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1959 RIT Alumni Association Banquet Materials

Identifier: 2018:017

Content Description

Materials pertaining to the 1959 RIT Alumni Association Banquet, held on November 14, 1959, and its guest speaker, aerospace engineer Dr. Wernher von Braun. Includes two newspaper clippings about Dr. von Braun's visit and speech, a letter from Mark Ellingson to Mrs. Evelyn Egnaczak, an invitation to the event, and two copies of the menu/program (one copy includes two stapled tickets).

Acquisition Type



Materials belonged to the donor's mother.

Script of Description


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  • Creation: circa 1959


1 Folder(s) (1 folder containing items related to the 1959 Alumni Association Banquet)


1. Newspaper clipping, "RIT Lists Space Expert," Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, September 27, 1959. 2. Letter from Mark Ellingson to Mrs. Evelyn Egnaczak, October 12, 1959. 3. Invitation to the Annual Dinner of the RIT Alumni Association, featuring guest speaker Dr. Wernher von Braun, 1959. 4-5. 2 copies of the Menu/Program from the Annual Dinner of the RIT Alumni Association (one copy includes two stapled tickets), November 14, 1959. 6. Newspaper clipping, "Rocket Expert," November 1959.