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Norman Biggart collection of 1949 Photo Tech student project transparencies

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0699

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 17 color transparencies of what appear to be student assignments for class, each contains project #, type of film used and other technical aspects of the photograph. There is also an email to Lois Goodman [who worked in Archives] from Jim Bodenstedt (?) [presumably, who also worked in Archives] explaining where the package and contents came from. Norman Biggert was a 1949 Photo Tech grad. The New Columbus by Frederick J. Pohl also included with the donation, was given to the L.A. librarian for decision - (it was cataloged for the circulating collection in the Wallace Library E111 .P84 1986 )


  • Creation: 1949

Biographical / Historical

A 1949 graduate of the RIT’s Photographic Technology program, Norman Biggart was involved in the RIT Ski Club and the Camera Club. He has travelled all over the world, joined three mineral clubs, has been involved with the “Westford Knight, and been an active member in the Imaging Science and Technology Society, the Commercial and Industrial Photographers of New England, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, the Inventors Association of New England, and the New England Antiquities Research Association. Mr. Biggart is also a member of the Ellingson Society at RIT.


.5 Linear Feet (1 half document box.)




Collection includes 17 examples of student photographic work (mostly transparencies and negatives) by Norman Biggart, a 1949 graduate of the Photographic Technology program at RIT.


Assignments are in order by number, some are unnumbered.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was donated to RIT Archives by Norman Biggart in 2007.

Condition Description

Transparencies are taped with masking tape to heavy paper. They should be removed and sleeved.

Processing Information

Finding guide was created by Jody Sidlauskas in April 2018.

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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA