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Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

 Organization

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0704
Overview

The Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute records contain both historical and administrative records, as well as ephemeral materials.

Dates: 1885-1980

Rochester Institute of Technology annual reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0090
Overview

Annual reports for the Rochester Institute of Technology (previously the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute) and its predecessor, the Mechanics Institute. The collection includes annual reports submitted by the university president, as well as reports from individual departments. Also included are supporting materials submitted with the departmental reports.

Dates: 1858-2007

Stanley H. Witmeyer scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0003
Overview

Four scrapbooks containing materials related to Stanley H. Witmeyer and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Witmeyer was a former Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at RIT. The scrapbook contains information on Witmeyer and the Institute's history

Dates: 1906-1973

Susan Bevier estate records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0001
Overview

Legal documents related to the estate of Susan Bevier, a benefactor of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (now named the Rochester Institute of Technology). The collection contains copies of Mrs. Bevier's estate records including her will, estate inventory, and deeds, as well as correspondence related to the use of Mrs. Bevier's generous donation.

Dates: 1899-1954; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1907

The Burton Holmes Lectures playbills

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0174
Overview

Playbills from the Burton Holmes Lecture series, sponsored by the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Each playbill includes details about the topics to be covered during the specified lecture segments.

Dates: 1898-1901

Wiltsie and Field families collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0019
Overview Collection of materials related to the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute and the Rochester Institute of Technology from 1852-1967. Materials belonged to the Wiltsie and Field families and include correspondence, annual reports, lectures, brochures, programs, clippings, event invitations, and development documents. The collection also includes information on the Wiltsie Watercolor Prize (1892-1943). Charles H. Wiltsie served as a trustee of the Institute from 1892-1914. His daughter...
Dates: 1852, 1892-1967

World War I activities collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-2
Identifier: RITArc-0008
Overview

Documents related to the activities of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute during World War I. The collection contains a report on the Mechanics Institute's Student Army Training Corp and a list of individuals connected to the Mechanics Institute that were killed during the war. Additionally, the collection contains correspondence between the Mechanics Institute and the Rochester city historian regarding the Institute's role in wartime activities.

Dates: 1919-1922

World War II activities collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-5
Identifier: RITArc-0009
Overview Documents related to the activities of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute during World War II. The collection consists mostly of correspondence, memoranda, and articles, but also includes information on an employee war savings bond program and lists of individuals connected to the Institute that were killed during the war. Additionally, the collection contains information on the U.S. Veterans Administration's Advisement Center (located on campus), clippings on Carl LoDolce's...
Dates: 1941-1985; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1947

W.W. Charters Manual Log scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0590
Overview

Manual log scrapbook presented to Dr. W.W. Charters at a celebration dinner with secretaries, May 18, 1939 as a farewell tribute. This handmade scrapbook-like album contains poems, photographs and drawings from different departments at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. (RAMI)

Dates: May 18, 1939

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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