fortunate to have a long connection with Elaine Lustig Cohen. Her generosity dates back to 1986 when she donated...
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Oct 5 / 2016

The Wallace Center renovation needs you!

ROAR with us and help us support the success of RIT Tigers of all stripes by giving to The Wallace Center Renovation Fund. You can double your impact today as our trustees will match any student, faculty, or staff gift of $5 - $40. Make your gift!...
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Sep 3 / 2016

Collecting Shakespeare's First Folio

September 22, 2016. 6:00 p.m.Please join us in the Cary Collection for a talk by Curator Steven Galbraith on the history of Shakespeare’s First Folio of 1623. Dr. Galbraith will examine the production of the first collected edition of...
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Aug 24 / 2016

Lauren Alberque named Project Archivist for Cary Graphic Design Archive

The Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren E. Alberque as Project Archivist. In this role she will organize and describe collections held in the Graphic Design Archive...
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Jul 28 / 2016

Henry Luce Foundation Grant enables Cary Graphic Design Archive work

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Rochester Institute of Technology a $280,000 grant to document, digitize and preserve the university’s Graphic Design Archive....
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Mar 2 / 2016

The Kelmscott Legacy at RIT discussed at Yale Library

Associate Curator, Amelia Fontanel, will deliver a talk at Yale University's Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library on Thursday, March 10 at 3 p.m. Her presentation, "The Kelmscott-Goudy Press Legacy at Rochester Institute of Technology"...
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Jan 25 / 2016

Cary to be Honored by APHA

RIT’s Cary Graphic Arts Collection will receive the 2016 American Printing History Association Institutional Award for its dedication to the world of printing history. The awards ceremony will take place at the New York Public Library on...
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Dec 4 / 2015

The Cary Collection Remembers William F. Wheatley

On November 18th, the Cary Graphic Arts Collection lost our friend William F. Wheatley. “Wheatley,” as he was known to family and friends, was a pioneer in the field of Phototypesetting. A 1956 graduate of RIT’s School of Printing,...
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Dec 1 / 2015

Cary Collection Short-Term Summer Research Fellowship

Cary Collection Short-Term Summer Research FellowshipThe Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a one-month research fellowship for the study of the history of graphic communication. The fellowship...
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Oct 29 / 2015

Strange Form(e)s and the Typographical Sublime, November 9

Please join the Cary Collection as we host a talk by Ian Gadd, Professor in English Literature at Bath Spa University and President of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP). Professor Gadd will examine...
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