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RIT Outstanding Alumni Award collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-8
Identifier: RITArc-0281

Scope and Contents

The RIT Outstanding Alumni Award collection contains award programs, correspondence, citation text, clippings, Alumni Association awards and citations committee minutes, presentation speeches, honoree biographies, and finalists. Also included are inscriptions for honorees; honorees receive an inscribed silver bowl designed by Hans Christensen.

Dates

  • 1944-2006

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The RIT Outstanding Alumni Award was established by the Office of the President in 1952 with the first awards that year presented to Elsie Caring Bowman (1906) and Raymond E. Olson (1916). It is the highest honor the Institute can bestow upon an RIT alum. The award is conferred by the Alumni Association and given each year in recognition of work to advance the Institute. A full list of honorees can be viewed at https://www.rit.edu/alumni/recognition/outstandingPast.php

Extent

8 Folder(s)

Language

English

Overview

Citations, clippings, winners, and speeches regarding the RIT Outstanding Alumni Award.

Arrangement

Collection materials are arranged by subject.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 227

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in November 2011.

Title
RIT Outstanding Alumni Award collection
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
04 November 2011
Description rules
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Contact:
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