RIT Sports Information photographs
Scope and Contents
Each year staff members of the RIT Sports Information Department deposit to the RIT Archives all of the images that were taken of each team sport and individuals who played on those teams. This collection dates back to the 1930's when there were only a few teams for men and women. Most images in this collection are in print format, but does include microfiche, negatives, and beginning with 2002, digital images on CDs. Teams include baseball, basketball, hockey, track and cross-country, volleyball, softball, fencing, cheerleading, bowling, golf, lacrosse, soccer, and swimming, as well as coaching and atheltics staff photos. Also included are athletes inducted into the RIT Sports Hall of Fame each year.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
10 Linear Feet (Binder boxes)
RIT Sports Information photographs includes prints, microfiche, negatives, and digital images documenting men and women athletes and RIT sports teams from the 1930's to 2013.
All printed photographs are arranged by men and women's sport, then alphabetically by athletes last name. Group and team photos are by sport. Many photographs are unidentified.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Digital images are jpg files and must be opened with photo viewing software such as Photoshop.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials in this collection are deposited in the RIT Archive Collections annually by the RIT Sports Information department. Accession numbers: 2011:065; 2009:40
Each year current images have been added to the collection.
The complete inventories for this collection can be accessed with assistance from the RIT Archives staff.
Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in July 2012.
- RIT Sports Information photographs
- RIT Archives
- Jody Sidlauskas
- 18 July 2012
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