Peter Stehno collection
Scope and Contents
The Peter Stehno collection contains a variety of documents from Peter Stehno's time as a student at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 1963-1964. The collection contains class schedules, grade reports, course catalogs, examinations, class assignments, and lecture notes. Additionally, the collection includes correspondence from the Office of Admissions, regarding transfer requirements for the university.
The collection also contains a photograph of Stehno and of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stehno, believed to be Peter's parents. One folder includes materials related to Stehno's death such as a newspaper clipping about the car accident, and letters of condolence sent to his family.
In addition, the collection contains a lightweight jacket bearing RIT's logo, presumably from Stehno's time at the school.
- Creation: 1938-1964
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1963 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Peter Stehno (d. 1964) transferred into the Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Printing in September 1963. Originally from the Bronx, NY, Stehno earned his A.A.S. from the New York City Community College. On April 23, 1964 Stehno was killed, along with his friend Joseph Dwyer, when their car slid into a utility pole.
1.5 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 lid box)
Collection of documents and memorabilia related to Peter Stehno's time at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Stehno was a student at RIT when he died in a car accident in 1964. The collection includes correspondence, grade reports, class schedules, course catalogs, class assignments and examinations, lecture notes taken by Stehno, photographs, and an RIT jacket. The collection also includes newspaper clippings on Stehno's fatal car accident and letters of condolence sent to his parents.
The collection is divided into folders, separated by object type, such as course catalogs, school projects, photographs, and documents surrounding Stehno's death. The oversize box contains a lightweight jacket bearing the RIT logo.
C.S. South, Shelf 333-Paper records, C.S. South, Shelf 334 - Jacket
Other Finding Aids
In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.
Peter Stehno collection
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to RIT Archive Collections by Peter Gaback, Development for the Library, on behalf of a Stehno family friend on 01 May 2007.
Finding aid created by Lara Nicosia in November 2010.
- Rochester Institute of Technology -- Curricula -- Catalogs (Organization)
- Stehno, Peter J. (Person)
- Peter Stehno collection
- RIT Archives
- Lara Nicosia
- 03 November 2010
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