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Llenis J. Hillman scrapbook and other college memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0269

Scope and Contents

This collection was donated by Jeff Mason. His mother, Llenis Hillman Mason was a 1940 graduate of Mechanics Institute(MI). His grandmother, Laura Church Hillman graduated in 1907. Llenis was a food administration graduate from Chaffee, NY. She was involved in glee club, Sigma Kappa Delta sorority, bowling, riding, golf and tennis.

The collection consists of photographs taken of Llenis and friends while at MI, a scrapbook of MI memorabilia created by Llenis, a Rochester Athenaeum & Mechanics Institute (RAMI) pin, two Techmila yearbooks, and several Food Administration alumni booklets.


  • Creation: 1938-1940


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Llenis Jean Hillman was fromChaffee, N.Y. and she attendedRochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute(RAMI) from 1938-1940. Ms. Hillman was in the Food Administration department. While attending RAMI, she was involved in glee club, Sigma Kappa Delta sorority, bowling, horse riding, golf and tennis. Llenis took many photographs with her friends while at RAMI. She also kept a scrapbook of memorabilia collected during those years. Llenis remained active with the Food Administration department alumni.

Llenis marriedHarvey L. Mason, they had two sons Jeffrey and Barry, and lived in Arcade, N.Y. It wasJeffrey Mason who donated the collection to the RIT Archive Collections. His grandmother,Laura Church Hillman, Llenis's mother also graduated from RAMI in 1907.


1 Linear Feet (1 clamshell box)




The Llenis J. Hillman scrapbook and other college memorabilia is a collection created while Ms. Hillman attended the Mechanics Institute (MI) in 1937-1940 and graduated from the Food Administration program. The collection includes scapbook pages, photographs, yearbooks, and Food Administration alumni directories.


The collection is arranged by material type and then chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 333

Other Finding Aids

In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

Llenis Hillman scrapbook and other college memorabilia

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to RIT Archive Collections by Jeff Mason and brought in by Barbara Bangs in February 2010. Accession number(s): Acc. 10:10

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in October 2011.

Llenis J. Hillman scrapbook and other college memorabilia
RIT Archives
Jody Sidlauskas
25 October 2011
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA