Chris Nilsen collection of RIT slides
Scope and Contents
The Chris Nilsen collection of RIT campus construction slides consists of eighty color slides documenting various stages of construction of campus buildings over a period of several years. Some of the buildings being constructed are identifiable, and some are not. The same is true with people shown in the photos.
- Creation: circa 1962-1968
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Chris F. Nilsen attended RIT and graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1958, and later earning degrees at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Nilsen returned to RIT to teach Mechanical Engineering for 41 years in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, where he retired Professor Emeritus.
.5 Linear Feet (1 half document box containing 6 pages of slides)
Eighty slides taken at different times throughout the new campus construction between 1962-1968.
Slides are in numbered order arranged on four sheets of slide sleeves.
Other Finding Aids
In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.
Chris Nilsen collection of RIT campus construction slides
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to RIT Archive Collections by Chris Nilsen in June 2013.
Accession number(s): 2013:041
Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in June 2013.
- Chris Nilsen collection of RIT campus construction slides
- RIT Archives
- Jody Sidlauskas
- 26 June 2013
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