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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

 Organization

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Ezra R. Andrews papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0021
Overview

Papers of Ezra Andrews, president of the Board of Directors for the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute from 1891-1899. The collection includes administrative and financial documents related to the Institute, as well as correspondence, ephemera, and clippings. The collection also contains materials related to Andrews work with several charities, specifically the Rochester Orphan Asylum.

Dates: 1883-1919

James J. Granato collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0013
Overview

Diploma and photographs of James J. Granato, a graduate of the Rochester Athenaeum in 1919. The collection also includes a brief biographical sketch, written by Granato's son, James M. Granato and a copy of the RIT Reporter from 1952.

Dates: 1919-1980; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1920

John Wenrich student drawings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0003
Overview

Drawings done by John Wenrich during his time as a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (now the Rochester institute of Technology). Wenrich was an artist best known for his architectural illustrations and renderings. The collection includes sketches of models, still life, and landscapes, as well as some paintings and pen-and-ink drawings.

Dates: 1909-1928

Laura Funnell McQuillan collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0051
Overview

Collection of items related to Laura Funnell McQuillan, a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology's (RIT) retailing program. The collection includes two photographs of McQuillan, receipts from the school, and several other items related to McQuillan's time at the university.

Dates: 1938-1941

Marie K. Fennell Ramikin scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1- 1916
Identifier: RITArc-0200
Overview

1916 edition of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute yearbook, the Ramikin, as kept by home economics student Marie K. Fennell. Includes clippings regarding Institute history and alumna.

Dates: 1916-1968; Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916

RAMI Domestic Science Department apron, cooking cap, and bag

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0255
Overview

Three items from the Department of Domestic Science and Art at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute: 1 apron, 1 cooking hat, and 1 drawstring bag.

Dates: circa 1905-1920

RAMI Domestic Science Department recipes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0376
Overview

Collection is approximately 250-300 recipe cards belonging to Gertrude Sterling, a Home Economics student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (RAMI) during the 1930's. Recipes include cakes, pastries, puddings, pickling, and much more. Most of the recipes are for servings of 50 or more.

Dates: circa mid-1930s

RAMI Domestic Science Department records

 Collection — Box: 1-18 folders
Identifier: RITArc-0381
Overview

The collection includes various documents, clippings, publications, financial records, enrollment records and board meeting information related to the Domestic Science Department at RIT. The collection spans from 1893-1989.

Dates: 1893-1989; Majority of material found within 1893 - 1945

RAMI Mechanical Drawing tool set

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0662
Overview

Set of nine mechanical drawing tools from a student of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (a precursor of Rochester Institute of Technology). The tools were made in Germany.

Dates: 1891-1944

RIT academic calendars

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0398
Overview

Assorted calendars outlining courses, schedules and information regarding classes. The calendars range from 1930-1995.

Dates: 1930-1995; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1995

Additional filters:

Type
Collection 38
Unprocessed 1
 
Subject
Clippings (information artifacts) 10
Correspondence 9
Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester 4
Ephemera 4
Home economics -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester 4
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Scrapbooks 4
Women college students -- New York (State) -- Rochester 4
Art students -- New York (State) -- Rochester 3
Artifacts (object genre) 3
College students -- New York (State) -- Rochester 3
Diplomas 3
Financial records 3
Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae 3
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester 3
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- Rochester 2
Awards 2
College administrators -- New York (State) -- Rochester 2
College benefactors -- New York (State) -- Rochester 2
College buildings -- New York (State) -- Rochester 2
Drawing instruments -- New York (State) -- Rochester 2
Invitations 2
Mechanical drawing -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester 2
Promotional materials 2
Publications 2
Reports 2
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester -- Administration 2
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester -- History 2
Veterans -- Services for -- New York (State) -- Rochester 2
brochures 2
Academic libraries -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Administrative records 1
Africa, North -- Description and travel 1
Algeria -- Description and travel 1
Announcements 1
Annual reports 1
Application forms 1
Aprons (protective wear) 1
Architectural drawing -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Art in universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Artists and models in art 1
Bags (generic containers) 1
Biography files 1
Black-and-white prints (photographs) 1
Booklets 1
Calendars 1
Ceramics (objects) 1
China -- Description and travel 1
Clarinetists -- United States 1
Class reunions -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
College presidents -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Cooking -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Corsica (France) -- Description and travel 1
Curricula 1
Curriculum planning -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Dormitories -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Dormitory life -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Drawings 1
Education, Cooperative 1
Educational fund raising -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Estate inventories 1
Estate records 1
Executors and administrators -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Exhibition catalogs 1
Exhibitions -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Fund raising -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Grading and marking (Students) -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and travel 1
Graphic arts -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Hats 1
Haviland china -- History 1
Hawaii -- Description and travel 1
Instructional materials 1
Interviews 1
Japan -- Description and travel 1
Jazz musicians -- United States 1
Landscape drawing -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Lantern slides 1
Libraries -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Manila (Philippines) -- Description and travel 1
Minutes 1
Morocco -- Description and travel 1
Oberammergau (Germany) -- Description and travel 1
Oil paintings (visual works) 1
Oral histories 1
Ossining (N.Y.) 1
Paris (France) -- Description and travel 1
Photographs 1
Pitcher 1
Playbills 1
Policies and institutions 1
Policy book 1
Printing -- History -- New York (State) 1
Printing -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) 1
Programs (documents) 1
Receipts (financial records) 1
Recipes 1
Registers (lists) 1
Renderings (drawings) 1
Reviews (document genre) 1
Rochester (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century 1
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