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RIT Access to the Future Capital Campaign records and media

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0353

Scope and Contents

RIT Access to the Future capital campaign records include news clippings that outline RIT's plan to develop a research park on campus, a commitment to making the school the national leader in the field of imaging science as well as other plans for the $85 million campus expansion. Most of the correspondence are from the campaign chairperson to RIT faculty and staff encouraging participation. Included in the promotional items are brochures and campaign packets. Also included are invitations to the campaign victory celebration in 1990. Box 1 of the collection contains a wine glass distributed at a campaign event, and three videotapes from 1985 and 1988.


  • Creation: 1985-1990

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The RIT Access to the Future was an $85 million capital campaign announced in 1986 by President M. Richard Rose and the Board of Trustees. Burton S. August, a member of the Board was the campaign chairman.


0.7 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 half document box)




The RIT Access to the Future capital campaign records consists of paper records that document the establishment and progress of the campaign. Records include news clippings, correspondence, videotapes and promotional materials from 1985-1990.


The RIT Access to the Future captial campaign records are arranged by series. Realia and videotapes are in one box.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in December 2011.

RIT Access to the Future capital campaign records
RIT Archives
Jennifer Roeszies
5 April 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA