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RIT Project EDGE videotapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0477

Scope and Contents

These videotapes record presentations made at various colleges and high schools in the Rochester area from 1994-1996 encouraging young girls to seek careers in the sciences. The inventory of tapes includes masters and edited copies in BETA and VHS formats. One set of tapes are of a July 18-19, 1996 Summer Institute held for girls.

Some of the schools involved include RIT, East High, Greece Athena, Pittsford Mendon, Webster, and Pittsford Sutherland high-schools.


  • Creation: 1993-2000


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

In 1995, RIT launched Project EDGE, (Eliminate Discrimination by Gender in Education). The effort was funded by a three-year grant of $681,000, among the largest ever received from the National Science Foundation. About 500 young women participated.

Laura Tubbs was a principal investigator on Project EDGE, funded by the National Science Foundation, to explore teaching techniques to address the classroom climate for women in the sciences at the college and high school level.


6 Linear Feet (4 carton boxes)




A collection of videotapes created by RIT's Educational Technology Center in 1995 to document Project Edge, a program launched with the help of a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to eliminate discrimination by gender in education.


Tapes are arranged by date of production.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 713, Box 1-2

C.S. South, Shelf 715, Box 3-4

Other Finding Aids

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

RIT Project Edge videotapes

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in December 2013.

RIT Project EDGE videotapes
RIT Archives
Jody Sidlauskas
06 December 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA