RIT University News slide collection

RIT Archives

Table of Contents

Collection Overview
Biographical/Historical Information
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Accruals
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information
Related Materials
Other Descriptive Data

Collection Overview (Collapse)

Title
RIT University News slide collection
Inclusive Date(s)
1960-2005
Abstract
A collection of over 80 binder-boxes of slides taken by University photographers over a span of many decades documenting faculty and staff, academics, buildings and student life.
Extent
20.0 Linear feet (3-ring binder boxes 3"w x 13"l)
General Physical Description note
Slides are in sheets of 20. Each binder contains anywhere from 13 to 35 sheets.
Location
C. S. Mid-range, Shelves 32-35, 47-48
Repository
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557
raswml@rit.edu
Language
English

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Biographical/Historical Information (Collapse)

The RIT University News slide collection contains photographs of RIT community life on the downtown Rochester and Henrietta campuses, including academics, buildings, student groups, student activities, events and portraits. These photographs have been taken by many university photographers over several decades. The RIT Archives has organized them and are in the process of digitizing the entire collection for improved future access.

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Scope and Content (Collapse)

The RIT University News slide collection contains photographs of RIT community life on the downtown Rochester and Henrietta campuses, academics, buildings, student groups, student activities, events and portraits. These photographs have been taken by many university photographers over several decades. The RIT Archives has organized them and are in the process of digitizing the entire collection for improved future access.

There are approximately 80 binder boxes of slides dating from circa 1960 until 2005.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Slides are arranged into broad subject areas.

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Accruals (Collapse)

The collection of slides is finite, although documentation by RIT photographers continues in other formats such as CD's, negatives, prints, and digital files.

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Corporate Name(s)

  • Rochester Institute of Technology -- Photograph collections.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Rochester (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century

Subject(s)

  • Anniversaries
  • Art in universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Classrooms -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • College buildings -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • College sports -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • College student orientation -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Deafness -- Drama
  • Engineering -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Printing -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Solar energy -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Spring festivals -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Student activities -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae
  • Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester -- History

Genre(s)

  • Slides (photographs)

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Information for Researchers (Collapse)

Preferred Citation

RIT University News slide collection, RIT Archive Collections

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID

RITArc.0464

Source of Acquisition

The slides were deposited in the RIT Archives at various times by university photographers.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in November 2013. The RIT University news slide collection is currently being digitized creating high resolution tifs and metadata for each in the Archives Cumulus database .

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Other Descriptive Data (Collapse)

University News slide collection is currently in the process of being digitized by the RIT Archive Collections. Students are scanning the slides, creating metadata and uploading digital files into the Cumulus database which is where they can be stored and accessed by staff. There is currently no public interface for viewing of these images; but one can make a request for an image.

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