Ruth Thomas photographs and transparencies
Scope and Contents
Ruth Thomas photographs and transparencies were most likely created while Thomas was a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. Images are numbered; numbers may have correlated to class assignments. The collection includes: 1 black and white negative, 9 color transparencies, and 10 black and white photographs. There is also a Christmas card presumably designed by Thomas. Image subjects include advertisements, portraits, and architecture.
- Creation: circa 1940-1942
- Thomas, Ruth (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Ruth Thomas was a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology. She earned a degree in photography in 1942.
0.9 Linear Feet (1 Oversize lid box)
Twenty photos and transparencies by Ruth Thomas. Thomas was a student at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology.
Images are arranged by number.
C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 63
Other Finding Aids
In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.
Ruth Thomas photographs
Image sizes vary: 3 x 4 to 16 x 20 inches (in mats)
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
Genre / Form
- Ruth Thomas photographs and transparencies
- RIT Archives
- Amy Vilz
- 12 September 2011
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