5. SpiRIT Zoo Plaque

Title
5. SpiRIT Zoo Plaque
Subject

SpiRIT the Tiger

Description

SpiRIT would often visit RIT’s campus, but his official home was at Rochester’s Seneca Park Zoo. This 9x12 inch plastic plaque, displaying white text on a brown, faux woodgrain background, originally hung outside SpiRIT’s cage at the Zoo. The plaque states: “Official Mascot of R.I.T. SPIRIT (Student Pride in R.I.T.) Presented to the Zoological Society by the Students of R.I.T. Born – July 29, 1963.” 

Creator
Seneca Park Zoo
Source
Collection on Spirit (Tiger)
Date
1963
Rights
RIT Archive Collections
Format
9 x 12 inch plastic plaque
Collection
Collection on Spirit (Tiger)
Citation

Collection on Spirit (Tiger), RITArc.0035, RIT Archive Collections